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Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls

Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls

How to Start a Band, Write Songs, Record an Album, and Rock Out!

By The Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls


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Girls, get ready to rock! Since 2001, the Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls has taught legions of girls, ages 8 to 18, how to let loose and rock out. This book brings the camp's inspiring, hands-on approach and advice from its all-star crew of female musiciansto girls everywhere. Fun and informative features offer instruction and tips on how to play instruments, write songs, publicize a show, sing your heart out, and much more. Featuring a short history of women in rock, 50 awesome illustrations and photos of young bands, and contributions by members of Sleater-Kinney, the Gossip, Mirah, and others, Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls will have readers turning up their amps in no time.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the book benefits the Portland camp and helps provide future programming.

More Details

Size: 5-3/4 x 8 in;
Pages: 176 pp;
50 illustrations and photographs, ages 8 and up
Format: Paperback
Publication: June 2008
ISBN: 9780811852227
ISBN10: 811852229
The Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls, a nonprofit organization devoted to building girls' self-esteem through music creation and performance, is located in Portland, Oregon.

Media Reviews

Playfully illustrated and smartly empowering, the nearly 200 pages can take a young girl from rock dreams to putting out a CD and going on tour, holding hands through picking an instrument, writing your first song, forming a band, and booking an all-ages show.

John James, Syndicated Columnist0000-00-00 00:00:00

Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls

Do I ever wish someone had given me this book 10 years ago, before I began a lifelong streak of joining crappy Blink-182 cover bands with guys who wanted nothing more than to wank on the guitar. This is an honest, useful how-to for young ladies interested in making innovative rock music in the vein of Sleater-Kinney and old-school Riot Grrl...

Tyee Books2008-12-18 00:00:00