Les Paul 100th Tribute At Fourth Annual NY Guitar Show & Expo
The NY Guitar Show & Expo (#nyguitarexpo) excitedly announces that the 4th Annual NY Guitar Show is set to be held on Saturday April 25 and Sunday April 26, 2015 at the Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Rd. in Freeport, NY http://www.freeportny.com/index.aspx?NID=115
Show founder/promoter Richard Johnson said, “Our fourth year is going to be larger and better than ever as new sponsors and media partners join in on what is now the fastest growing Guitar Show on the east coast, tripling in size since our inception in 2012”.
For 2015 they are celebrating what would have been Les Paul’s 100th birthday with the area’s largest tribute and exhibit on Les Paul featuring several of his longtime friends and band mates including the legendary Lou Pallo of the Les Paul Trio, close friends Jim Wysocki, the Les Paul Society & Clayton Munsey and Les Paul Book Author Robb Lawrence – with plenty of Les Paul’s own guitars, amps, artifacts and photographs on display too.
Mr. Pallo, who is an extraordinary jazz guitarist in his own right, was Les’ right hand man for 30 years. Lou will be in the Les Paul Exhibit booth Saturday (4/25) only with his unending Les Paul stories from 11 to 5 p.m. and will be signing autographs, playing some guitar on his Lou Pallo signature Les Paul and autographing DVD’s and CD’s of his award winning PBS documentary special “Thank You Les”.
Les Paul book author Robb Lawrence is traveling all the way from California to be here. Les Paul took a special interest in Robb’s work and invited him to live in Mahwah NJ. This collaboration resulted in a two-volume box set of “The Early Years of the Les Paul Legacy” and “The Modern Era of the Les Paul Legacy” released in 2009. Robb Lawrence will be in the Les Paul Exhibit both days of the NY Guitar Show with his books and Les Paul stories as well.
Attendees of the NY Guitar Show will also be able to sit and play Les Paul’s own guitars and amps that he personally owned and can enter to win a Free Epiphone Les Paul Standard courtesy of All Music Inc of Plainview Long Island. Additional sponsors of the expo include GBase, Premier Guitar, Taylor Guitars and many more!
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The 2015 NY Guitar Show & Exposition at the Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Rd. in Freeport, NY on April 25 & 26, 2015 features new, vintage and used instruments & amps, local dealers/music stores, custom builders and major manufacturers. Show manager Richard Johnson 516-435-8382 or www.nyguitarexpo.com or Rich@NYguitarexpo.com Follow us on FB at NY Guitar Expo or Twitter at #nyguitarexpo