Martin Guitars and Strings to Celebrate NAMM’s Make Music Experience with Open Mic and Guitar and Strings Giveaway

Everyone Who Performs a Song Receives Martin Strings and is Entered to Win a Guitar

July 9, 2019, Nashville, TN…C. F. Martin & Co. ® (Martin Guitar) invites guitar and ukulele players of all levels to perform at Summer NAMM at the Martin Guitar and Strings Open Mic event, part of the Make Music Experience, on Saturday, July 20 at the Music City Center, in Nashville, TN, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Attendees can sign-up to perform a song during the Martin Open Mic at the convention center in the level 3 lobby, directly off of the exhibit floor. Everyone who plays will receive a set of Martin strings and a chance to win a piece of Martin gear on the hour. Each player will also be entered for a chance to win a Martin Guitar. The guitar winner will be selected at random from everyone who performs that day.

For free admission to the Make Music Experience, fans can register for tickets here:

Promo Code: MusicStartsHere

Day of the show tickets are available at the door for $20.


The Make Music Experience invites musicians, songwriters, music educators, students, and sound and studio professionals, to experience the members-only Summer NAMM show, the annual mid-year gathering of the music products and pro audio industry. NAMM will open the doors to Make Music Experience ticket holders for the full itinerary of professional workshops, opportunities to see and demo the latest in new gear from leading music brands, and a day of live performances and events connecting music-makers of all skill levels. Attendees will also get a chance to see and play an exciting array of new Martin Guitars and strings at booth #801.

About Martin Guitars and Strings
C. F. Martin & Co.® has been Inspiring Musicians Worldwide® for nearly two centuries with their superior guitar and string products. Martin guitars and strings remain the choice for musicians around the world for their unrivaled quality, craftsmanship, and tone. Throughout the company’s long history, Martin products can be seen and heard across all genres of music and in all segments of pop culture, from concert and theater stages to television and movies.

With an unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability and responsible manufacturing practices, Martin continually drives the acoustic guitar market forward, introducing innovative features that have become standards across the industry. These groundbreaking innovations include the introduction of X-bracing, the 14-fret guitar, and the “Dreadnought” size guitar.

Martin has also led innovations in strings, such as introducing the first high-tensile strength steel-string core wire; the first nickel acoustic strings (Martin Retro®); the proprietary Titanium Core strings; and now the groundbreaking, new Authentic Acoustic line, which offers unmatched stability, tone, comfort, and longevity. Learn more here:

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About NAMM
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of approximately 10,300 members located in 104 countries and regions. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music, and advance active participation in music making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter


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