ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn.— A Minnesota band camp is giving baby boomers and younger musicians a chance to prove they are never too old to rock and roll. Since 2009, Rock Camp for Dads has allowed hundreds of dads— and moms— to unleash their inner Jimi Hendrix without the hassle and costs of organizing a band. Tom Hammersten, 52, an insurance company underwriter, recently sang...» Read More
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