BUMBLEFOOT Reveals Dates For South African Master Class Tour
September 9, 2019, 7 days ago
Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal is an award-winning vocalist, songwriter, producer, and world-renowned guitar virtuoso, with over 25 years of releasing music, playing international festivals and headlining tours, and gracing magazine covers as a solo artist.
He has just announced dates and details for his first ever South African tour where he will be hosting two Master Classes (Cape Town and Johannesburg) as well as a full band show in Cape Town.
Bumblefoot comments on the tour, "This will be my first time in South Africa, hopefully the first of many more times. I'm greatly looking forward to this introduction, getting to know everyone musically and personally at the concerts, jams and clinics!"
Bumblefoot is lead singer and guitarist of the legendary progressive rock band Asia (with Geoff Downes, Carl Palmer and Billy Sherwood), and guitarist of progressive rock band Sons Of Apollo (with Mike Portnoy, Derek Sherinian, Billy Sheehan and Jeff Scott Soto). Formerly lead guitarist of rock groups Art Of Anarchy (2011 - 2017, including STP/Velvet Revolver vocalist Scott Weiland, Creed vocalist Scott Stapp and Disturbed bassist John Moyer) and Guns N' Roses (2006 - 2014), He’s toured sold-out shows all over the world, headlining festivals with crowds up to 150,000. His unique 'fretless guitar' can be heard throughout Guns N' Roses' 2008 Chinese Democracy album.
Bumblefoot is also an accomplished composer whose music is often heard in TV, film and video games, including the theme song to VH1's That Metal Show. Bumblefoot is an Adjunct Professor at SUNY Purchase College teaching music production, works with U.S. Embassies around the world on cross-cultural music programs, has his own line of award-winning hot sauces, and works with dozens of international charities visiting orphanages and children's hospitals around the world with guitar in hand.
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