The Bass Player LIVE! Educational clinics, exhibits, and awards presentation/All-Star Concert at SIR Studios in Hollywood will be held Saturday, Nov. 4 from 11:00 AM-10:00 PM and Sunday, November 5 from 11:00 AM-6:00 PM.
Tickets go on sale September 15 at bassplayerlive.com. Bass players and musicians of all ages, levels and styles are invited to attend.
- Bass Player Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, followed by a performance featuring Flea’s friends at the All-Star Concert on November 4
- Bass Player Lifetime Achievement Award presented to session legend and James Taylor bassist Jimmy Johnson, followed by a performance with his band at the All-Star Concert, and a live clinic interview on Nov. 5
- Posthumous Bass Player Lifetime Achievement Award for R&B icon and Booker T. & the MGs bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn
- NEW THIS YEAR: Expanded clinic room seating, more than 20 artists’ signings, live music from the SIR Main Stage, gear giveaways, full beverage service and gourmet food truck
- The return of the All-Star Jam on Sunday Nov. 5, taking place on the SIR main stage
- Clinics featuring Bunny Brunel (with Armand Sabal-Lecco and Hadrien Feraud); Oskar Cartaya; Andrew Gouche; Robert DeLeo; dUg Pinnick; Steve Bailey; Bob Glaub; New York City-based Reggie Young; Bonnie Raitt bassist Hutch Hutchinson; Nashville session bass great Dave Pomeroy; and Chuck Rainey
- Appearances by: Juan Alderete, Norwood Fisher, Lee Sklar, Verdine White, Bakithi Kumalo, Alphonso Johnson, Jonathan Hischke, Nate Watts, Ben Kenney, Bobby Vega, Jerry Jemmott, Phil Chen, Hagar Ben-Ari, Jimmy Earl, Scott Reeder, John B. Williams, and many more
Tickets go on sale Sept. 15 at bassplayer.com/live. Single day and weekend packages for the Bass Player LIVE! clinics, exhibits and All-Star Concert are available. Day pass purchasers will also receive a complementary subscription to Bass Player magazine.