Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Guitars in Times Square

Come take a free guitar lesson at the crossroads of the world!

Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images
Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images

Free Guitar Lessons

Times Square
W. 42nd Street and Broadway
1 PM to 5 PM

Ever wanted to play guitar? Got 15 minutes?

On June 21, aspiring Claptons can pick up a few pointers from some 50 guitar teachers located in the pedestrian plazas around Times Square. Between 1pm and 5pm, they will give free fifteen-minute lessons to all comers, with guitars available on loan for those without.

Among the teachers will be one of Times Square’s most famous denizens, The Naked Cowboy, along with teachers from the NYC Guitar School, and specialists in jazz and experimental genres.

Guitars will be provided on loan, along with free songbooks to take home.

Teachers will include:

Vinnie Arbona
Julian Barthold
Mike Bennett
Erika Braatan
Curtis Brewer
Leanna Burton
Michael Calabrese
Naked Cowboy
Jeff Detweiler
Mike Doyle
Jen Elliot
Dan Emery
Zac Fisher
Ben Fitts
Nick Gaynier
Justin Gaynor
Eric Greenberg
Ceaar Haas
Lindsay Harris
Adam Hart
Joel Ireland
Samoa Jodha
Hagen Knauth
Steve Lacey
Nina Liu
Daniel Reyes Llinas
Brandon Lopez
Kenneth Medernay
Steven Morgan
Ade Otuk
Travis Perry
Randy Quan
Katrina Shaw
Julia Weldon
Shirley Williams

Guitars in Times Square is sponsored by:

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