Bring food for the hungry, rock out with new strings!

Hickey’s Music Center has a special offer for musicians who’d like to help our neighbors in need for the holiday season. They’re offering free guitar strings in exchange for five cans of food.

hickeys-food-stringsIt’s the second annual “Food for Strings” event, and it’s taking place this Saturday from 10am-3pm at Hickey’s on Ithaca’s north side.

Hickey’s credits D’Addario for helping make the offer possible. Anyone who brings in a guitar and donates five cans of food will get a free set of D’Addario strings, installed at no charge. (The offer applies to six-string guitars, and excludes Floyd Rose bridge guitars, they say.)

All donated food items will be brought to the Friendship Donations Network to be distributed to community members in need.

Hickey’s Music Center is at 104 Adams Street, north of Downtown Ithaca, a couple of blocks from the Willow Avenue exit off Route 13.

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