Guitar Mash is a series of live events and online collaborations bringing together guitarists and music lovers around the block and around the world. You are invited to the Inaugural Guitar Mash Concert + Jam: Sunday, November 11, 2012 , 11:30AM- 3:00PM.
Featuring: Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) + Tom Colicchio (Top Chef, Craft restaurants) Musical Director Mark Stewart (Paul Simon) leading a band of New York’s finest session players - Featured guitarists leading their favorite tunes including Larry Campbell (Bob Dylan, Levon Helm Band); Stefan Grossman (protege of Rev. Gary Davis); Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Nels Cline (Wilco) and others to be announced. Event
• Concert + Jam - download lyrics and chords prior to the event via our website
• Dream Guitars Room - play a selection of one-of-a-kind guitars
• Silent Auction - bid on signed instruments and guitar paraphernalia
• Brunch + Bloodys - soft drinks too!
Ages: Ages 11 UP - acoustic guitars only - OPEN TO PLAYERS AND LISTENERS! Children ages 5-10 are welcome to be dropped off for a movie, art and pizza at Church Street School (74 Warren Street) during the hours of the event at City Winery.
Proceeds: To benefit Church Street School for Music and Art and seed the future of Guitar Mash, live events and online collaborations bringing together guitarists and music lovers around the block and around the world.
Jimmy Carbone + Margie Perra, Benefit Co-Chairs
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The Guitar Mash Silent Auction includes a Boss pedal signed by The Edge; a Martin D-28; a Lanikai Ukelele signed by uke star Jake Shimabukuro; a bass signed by Death Cab for Cutie’s Nick Harmer; plus guitars by Gibson, Fender, Breedlove and more! Bidding starting now online via www.biddingforgood.com/guitarmash