Linkin Park Celebrates Guitar Center 50th Anniversary at the Wiltern
Guitar Center has announced that Grammy Award-winning rock band LINKIN PARK will be performing in Los Angeles, CA at The Wiltern on Friday, October 24th in celebration of the retailers 50th Anniversary. Fans can visit guitarcenter.com/linkinpark to enter for their chance to win a VIP trip for two to Los Angeles, CA, attend a meet & greet with the band, catch the show, and take home a guitar signed by the band, a merch pack and a $5,000 Guitar Center gift card. Tickets will be given away by KROQ both on air and at select Guitar Center locations in Southern California during the weeks leading up to the event.
The milestone anniversary concert will be captured in stunning 4k and 5.1 surround sound and premier December 7th at 9pm as part of Guitar Center Sessions presented by JBL exclusively on DIRECTV’s Audience Network (channel 239). Guitar Center Sessionscaptures exclusive live performances and intimate interviews from noteworthy and influential artists, offering rare insights into the celebrated careers of these icons and the inspirations behind their music. The television series but one example of the music retailer’s efforts to support artists by creating new avenues to expose their music to large audiences in an ever-changing music industry.
“We’re honored to be part of Guitar’s Center’s anniversary celebration, and excited to share this special performance with the world on Guitar Center Sessions.”
–Chester Bennington, lead vocalist of LINKIN PARK
“2014 has truly been a milestone for Guitar Center. Not only are we celebrating our 50thanniversary, but this year Guitar Center pushed the boundaries of what a retailer is and can be. From our new “Greatest Feeling on Earth” campaign which celebrates the joy that comes from playing music to programs like Get Out Of the Garage, Singer-Songwriter and Your Next Record which help aspiring artists take their careers to the next level, each of the initiatives launched this year were designed to inspire and support our core: musicians.”
-Dustin Hinz, Vice President of Brand Experience and Entertainment Marketing
For more information, please visit www.guitarcenter.com