PRS Guitars will be hosting their Experience PRS 2021 virtual event on Thursday, July 8th, 2021. The event, which will premier live on PRS Guitars YouTube channel at 7:00 PM ET, will feature factory spotlights, educational Artist Clinics, Artist Gear Demos, a special message from PRS founder Paul Reed Smith, and more. “Our Experience PRS events are a way that we can share what we do, invite people to join us and give everyone a big thank you for believing in our products and craftsmanship,” said PRS President, Jamie Mann. “Our artists, demonstrators, craftspeople, and the whole PRS family are excited to be able to share this event again with music-loving fans.”
This year’s scheduled Clinics are:
- Corey Congilio: A Blues Rhythm Concept
- Isaiah Sharkey: Playing Outside the Box
- Justin Derrico: Two Classic Tones with the HX Amplifier
- Tenille Arts: Approaching Songwriting
- Clint Lowery: Writing in Alternate Tunings
With Gear Demos from:
- Wes Hauch
- Ben Eller
Viewers will also be encouraged to grab their own guitar and JAM with:
- Bryan Ewald
- Boscoe France
- Tyler Larson
- Mark Lettieri
PRS is also excited to announce that the Experience event will again include the opportunity to raise money for their flagship charity: Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. In conjunction with the virtual event, Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh has donated a special collection of goods to benefit the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. This special grouping of items will be available for purchase on Reverb.com starting at 7:00PM ET on July 8, 2021, just as the Experience PRS virtual event kicks off on PRS Guitars’ YouTube channel.
The PRS Guitars for The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center Reverb Shop listing will include:
- a PRS McCarty 594 Singlecut Joe Walsh Limited Edition guitar, hand signed by Paul Reed Smith on the front of the headstock and by Joe Walsh on the guitar’s backplate
- #3284/5000 of the History of the Eagles Super Deluxe Limited Edition Box Set
- A hand-penned letter from Joe Walsh authenticating the guitar is from his personal collection and donated to benefit the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
The full listing’s details can be found on Reverb.com. Proceeds from the sale will go to the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, PRS Guitars’ flagship charity.
The full schedule for the Experience PRS 2021 virtual event, along with an additional avenue to make a donation to the Kimmel Cancer Center, can be found at https://experience.prsguitars.com/. The event will stream live on PRS Guitars YouTube channel Thursday, July 8th, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST.
About PRS Guitars:
Paul Reed Smith Guitars is a leading manufacturer of high-quality instruments in Stevensville, Maryland and has provided some of the world’s most renowned musicians with instruments since 1985. The PRS team of highly skilled craftspeople design and build a wide variety of musical instruments and gear for worldwide distribution, including electric, acoustic, and bass guitars as well as boutique-style guitar amplifiers. The PRS SE line of products complements the Maryland-made PRS line by offering highly approachable and more affordable electric, acoustic, and bass guitars. Carlos Santana, Mark Tremonti, John Mayer, Neal Schon, Jimmy Herring, Zach Myers, Mark Holcomb, Tim Pierce, Tyler Larson, Orianthi, David Grissom, Mark Lettieri, and Joe Walsh are among the artists currently playing PRS instruments and/or amplifiers.
About PRS Guitars and The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center:
Since its opening in 1973, the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center (Baltimore, Maryland) has led the world in studying cancer and developing new ways to treat it. Since 2000, PRS Guitars has raised more than $3 million for the Living with Cancer Resource Program. Focused on the supportive care needs of cancer patients and their families this important program provides emotional support, assistance with temporary housing and transportation, help with finances and legal matters and spiritual care – all free of charge.
PRS Guitars Info: www.prsguitars.com