PRS Guitars on the Road this Summer with Alternative Press and the Vans Warped Tour

Catch PRS Guitars on the Road this Summer with Alternative Press and the Vans Warped Tour

(STEVENSVILLE, MD) June 24, 2016 – For the third consecutive year, PRS Guitars is teaming up with the Vans Warped Tour presented by Journeys as an official guitar sponsor of this major summer-long festival starting today in Dallas, TX, traversing the USA, and culminating in a final concert on August 13 in Portland, OR.

“We are excited about our continuing relationship with the Vans Warped Tour. We are heavily represented by PRS artists both on stage and in the Alternative Press tent, where they sign autographs and meet their fans. The tour and relationship just keep getting better,” stated PRS President, Jack Higginbotham.

PRS Artists on the Vans Warped Tour include:
Four Year Strong’s Dan O’Connor playing a Starla, SC standard and a Mira
Good Charlotte’s Billy Martin playing an SE Billy Martin
Sum 41’s Dave Baksh playing a S2 Custom 22 Semi-Hollow and Singlecut 250
Sleeping with Sirens’ Jack Fowler playing S2 Singlecut Standards
Bad Seed Rising’s Mason Gainer playing a S2 Mira Semi-Hollow, S2 Custom 24 and Archon amp
Say We Can Fly guitarist Braden Barrie playing PRS SE acoustics
This Is All Now guitarist Louis Malpeli playing an S2 Mira

In addition to seeing PRS guitars on stage, Warped concert goers can also experience PRS guitars at The Entertainment Institute (TEI) workshops where fans can learn from their favorite artists and at the Alternative Press booth where PRS Artist signings and PRS swag will be offered.

The guitars on tour with Alternative Press Magazine and TEI include an A20E Acoustic equipped with piezo electronics, SE Custom 22 and SE Custom 24 models and the Maryland made S2 Custom 22. These road-worthy models are highly reliable and instantly comfortable to play; perfect for life on the road with the Vans Warped Tour.

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About PRS Guitars: Paul Reed Smith Guitars is a leading manufacturer of high quality instruments in Stevensville, Maryland and has provided some of the world’s most renowned musicians with instruments since 1985. The PRS team of highly skilled craftspeople design and build a wide variety of musical instruments and gear for worldwide distribution, including electric, acoustic, and bass guitars as well as boutique-style guitar amplifiers. The PRS SE line of products complements the Maryland-made PRS line by offering highly approachable and more affordable electric and acoustic guitars and guitar amplifiers. Carlos Santana, Mark Tremonti of Creed and Alter Bridge, Marty Friedman, Orianthi, Dave Knudson of Minus the Bear, Dustie Waring of Between the Buried and Me, Josh Mix of Casting Crowns, and Zach Myers of Shinedown are among the artists currently playing PRS instruments and/or amplifiers.

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