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Black Rock Bluegrass
Bluegrass Jamming
Rootpile Art Car
Rootpile Banjo Lesson
We are Rootpile, a theme camp at Burning Man.
We love all that is Burning Man, and we want to support more diversity in the music and culture that you can find there. We bring high-quality, professional live Bluegrass music to the Playa! Rootpile is a camp dedicated to exposing more folks to live Bluegrass music and southern mountain food & culture (Banjos, Fiddles, Mullets, Possums, BBQ, Biscuits, Pinto Beans, Grits, Country Ham!!).
Rootpile also hopes to attend other regional Burns in the future.
Rootpile Interactivity & Gifting:
  • Bluegrass instrument lessons at all levels, including total beginners,
    for guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bass, and dobro
    . Instruments are available for participants to use during the workshops.
    Lessons are Monday through Friday from Noon to 1 pm.
  • 7–10:30 pm • Live Bluegrass Music Performance by Black Rock Bluegrass featuring Fixxer (The King of Burning Man Bluegrass!!!!) and various other musician guests. Monday through Friday.
  • 11pm–Until • Live Bluegrass on Playa on the Possumbilities and Rolling Thunder Bluegrass Stage, Monday through Friday.
  • BBQ & Pinto Beans at 7 pm on in-camp concert nights.
  • Stringed instrument repair
  • Floyd's Barber Shop--Free Mullets!
  • Survival Fire Starter Workshops
  • Knife Sharpening Workshops

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