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.

For more information and to register, visit

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.