Just because it’s Thanksgiving, doesn’t mean you should stop playing guitar! In fact, the holidays are a perfect time for sharing your passion for rock guitar with the people you love most.
So what’s the best way to inject some ROCK guitar into your Thanksgiving? Well, we compiled five easy tips to help you and your family rock this holiday!
1. Share the Gift of Guitar
Teach a loved one to rock on the guitar. Power Chord Rock is perfect for beginning guitarists featuring four parts, so you can jam with your whole family!
2. Perform on the Guitar
Learn a holiday song on the guitar and make it ROCK! For some inspiration, check out Carol of the Bells by Metallica.
3. Rock a Holiday Playlist
Make a holiday playlist and sing along with the family. Bonus points for air guitar! Double points for real guitar!!!
4. Compose a Song on the Guitar
Compose a song for your loved ones on guitar. Check out the Rock Dojo original student compositions written by kids between the ages of 6 – 12 years old to help get your creative juices flowing.
5. Upgrade Your Guitar & Save BIG
Consider upgrading your guitar with some killer Black Friday Sales.
BONUS TIP: Consider supporting guitar education in Portland’s Public Schools by purchasing a Rock Dojo T-Shirt.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sophie Parham is the co-founder of the Rock Dojo in Portland, Oregon, where she teaches hundreds of kids between the ages of 6 and 12 years-old to play, perform, and compose their own original music on the guitar in after-school group guitar lessons. She’s also the co-author of Guitar for Kids: Rock Dojo The Complete Belt System.