ROCK ‘N ROLL FANTASY CAMP ROCKS WITH PAUL STANLEY, BRET MICHAELS AND MORE:
January 11, 2007
Rock Icons Brian Wilson, Paul Stanley, Mickey Hart, Bret Michaels and Dickey Betts Join Other Rock Luminaries as Camp Counselors
PAUL STANLEY SET TO PLAY KISS CLASSICS WITH CAMPERS-ONSTAGE AT FINAL HOUSE OF BLUES BATTLE OF THE BANDS BLOWOUT!!
NEW YORK — Welcome to the Hotel California!!Rock ‘n Roll Fantasy Camp (RRFC) goes Hollywood (Presidents’ Day Weekend,2/15-19) — giving campers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn rockfrom the masters. Over five-days — and guided by a Who’s Who of rocklegends — campers of all musical abilities and backgrounds will formbands, hone their skills, jam with their idols and become “rock stars.” Thecamp culminates in a Battle of the Bands blowout at the House Of Blues onSunset.
The camp’s professors of rock include: Paul Stanley (KISS), BrianWilson (Co-founder, The Beach Boys), Mickey Hart (The Grateful Dead), BretMichaels (Poison), Dickey Betts (Allman Bros), Scott Ian (Anthrax),legendary guitar player Steve Vai, Simon Kirke (Bad Company/Free), SpikeEdney (Queen), Kelly Keagy (Night Ranger), Bruce Kulick (KISS), JaneWiedlin (Go-Go’s), Artimus Pyle (Lynyrd Skynyrd), Sully Erna (Godsmack),Spencer Davis. Mark Slaughter (Slaughter) and Clem Burke (Blondie).
When RRFC comes to Hollywood, there will be events galor to make rockdreams come true:
— Grateful Dead Night (2/17) — Featuring the Grateful Dead’s drummer Mickey Hart leading a jam with each band.
— Beach Boys Night (2/18) — Beach Boy’s co-founder Brian Wilson serves as judge as the bands compete in a play-off featuring Beach Boys songs.
— Original Song Contest (2/18) — Each band will perform its original song — which will be judged, mixed, recorded, and put on CD and on iTunes!
— House of Blues Battle of the Bands (2/19) — Paul Stanley (lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of KISS) will perform a KISS song on stage live with every band at the House of Blues Battle of the Bands. Dickey Betts of The Allman Brothers will join each band for some Southern rock.
The RRFC dawn-to-midnight schedule includes master classes, privatesessions, dinners with the stars, late night jams with renowned studiomusicians and special guests. Offering pointers throughout are some ofrock’s royalty, who help the bands come together, collaborate and create.Campers get the opportunity to rock with their idols on top-notchinstruments and stay at the glamorous Hollywood Renaissance Hotel. Cost forthis five-day experience is $9499.
The RRFC frenzy doesn’t stop in Hollywood-coming up is RRFC London(5/24-29, Memorial Day Weekend), where campers — joined by English rockersincluding Jack Bruce (Cream) and Gary Brooker (Procol Harum) — will havethe incredibly rare chance to record at London’s Abbey Road Studios andperform at the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool, where the Beatles gottheir start.
Further information on Rock ‘n Roll Fantasy Camp is available at 1-888ROC-BAND (762-2263); http://www.rocknrollfantasycamp.com.
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