American Idol winner Iam Tongi, along with country music star Charlie Worsham and 3rd runner-up Colin Stough, stunned fans at Gibson Garage’s “Garage Fest” on Saturday by giving away a whopping 200 guitars to lucky attendees. The event, held during CMA Fest, was a spectacle to behold and left fans exhilarated.
FOX 17 News captured the moments, as Tongi, Stough, and Worsham were seen mingling with fans, striking poses for photographs, and unloading guitars from a big truck in the Nashville parking lot. It was a true rock ‘n’ roll event that sent waves of excitement throughout the city.
Hundreds Of Gibson Guitars Given To Children In Nashville
The event had a star-studded lineup throughout the week, starting with Dave Mustaine’s in-store signing on Wednesday, June 7th. From there, the energy skyrocketed with the Garage Band Kick-Off on Thursday, featuring performances by talented artists such as Dani Rose, Vincent Mason, and Dawson Anderson.
The action continued on Friday with power-packed sets by Andrew Garrett, Landon Wall, Mikquala Skelton, Whitney Miller, Mackenzie Porter, and Adeem the Artist. And on Saturday, the day of the big giveaway, the excitement reached its zenith with Donuts and Jam hosted by the charismatic Charlie Worsham.
Inside the iconic Cummins Station building, Gibson Garage proved to be the ultimate pilgrimage for music enthusiasts. The awe-inspiring space showcased a vast array of Gibson, Epiphone, and Kramer guitars, alongside Mesa/Boogie amplifiers and KRK studio equipment.
From dreamy acoustics to electrifying electric guitars, every music lover’s desires were catered to. But it wasn’t just about shopping; the venue provided a feast for the senses with interactive installations, exclusive performances, and opportunities to start learning to play.
Located in the heart of Music City, Gibson Garage’s Cummins Station premises offers easy access to other iconic attractions. A short walk away from the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Frist Art Museum, and a myriad of fine hotels and restaurants, it is the perfect hub for enthusiasts to immerse themselves in Nashville’s vibrant music scene.
With Iam Tongi and fellow idols spreading joy through their guitar giveaway, Gibson Garage’s “Garage Fest” became an unforgettable experience for many lucky fans.
The event brought together the power of music, community, and the spirit of giving, leaving attendees eager for more electrifying moments in the future. So, keep your eyes and ears peeled, because who knows what surprises the next Gibson Garage extravaganza will hold?