New York City Guitarists to Unite for 5th Annual Mass Appeal: Guitars

Published 8 years ago on June 17, 2013

By Jonathan Graham

New York City Guitarists to Unite for 5th Annual MassAppeal: Guitars -

Guitar World Magazineand New York City GuitarSchool join forces to present the 5th annual Mass Appeal:Guitars.

On Friday, June 21st, hundreds of guitarists will gather in UnionSquare in New York City for a large-scale play-along jam. MassAppeal: Guitars takes place during MakeMusicNY; New York City'sall-day music festival involving thousands of musicians throughoutthe entire city.

Mass Appeal: Guitars will take place in Union Square Park at theSouth Pavilion on Friday, June 21st, 2013 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.New York City Guitar School will hold a practice session startingat 4pm followed by opening act The Spanish Channel at 4:45pm.

This free event is open to all guitarists and will begin at6:00pm with opening remarks by Brad Tolinski, Editor in Chief ofGuitar World Magazine. Other highlights include songs led by GuitarWorld's Paul Riario and Laura B. Whitmore, with a rousing finalelead by Judas Priestess front woman MilitiA.

The following songs will be included in the Mass Appeal: Guitarsprogram. Instructional videos and further information can be foundat

Lynyrd Skynyrd - "Gimme Three Steps": Paul Riario (GearEditor, Guitar World)

The Beatles - "I Saw Her Standing There": Mark Stewart(Musical Director/MD, Guitar Mash, guitarist for Paul Simon)

Tom Petty - "Free Falling": NYC Guitar School/BrooklynGuitar School/Upper East Side Guitar School/Queens Guitar Schooldirectors Jen Elliott, Shane Chapman, Amy Molewski and IvanOrellana

Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Bad Moon Rising": RobDavidson (VH1 Save The Music)

The Lumineers - "Ho Hey": Laura B. Whitmore (GuitarWorld/Founder of Women's International Music Network)

Florence and the Machine - "Dog Days are Over": VanessaMalanga (NYC Guitar School)

The Beatles - "I Want To Hold Your Hand"

Judas Priest - "Living After Midnight": MilitiA (JudasPriestess)

Participants must bring their own instruments. Mass Appeal:Guitars would like to acknowledge sponsors Guitar World, New YorkCity Guitar School, Guitar Mash, Guitar Center and D'Addario.





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