The G4 Experience is a unique guitar retreat, open to guitarists of all ages and levels and provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hang out with and learn from Joe, Animals As Leaders, The Aristocrats,  Mike Keneally and friends in beautiful Cambria, California.

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Choose the Ibanez RG421RWCNF Guitar and Deluxe Gig Bag upgrade for only $200 when you register and it will be waiting for you when you arrive.

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Register by New Years Eve and Get Free Gear!!

When you register by December 31, 2014 you’ll receive a free Pigtronix Class A Boost pedal and a West Coast Pedal Board when you arrive at camp.

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D’Addario Merch!!

…and everyone gets a bag stuffed to the top with items from our friends at D’Addario!

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Artists

“This year I’m happy to announce an exciting new G4 line up, with each player selected for their stunning musicianship and original approach to guitar playing.  Guthrie will be bringing his bandmates from The Aristocrats – Bryan Beller on bass and Marco Minnemann on drums. Tosin will come with Animals As Leaders featuring guitarist Javier Reyes and drummer Matt Garstka. Mike “The Wizard” Keneally returns this year bringing his unique multi-instrumental style and approach to the camp giving clinics, playing a solo show as well as being part of my band’s performances and to round out our teaching/performing staff will be my good friends and all-around awesome guitarists Doug Doppler, Bruce Bouillet, and Andy Aledort.”

-Joe Satriani

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Joe Satriani

One of the most influential and respected instrumental rock guitarists to emerge in the past three decades

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Animals as Leaders

Trailblazing pioneers of modern heavy music: Tosin Abasi, guitarist; Javier Reyes, guitarist; and Matt Garstka, drummer

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The Aristocrats

Rock/fusion instrumental trio featuring Guthrie Govan (gtr), Bryan Beller (bass), and Marco Minnemann (drums)

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Mike Keneally

Long acclaimed as one of the world's most creative and intense guitar and keyboard players

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Andy Aledort

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Stu Hamm

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Doug Doppler

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Bruce Bouillet

Schedule

Your 4 days and nights at G4 2015 in Cambria will be filled from morning to night with master classes led by Joe, Animals As Leaders, The Aristocrats, as well as smaller, breakout workshops with the other G4 leaders.  Plus, after dinner each night there will be a featured concert with our G4 leaders, followed by jamming in any our 8 fully loaded jam rooms.

A detailed schedule will be released in early 2015.

Monday August 11

  • 3:00 PM
    Registration & Check-in
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Welcome Reception& Q&A
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Dinner
  • 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Welcome Performance
  • 10:00 PM
    Camper Jamming

Tuesday August 12

  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Breakfast
  • 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    Breakout Sessions & Discovery Rooms with the guys.
  • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    Paul Gilbert Master Class: The Secrets of Successful Jamming (Tent)
  • 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    Lunch
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Joe Satriani Master Class (tent)
  • 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
    Breakout Sessions & Discovery Rooms
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Dinner
  • 8:30 PM
    Performance with Mike Keneally and Friends!
  • 10:00 PM
    Camper Jamming

Wednesday August 13

  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Breakfast
  • 10:00AM - 11:15 AM
    Breakout Sessions & Discovery Rooms
  • 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM
    Paul Gilbert Master Class: Massive Jam with Paul Part I (Tent)
  • 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    Lunch
  • 3:00 PM
    Joe Satriani Master Class (Tent)
  • 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
    Breakout Sessions & Discovery Rooms
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Dinner
  • 8:30 PM
    Performance with Andy Timmons and Friends!
  • 10:00 PM
    Camper Jamming

Thursday August 14

  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Breakfast
  • 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
    Breakout Sessions & Discovery Rooms
  • 11:30 AM -1:15 PM
    Paul Gilbert Master Class: Massive Jam with Paul Part II (Tent)
  • 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
    Lunch
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Joe Satriani Master Class (Tent)
  • 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
    Breakout Sessions & Discovery Rooms
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Dinner
  • 8:30 PM
    Finale Performance with Joe Satriani and Friends!
  • 10:00 PM
    Camper Jamming

Location

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Cambria Pines Lodge

Nestled on 25 wooded acres, Cambria Pines Lodge offers desirable accommodations, delightful gardens, and a charming experience all around. Accommodations range from cozy cabins to serene suites. Amenities include an outdoor pool and hot tub, day spa, parking, and wifi. The Fireside Lounge hosts nightly live entertainment, and workshop rooms with full-service catering. The organic kitchen garden provides homegrown organic produce to the restaurant at Cambria Pines Lodge, while other areas of the theme gardens offer spectacular landscaping.

Area Attractions

Cambria was name “one of America’s prettiest towns” by Forbes magazine. Nestled into the rugged windswept coast just north of Hearst Castle along scenic Highway 1, the area offers some of the most pristine views to the west coast. Rich in history and natural wonders, the surrounding area provides visitors with a variety of opportunities to explore.

Local Links

Cambria Pines Lodge

Address
2905 Burton Drive
Cambria, CA 93428

Website
Cambria Pines Lodge

Contact
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Pricing and Registration

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • 3 amazing meals a day
  • All workshops, activities and entertainment for 4 days and nights
  • Incredible welcome kit from D’Addario and Planet Waves
  • Several fully stocked jam rooms with drums, PA gear and amps
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi

What's Not Included

  • Travel to and from the resort
  • Alcohol and snacks
  • Sightseeing excursions in the area
  • Personal musical gear – please bring your own instruments if you are not signing up for our premium package

Ibanez-promoIbanez Premium Upgrade

Choose the Ibanez RG421RWCNF Guitar and Deluxe Gig Bag upgrade when you register and it will be waiting for you when you arrive.

PigtronixWestCoast-promoRegister by New Years Eve and Get Free Gear!!

When you register by December 31, 2014 you’ll receive a free Pigtronix Class A Boost pedal and West Coast Pedal Board when you arrive at camp.

Standard Rooms

  • Shared Standard Room with Two Beds
    $2000.00

    Standard Room with two queen beds and a roommate. You may either name your own roommate or one will be assigned by Dreamcatcher Events. Roommate matches are based on age and gender. If signing up with a roommate in mind, please enter their name in the “Roommate” field as you continue registration. *Pricing is per person.

  • Shared Superior Room With Two Beds
    $2300.00

    Superior Room with two queen beds and a roommate. You may either name your own roommate or one will be assigned by Dreamcatcher Events. Roommate matches are based on age and gender. If signing up with a roommate in mind, please enter their name in the “Roommate” field as you continue registration.  *Pricing is per person

  • Single with One Bed
    $3600.00

    Standard room with no roommates.  *Pricing is per person

  • Couples Room ($2000 per person)
    $4000.00

    Standard room with one bed meant to be shared by a couple. If you select this option choose the same room type for your second registrant.  *Pricing is $2000.00 per person

Suites

  • Shared Suite with Three Beds
    $1400.00

    Large Suite with 1 king bed, 1 murphy bed and 1 pullout sofa with roommates. You may either name your own roommate(s) or one will be assigned by Dreamcatcher Events. Roommate matches are based on age and gender. If signing up with a roommate in mind, please enter their name in the “Roommate” field as you continue registration.

    *Pricing is per person

  • Shared Small Suite With Two Beds
    $2600.00

    Suite with two queen beds and a roommate. You may either name your own roommate or one will be assigned by Dreamcatcher Events. Roommate matches are based on age and gender. If signing up with a roommate in mind, please enter their name in the “Roommate” field as you continue registration. *Pricing is per person

  • Couples Suite ($3000 per person)
    $6000.00

    Deluxe suite with one bed meant to be shared by a couple. If you select this option choose the same room type for your second registrant.  *Pricing is $3000.00 per person

Pricing and Registration Policy

  • All rates are per-person, unless stated otherwise.
  • All rates are subject to 6.9% surcharge, which includes all local, state, and occupancy taxes.
  • Installment Payment Plans
    • Upon registration, a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total purchase amount is charged to your credit card.
    • 100% of the remaining balance due on installment sales is automatically charged to the credit card on file on April 1, 2015.
    • Any registrations received after April 1, 2015 must be paid in full at the time of registration.
  • All payments and deposits are final and non-refundable.

For complete details please see our Registration and Payment Policy

Please contact info@g4experience.com with any questions you may have on the venue,  pricing or registration.

Sponsors

Dreamcatcher Events would like to thank our partners

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