Hey, Guitar Geeks: Steve Vai Sets Up Camp in Saratoga

February 11th, 2014, 12:00 pm by Greg
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Steve Vai performing at The Egg in 2012

Fretmaster Steve Vai – the multi-platinum three-time Grammy Award-winning guitar legend – will host the inaugural Vai Academy Song Evolution Camp at the Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs this summer. A unique musical experience, it’s four nights and three days of non-stop music and intimate, immersive workshops, taking place from Monday-Friday, June 23-27.

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LIVE: Steve Vai @ The Egg, 9/9/12

September 21st, 2012, 1:00 pm by Greg
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Steve Vai

Review and photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Out touring in support of his brilliant album, The Story Of Light, Steve Vai’s guitar pyrotechnics never strayed too far from the composition’s melody line at The Egg.

He’s the closest thing there is to his generation’s Jeff Beck – except when he’s doing the Stanley Jordan thing (both hand’s 10 fingers a tappin’ the strings) on the fretboard. Otherwise, his eyes are all over the place – except on the guitar.

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Steve Vai, What Do You Listen to When You Clean the House?

September 6th, 2012, 10:00 am by Greg

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Steve Vai at The Palace Theatre in 2010

“Tom Waits. I’m a big Tom Waits fan.”

Guitar hero Steve Vai and his band crank it up at The Egg in Albany on Sunday (September 9) in support of his latest album, “The Story of Light.” Special guest Beverly McCellan (from the NBC-TV singing competition “The Voice”) kicks off the evening at 8pm. Tix are $39.50, $45.50 & $69.50.

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