Thursday, December 14, 2017


Guitars not Guns is excited to announce that we have been selected to be one of the charities for this fundraiser.  This is a super fun and exiting event, you don't want to miss.  Please check this out and hope to see you there! 
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BABSCON 2018 - March 30 to April 1, 2018

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

A message from Barbara Anne Gorin:  As President of our Contra Costs County Chapter, I want to personally wish everyone a wonderful holiday and a Happy New Year!  To all of our amazing volunteers - each one of you have amazing talents, Big hearts, ❤️love πŸ’•, dedication and patience!  The support I have from each of you make all of this possible!

To our awesome sponsors and the community, thank you for continuing to help our Chapter grow and continue to help make us possible to share the beautiful gift of Music 🎢 with children.  We cannot do this without all of your amazing support!! We look forward to even more classes in 2018!!   Each of these children in these photos loved coming to our classes and learning guitar.  The smiles are priceless.  (Some faces are blurred out for privacy concerns at one of our locations).  We look forward to growing and getting more volunteers to help us.  Thank you! 😘❤️πŸŽΆπŸ˜€πŸŽΈπŸŽΌ #guitarsnotguns #kidsandmusic #love #fosterkidsneedlove #atriskyouthneedlove #acousticguitar  #volunteersrock #helpnonprofits #Daddario #stageninja #ernieball #monocreators #jimidunlop #pikcards #pickworld #keepingmusicalive #steveclayton #hotpicks #peacepicks #gibson #fender #musicandmore #lmstraps#lmproducts #Aceproducts #Aceskaces #avid #daddariofoundation #breezyinstruments #johnpearcestrings #korg #shure #kmcmusiccorp #marloplastics #musiclink #strumstick #wilmingtonfiber


Friday, December 1, 2017

Thank you to everyone that helped up make our annual Fundraiser a big success!

Thank you to all of our sponsors, and bands who performed and Bruce Johnson Sound Services for providing awesome sound and to all of our volunteers who helped out all night!  We had a big success and a packed house!  We raised over $2,000.00 and are excited for 2018!  You all rock!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Guitars not Guns Martinez Graduation June 6, 2017

Guitars not Guns Graduation

Martinez, California
Boys and Girls Club
June 6, 2017

Thank you to all of our awesome Volunteer Instructors
From left to right:  Bruce Johnson, Jay Kirkland, Barbara Gorin, Ryan Baillie,
James Heller, Steve Clark

Friday, December 16, 2016


Thank you to all of our volunteers, sponsors and the community for another successful year!  We look forward to 2017 and an even more successful year!

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


Now is the seasons everyone is shopping for that perfect gift and for the holidays!  Did you know that you can sign up with AMAZON SMILE and choose "Guitars not Guns" as your favorite charity and AMAZON will donate a portion to our charity?  Please consider doing this!  It does not cost you anything!  Amazon pays a portion to the charity.  Although it is a small percentage, every little bit will help our National Office of Guitars not Guns. 

Thank you!

Happy Holidays!