Want to be a rock star? Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck will teach you how at new Las Vegas workshop
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 (4:05 p.m.)
Photo: Sam Morris
The recordings of The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson and guitar great Jeff Beck have influenced countless musicians over the years, but come April, fans will have the opportunity to learn from the two greats firsthand.
MGM Grand’s Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp will host a four day workshop with the legends April 18-21. Attendees will spend time with the two stars in skill level-based jam sessions, one-on-one songwriting workshops and live performances, and will cap the weekend off by recording an original song with Wilson and Beck.
Wilson will have his own personal team of professional musicians on hand to help out, including musical director and guitarist Jeffrey Foskett, band members Darian Sahanaja on keyboards, Probyn Gregory on bass and Scott Bennett on drums.
Sound too good be true? It’s not, but the experience will cost you a cool $6,499 per person, which also includes a room at MGM Grand, transportation and food.
Since opening in October 2012, Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp has helped facilitate fans’ rock star dreams by hosting workshops with top-tier musicians like Sammy Hagar, Roger Daltrey, Steve Vai and Gene Simmons.
The Camp will also hold a workshop with upcoming Hard Rock residents Def Leppard April 4-7.
For additional details and information, visit Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp’s website at rockcamp.com.