Former DOKKEN/DIO bassist Jeff Pilson and GREAT WHITE guitarist/keyboardist Michael Lardie are among the musicians taking part in Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp 2006. During President's Day weekend (February 16-20, 2006), camp is held in Hollywood, California where the campers will be mentored and molded into musical sensations by some of the world's biggest rock stars including Pilson, Lardie, Roger Daltrey (vocalist; THE WHO), CHEAP TRICK, Dickey Betts (guitarist; ALLMAN BROTHERS), Mickey Hart (drummer; THE GRATEFUL DEAD), Neal Schon (guitarist; JOURNEY), Mickey Thomas (vocalist; STARSHIP), camp director Jack Blades (bassist; NIGHT RANGER), Simon Kirke (drummer; BAD COMPANY), Vince Melamed (keyboardist; JIMMY BUFFET), with many more.
"I created Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp for anyone that ever dreamed of rock n' roll stardom," says David Fishof, Founder and Executive Producer. "Our goal is to help campers with all levels of musicianship develop stronger skills, fulfill their rock n' roll dream and change their lives in the process."
"It's just great to see people gaining a lot of knowledge about our business that has been incredible to me in my life," states rock legend and camp counselor Roger Daltrey.
Now in its fifth season, Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp brings together REAL rock stars to teach REAL people how to be the musical superstar. For 5 days and nights, the music superstars teach campers for more than 10 hours a day. The grand finale is a battle of the bands performed on stage at the legendary House of Blues on the Sunset Strip.
In addition to living as a professional musician for the duration of the camp, there are prizes and gifts awarded that includes audio equipment by co-sponsor JBL. To extend the experience, campers receive a DVD of highlights to enjoy for years to come.
The experience of lifetime Rock N' Roll Fantasy Camp includes attendance, 10-plus hours a day of instruction, 13 meals, DVD of camp highlights, welcome bag, travel to and from camp events as well as final performance at House of Blues for $8,499 per person. For an additional $399 campers can add on a spouse to share the experience. Hotel and airfare not included. Visit www.rockandrollfantasycamp.com or call 1-888-ROC-BAND to register for 2006.