What is the Guitar Guinness Record? The annual guitar festival is most of all an occasion for collective play, meetings and exchange of experience, and during this event, an attempt to break the Guinness record is made.

Guitar World Record Online 2020 -view the final movie!

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On the 1-th of May, 2020, 7998 guitarists playing online have established the first ever Online Guitar World Record!


The online World Guitar Record is ours – 7 998 guitarists played together!


The 18th edition of the Guitar Record is going down in history! For the first time it was held entirely online. The legendary "Hey Joe" conducted by Leszek Cichoński was performed by as many as 7 998 guitarists. This time not at Wrocław's Market Square, but at home, in the windows and on the balconies. The members of the guitar orchestra included Jennifer Batten, Mrozu, LeBurn Maddox, Jan Borysewicz, Sebastian Riedel, Mietek Jurecki, Tomasz Zeliszewski, Wojciech Pilichowski and Marco Bartoccioni.


The greatest online guitar orchestra playing on Friday! The Guitarist's Companion

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The 18th edition of the Guitar Record starts this Friday, 1st May, and for the first time ever will be held entirely online. This year we will play the legendary "Hey Joe" at home, in the windows, on balconies and in the gardens. Despite its distinct formula, the festival brings together such eminent artists as Jennifer Batten, Stan Skibby, LeBurn Maddox, Jan Borysewicz, Wojciech Pilichowski, Budka Suflera and Sebastian Riedel. The Record will also feature a charity action in support of the ZOBACZ MNIE Foundation. The live broadcast launches on 1st May at 12:00 p.m. via www.heyjoe.pl.


"We help to break the record!" Win an exceptional guitar and support the ZOBACZ MNIE Foundation


This year's Guinness Guitar Record is special in many ways. It is the first time when you can join the "We help to break the record!" charity event and try to win an unusual guitar. The guitar is prepared specially by Szymon Chwalisz who is a creator of the legendary Woodstock guitars. The unique instrument will be a wonderful souvenir of this year's record breaking.


On 1st May the guitarists will play for the medical personnel!


The 18th edition of the Guitar Record starts on 1st May – this year adopting a unique online format. In a special music section, the guitarists will thank health care workers around the world with a collective performance of the song "W życiu piękne są tylko chwile". The legendary hit by the band Dżem dedicated to the medical personnel will be sung by Sebastian Riedel.


The members of Budka Suflera and Bart Sosnowski in tribute to Romuald Lipko

Romuald Lipko

On 1st May, during the World Guitar Record, the artists will pay homage to Romuald Lipko, an outstanding composer and co-founder of the band Budka Suflera. The musical farewell will be attended by the band members – Tomasz Zeliszewski and Mietek Jurecki, joined by Bart Sosnowski on vocals. For the first time in history, the Wrocław guitar celebrations will be held entirely online.


Andy Timmons and Bowie’s guitarist at the World Guitar Record 2021!

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World-famous guitar virtuoso Andy Timmons and Gerry Leonard, David Bowie's guitarist, will play in Wroclaw on 1st May during the World Guitar Record 2021 – at the Market Square and as part of the Concert of the Stars. Both shows have been postponed from this year: the 18th edition of the greatest guitar festival in Europe will take place entirely online.


LeBurn Maddox is joining us ONLINE!

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of the greatest guitarist of all time – Jimi Hendrix. On this occasion, the 18th edition of the Guinness Guitar Record ONLINE will welcome LeBurn Maddox. The famous American guitarist and singer will join Leszek Cichoński to present a music section dedicated to Hendrix. The artist's face has also appeared on the official poster promoting the event.


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