PRS Guitars Hosting Virtual “Experience PRS 2020”

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The PRS Guitars 35th Anniversary “Experience PRS” event, originally planned for this weekend at the company’s headquarters in Stevensville, Maryland, is going virtual on the company’s YouTube channel this Saturday, May 9.

“Our Experience PRS events are a way to open our doors, throw a great party, and say a big thank you to everyone for their support in believing in our products and craftmanship,” said Paul Reed Smith. “While we’ll miss seeing everyone in person, I’m very pleased we’ll still be able to share the spirit of this event.”

Clinics from the artists that were scheduled to present on the Experience stages are grouped into two sessions and will air as follows:

Session One 1:30 p.m. EST

  • Sophie Burrell: Legato Lick Lesson
  • Simon McBride: Playing the ‘Right’ Solo for the Song
  • AJ Ghent: Exploring Slide Techniques
  • Emil Werstler: Finding and Defining Your Musical Voice

Session Two 2:30 p.m. EST

  • David Grissom: Tone Tips
  • Mark Lettieri: Adapting Your Chord Voicings
  • Tyler Larson: The Top Five Things I’ve Learned From Interviewing Other Musicians
  • Davy Knowles: Opening Up The Fretboard For The Visual Guitarist 
  • Tim Pierce & Bryan Ewald: How to Approach Recording Guitars For Others

The event will close with a performance by Paul Reed Smith along with PRS artists and friends. The clinic videos will remain on Youtube, and the full event schedule can be found on https:experience.prsguitars.com.