Taylor Guitars Road Show Comes to the Orlando Science Center
June 13, 2011, 6:42 pm
Saturday, June 18, 2011, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Special Road Show Presentation at 2 p.m.
The “Taylor Guitars Road Show” is all about guitars, giving guests the chance to talk shop with the team from the Taylor factory – straight from El Cajon, CA. Whether you’re new to Taylor, a long-time Taylor owner, or thinking about getting your first guitar, you’ll find the Road Show a fun, informative event.
· A demo of how acoustic shapes and woods affect tone.
· The Taylor “Petting Zoo,” where you can sample a variety of Taylors.
· An opportunity to test-drive the new GS Mini.
· A wide selection of Taylors for sale, including new models and one-offs.
· Free TaylorWare, Elixir Strings, & digital subscriptions to Premier Guitar magazine, while supplies last.
· A chance to win a custom Taylor guitar.
WHO: Taylor’s product specialist and accomplished artist, Marc Seal, will be in attendance with Taylor’s Aaron Dablow. Seal will also return to the Science Center that evening for a performance during Cocktails and Cosmos.
WHERE: Orlando Science Center, 777 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803
Meet Taylor experts inside the new exhibit, “GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World” – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Experience the “Taylor Guitars Road Show” Presentation in Darden Theater – 2 to 4 p.m.
WHY: The “Taylor Guitars Road Show” will be held at the Orlando Science Center in conjunction with the Science Center’s newest exhibit, “GUITAR: the Instrument that Rocked the World” Developed by the National Guitar Museum, the exhibit explores the art, history, science and cultural impact of the guitar through artifacts, displays, and multimedia presentations, including guitars from acclaimed musicians like Johnny Winter, Vic Flick, Steve Vai and Joe Bonnamassa. See guitars of all shapes and sizes, including the world’s largest playable electric guitar (over 43 feet).
COST: “Taylor Guitars Road Show” and “GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World” are both included with general admission to the Orlando Science Center, which is $17 for adults, $12 for youth ages 3 to 11. Tickets also include access to all four floors of interactive exhibit galleries, giant screen films and live science demonstrations throughout the building.
NOTE: Also on Saturday, June 18 from 7 to 11 p.m., Cocktails and Cosmos at the Orlando Science Center will host “Where Science Meets Rock n’ Roll” with a Happy Hour filled with a wide array of food and drink specials, followed by an evening of art, fashion and music, including access to “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World.” Taylor’s Marc Seal performs at the event at 8 p.m.
INFO: 407.514.2000 or www.osc.org