This is your exclusive chance to play alongside Guns N’ Roses guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal! You will have a private one-hour master guitar class with the current guitarist of one of rock’s most influential bands. If you dream of playing for sold-out arenas across the world, you have a thing or two to learn from Thal. His extensive recording and touring career makes him the ultimate guitar coach—don’t pass up this opportunity to develop your skills under his guidance. 

Guitarist, songwriter and producer, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal has been playing music for as long as he can remember. Over the past 20 years he has recorded and played with a slew of bands, including his current gig as the lead guitarist for Guns N’ Roses. He performed on their sixth studio album Chinese Democracy and went on a global tour in support of the album. Along with his prolific solo and guest work, Thal has supported many philanthropic organizations and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the MS Research Foundation.

Donated By: Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and Diana Rodriguez, Criteria Entertainment

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for one (1) person.
  • This experience must be fulfilled within one (1) year of purchase date in Los Angeles, California at a mutually agreed upon location (subject to artist calendar availability).
  • GRAMMY® Charities and artist management will not be responsible for winner's inability to arrive as directed to the determined location for fulfillment of this package.
  • The winner will be subject to a background check which must be successfully passed in order for the fulfillment of the experience to be executed.
  • Winner must be approved by charity and artist management before the experience fulfilled.
  • Charity and artist management reserve the right to refuse fulfillment at their own discretion.
  • Tickets are non-transferable and may not be re-sold or transferred for any purpose. Tickets sold or transferred will be revoked and deemed void.
  • The winner is solely responsible for travel, accommodations, meals and transportation to and from the event/venue unless otherwise stated in the description.
  • Inappropriate behavior during the fulfillment of the experience may result in the ending of the experience upon disruptive behavior and winning bidder being blocked from future GRAMMY Charity Online Auctions.
  • GRAMMY Charities and artist management are not responsible for any upgrades or additional items/services not listed in this description.

The minimum processing and handling charge for this item is $9.95.

The minimum shipping, handling and applicable insurance charge for non-tangible items is $9.95. Detailed redemption information will be emailed to the winning bidder.  The minimum shipping charge for hard copies of tickets and certificates is $14.95. The minimum shipping charge for merchandise is $19.95 (shipments outside the U.S. are subject to additional shipping and customs fees). Tickets, certificates and merchandise are typically shipped with signature required, unless otherwise specified, via professional carrier. In some cases, tickets will be left at the venue’s “Will Call” window under the winner’s name. Merchandise is insured for the winning amount.

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Lot Number:
# 414838
Estimated value:
Open Date
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:00:00 PM EST
Close Date:
Tue, 3 Dec 2013 3:16:00 PM EST
Donated By:
Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal and Diana Rodriguez, Criteria Entertainment

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