Blues Kids Foundation in partnership with

The Music Center at Columbia College Chicago presents

Fernando Jones’ 11th Annual International Blues Camp Online

Sunday, July 5 to Friday 10, 2020 | 8:00A to 11:30A

Contact us on how your Blues Kid can attend: | (312) 369-3229

Tentative Schedule at-a-glance. It'll update weekly until then. (Click Here)

Read the latest press from the Chicago Tribune on Blues Camp here. (Click Here)

Today, we live in a new normal. Hopefully, next year, we can present in-person again. Blues Kids Foundation and the Music Center at Columbia College Chicago are proud to be on the cutting edge of Blues andragogy and pedagogy with Fernando Jones' International Blues Camp. This July, while respecting social distancing and shelter in place, we will embrace technology and social media platforms and establish an interactive blended learning music performance and appreciation version at Blues Camp Online plus STEAM activities.

It’s free for student musicians, internationally ages 12 to 18, of course. For more information on how you and your Blues Kid can be part of this experience here's the link: www.Blues The deadline is June 26. Placement is for intermediate and advanced level vocalists and instrumentalist (all instruments welcome). Here are the Kennedy Center ArtsEdge Standards we useThanks for making us your charity of choice.

The Blues Kids Foundation is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. We were established to preserve, perform and promote the Blues among America's youth, parents and educators under the tutelage of highly qualified instructors. Our focus is on education, literacy, social emotional learning and music as a second language. 

Correct title names to be used for our program:

• Fernando Jones' Blues Camp International

• Fernando Jones' Blues Camp;

• Fernando Jones' Blues Camp Chicago;

• Fernando Jones' Blues Camp (add city, town or country name at the end)

Improper sample names of the program:

• Blues Kids Camp

• Blues Camp for Kids


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Media Contact:

J. N'deye Walton (301) 367-2518 |

James McMurray (773) 519-4843 •

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