Registration Info

Registration notes - Jot down your dates before you open the link - you’ll be asked first thing what dates you’ll be arriving and leaving. It’s pretty straightforward - the online system will take $100 per adult, then in order received, Sorrento Centre processes the requests and will put through the balance and send you a confirmation. For a detailed blow by blow, click here.

Week 1 is 2019-08-18 to 2019-08-23
Festival Weekend is 2019-08-23 to 2019-08-25
Week 2 is 2019-08-25 to 2019-08-30

WORKSHOP AVAILABILITY AS OF MAY 19, 2019 (updated weekly-ish):

HURRY! THESE WORKSHOPS HAVE ONLY ONE SPOT LEFT:

  • Week One: Advanced Mandolin with David Benedict

THESE WORKSHOPS ARE SOLD OUT (but you can still join the waitlist if you register now):

  • Week One: Intermediate Rhythm Guitar with Vivian Leva (3 on waitlist)

  • Week One: Beginner/Intermediate Mandolin with John Reischman (3 on waitlist)

  • Week One: Intermediate/Advanced Bluegrass Banjo with Catherine Bowness (1 on waitlist)

  • Week One: Lead and Harmony Singing with Reeb Willms and Caleb Klauder (11 on waitlist)

  • Week One: Songwriting with Eli West (1 on waitlist)

  • Week One: Intermediate Flatpicking Guitar with John Lowell (none on waitlist yet)

  • Week One: Band Lab with Anne Louise Genest (none on waitlist yet)

  • Week One: Guitar 101 with Nadine Landry (none on waitlist yet)

  • Week Two: Beginning/Intermediate Clawhammer Banjo with Chris Coole (none on waitlist yet)

For any questions regarding registration, accommodations, or meals please contact Sorrento Centre

Call: 1-866-694-2409 Email: Sorrento Centre

For any questions regarding the workshop program or weekend festival please contact NimbleFingers Music

Email: NimbleFingers MUSIC


2019 NimbleFingers Pricing

Participant fees subject to 5% GST.
There is no tax on Admin Fee or Accommodations.

The Weekend Pass goes from mid-day Friday to mid-day Sunday, and includes the ability to buy weekend meals, attend the Friday Honky Tonk Dance, the Saturday Festival, the Sunday Morning Gospel Set at the Sorrento Centre Outdoor Chapel, and jam onsite on Friday and Saturday evening. This ticket is for everyone wishing to attending these events, staying either on or off-site. Currently only available to workshop attendees. Meals and Accommodations are not included in this pass.

Single Day Saturday Festival Passes will be available online starting in early June. Advance $35 and $40 at the gate.


The Workshop Fee includes:

Your workshop; afternoon electives; staff concerts; a student band scramble; the student concert; at least two Old-Time dances with live music and a real caller in the evenings; hosted bluegrass and old-time evening jams, and occasions throughout the week to meet new friends, interact and jam with our staff, and much more!

Pickers and Grinners can choose the non-student option, which includes all of the above program items except enrolment in a workshop and participation in the student concert.

The Sunday BBQ and Evening Snacks are included for all participants.


NimbleFingers Payment & Cancellation Policy

Full payment is required to secure your workshop and accommodations at the time of registration. The online system takes a $100 dollar deposit, then when your registration is confirmed (up to 24hrs), your card is charged the full balance, and you will receive an email confirmation to that effect.

Cancellations up to and including July 12th will be refunded in full, minus a $150.00+GST non-refundable deposit per workshop week and $100.00 + GST for any accommodations booked. We're unable to offer any refunds after July 12th, 2019.

Workshop Fees are non-transferable.

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