Clarens Guitar Weekend 2019

Whether you’re a novice player or an old hand, this is one experience you cannot miss. From group to one-on-one sessions, Dan will give you the inside scoop on his techniques and all the tips and tricks that has made him one of the most highly respected Blues Rock guitarists in the world.


Clarens Backpackers and Inn


29 November – 1 December 2019


The Dan Patlansky Guitar Weekend is a 3 day experience comprising FOUR WORKSHOPS in which Dan covers theory and practical on:

  • Improvising
  • Licks and Riffs
  • Chords & Harmony
  • Tone and Gear

There are many hours of jamming with other people that have the same passion for guitar playing. You’ll eat sleep and breathe guitar playing for 3 solid days!


Accommodation at the Clarens Inn Backpackers is in the cosy and un-fussy bunkhouses. Although breakfasts and dinners are included in the package, guitarists need to cater for their own lunches. A shared kitchen, braai area, coffee shop and the Hub Cap Bar on site covers all you might need. Internet access is available.

The DAN PATLANSKY CLARENS GUITAR WEEKEND is back in November 2019 for the last

opportunity this year to eat, breathe, sleep and play guitar with #4 best rock guitarist in

the world, as voted by Total Guitar Magazine UK, DAN PATLANSKY.

DAN returns to the stunning countryside in Clarens for an invaluable experience

consisting of 3 days of guitar workshops including one-on-one face time with Dan

Patlansky. All skills levels welcome. Spaces are limited, so be sure to book your place


Voted #1 in the world twice by Blues Rock Review USA for his albums ‘Dear Silence

Thieves (2014)’ and ‘Introvertigo (2016)’, and #2 in the world for ‘Perfection Kills (2018)’,

you will find no better teacher than this guitar virtuoso and this is your chance to spend 3

days living guitar playing with Dan Patlansky.

What To Bring?

  • Your guitar (Electric or Acoustic)
  • Your Amp
  • Bedding
  • Spending money for the cash bar and for meals not provided by the weekend


How Much?

Price is R 4,650 per person.

(Cost includes two nights accommodation at Clarens Inn, breakfast, dinner and workshops with Dan Patlansky and gift bag worth R1,000)


Please note, the 30 spots available are for guitarists participating in the workshops. Regrettably bookings cannot be taken for partners wanting to attend.


Any questions? Please mail them to and we’ll get straight back to you.

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