guitarguitar 20th Anniversary Presents: VIP Masterclass with Pete Thorn!

Published on 18 December 2023

guitarguitar will be celebrating our 20th anniversary in 2024 with a plethora of amazing events with some of the biggest names in the guitar industry and we’re kicking off the year with a ruckus! 

Rockers, get your horns at the ready! The Classic Rock Show returns to the UK in 2024 and you better believe it: guitarguitar is on board this time! 

“Wow!” We hear you say because YOU know what it means. We are thrilled to announce that in association with the Classic Rock Show and Suhr guitars, we’re putting on an exclusive VIP Masterclass with Pete Thorn at each venue local to a guitarguitar store. And you can even win yourself a brand new Suhr guitar!

You’re in? Then read on to find out how to get involved! 

VIP Masterclass with Pete Thorn

In association with The Classic Rock Show, Suhr Guitars and Pete Thorn himself, we’re giving guitarguitar customers an exclusive chance to attend a once in a lifetime VIP Masterclass with Pete on the night of 6 different CRS events. And - an extra cool bonus - we’ll choose one of you to win one of Pete’s stunning Suhr guitars!

There is a limited number of 30 tickets* available for each of the 6 nights and these are anticipated to sell out fast so be sure to book yours NOW! 

*Please Note: these tickets are for the VIP Masterclass with Pete Thorn only. If you wish to stay and attend the Classic Rock Show concert then tickets MUST be purchased separately and can be found HERE.

*Please make sure you book the ticket to the venue local to you as we cannot offer venue change if you book the wrong one. 


Gateshead - The Glasshouse International Centre for Music 

  1. Date - 14/01/24

  2. Time - 4:45PM - 6:00PM

  3. Local Store - Newcastle - Click Here For Tickets 

Edinburgh - Usher Hall

  1. Date -16/01/24

  2. Time - 4:45PM - 6:00PM

  3. Local Store - Edinburgh - Click Here For Tickets

Birmingham - Symphony Hall

  1. Date - 21/01/24

  2. Time - 4:45PM - 6:00PM

  3. Local Store - Birmingham - Click Here For Tickets

London - Cadogan Hall

  1. Date - 03/02/24

  2. Time - 4:45PM - 6:00PM

  3. Local Store - Camden - Click Here For Tickets

Guildford - G Live Guildford 

  1. Date - 06/02/24

  2. Time - 4:45PM - 6:00PM

  3. Local Store - Epsom - Click Here For Tickets

Glasgow - Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 

  1. Date - 08/02/24

  2. Time - 4:45PM - 6:00PM

  3. Local Store - Glasgow - Click Here For Tickets


Once you’ve purchased your ticket, you’ll receive a booking confirmation with all the details sent out from your local guitarguitar store.

Note: is the only place where you can purchase your VIP Masterclass ticket.

What’s included?

Our VIP Masterclass with Pete will run for 1 hour: Pete will talk to the intimate circle of the 30 of you about his rig, demonstrate some guitar chops and give you an insight into life on the road. He will then run an open Q&A session giving every attendee a chance to ask questions. 

On top of that, every VIP Masterclass ticket purchased will automatically enter you into a random draw. You will have a 1 in 180 chance of winning the grand prize: a Suhr Pete Thorn Standard Signature guitar! There will also be a number of runner up prizes that we know you’ll be eager to get your hands on. We’re excited even just writing about it!

About The Classic Rock Show

Rocking out in sold-out auditoriums around the globe since 2012, The Classic Rock Show is the ultimate rock anthems jukebox on the road. This 8-piece band consists of some of the best in session music, including Suhr-endorsed guitar virtuoso and YouTube sensation, Pete Thorn! Covering hits from the likes of AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac and Van Halen (to mention but a few), the troupe have been winning themselves audiences of all ages from all walks of life, delivering an unforgettable night of live rock & roll. 

About Pete Thorn

Pete Thorn needs no introduction if you live and breathe all things guitar. His outstanding playing landed him a Suhr endorsement and a rockstar-worthy career. Pete has shared stages with everyone from Don Henley to Chris Cornell, along with studio work with Alicia Keys, P!nk & more. His online presence is a sight to behold, too with a staggering 240k YouTube subs and a loyal following on his live streams. 

Alright, let’s get this party started then, shall we? Get booking now! 

See you there! 


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