We have entered into a partnership with Red Deer Public Library
We are pleased to announce our partnership with Red Deer Public Library to lend our guitars through their facilities. So if you, or your child want to do some test runs to see if you’re really interested and capable, this is another avenue for you to explore!
Another Successful Ukulele Raffle
We have run another successful Ukulele raffle, giving away a beautiful tenor Ukulele, hand crafted & donated by David at Gilmore Guitars! We raised over $2,000 which will go a long way to helping us help.
Successful Ukulele Raffle
Ukulele raffle in 2019, so we if we can have a blurb in there about that too, I would be grateful. We raised a little over $1,800 with a beautifully crafted donation from Gilmore Guitars.
Red Deer charity donates guitars to kids | CTV News
Check out this news article from CTV News highlighting what we do!
Born July 18, 1954 in Cordell, Kentucky, stands out as one of the greatest country singers and musicians of recent decades, a musical prodigy who started out backing up greats like Bill Monroe and Emmylou Harris before breaking out as a star in his own right during the 1980s. In recent years, assuming the role of elder statesman of country music, Skaggs has sought to keep alive and pass on the great bluegrass tradition he inherited.
“I feel like my mission in life is to introduce a new generation of listeners to this music,” he said in a recent interview. “I’m always conscious and mindful that there’s a lot of people sitting out there listening to me that don’t know where this music came from. So it’s important to me to introduce them to Flatt & Scruggs, the Stanleys and Monroes, and show people where the music came from, talk about ’em, talk about the sacrifice that they made riding around in a station wagon, or six people deep in an old limousine riding around the country.“
Ricky Skaggs has 19 recorded hits that made the top ten in the U.S. & Canada, plus many more in the top 100. Some of these include Cryin’ My Heart Out Over You, Heartbroke, I Wouldn’t Change You If I Could, Highway 40 Blues, Don’t Cheat In Our Hometown & Cajun Moon
Courtesy of Skaggs Family Records / RS Entertainment
September 7, 2018
The Red Deer Advocate interviewed us to help spread the word about what we are wanting to achieve. Read the article here: Getting guitars to kids in need
September 7, 2018
We were interviewed by the Red Deer Express highlighting what our goal is. You can check out the article here: GuitarZ for KidZ provides guitars to eligible local musicians
September 4, 2018
Thank you to all those who came out to our fundraiser! We received 6 donated guitars and raised over $300. Check out our Facebook page to see more: https://www.facebook.com/1039103779575454/photos/a.1052113831607782/1120912838061214/?type=3&theater
September 1, 2018
We are having a fundraiser from 12-4 For more details click on the link: https://www.facebook.com/events/594125550988329/
August 4, 2018
Check out this Facebook link of Ricky Skaggs signing our Beaver Creek mandolin.
July 6, 2018
Check out our interview with Zed 99 here! https://soundcloud.com/zeds-morning-crew/guitarz-for-kidz