On Saturday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m. the Mahwah Museum will host the Jazz and Blues Guitar Celebration at Ramapo College Trustees Pavilion, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah. There will be live and silent auctions of many special guitars and music memorabilia, live entertainment and a raffle drawing. This event will be the culmination of the Museums yearlong celebration of Les Paul’s 100th birthday
The live auction items will include:
2014 New Gibson Les Paul Traditional Model-Cherry Sunburst Solid Body Electric Guitar- Autographed by Les Paul on pickguard. 20th Anniversary Model. Epiphone Les Paul Solid Body Electric Guitar. Rosewood Dot Neck, Autographed by Les Paul on Pickguard. Fender Stratocaster Solid Body Guitar Autographed by Steve Miller, Fender Squire Honey Color Solid Body Electric Guitar Autographed by Vinnie Martel (Vanilla Fudge), Roger Krieger (Doors) and Les Paul on Pickguard.
For a full list and description of all live and silent auction items, visit www.mahwahmuseum.org.
The raffle will have four winners, the prizes being: A new 2014 Les Paul Traditional guitar, autographed by Les Paul, a Fender Squire Strat guitar, autographed by Brian Wilson, a Smick Acoustic Sunburst guitar, autographed by Jose Feliciano, and a Stedman Pro dark burgundy guitar, autographed by Mick Taylor.
Bucky Pizzarelli, Lou Pallo, Ed Laub, Dave Stryker and Vic Juris will provide live entertainment. Wine, hors d’oeuvres, and light fare will be served.
Admission tickets are $30 and can be purchased either online at www.mahwahmuseum.org or by visiting the museum at 201 Franklin Turnpike, Mahwah NJ, during our regular hours; Wednesday Saturday and Sunday 1-4 p.m. Raffle tickets are $20 and can only be purchased in person, by visiting the museum during our regular hours, or by mailing cash or check payable to the Mahwah Museum Society to 201 Franklin Turnpike Mahwah, NJ 07430 with the number of raffle tickets desired.
The Museum is open weekends and Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. The Donald Cooper Model Railroad is open on weekends only from 1-4 p.m. Admission to the Museum is $5 for non-members; children and members free.