Danny Jones says:
Hey Ya'll I found out tonight I was selected for Guitar Player Magazine's 2009 Guitar Superstar Competition!!!This is an incredible opportunity for me and such an honor!!!I've read probably every issue of that magazine since I was 12 yrs old!!I'll have more info and updates as I get them!The finals will be held in Livermore Ca on sept 12th!!I've attatched the flyers that are out right now!!Danny
A Weekend Celebration of music, gear and guitars
Join us at the Livermore Valley Performing Art Center’s and Guitar Player Magazine’s first annual Guitar Player LIVE!, bringing players, guitar legends, and manufacturers together for a weekend long celebration of all things guitar—live performances, artist clinics and the latest gear. Take the rare opportunity to get up-close and personal with world-class guitarists as they share their techniques and talents, in Livermore’s historic downtown. Enjoy free live performances on four outdoor stages, three performances in the Bankhead Theater, clinics, exhibits, and great food and wine. To cap off the festival evenings, several local live music taverns will also host local band performances and guitar virtuosos.
Guitar Player's Superstar Competition Finals
Saturday, Sept 12, 2009 at 8pm
The centerpiece of Guitar Player Live is the magazine’s annual Guitar Superstar Competition. Now in its 5th year, Guitar Superstar pits ten finalists against one another, each vying to impress a group of judges with their technique, tone, melodic sense, and innovation. This year’s judges will include Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson’s Guitarist), Elliot Easton (The Cars), Greg Hampton (Producer for Alice Cooper & The Tubes), and Steve Lukather (Toto).
BUY TICKETS $23 in advance, $29 at the door
Guitar Player Magazine's 2009 Guitar Superstar Competition is open to guitar players of all ages and styles who believe they have what it takes to earn the title of "Guitar Superstar."