Slash & the Conspirators at Ribfest in Naperville

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Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators

July 5
Knoch Park, 724 S. West, Naperville
Tickets, $15
(630) 259-1129;

“It’s a very high-energy, stripped-down, straight-ahead rock ‘n’ roll show,” he said. “Every day is different and every crowd is different. We change the set every day. We don’t have a choreographed show. That can get really old really quick. I’m maintaining my roots — rock ‘n’ roll is not supposed to feel like that. That’s why we can stay out for so long and have a good time, because it has that magic, in-the-moment feel to it.”

read more at the Chicago Sun-Times

Congrats Slash for winning the Loudwire “Guitarist of the Year” award!

Photo: Pa Photos

Congratulations to Slash for his many achievements in 2012, which led him to win this award. The guitarist has been at the top of his game for several decades, and we wish him the very best in keeping his hot streak going strong in 2013.

Read more and check out the other entries over at

Who else is on your “favourite guitarist ever” list (except for Slash, of course!)?