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All you have to do is show up at the guitar, bass and accessories retailer’s Sarasota store at 2 p.m., April 1, wearing a Sarasota Guitar Company t-shirt
(Sarasota, Florida) Sarasota Guitar Company owner Scott Cook wants you to be in a video he is filming at his Sarasota location, 4333 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, on Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2 p.m. And he is betting that a chance to win a $1,000 Sarasota Guitar Company store gift card immediately after the shoot will help rustle up a crowd of would-be video stars.
“The only requirement for participating in the video, which makes you eligible to win the $1,000 gift card, is that you wear a Sarasota Guitar Company t-shirt,” Cook explains. “Our vision is to have hundreds of people lined up in the parking lot in front of our store yelling in unison, ‘I love Sarasota Guitar Company!’”
To help promote the event and the four-figure giveaway, Cook elicited the services of Lazy Fairy Improv. The Sarasota-based group shot a promotional video at Sarasota Guitar Company’s Sarasota store in February, and that video has already received more than 20,000 hits.
“We think the ‘I love Sarasota Guitar Company’ video has the potential to go viral, especially since the Lazy Fairy Improv actors are going to be on hand to help get the crowd revved up,” Cook says. “Just look at how well the promo video has done.”
Sarasota Guitar Company t-shirts are available for purchase at the store’s Bradenton location, 2111 Cortez Road W., and at the Sarasota store. The retailer also periodically announces opportunities to win free t-shirts or purchase shirts at discounts on its Facebook page (www.facebook.com/SarasotaGuitarCompany) through Twitter (www.twitter.com/sarasotaguitar) and through its email newsletter at www.sarasotaguitarcompany.com.
To view the video starring Lazy Fairy Improv members Christine Alexander, Joey Panek, Catey Brannan, Darryl Knapp and Angel M. Parker, visit http://youtu.be/FNBJJ9tUIzE. The official $1,000 Gift Card Giveaway Rules can be found on the store’s website.
About Sarasota Guitar Company:
Sarasota Guitar Company is southwest Florida's musician-owned musician-friendly guitar, bass and accessories store. With a focus on customer and community service and a lowest price guarantee, SGC is a great alternative to the large chains and big box stores. With stores in Bradenton and Sarasota, Sarasota Guitar Company has more than 1,000 new and used guitars and basses on display. For more information, visit www.sarasotaguitarcompany.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sarasotaguitarcompany, or visit the Sarasota location at 4333 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, 34231; 941-924-8321; or the Bradenton location at 2111 Cortez Road West, Bradenton, 34207; 941-896-9741.