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Mass Appeal Guitars: Guitarists Unite and Perform Songs Of Awesome in Union Square Park, NYC on June 21st, 2018
In Association with Union Square Partnership and Make Music New York, hosted and sponsored by NYC Guitar School
JOIN A HISTORIC AND MASSIVE GUITAR JAM IN UNION SQUARE THURSDAY, JUNE 21st
• FREE GUITAR LESSONS AND JAMMING: 6pm-7pm
• SING ALONG: 7pm SHARP on the steps at the south end of Union Square Park.
HERE'S HOW TO JOIN:
STEP ONE: RSVP for the play along event on June 21st, 2018 (it is FREE) by clicking the RSVP button on the top right of this page. You can also share this link if you'd to help spread the word and invite your friends and loved ones:
STEP TWO: LEARN ONE OR MORE OF THE SONGS
We've already started posting charts and tutorial videos! You'll find these by clicking on the songs listed below. Listen to the songs and practice, practice, practice! If you're available, sign up for one of the free practice sessions which will take place the week before the event (check back to this meetup page to sign up.)
The ONE PAGE CHEAT SHEET OF AWESOMENESS--the one page super broken down simple version of every song:
(Stay tuned for individual song charts)
Here are VIDEO TUTORIALS of the songs!
Horse With No Name https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2OCGN6AspY
Satisfaction, Rolling Stones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4B-s3QFzFA
Hey Ya, Outkast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzoxriapSsM
Feel It Still, Portugal The Man (key of Em, no capo) (Here is a tutorial in the origianal key: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLMLTnl6wJM
Perfect, Ed Sheerhan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lx5ExrTSMlk
Respect, Aretha Franklin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yW_nkABephc
PLUS...BRING YOUR OWN SONGS OF AWESOME TO PLAY AND SHARE FROM 6-7PM!
STEP THREE: Tell ALL your friends to either come play guitar, ukulele, banjo, or just sing...or even just come and join the fun.
STEP FOUR: Bring your instrument and song charts and SHOW UP at Union Square on Thursday, June 21st. There will be space for a 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!
SCHEDULE: --From 6-7pm there will be tutorials and open small group jams...you can use that time to practice some of the above songs--or play and share your own songs!
--7pm gather on the steps of Union Square South for a mass play and sing along. HAVE FUN!
--7:30 hang out and enjoy live music and/or return to the city we love, with the flame of awesome burning within you!
Questions? Want to volunteer? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. SEE YOU ON THE 21st!
FAQ: This event is part of Make Music New York. Find out more about Make Music New York at
SEE YOU ON JUNE 21st