Guitar Road Tech Class - Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery

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Guitar Road Tech Class

Have you ever wondered how to get into the exciting world of Guitar Road Teching? This is your opportunity to learn some fundamentals of what it takes to be a touring Guitar Road Tech.

This is a hands-on workshop where you will be learning some of the tricks of the trade and understanding what it takes to get into the trade.

Classes will be a mixture of lecture and hands on activities including making an instrument cable, amp speaker testing and more.

Student will receive a starter Road Tech Kit (See Below)

The instructor for this course is Joe Vallee who has 25 years’ experience as a Road Tech for the Doobie Brothers and has teched for Willie Nelson, Nokie Edwards and more. Joe was also recently featured in The Tone Quest Report.


For those coming from out of state:  You can drive in or fly in and stay at hotels within walking distance to the school.  Fly in on a Friday night and stay at a hotel, then fly out Sunday night after the class finishes at 5:00 pm.  I suggest Ubering to and from the airport and Staying at one of these hotels:

The Egyptian Motor Hotel (this hotel is a 2 min walk to the school)
765 Grand Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 807 5225

This hotel offers a discounted rates to Roberto-Venn students and visitors.
Egyptian Motor Hotel, BW Signature Collection | Hotel Rooms (

Holiday Inn Express (this hotel is a 2-3 min walk to the school)
950 W Van Buren St. Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 675-2894

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Phoenix Dwtn – State Capitol – Phoenix, United States (

Hotel San Carlos (this hotel is a 10 min walk to the school)
202 N. Central Ave. Phoenix AZ 85004
(602) 253 4121
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Fall 2024 – To Be Announced

Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 9am – 5pm

This is an avocational class and is not within the scope of the school’s accreditation.

2 day

Pre-requisite: Setup Workshop 


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