Guitarfest is coming to the Birmingham National Indoor Arena (NIA) on Saturday 11th July 2009 with some of the world’s top guitarists including Yngwie Malmsteen, Jennifer Batten and Glenn Hughes attending. The biggest and best guitar and guitar-related brands including Fender, Vox, Ibanez, Dean, Marshall, Peavey, Yamaha, Boss, Washburn, Musicman, Mesa Boogie, Martin, Blackstar and Digitech and there will be some special deals from these companies so you could pick up a guitar bargain if you’re savvy enough. Tickets for the show, which is part of the National rock and Pop Festival 09 are priced £15 for a day pass and £20 for a two day pass. Note that Guitarfest 09 runs on 11th July only and Drumfest 09 runs on 12th July 2009. Check out the Guitarfest 09 website for details.
On Monday 13th, a world record attempt to build the largest full drum kit ensemble (more than 600 drummers) in aid of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. You can donate if you wish by visiting their Just Giving page.
Check out the Woodstick 2006 world record breaking moment: