What We’re About


DIY Rock Shop is the ultimate all-round Rock Band experience for young musicians aged 9 – 17. Whether you’re just learning to play or a seasoned-pro you’ll love working alongside our experienced tutors and industry professionals, jamming, composing and recording in a professional working studio and gigging at some of Scotland’s top music venues!

Anita Tams

DIY Rock Shop currently offers several workshops including:

  • Our famous Holiday Boot Camps and Taster Sessions – playing, song-writing, recording and gigging at professional studios such as Clearwater and Dixon Street and Top Scottish Venues like The Twa Tams, Perth and Broadcast, Glasgow!
  • Our weekend sessions and term-time activities – where young musicians have the opportunity to form bands, put together ecclectic sets and play gigs at venues and events as varied as The Twa Tams and The Old Mill, Pitlochry to Southern Fried Festival and Doune The Rabbit Hole!
  • Over the last year we have worked with a variety of industry professionals from songwriters such as Findlay Napier and John Harcus to award winning producers such as David McFarlane (True Gents, New Madrids) to bring you our stand alone workshops focussing on a variety of different musical skills including songwriting, session-musicianship, stage-craft and studio skills.
  • Music theory and technical musicianship classes.  

However, DIY Rock Shop is about so much more too…

  • Building Confidence
  • Developing leadership skills
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving and Logistics
  • Long lasting musical friendships
  • Helping to build strong music-based communities.

What they’re saying….

“I don’t think I’ve ever had that much fun performing…”

Erin – Rock Shopper

“…the best end to my summer holidays EVER! I overcame a lot thanks to the tutors and really didn’t want it to end!”

Anita – Rock Shopper

“Thank you so much for the opportunities that Rock Shop

brings! It’s the best thing that ever happened during a weekend!!! You’re awesome!”

George – Rock Shopper

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