This time of year, we give and we get all kinds of great gifts. It’s truly a time to be grateful for all we have and celebrate the end of another amazing year. Here is your chance to give the one gift that surpasses any gift you'll give or receive, I’m talking about a dream that blows away your current “wants” and goes directly to your soul’s needs.
Sure, you’ve been to concerts and you may have even met some of your rock idols backstage for a quick photo or meet-and-greet, but until you’ve hung out with them, really talked to them and jammed with them for 4 days, you haven’t really lived YOUR dream, have you?
GOOD NEWS -- it’s not too late to do something really cool for yourself in 2015 by registering right now for one of our rock camps! Treat yourself, you deserve this! Come on, the Dow is up! Take your stock market earnings, your holiday bonus, and GO TO ROCK CAMP!
Our upcoming camp featuring JOE PERRY, who has released his Christmas EP JOE PERRY'S MERRY CHRISTMAS and NY TIMES best selling book, will jam and share road stories exclusively with attendees at our Foxwoods location on Jan 15-18. Joining Joe will be Steve Morse, best known as the founder of the Dixie Dregs; and since 1994, the guitar player of Deep Purple. Plus of course the legendary lead singer from FOREIGNER ,Lou Gramm. If you’re an ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND fan, you will have the opportunity to learn from Jaimoe, the original drummer of the legendary band as he leads a Q & A and master class.
Our counselors feature GUNS N ROSES guitarist Bumblefoot and guitar eficianado Gary Hoey, along with David Hull (Joe Perry Project), Joe Vitale (CSN) , Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot), Matt Scurfield (Gary Hoey) and many more. This camp will mentor you like none ever before .
We also welcome back our former Camp Director Courtney Clonch. Courtney has been spending the past few years on her acting carreer and has success on TV, stage and motion pictures.
Our PRODUCER CAMP, taking place simultaneously with the JOE PERRY camp, is a once in a lifetime opportunity to show your music to three Grammy award winningproducers. Here’s a chance for you to spend your days in one of the top recording studios in the world with Tony Visconti (David Bowie, T Rex, The Moody Blues), Al Schmitt (Steely Dan, George Benson, Toto) and Elliot Scheiner (Queen, Foo Fighters, Eric Clapton) . If your schedule won’t allow you to attend the entire time, we are also offering a one day opportunity with the producer of your choice.
You can spend years creating writing and recording the hit song, heres your chance to let the pros hear it and give you their insight. Also learn from them how they produced and engineered their award winning albums.
1962, On their fifth visit to West Germany The Beatles played the first night of a two-week engagement at the Star-Club, Hamburg. A 13 night run, playing 3 hours each night. The final night's performance was recorded and became known as ‘The Star-Club Tapes’, released in 1977 against the wishes of the ex-Beatles themselves.
1966, Tara Browne was killed when driving at high speed in his Lotus Elan after it collided with a parked lorry in South Kensington, London. A close friend of The Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Brian Jones, his death was immortalized in The Beatles’s song ‘A Day In The Life’ after John Lennon read a report on the coroner's verdict into Browne's death.
1983, American guitarist Jimmy Nolan, died of a heart attack in Atlanta, Georgia, aged 47. Known for his distinctive ‘chicken scratch’ lead guitar playing, he worked with James Brown from 1965 until his death
Till next time...
Your dream lives
Upcoming Fantasy Camps Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Lou Gramm of Foreigner, Steve Morse of Deep Purple (Foxwoods, January 15-18, 2015) Sammy Hagar of Van Halen and Chickenfoot (Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas February 12-15, 2015) and members of Cheap Trick and Blue Oyster Cult (Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, March 5-8, 2015) 38 Special and members of Molly Hatchet and Black Oak Arkansas (Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, March 26-29)