Gibson offers free guitar lessons during coronavirus pandemic

Gibson, Fender and more offer free guitar lessons during coronavirus pandemic

While everyone is social distancing and self-quarantining, why not pick up a new hobby?

Multiple guitar companies are teaching how to play guitar for free.

Fender announced three free months of lessons on Fender Play, People magazine reported.

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The company will teach you how to play acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass or ukulele. All you have to do is sign up and find an instrument.

At the same time, Gibson is teaming with Amped Guitars to offer free months of online guitar lessons, NME reported.

Those companies are using the Amped Guitar Learning app that is currently only available on the Apple App store to learn how to play.

The app has lessons and then allows musicians to play with some of the greats like The Beatles, Tom Petty and B.B. King through audio augmented reality technology, NME reported.

Gibson and Fender are both giving free guitar lessons while the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep people home.
Gibson and Fender are both giving free guitar lessons while the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep people home. (Kris Connor/Getty Images)