Mass Appeal Guitars: Guitarists Unite and Perform in Union Square NYC on June 21st!!

In Association with Union Square Partnership and Make Music New York, hosted and sponsored by Guitar World's Acoustic Nation, Martin Guitar and NYC Guitar School.

Special on-site only giveaway by our sponsor, Martin Guitar. Enter for your chance to win your very own Martin Guitar plus other super cool giveaways! 


 Saturday, June 21st


STEP ONE: RSVP for the jam (it is FREE) by clicking the RSVP button on the top right of this page. You can also share this link if you'd like to help spread the word


Song charts and video tutorials are coming soon! You'll find these by clicking the "more" tab above, and then "files" to download the songs, which will include songs by Sam Smith, The Cars, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Taylor Swift, and more! Listen to the songs and practice, practice, practice!  If you're available, sign up for one of the free practice sessions we've scheduled!

Songs and Song Leaders:

John Legend - All Of Me: TBA

Taylor Swift  - Blank Space: Led by NYC singer-songwiters Craig Kierce and Melinda May featuring the cool kids of New York City Guitar School.

Colbie Caillat - Bubbly: Led by Led by Laura Whitmore (Editor of Acoustic Nation/Founder of Women's International Music Network)

Florida Georgia Line - Cruise: TBA

Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way: Led by Brooklyn band The Good Good with rock star in waiting NYC Guitar School's Vikram Gupta

Sam Smith - Stay With Me: TBA

The Cars - You Might Think: TBA

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama: led by NYC blues/rock artist Danielia Cotton who will also be closing the night with an Epic performance

STEP THREE:  Tell ALL your friends to either come play guitar with you or come and join the fun.

STEP FOUR:  SHOW UP at Union Square on Sunday, June 21st.

Bring your guitar! There will be space for a couple of hundred guitarists to sit on the steps for the performance, but feel free to bring a chair or stool if you want.  Other optional bring alongs include a music stand and sunscreen!Come at 4pm for exhibits from Guitar World's Acoustic Nation PLUS extra practice sessions with NYC Guitar School.

4:00pm Check in and Small Practice Groups

4:45pm Special Guest Performance

5:30pm The Play Along Begins!!

6:00pm Danielia Cotton Performs

6:45pm Giveaways!! Giveaways!! GIVEAWAYS!!

6:50pm Danielia Cotton Leads the Final Play Along Song

7:00pm Event Ends

Questions?  Want to volunteer?  E-mail  


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