New York City Guitarists to Unite for 5th Annual Mass
Appeal: Guitars -
Guitar World Magazine
and New York City Guitar
School join forces to present the 5th annual Mass Appeal:
On Friday, June 21st, hundreds of guitarists will gather in Union
Square in New York City for a large-scale play-along jam. Mass
Appeal: Guitars takes place during MakeMusicNY; New York City's
all-day music festival involving thousands of musicians throughout
the entire city.
Mass Appeal: Guitars will take place in Union Square Park at the
South Pavilion on Friday, June 21st, 2013 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
New York City Guitar School will hold a practice session starting
at 4pm followed by opening act The Spanish Channel at 4:45pm.
This free event is open to all guitarists and will begin at
6:00pm with opening remarks by Brad Tolinski, Editor in Chief of
Guitar World Magazine. Other highlights include songs led by Guitar
World's Paul Riario and Laura B. Whitmore, with a rousing finale
lead by Judas Priestess front woman MilitiA.
The following songs will be included in the Mass Appeal: Guitars
program. Instructional videos and further information can be found
Lynyrd Skynyrd - "Gimme Three Steps": Paul Riario (Gear
Editor, 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/Brooklyn
Guitar School/Upper East Side Guitar School/Queens Guitar School
directors Jen Elliott, Shane Chapman, Amy Molewski and Ivan
Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Bad Moon Rising": Rob
Davidson (VH1 Save The Music)
The Lumineers - "Ho Hey": Laura B. Whitmore (Guitar
World/Founder of Women's International Music Network)
Florence and the Machine - "Dog Days are Over": Vanessa
Malanga (NYC Guitar School)
The Beatles - "I Want To Hold Your Hand"
Judas Priest - "Living After Midnight": MilitiA (Judas
Participants must bring their own instruments. Mass Appeal:
Guitars would like to acknowledge sponsors Guitar World, New York
City Guitar School, Guitar Mash, Guitar Center and D'Addario.