RiverCity End of Term Show!
Jul
8
3:00 PM15:00

RiverCity End of Term Show!

The season ending show featuring all of the RiverCity Rock Star Academy program bands including the Renegades, Young Rockers, Rockers, Legends of Rock - Green Day, and Royals will be performing a FREE, ALL AGES and OUTSIDE show at Wilson Park next to the State Capitol Building! Music starts at 3:00pm.

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Summer Camp
Jun
26
9:00 AM09:00

Summer Camp

Rock Star Camp is a week long summer camp for beginner, intermediate and advanced musicians ages 6-17. Camp Rocker students will explore music in a comfortable, non-intimidating and expressive social atmosphere, centered around rock music. This is a great way for students to explore what instrument they might like to further pursue in the future. Summer Camp is scheduled for Monday June 26th through Friday June 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. On the evening of Friday June 30th the campers will perform their original songs as well as the cover rock songs they learned during the week.

Click here to learn more and sign up today. 

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Make Music Day
Jun
21
10:00 AM10:00

Make Music Day

Mark you calendars for a day to remember as the RiverCity Rock Star academy will be performing through out the day along with over 100 other bands during Make Music Day Salem's 2nd annual event on Wednesday June 21st! It is going to be an epic day of music!

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RiverCity Rockstar Academy's Mid-Term Show
Jun
3
6:30 PM18:30

RiverCity Rockstar Academy's Mid-Term Show

Come check out our Teen, Adult & Advanced Performance Programs perform short sets of some great music at RiverCity Rock Star Academy's Mid-Term Show starting at 6:30pm on Saturday, June 3rd at Shotski's Pizza! FREE and all ages!

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Apr
15
1:00 PM13:00

First Day of Legends of Rock: Green Day

Green Day class at rivercity

Our Legends of Rock Program will feature one band each season. The upcoming Spring 2017 Season will feature the works of Green Day. This 12-week Legends of Rock Program is for kids and teens ages 10-18 from beginners, intermediate and advanced students on instruments including guitar, bass, piano, drums, and vocals. This program will focus on one legendary band in Rock and will meet every week to learn, study and perform a diverse catalog of songs written by that band.
http://www.rcrockstaracademy.com/legends-of-rock-green-day/

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Apr
10
7:00 PM19:00

First Day of Renegade Rockers (adult 21+) Program Spring Season

adult program

GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, PIANO, & VOCALS

MUSIC CLASS FOR ADULTS OPEN TO ALL MUSIC SKILL LEVELS

The RiverCity Renegade Program is for adults 21 years of age and older of all musical abilities from first-time beginners to advanced musicians looking to play in a band once again. This program is a performance program geared towards adults learning songs and performing as a group. http://www.rcrockstaracademy.com/renegades/

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Apr
8
7:00 PM19:00

Tribute to the Bands of the Pacific Northwest

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The RiverCity Rock Star Academy season ending show featuring the Rockers and Royals will be playing a variety of songs for an Epic Rock Event! The Royals will perform everything from punk, alternative, classic rock, to soul. The Rockers' set will feature all bands from the Northwest including Sleater-Kinney, Blitzen Trapper, Red Fang, Death Cab for Cutie, Foo Fighters, Portugal. The Man, Bikini Kill, Dandy Warhols, Typhoon, Fleet Foxes, The Thermals, The Decemberists, Harvey Danger, Nirvana, just to name a few.

Proceeds from the concert will go to the Ovation Music Fund to provide music scholarships to eligible students to attend RiverCity Rock Star Academy. Donations will also be accepted during the show for those that would like to contribute to the Ovation Music Fund.

Join us at the Historic Grand Theatre on Saturday, April 8th. Doors at 6pm, show at 7pm. Tickets are $10 general, $5 for students with ID and kids 5 and under are free. For Tickets  

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Apr
7
6:30 PM18:30

RIverCity Showcase - Young Rockers, Legends of Rock - The Beatles & The Renegades!

rivercity adult program at shotskis

The RiverCity Rock Star Academy season ending show for the Young Rockers, Legends of Rock - The Beatles and the Renegades is set for Friday, April 7th, at Shotski's Woodfired Pizza! Join us for a great evening of music from bands including Tom Petty, CCR, Cream, The Animals, Sam The Sham & The Pharoahs, Green Day, Journey, Eric Clapton, ZZ Top, and a complete set of Beatles songs. 

Proceeds from the concert will go to the Ovation Music Fund to provide music scholarships to eligible students to attend RiverCity Rock Star Academy. Donations will also be accepted during the show for those that would like to contribute to the Ovation Music Fund.

Join us at Shotski's Woodfired Pizza on Friday, April 7th. Doors at 5:30pm, show at 6:30pm. Tickets are $7 general, $5 for students with ID and kids 5 and under are free. Buy Tickets

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Oly Pageant Fundraiser Show at Ike Box
Dec
23
6:45 PM18:45

Oly Pageant Fundraiser Show at Ike Box

Join Sprague High School's Oly Pageant and the River City Rock Academy Royals for a benefit rock concert! Oly Pageant is an annual fundraiser at Sprague High School for Doernbecher Children's Hospital, and we're teaming up with River City for an amazing benefit show! Come join us on Friday, December 23rd. Doors open at 6:45 and show is from 7:30-9 at the Ike Box. Tickets are $10 CASH ONLY. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO DOERNBECHER (: We hope to see you there!

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End of Season Rock Show
Dec
3
3:00 PM15:00

End of Season Rock Show

Saturday, December 3rd, for the RiverCity RockExtravaGanza Fall Show as all of our programs perform at the Salem Heights Community Hall at 3505 Liberty Rd. South Salem

Come watch the Young Rockers (ages 6-14), Legends of Rock - Nirvana (ages 10-18), Rockers (ages 12-18), Renegade Rockers (adult program 21+), and our advanced band the Royals (ages 14-20) perform songs from classic rock, punk, metal, indie, alternative, and folk rock.  Something for everyone and hours of good music. Tickets are $7.00 for General admission, $5.00 for Students with ID, and Kids under 5 free. To purchase tickets please visit  http://buytickets.at/rivercityrockstaracademy/73876

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Scholarship Deadline for Winter Season
Nov
1
12:01 AM00:01

Scholarship Deadline for Winter Season

SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1st!

Do you know anyone between the ages of 7-17 who would love to rock at RiverCity Rock Star Academy? They may be eligible for a scholarship through the Rock School Scholarship Fund! The deadline to be considered for the Winter Session (starting in January 2017)  is Tuesday, November 1st!

Not sure if you're eligible to receive a scholarship? We would encourage anyone interested to submit an application and the supporting documentation to be considered. In additional to tuition assistance need, applications are reviewed and considered on a case-by-case basis. And although we do not have any decision-making authority, the RSSF does consult us on applications.

To submit an application, just link to the RSSF website below. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! And please share this information with others! Scholarship Application

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Royals Free Concert for Downtown Salem's First Wednesday
Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

Royals Free Concert for Downtown Salem's First Wednesday

  • Reed Opera House Trinity Ballroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The RiverCity Rock Academy Royals will be performing for the 1st time as a part of Downtown Salem's First Wednesday! Free concert in the Trinity Ballroom on the third floor of the Reed Opera House on October 5th.

Our 2016-2017 RiverCity Royals Olivia Pereyra, Marlo Pereyra, Danielle Green, Seth DeBlase, Isaac King, Spencer Hughes and Anthony Tarter. 

Our 2016-2017 RiverCity Royals Olivia Pereyra, Marlo Pereyra, Danielle Green, Seth DeBlase, Isaac King, Spencer Hughes and Anthony Tarter. 

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Back to ROCK (school) Open House
Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

Back to ROCK (school) Open House

Come out and visit our music instruction studio for local rock stars of all ages. Watch an actual rehearsal and enjoy music performed by our students and learn more about our programs for kids, teens, and adults such as Young Rockers (ages 6-14), Legends of Rock-Nirvana (ages 10-18), Rockers (12-18) and Renégade (adults). Learn more about private lessons and Rock Camp. Merchandise and other give aways. Show up, sign up and save big! Free!

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Jul
25
to Jul 29

Rock Star Summer Camp

Camp Session Date:  Monday-Friday, July 25th – 29th, 2016
Camp Time:  9am – 4pm
Location:  RiverCity Rock Star Academy - 2769 19th Street SE - Salem, OR 97302
Ages: 6 – 17 (co-ed)
All Skill Levels Welcomed - Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced

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