Long & McQuade Learning Series - Fredericton, NB
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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Fredericton, NB

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Long & McQuade Learning Series - Fredericton, NB


Friday, March 8 | 6:00pm
Looping 101 with Stephen Lewis

Learn how to use a simple chord progression to practice your lead licks. Or maybe you want to turn yourself into a total one-person band. Fredericton’s own legend of looping will show you how looping can enhance your playing ability and transform your musical creativity. Stephen Lewis is an international touring performer with festival performances at Burning Man, The Boomtown Fair (UK), Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival, and many more.

Friday, March 15 | 6:00pm
Guitar Care 101 with Eric Giggie

The Atlantic climate can wreak havoc on musical instruments. Learn some basic maintenance for your instrument during weather changes, as well as how to properly set up your instrument through restrings, truss rod adjustments, intonation, and bridge and saddle height adjustments. Eric Giggie has been a guitar player for over 20 years. He has been working at Long & McQuade as a Sales and Rental Associate since 2013, and also performs the bulk of the store’s guitar repairs on-site.

Friday, March 22 | 6:00pm
Designing Your Pedal Board with Ben Anderson

Are you new to guitar effects? In a world full of fun, colorful stompboxes, which ones should you start with? Or maybe you want to know how your favorite guitarist gets “that” sound. Ben Anderson will take you on a journey into demystifying the world of guitar effect pedals. Ben Anderson has been playing guitar and obsessing over guitar effects for over 15 years. With a keen ear for tone, and a penchant for fuzz pedals, Ben crafts his guitar tones like a great chef combines the best ingredients for their signature dish.

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Registration & inquiries may be sent to Graeme Russell at grussell@long-mcquade.com.

Location: Fredericton 981 Prospect Street    Phone: (506) 458-5858
Fee: FREE!