News: Guitar Nation 2010 details

Time: 13 November at 09:30 - 14 November at 17:30
Location London Olympia W14
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Guitar Nation
More info Guitar Nation Live 2010 is the UK biggest Guitar show and has everything any guitarist or musician can wish for: Top stars such as Steve Vai, fantastic exhibition of the best gear, concerts, masterclasses and seminars plus an amazing range of freebies included in your ticket price;

- Free guitar re-stringing service from Rotosound
- Free instrument valuation from Allianz
- Free Guitar lessons – ‘Learn How to play Hendrix’ from Tech Music Schools
- Free Set of Ernie Ball strings or Rotosound Bass Strings on advance ticket bookings
- Free performances and seminars from world class artists and key music industry pros

o Pink Floyd’s Guy Pratt presents touring with ‘My Bass and Other Animals’
o Phil Hilborne live with his band
o Guitar Master Albert Lee and Hogan’s Heroes in concert
o Bernie Marsden ( ex-Whitesnake ) and his band pay tribute to Rory Gallagher
o YOUTH ; Uber-producer/Killing Joke bassist shows how to music that matters
o Sting’s guitarist, Dominic Miller. Meet the man who recorded on Stings last seven albums and played over 1000 shows with him
o Hard hitting discussion panels from XFM with guest speakers and station DJ’s

The show organisers are also excited to have Guitar God Steve Vai making his only UK appearance this year when he’ll be appearing at two master classes at Guitar Nation 2010. These ticket only events will be;

‘An Audience with Steve Vai’ presented by London’s top music School, The Guitar Institute. This masterclass will give you an insight into the workings of an absolute living Guitar God with a 90 minute Q & A session, including Steve’s critique on 3 minute original composition performed by The Guitar Institute students.

‘Where The Wild Songs Are' - Steve Vai presents a Flex-Able/Passion and Warfare recording session. Steve will be re-creating some of his most iconic guitar tracks with you and you could be chosen to play with Steve!

Industry seminars – XFM present…’Where is guitar music going’? sit in on this debate as to where have all the guitar bands gone, when are they coming back and why has the music industry gone gaga!

Guitar nation is a weekend of great guitar playing and an unmissable opportunity for guitarists and musicians serious about music. It brings together the people who make the industry happen; world class musicians, top producers, the best musical instrument manufacturers, music industry gurus and much more.

Serious about music – You have to be at Guitar Nation 2010!

Guitar Nation 13-14 November, Olympia, London.
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