Crossroads California 2018, Oh Yeah!
January 30 - February 3, 2018...


$100- discount for the first 5 sign-ups! (See "California Reservations" page to sign up)

Special offer! Stay in the Delta for 2 weeks. Take the Shack Up's September or March Songwriter Workshop back to back with the guitar workshop and get the second workshop for half price! For more info visit the songwriter website at

Down to the Crossroads five-day Blues Guitar and Bass “retreat.”
Offers a full immersion experience in the Blues for Blues Guitar and Bass players of all levels, taking place in the heart of the land where the Blues began, at the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale Mississippi.

Tune in...
Tune in to the nuances of Blues expression and ensemble playing. In the relaxed and oh so bluesy atmosphere of the Juke Joint Chapel, you will jam, record, listen and learn with the focus on deepening your personal connection to musical expression. No distractions. No limits. Five days of nothin’ but the Blues.

An authentic experience…
In the heart of the cotton fields, just a mile and a half from the Crossroads, the Shack Up provides a totally authentic setting and feel. You will learn various aspects and styles authentic Blues Guitar and Bass playing at varying levels of technical difficulty. This will include acoustic and electric playing, Blues “orchestration” concepts, playing with various ensembles, playing with a flat pick, fingers and a slide. All of this in a casual and fun environment in the community of others with the same interests. There will be 1 coach to every 5 or 6 attendees, offering ample opportunity for individual attention.

Upcoming Workshops....

Harvest Jam 2017: Tuesday September 19th, through Saturday, September 23th, 2017

January 2018: Crossroads California: Ventura, California. Tuesday January 30th through Saturday February 3rd, 2018

March 2018: Tuesday March 13th through Saturday March 17th, 2018

May 2018: Tuesday May 15th through Saturday May 19th, 2018

Harvest Jam 2018: Tuesday September 18th, through Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

We suggest you sign up now to get the shack of your choice.

We can only take a maximum of 20 people in the workshop, so start figuring things out and get back to us!

The cost of your 5-day Guitar/Bass adventure is $995, with shacks and catered meals additional. There will be a few double occupancy units available for $50 per night per person.

Reserve your spot...
To reserve your spot in the workshop, as well as your shack or bin, contact Guy at

Contact Ralph by email here
or by phone: (310) 403-7169

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