Glasgow brewer to give away 10,000 free guitars at TRNSMT

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WEST, Glasgow’s favourite independent brewery, is giving away 10,000 free guitars this weekend (July 6–8) to coincide with the TRNSMT music festival at Glasgow Green.

The brewer is to dot a number of guitar stands around the main thoroughfares leading to the music festival and inviting budding guitar heroes to take their pick of their favoured axe: the only catch is that we’re talking air guitars...

WEST founder, Bavarian-born Petra Wetzel, said: “TRNSMT takes place on the doorstep of our award-winning brewery on Glasgow Green. So we thought it would be a nice gesture, as a brewer that prides itself on having a Glaswegian heart and a German head, to offer festival-goers an incredible 10,000 free guitars.

“After all, it was the most famous Glaswegian of them all – The Big Yin, Billy Connolly – who once famously sang, ‘Hey Jimmy, gonna gi’ us Ten Guitars?’ Well we’re going 9,990 better and giving away 10,000 guitars!”

“Festival-goers can enter our Guitar Challenge by posting a photo or video of themselves or their best friends performing their best air guitar poses to Westbeer Facebook or Westbeer Twitter and the winning entry will win a real Stratocaster guitar as well as a tour of our award-winning brewery together with merchandise and our WEST gift pack – so get practicing your favourite air guitar riffs now!”