About RCRA: It began with numerous discussions about the tremendous musical talent in the Salem and surrounding areas, but there not being a place where teens could come together on a regular basis, learn from music professionals as a group, and play some great music together as a band. Over time those conversations evolved into planning, developing, promoting and starting up a music training program that was educational, rewarding and fun. Check out their Teen Programs, Adult Program and Advanced Performance Program as they perform some great music at RiverCity Rock Star Academy’s Preview Show!FREE and all ages! Shotskis Woodfired Pizza.
About The Author
Julie was born and raised in Salem, Oregon. She started playing bass guitar in the late 80s and played in local bands Good Question, butterMilk and the Other. She took time off the music scene in the late 90s to raise a family. She came back to bass in 2014 and once again got involved in the local music scene. She plays bass in Marc and The Horsejerks and Mr. Frederick's Production Co. She has been the music writer/editor for Salem Weekly since May 2015.