Become the guitarist you always wanted to be and bag a FREE electric guitar with Fender Play

Become the guitarist you always wanted to be and bag a FREE electric guitar with Fender Play
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Fender Play has gone from the new kid on the block in the world of online guitar lessons to one of the most trusted in a relatively short period of time. Wannabe guitarists from around the globe have used Fender Play to great success, thanks to a simple user interface, easy-to-follow instructions, and a wealth of songs from some of the biggest names in music. But Fender isn’t satisfied with only giving you the tools to learn the guitar, they are giving you the guitar, too, for FREE! That’s right, you can bag yourself a free electric guitar when you sign up for a year of lessons at Fender Play, that's a mega saving of $250. 

Opting for a song-based approach, Fender Play uses tracks from your favourite bands and artists to teach you the skills and techniques needed to play the electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass, or ukulele. Featured artists include The Beatles, Ed Sheeran, Slipknot, Metallica, Green Day, Billie Eilish, and many more - it's fair to say, there's something for everyone here with thousands of songs to choose from. If all that wasn't enough, Fender Play members also receive 10% off guitars, amps and other Fender gear all year long! Still not convinced? Read our full Fender Play review.

Fender Play: Free Guitar with a Yearly Subscription

Fender Play: Free Guitar with a Yearly Subscription
For a limited time, the guitar giant turned online lesson provider is offering new students a Fender-branded electric guitar absolutely free when they purchase a yearly subscription to Fender Play. The electric kit - worth around $250 - includes a gig bag, strap, picks, clip-on tuner, guitar stand, and an extra set of strings. 

Of course, this deal is a brilliant opportunity for anyone looking to kick-start a new hobby, but it could also be just the ticket for those looking for the best gifts for guitar players this Christmas. Not only will the lucky recipient receive a stunning Fender guitar, but you’ll also be gifting them the ability to play it!

This offer is open to US residents only, and a yearly subscription to Fender Play costs $99.99. The offer expires on November 21, 2022, at 11:59 PM PST, or whenever stock runs out - so be quick!

Wouldn’t it be nice to learn some Beach Boys classics?

Fender is constantly adding to their beloved learning app, adding new songs and artists daily. The latest addition is a collection from one of the most influential bands of all time, The Beach Boys. This Hawthorne quartet has forever changed the face of popular music, and now it's your turn to learn the songs that defined an entire generation. 

To help celebrate 60 years of The Beach Boys, Fender is giving players the opportunity to learn 11 of their biggest hits – from California Girls to Good Vibrations and so much more.  So what are you waiting for, wax up your surfboard, grab your free Strat and get playing, it's going to be Fun, Fun, Fun.

Fender Play: 3-month free trial

Fender Play: 3-month free trial
Not sure if Fender Play is for you? Well, you can give it a whirl for 3 months without paying a cent! 

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Daryl Robertson

I'm a Senior Deals Writer at MusicRadar, and I'm responsible for writing and maintaining buyer's guides on the site - but that's not all I do. As part of my role, I also scour the internet for the best deals I can find on gear and get hands-on with the products for reviews. I have a massive passion for anything that makes a sound, in particular guitars, pianos and recording equipment. In a previous life, I worked in music retail, giving advice on all aspects of music creation, selling everything from digital pianos to electric guitars, entire PA systems to ukuleles. I'm also a fully qualified sound engineer with experience working in various venues in Scotland.