John Mayer Does It For The Kids – 11 Year-Old Fan Joins Him Onstage

John Mayer has dragged himself through the mill a bit recently, what with offending just about every ‘demographic´ possible in his now infamous Playboy interview. And to a lesser extent, by claiming he invented A minor in his equally infamous (probably) (TG interviewTG199

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However, it seems the


blues guitarist melted his critics´ icy hearts when he invited an 11 year-old fan onstage to play with him at his recent Philadelphia show.

Apparently, the young guitarist, Austin Christy, turned up at the show with a sign asking “Can I play ‘Belief´ with you?” It worked and to cut a slightly lengthy story short, he wound up not only playing with Mayer, but also with a signed Squire guitar.

Check it out below. The kid just takes it in his stride!

Matthew Parker

Matt is a freelance journalist who has spent the last decade interviewing musicians for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.