Bring your guitar, bring your voice, join guitar heroes and over 350 guitarists and music lovers in an afternoon of sheer joy. Tickets on sale now.
MUSICAL DIRECTOR MARK STEWART LEADS
Godfather of Americana
(Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson)
Acoustic Guitar Aficionado
Siren of Stringed Instruments
Organic Moonshine Roots
Pedal Steel Guitar Master
(Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Guitarists)
(Fabulous Thunderbirds, Roomful of Blues)
(The Gregg Allman Band)
Chilean Rising Star
Guitar Whiz Kid
(Protégé of Buddy Guy)
LIBATIONS + SUCH
courtesy of Acme Smoked Fish | City Bakery | Dancing Ewe | Fresh Direct | Hubert’s Lemonade | Lagunitas Brewing Company | Maslow 6 | Rick’s Picks | Stinky Bklyn | Tito’s Handmade Vodka | Vosges Chocolates | Zucker’s Bagels
Includes a Bloody Bar and teen-friendly cocktails!
courtesy of Anthony Brands | C.F. Martin | City Winery | Cordoba | D’Addario | Fender | Gibson | Kala | Sting | Vinyl Me, Please | and more to come!
BENEFIT JAM FAQ
YES, you can come without a guitar and still have an amazing time listening or singing along.
YES, you can bring your kids, but not the ones under 10. For them, opt in to the special afternoon of music and art at the nearby Church Street School.
All Guitar Mash events serve the mission of connecting people through music making AND raising funds for music education.
Other questions? Email email@example.com
Church Street School for Music and Art
Underwriting scholarships to downtown New York’s only non-profit school for the arts.
Guitar Mash Teen Programming
Creating opportunities for young guitarists of all abilities and cultures to connect + play together.
Little Kids Rock
Providing guitars and curriculum to teens in under-served NYC public schools.
Jason + Elyssa Ackerman
Andrew Pernambuco + Karin Goldmark
Ryan Maeglin + Daniel Wing
BENEFIT COMMITTEE CHAIRS
Rachel Blum + Jesse Guglielmo
BENEFIT COMMITTEE in formation
Amy + Rick Atlas
Rachel + Kris Brown
Judy + Steve Eick
Jennifer Pehr + Jon Adam Ross
Claire + Tim Radomisli
Valerie Rubsamen + Cedo Crnkovic
Learn about the Benefit Committee Perks
Hosted by the Ackermans
Woodstock Area, NY
August 9th, 2014
Guitar Mash musical director Mark Stewart + Larry Campbell (Bob Dylan; Levon Helm Band), joined by special musical guest Happy Traum, led Woodstock Mashers in an evening of song benefiting local music education programs in Levon Helm’s memory and name.
More photos in our GALLERY.
at Merchant’s Gate in Columbus Circle
May 21st, 2014
Dozens of teens from all over NYC picked up their guitars + filled Columbus Circle with the spirit + tunes of Pete Seeger + Stephen Stills; joined by special guests, the powerhouse all-femme Brooklyn band TEEN.
MASH MOB HALL OF FAME
Aaron Brandon Beuno, Adriana Montalvo, Austin Segretto, Blu Detiger, Brunno Trindade, Charles Woll, Dalia Wrocherinsky, Dalton Salisbury, Daniel Wing, Daniel Wrocherinsky, Davis Sandberrg, Eric Rios, Etai Abramovich, Georgia Stettner, Henry Miller, Ian Stettner, Jack Stettner, Joshua Nodiff, Kiera Wing, Kiran Sharma, Nina Grinblatt, Noelani Wing, Ryan Maeglin, Shareeda Rahim, Sydney McCarter, Tarcisic Nascimento
Guitar Mash Launch
City Winery, NY
November 11, 2012
Thank you to all who volunteered, attended and participated in the Inaugural Guitar Mash on November 11. We are so grateful for your generous contributions, enthusiasm and support and thank you for being a part of this unprecedented event. Check out Livestream to see the show!
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INTERESTED IN ATTENDING OR HOSTING A JAM?
Intimate events led by Guitar Mash musical director Mark Stewart and special guests. Playing is in the round, hosted at a home or special venue, with the purpose of generating awareness and support for Guitar Mash.
Interested in attending or hosting an upcoming jam?
Please contact Rebecca Weller.
COLLABORATORS + CONTRIBUTORS
“Captain” Kirk Douglas*
*indicates has performed with Guitar Mash
THE ICE PLANT
PAUL REED SMITH
SAM ASH MUSIC STORES
T. EDWARD WINES
TAKE A STAND
TITO’S HANDMADE VODKA