Hair Metal Mansion correspondent JOE SCHAEFFER checks in with the following:
The Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp which took place over four days, took over the Whisky for their Camper Concert. Ten different groups of campers performed with their Rock Musician Counselors.
The counselors that performed included Judas Priest members Rob Halford, Ian Hill, Scott Travis and Richie Faulkner, Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Whitesnake), Tracii Guns (Gunzo, LA Guns), Stu Hamm (Joe Satriani and Steve Vai), Phil X (Bon Jovi), Robert Sarzo (Hurricane), Gary Hoey (Gary Hoey Band), Matt Starr (Ace Frehley Band), Frank DiMino (Angel) and Vinny Appice (Dio, Black Sabbath) . The camper groups each performed three songs with their counselors, including one with the members of Judas Priest.
During the event several items were auctioned, including signed guitars by Judas Priest and Tony Iommi. The money donated will go to Teen Cancer America a charity in which Roger Daltrey of The Who is involved with.
Founded by veteran music producer David Fishof and now it its 20th year, Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp has created the ultimate music-making experience for life-changing, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for musicians of all ages and levels to jam with legendary rock stars, write and record an original song and play live on stage at a major concert venue in front of family and friends. Rock star camp counselors have included Paul Stanley (Kiss), Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum (All of Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver), Roger Daltrey (The Who), Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), Bret Michaels (Poison), Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), Cheap Trick, Dr. John, George Thorogood, Jack Bruce (Cream), Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad), Jane Wiedlin (The Go Gos), Judas Priest, Zakk Wylde, Lita Ford (The Runaways), Roger Hodgson (Supertramp), Steve Vai, Todd Rundgren, Vince Neil (Motley Crue), Michael Anthony (Van Halen), Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot) and many more.
For information on the Camp and what it offers click this link:http://www.rockcamp.com/about.php
All photos courtesy of Joe Schaeffer Photography
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