Musicians can register to win online to attend a camp featuring artists like Dweezil Zappa, Paul Gilbert, Richard Thompson, Todd Rundgren, Umphrey’s McGee, Soulive, Adrian Belew, Pat Mastelotto & Tony Levin, Kaki King, Meshell Ndegeocello and more.
In 2040, human beings and machines will reach an event horizon and will be forever integrated and evolutionarily linked in what is called “The Singularity.” Humans will have computers the size of blood cells swimming in their brains that can download an entire encyclopedia in a nanosecond. No, this isn’t a plotline for another terrible Terminator sequel; it is actually a futuristic theory from inventor Ray Kurzweil.
The 9th Annual Guitar Geek Festival, which takes place this Friday and Saturday nights at the Anaheim Plaza Hotel, will feature a performance by the reunited Hellecasters, who will be playing their first show together in more than 10 years.
Paul Gilbert has announced the first annual Paul Gilbert’s Great Guitar Escape, set for July 9 to 13, 2012, at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York. Guitar players of all ages, levels and styles are invited to join Paul Gilbert and other expert musicians for this five-day experience focused on the techniques, styles and life of the modern working musician.
Earlier this week, Paul Gilbert played a showcase show at B Spot in Nice, France. During his performance, the Mr. Big guitarist played a cover of the Judas Priest classic, "The Hellion/Electric Eye." You can check out fan-filmed footage from the show below.
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Coming off a successful overseas trek, the original lineup of Mr. Big -- vocalist Eric Martin, guitarist Paul Gilbert, bassist Billy Sheehan and drummer Pat Torpey -- will be touring the United States in support of their latest album, What If...