Adult learners welcome. No previous experience or musical background is necessary.
Pick your top ten faves and use these to learn to play properly.
Pick your own repetoire, have your favourite tunes/solo's transcribed, learn how to do this yourself, have fun...
I have a 100% success rate in this regard. They're good for guiding and monitoring your progress but I strongly suspect Keith Richards never sat one.
Demystify the arcane world of written music, chord charts, scales, modes, extensions, substitutions blah blah blah...(all I wanted to do was play)... and find out why it's a useful tool for fulfilling your dreams.
Specialise in one of these and you'll later discover how much they have in common, developing an awareness of their unique qualities and the different roles they play in a band setting making you a better musician.
Develop a setlist of your favourite tunes, perform at a few open mic nights, join a band. It's relatively easy when you know how and get the proper support.