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, Guitar Center, D'Addario and NYC Guitar School
JOIN A HISTORIC AND MASSIVE GUITAR JAM IN UNION SQUARE FRIDAY, 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:
STEP TWO: LEARN ONE OR MORE OF THE SONGS
- We've already started posting charts and tutorial videos! You'll find these by clicking the "more" tab above, and then "files" to download the songs, which will include songs by Florence + The Machine, The Beatles, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Lumineers, 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!
- Here are the songs and leaders!
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Give me Three Steps: Paul Riario (Gear editor of Guitar World)
The Beatles - I Saw Her Standing There: Mark Stewart (Guitar Mash: Musical Director/MD, Guitarist for Paul Simon)
Judas Priest - Living After Midnight: MilitiA (fronts Judas Priestess)
Tom Petty - Free Falling: NYC Guitar School/Brooklyn Guitar School/Upper East Side Guitar School and Queens Guitar School Directors Jen Elliott, Shane Chapman, Amy Molewski, and Ivan Orellana
CCR Bad - Moon on the Rise: Rob Davidson (VH1 Save The Music)
The Lumineers - Hey Ho: Led by Laura Whitmore (Guitar World/Founder of Women's International Music Network)
Florence + The Machine - Dog Days Are Over: Led by Vanessa Malanga (NYC Guitar School staff)
The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand (TBD - guitar student!)
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 Friday, 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 bringalongs include a music stand and sunscreen!
- Come at 4pm for exhibits from Guitar World Magazine PLUS extra practice sessions with NYC Guitar School.
Questions? Want to volunteer? E-mail [masked]. SEE YOU ON THE 21st!