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The Big Guitar RockOut At The PNE Fair


Be part of something big this summer and rock out at the PNE in the Summer of ’23! The Pacific National Exhibition and School of Rock Vancouver have partnered to set a record for the most guitarists playing together at the Pacific Coliseum – and you can be part of it! Join over 500 musicians who will bring the Coliseum to life on August 27th with Bryan Adam’s hit “Summer of ‘69”!

Everyone from beginner to advanced guitarists can register to participate in this huge event! All you need is an electric guitar and a small guitar amp. School of Rock Vancouver will provide the music transcriptions, online tutorials and more through their revolutionary School of Rock Method App, so you can learn and practice before the big day.


Leading up to The Big Guitar RockOut at the PNE Fair show, you’ll have the opportunity to log into the School of Rock Method App where you’ll find everything you need to get ready including music transcriptions, online tutorials and other content specific to your experience level. You can choose to watch all content, or only what is relevant to you. It is completely self-paced, so you can schedule your learning and practice time whenever is most convenient to you! School of Rock Vancouver will also host a live online workshop where you’ll have the opportunity to learn from professional instructors and ask questions.

On August 27th, you’ll arrive at the PNE Fair where you will check-in, collect your badge and t-shirt, and attend an orientation in the Garden Auditorium. After the orientation, all participants will head down to the Coliseum together, set-up, tune their guitars, and then RockOut! More details will be provided closer to the event directly to registered participants only. You must pre-register in order to participate. Registration fee is $29 plus applicable taxes.



You will need a few things in order to participate;


The following is a list of tentative key dates which are subject to change with our without notice. Please place these dates in your calendar. Additional details with more specific instructions, dates and times will be emailed to all registered participants as they become available. 


Registration fees for the Big Guitar Rockout at the PNE Fair are final sale. No refunds or credits will be issued for any reason. Registrations and tickets are non-transferable and no name changes are permitted for any reason. 


Registration is now open! Register today to secure your spot and participate in this fun event before it sells out! Register before July 31st to qualify for a free t-shirt with your registration! Registration closes August 11th, so make sure to register today.