Dundee Rock Shop Taster Sessions!


DIY Rock Shop will be back at the fabulous DM Studios in Dundee for the half-term holidays on February 12th & 13th 2015! If you’re wondering what we get up to at Rock Shop these 1 day ‘taster sessions’ are the perfect way to dip your toe in the water! AND we’re looking for musicians from all backgrounds too so, ADIDAS TUBULAR SHADOW KNIT whether you’re just starting out on guitar or you’re the reincarnation of Keith Moon, Vic Beasley Atlanta Falcons Jersey play trumpet, TENNIS CLASSIC ULTRA FLYKNIT

piano, nike air max zero guitar, soldes asics 2017 ukulele or fiddle, UGG Australia Bailey Button sing like Adele or rap like Eminem – Rock Shop is the place for you!! The sessions will run from 10am – 4pm on Thursday and Friday the 12th and 13th. Chaussures Nike During the day you’ll have the chance to form a band and, working alongside our Rock Shop tutors, put together a short set of covers from your favourite bands and artists! You’ll then have the chance, adidas original pas cher fille after a short morning rehearsal, to take part in our massive Showcase gig at a local Dundee music venue on Saturday the 14th of February (details TBC) alongside Rock Shoppers from our Perth Studio and named acts from both Perth and Dundee and further afield too!! The cost for the one day Taster Session rehearsal and gig is £25 per person all inclusive.

DIY Rock Shop Dundee – All systems are GO!


Over the moon to be able to confirm that DIY Rock Shop will be running a pilot week at the fabulous DM Studios in Dundee this summer for the last week of the school holidays August 11th – 16th! JOSEPH

The week will be filled with Rock Shop’s very own brand of rock and roll mayhem giving you the chance to work alongside our experienced mentors to form your own band, learn tunes from your favourite artists, master the tricks and tips to writing a killer track, record your own EP in a professional studio environment and finally round the week off with a storming Matinee Showcase at one of Scotland’s finest live music venues, Duke’s Corner.

Rock Shop Dundee is open to young musicians aged 10 – 16 of all abilities and runs from 10am – 4pm Monday 11th – Friday 15th August with the Matinee Showcase taking place on the afternoon of Saturday 16th August.

As this is our first ever time in Dundee we are also running at the special price of only £70 per person for the week!

If you would like further information or would like to book a space please call Ali on 07903 511 611 or alternatively email hello@diyrockshop.co.uk

It’s gonna be a great week and places fill up fast so Get In Touch and keep Rockin !!!!












Monday 21st – Saturday 26th July, 2014

’Explore the world of Americana and Roots Music from Country and Bluegrass to Rhythm and Blues with the DIY Rock Shop tutors and special guest musicians from both the local and international music scene! During the week youll have the opportunity to form your very own band, work with acclaimed song-writers and musicians to develop a set of both original and classic material, record in the studio, catch performances from some of the worlds finest Americana artists and finally, showcase your work as part of the Southern Fried Festival Line Up.’

As part of the week we’ve teamed up with the Southern Fried Festival crew and Horsecross to offer a whole host of amazing workshops and events including:

  • Day of song-writing with the internationally acclaimed and truly wonderful singer songwriter, Gabriel Kelley. Raised in Georgia, Gabriel spent several years as a professional song-writer on Nashville’s ‘Music Row’ and is an expert on the ‘Do It Yourself’ ethos having funded his own first album through a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign!  You can check out Gabriel’s music here: www.gabrielkelley.com/


  • Bluegrass & ‘old-time’ session with mandolin expert, Laura-Beth Salter and hugely talented fiddler, Laura Wilkie.  http://laurabethsalter.com/
  • Soul Band Workshop with ‘The Honeybee of Soul’, Cyndi Cain and her band. Hailing from Canada, Cyndi has shared the stage with legends such as Aretha Franklin and Michael Buble – you can find more info on Cyndi and her music at  www.facebook.com/missCyndiCain
  • Opportunities to attend selected shows from the Southern Fried Festival Line-Up.

In addition to this we’re really excited to confirm some very special guest tutors who’ll be joining us over the week including:

Gavin Brady – Singer/songwriter/guitarist
The David Latto Band
Fresh faced from their current tour, we’re very lucky to have Gavin spending the week with us as a mentor.
You can check out Gavin’s work with
the brilliant David Latto Band at their website

Gavin Munro – Lead Singer/songwriter/guitar
Red Pine Timber Company

Local living legend and Americana-expert, Mr Munro will be spending some time with us during the week to offer support and lend us some of his guitar-lickin’ finger pickin’ expertise! His band ‘Red Pine Timber Company’ have recently released their debut album to rave reviews from across the globe. You can find out more about the band and their music at:

Donny McElligott – Singer/Songwriter/Guitar
New Madrids
Known widely as the human juke-box Donny will be popping in to hang out with the bands, answer your questions and show us how to impart some Americana-style magic to our music! All currently promoting their hugely successful debut album, you can check out the the New Madrids music online at:

With many more surprise guests to be announced…

To round off the week – (And possibly the most exciting part!!) – you’ll have the opportunity to go busking on the morning of Saturday 26th July in Perth city centre before showcasing your weeks work by opening for the fabulous Red Pine Timber Company on Southern Fried’s brand new open-air main stage at Perth Concert Hall!

Southern Fried Rock Shop is open to young musicians aged 10 – 16. The main DIY Rock Shop sessions will be based at Clearwater Studios, Perth between 10 – 4pm. However, certain workshops may take place within these times at Horsecross Venues. Due to the packed schedule there may also be some slightly later finishes during the week but we will inform of these well in advance.

Southern Fried Rock Shop runs from Monday 21st – Friday 25th July with opportunities to attend selected Southern Fried Shows in the evenings over the festival weekend. The busking session will take place on the morning of Saturday 26th July with final performances on Southern Fried’s Outdoor Main Stage on the Saturday afternoon.

The cost for Southern Fried Rock Shop is £150 per person inclusive.

To book your space or for further enquiries please get in touch by calling Ali on 07903 511 611 or via email on hello@diyrockshop.co.uk


Weekend Sessions Are Back!


DIY Rock Shop WEEKEND Sessions

Commence Friday 9th and Saturday 10th May!

We have spaces available for drummers, guitarists, bassists, vocalists, keyboard/pianists, brass and strings players….

So, if you want to try your hand at being in a band, learn tracks from your favourite bands and artists AND perform at one of Scotland’s TOP music venues check out the details below and get in touch!

DIY Rock Shop Weekends currently have 4 session slots with more session times available on request:

Friday 4.30pm – 6.30pm

Friday 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Saturday 10am – 12pm

Saturday 12pm – 2pm

The May/June block runs for 6 weeks.

DIY Rock Shop takes place at Clearwater Studios, Shore Road, Perth.

Our HUGE Half Term Showcase will take place in Perth (venue TBC) on Saturday 14th June

The cost for this 6 week session is £75 per person inclusive.
(Payment options available on request)

For more information find us on Facebook…www.facebook.com/DIYRockShop

To join the DIY Rock Shop Crew get in touch by calling Ali on 07903 511 611 or by emailing hello@diyrockshop.co.uk !


Glasgow Half Term Taster Session!


 Glasgow Rock Shop

Calling ALL Vocalists, Guitarists, Bassists, Keyboardists and Drummers!

Love music? Always wanted to try your hand at playing in a band?

Then DIY Rock Shop is for you! 

DIY Rock Shop in conjunction with Dixon Street Studios and top Scottish venue, Broadcast will be hitting Glasgow this February Half Term with our very first
West Coast Rock Shop!

Running from 10am – 4pm Monday 10th – Wednesday 12th February, you’ll have the opportunity to work with experienced Rock Shop tutors and Music Industry Professionals to form your own band, learn to play and arrange tracks from your favourite bands and artists and record tracks for your EP in a professional working studio environment.

Finally, on the afternoon of Sunday 16th February, you’ll have the opportunity to play a Matinee Showcase Gig to a packed audience of family, friends and fans at  top Glasgow venue, Broadcast AND receive your copy of your EP.

All Rock Shop bands are formed according to age and experience so whether you’ve been playing for 5 weeks or 5 years you’ll be able to meet like-minded musicians and put together a killer set for your showcase performance!

Spaces for this session cost £75 per person inclusive and are limited so to book your place – Get In Touch – by emailing hello@diyrockshop.co.uk or calling Ali on 07903 511 611.











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Saturday Rock Shops are Go!


Hello Rock Shoppers! 3 days to go before kick off! We have just 3 places left for this Saturday – so spread the word! It’s Burn’s Night on Friday so we thought the theme for Week 1 should be Scottish bands! Now this doesn’t necessarily mean Scottish Folk music (although we’d love to hear The Corries!) Scotland has produced some of the greatest bands of the last 40 years – from Belle and Sebastian to Biffy, air jordan 31 air max 90 Canotte Minnesota Timberwolves Nike Air Max 2017 Dames Primal Scream to The Proclaimers and Teenage Fanclub to Travis. timberlands women’s adidas men’s originals stan smith shoes Air Max Flynit Oklahoma State Cowboys Post your comments here or you can put them up on the Rock Shop Facebook page or even email them over.



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    Saturday Rock Shops Are Back!!!


    Saturday Rock Shops will be kicking off again on May 11th for another exciting 6 week block! Each week in their bands, nike free 4.0 v3 uomo students will learn different genres, nike air jordan 3 femme try new instruments and work together with their tutors to put together an eclectic set for their final performance! DIY Rock Shop is open to young musicians aged 9 – 16 and caters for all abilities – whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro! Please note – this session will run slightly differently from previous Saturday Rock Shops as our final rehearsal before the big gig on Saturday 15th June will be held on the afternoon/evening of Friday 14th June. timberland black Air Jordan 3 Femme The cost for the 6 week session and final gig is £66 per person inclusive. adidas ultra boost ff14 gil for sale For further details email hello@diyrockshop.co.uk or call Ali on 07903 511 611.

    Announcing… DIY Rock Shop Summer Programme 2013!


    Rock Shop is very pleased to announce our Summer 2013 Programme – 4 great weeks of playing, songwriting, fjallraven kanken large 20 L goedkoop nike air max 2017 recording and gigging – with something for every musician aged 9 – 16! Check out our upcoming events page or read on for further details! All weeks cost £150 per person inclusive with a 25% discount off each extra week booked. nike outlet timberlands for sale 8 inch timberland timberland cheap uk jordan france chaussure air jordan nike air max pas cher For further info or to book your space please give us your details via our contact page or get in touch with Ali on 07903 511 611 www.diyrockshop.co.uk hello@diyrockshop.co.uk Week 1: Buskin’ and Giggin’ Week. air jordan retro 12 cheap timberland boots outlet uk Cheap Adidas Shoes Nike Air Zoom Vomero 12 Nike Tennis Classic A chance to jam your favourite songs both acoustically and as a full band, TEAM COURT Air Jordan 9 write your own killer tunes, experience the recording studio and not only play an open air gig at a famous Scottish Music Venue but also take your music to the streets and learn the art of busking too! Monday 15th – Friday 21st July, New Balance 1300 homme Brad Kaaya NCAA Jersey 10am – 4pm. nike scarpe 2017 air jordan 30 adidas superstars Canotte Detroit Pistons ADIDAS EQUIPMENT 10 M Busking afternoon, Charlotte Bobcats Perth High Street, buy ffxiv gold UGG Fox Fur Bottes Saturday 20th July and a Grand Finale gig (Open Air weather permitting) @ The Old Mill, Nick Chubb College Jersey Pitlochry, Adidas Ultra Boost Homme New Balance 1500 mujer Sunday 21st July. Week 2: Rock Shop Boot Camp. A great week of jammin’, Canada Goose Ontario Parka songwriting and recording with a grand finale gig at The World Famous, EQT Support Twa Tams! Monday 22nd – Friday 26th July, adidas yeezy 10am – 4pm. air jordan 7 adidas ultra boost adidas messi 15.4 new balance femme pas cher Grand Finale Gig @ The Twa Tams Saturday 27th July Week 3: Grrls ROCK week! Encouraging girls into music – Working with some of the coolest female musicians around this is your chance to step up and show the boys how it’s done! Monday 29th – Friday2nd August , 10am – 4pm. womens adidas Grand Final gig @ The Twa Tams Saturday 3rd August Week 4: Rock Shop 1st Birthday Bash Week! Another great week of jammin’, Adidas Yeezy 350 Femme Air Max 90 Dames AIR ZOOM PEGASUS 33 songwriting and recording plus the chance to take part in Rock Shop’s HUGE 1st Birthday Bash! Monday 5th – Friday 9th August, 10am – 4pm.