Watch Joe Satriani and an All-Star Lineup of Guitarists Discuss the Upcoming G4 Experience

In this new video, Joe Satriani and an all-star lineup of guitarists discuss the upcoming guitar extravaganza, G4 Experience V5.0: Rocks the Desert. You can watch the clip above. 

Taking  place January 3-7, 2019 at Hotel Zosa in Palm Springs, CA, G4 will include Neal Schon, Rick Nielsen, Kiko Loureiro, Lari Basilio, Bumblefoot, Carlos Alomar, and of course Satch himself, for four days and nights of pure guitar pleasure.  

Attendees who sign up by December 15 will receive one of Joe Satriani's Beyond The Supernova Box Sets. And for those in the local area of the event, there is now a commuter package option, which includes all the event has to offer without the hotel.

“The students that have come to the first four G4 Experiences have been as unique and eclectic as you could imagine, so for G4 Experience V5.0, I’ve put together a team of instructors that really reflects that diverse nature,” Satriani said. “The lineup this year is probably our best yet. It’s so exciting, getting to be so totally immersed and getting to be so close to these great players. You never know what’s going to happen and  at the end of the week you’ll think, 'I went somewhere beautiful, I had  fun, I made some new friends, and I grew as a musician.' And there’s nothing better than that.”

In addition, Satriani will be joined at G4 Experience V5.0: Rocks the Desert by his own touring band, Mike Keneally (guitar and keyboards), Bryan Beller (bass), and Joe Travers (drums), all of whom will also serve as instructors and accompaniment for each night’s all-star concert.

Presented annually by Dreamcatcher Events, G4 Experience V5.0: Rocks the Desert is an all-inclusive event with a jam-packed schedule sure to keep guests involved from morning until the wee hours of the night. It will feature four days and nights of activities, including multiple workshops led by  each instructor, access to fully loaded jam rooms, meet-and-greets and  nightly concert performances.

A variety of  guest packages are available, with all registrations including  accommodations, three meals a day, parking, Wi-Fi, and an exclusive welcome kit from D’Addario. Musical gear is not provided — guests are asked to please bring their own instruments.

Complete information and registration details can be found now at

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