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Paul Gilbert Announces Great Guitar Escape 2016

This summer, Paul Gilbert will be hosting another one of his popular Great Guitar Escape events.

In fact, the Racer X and Mr. Big guitarist officially announces and explains the 2016 edition of the Escape in the exclusive video below.

This year, Gilbert's guests will include Megadeth's Kiko Loureiro and David Ellefson, plus Bumblefoot, Andy Timmons and Bruce Bouillet (Racer X).

The event, which is billed as "four days and nights of non-stop guitar, start to finish," will take place July 25 to 29 at Cambria Pines Lodge in Cambria, California.

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Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.