AC/DC, WINGER MEMBERS TO TEACH WANNABES AT ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY CAMP:
October 5, 2008
Anne Lu of All Headline News reports that rock star wannabes now have a chance to be schooled by some of the industry’s best. Members from AC/DC, Beach Boys, Pink Floyd, and The Rolling Stones will be teaching enthusiasts how to rock at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp.
The U.K. version of the school of rock will train participants in 6 days how to live the rock dream. The camp will be at the Abbey Road Studios from November 4 to 9.
Confirmed rockers who will be teaching are former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, AC/DC member Chris Slade, The Beach Boys’ Jeff Foskett, and Winger’s Kip Winger. Also on board are Aerosmith producer and songwriter Mark Hudson and Bad Company’s Mick Ralphs.
The participants will be able to rehearse at the Abbey Road Studios with the rock stars, and then, they will get to perform live on stage at The Cavern in Liverpool.
Camp tutor Nick Mason said in a statement, “You head straight into a totally accurate rock ‘n’ roll experience. There are endless opportunities to pick up playing techniques and tricks from the professionals.”
“The musical ability of the participants is as varied as their backgrounds and this, for me, was one of the best aspects. As a social event, the camp scores top marks.”
There are packages to choose from:
1) London Camp 6 Day Package ($12,999 per person) – Includes attendance at the camp for 6 days, 10+ hours of daily jamming and recording at the Abbey Road Studios, and playing live at The Cavern in Liverpool. It also includes meals with the celebrity musicians, CD of the participant’s music recorded at the studio, DVD of his/her performance at The Cavern, welcome bag, transportation to and from camp events, and concert at the Cavern.
2) London Camp 5 Day Package ($11,000 per person) – Includes attendance for 5 days at the camp and 10+ hours of daily jamming and recording at the Abbey Road Studios. It also includes meals with the rock stars, CD of the participant’s music recorded at the studio, welcome bag and transportation to and from camp events.
3) London Spouse Package (1,999) – Includes all camp evening activities such as nightly dinners, master classes, transportation to Liverpool, ticket to the concert at The Cavern plus sight-seeing trip of Liverpool. There will also be special activities for spouses during the day.
Courtesy of www.allheadlinenews.com