Every Bass has a story

Basstory: An Intimate Evening of Riffs and Repartee with Grammy Award Winning Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson

Grammy Award Winning Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson embarks on #BASSTORY, a series of limited and exclusive "Storytellers" dates, including special VIP meet and greets, exclusive merchandise, and more!

Tickets and VIP Meet & Greet Available for a limited time.

Due to capacity, there are a limited number of tickets for VIP Meet & Greet as well as entry into the show, get yours TODAY. First come, first serve.


This is an extremely limited experience, and is first come first serve.



Get face to face hang-time with legendary Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, and take home one of his stage used signature JACKSON basses, in this ultimate VIP EXPERIENCE.

You choose your show, you will get an ALL ACCESS VIP experience, including a 15-minute (pre/after show schedule permitting) personal meet and greet/bass lesson with David, and your choice of a 4 string RED Jackson Kelly Bird David Ellefson signature model, or a 5 string SILVER Jackson CBX David Ellefson signature model. The bass will come signed by David, with a photo of him playing it.

You will also get a BASSTORY shirt, signed Basstory poster and David Ellefson 8×10, David Ellefson picks, and a bag of Ellefson Coffee Co Coffee.

9/20 Portland, OR – Dante’s
9/21 Spokane Valley, WA – The Roadhouse
9/22 Fife, WA – Louie G’s
9/28 San Antonio, TX – Fitzgerald’s
9/29 Houston, TX  – BFE Rock Club
10/3 Bradley, IL – The Looney Bin (w/ Green Death)
10/4 Lombard, IL – Brauer House (w/ Green Death, WRATH)
10/5 Sturtevant, WI – Route 20 Outhouse(w/ Green Death, WRATH)


$100.00 (See Select Cities Below)

Sit down for an up-close and personal dinner with legendary Megadeth bassist David Ellefson with this exclusive EMP LABEL GROUP VIP EXPERIENCE. For 6 dates on David’s upcoming East Coast BASSTORY TOUR, we will be offering an extremely limited (10 people per show) exclusive pre-show VIP experience that includes: 

  • A pre-show dinner meet and greet and photo-op.  (Dinner NOT included.)
  • VIP Exclusive BASSTORY T-shirt
  • 2 EMP LABEL GROUP CDs (chosen at random)
  • 1 Autographed David Ellefson 8×10
  • Up to 5 personal items signed by David
  • 1 Signed 11×17 BASSTORY poster


This VIP experience will be held OFF-SITE, and does not include admission to the show.

Experience is limited to 10 people per date, and is first come, first serve. Reserve your spot at the table now. You will receive an email the week before the show with information on the time and location of the Meet and Greet. You are responsible for your own transportation, to and from, and prompt arrival at the meet and greet. We are not responsible for non-attendance. All sales are final. In the event you are unable to make the meet and greet, it may be possible to have your VIP items mailed for an additional postage charge.

New England Basstory

11/16 Manchester, NH

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11/18 Greenfield, MA

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11/20 New York City

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11/21 Waterford, NY

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11/23 Niagara Falls, NY

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11/25 Waterbury, CT

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11/30 Phoenix, AZ

12/15 Lakeland, FL

European Dates

Check out this great video interview by Robbs Metalworks at the 9/28 San Antonio, TX Basstory hosted by American Warrior Festival at Fitzgerald's Bar And Live Music Venue!

David Ellefson Basstory Contact



Keith Rowley

ETA/Ellefson Touring Agency


Thom Hazaert

EMP Label Group/Combat Records