Gibson Gives–Purpose-Driven, Philanthropic Arm of Gibson–Announces Auction Of Autographed, Limited-Edition Guitars:
Angus Young – AC/DC Autographed Gibson SG Standard
Darius Rucker – Autographed Gibson Gives Epiphone Acoustic
Aerosmith and Joe Perry Autographed “Gold Rush” Les Paul
Lzzy Hale – Halestorm Autographed Lzzy Hale Explorerbird
Gibson Custom Shop Autographed Modern Double Cut, Ebony
Gibson Custom Shop Autographed Double Cut, White Pearl
All Proceeds Benefit Gibson Gives and the National Museum of African American Music
Auction Live Now, Ending On Wednesday, July 6
Via CharityBuzz.com (HERE)
Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand’s purpose-driven philanthropic arm Gibson Gives has announced a rare lot of six autographed, high-profile, limited-edition guitars from Gibson artists are now up for auction via Charity Buzz through July 6HERE. The Gibson Gives auction only features rare and collectible limited-edition guitars that are autographed by the artists including Angus Young (AC/DC), Joe Perry and all of AEROSMITH, Darius Rucker, Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), Elliot Easton (The Cars), Robin Zander and Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick), Don Felder (Eagles), Slash, Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Richie Faulkner (Judas Priest) and more. Each guitar in the Gibson Givesauction includes a certificate of authenticity, and comes straight from the source, Gibson.
Gibson has a strong focus giving back and supporting the global music community through Gibson Gives. The mission of Gibson Gives is to create, develop and support non-profit organizations in their efforts to advance musicians, youth-focused education, music, and wellness initiatives. In the last three years, Gibson Gives–a 501(c)(3) organization–has raised over $3.5 million dollars worldwide through its mission.
The Gibson Gives auction gives music fans the once-in-a-lifetime chance to own a rare and collectible piece of music history. All donations raised will go to Gibson Gives, in addition to the National Museum of African American Music’s music education fund. Bidding on the Gibson Gives auction has started now, and will officially close on Wednesday, July 6 at 3:00pm ET, bid now, HERE.
Angus Young – AC/DC Signed Gibson SG Standard
Lot # #2463401
Bid now to win the Gibson SG Standardautographed by rock legend, Angus Young of AC/DC. Only a few Rock and Roll pioneers break the Top 25 guitarists of the all-time list, and fewer do so by using only one model of guitar. The hard rock titan, Angus Young is synonymous for his high-voltage energetic performances, schoolboy uniforms, and his trusty Gibson SG Standard guitar. Angus has kept his Gibson SG in hand for his entire career. Angus has been constant with his dedication to the original Gibson solid guitar design. Much like Angus’s beloved SGs, this SG features a solid mahogany body set with two humbucking pickups. The mahogany neck has a slim taper profile with a rosewood fretboard and trapezoid inlays, is ready to shred some rock and roll. With Angus Young’ssignature on the pickguard of this amazing Gibson SG, place a bid to take home a piece of rock and roll history.
Darius Rucker – Signed Gibson Gives Epiphone DR-100 Acoustic
Lot # 2463405
Bid now to own a piece of the storied Gibson family of acoustic guitars with this Epiphone DR-100. This guitar features the Gibson Gives emblem alongside the Darius Rucker’s autograph. All funds raised from the sale of thisEpiphone DR-100 acoustic guitar with Darius’s signature will go to the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM). Darius Rucker believes in the power of music and its ability impact lives for the better and through his work Darius and Friends and more, Dariushas raised millions of dollars for underserved communities in need. Throughout his career, Darius keeps his favorite Gibson Acoustic guitars close stating “When I plugged my Hummingbird in, I’d never heard any guitar sound like that; It’s just what an acoustic guitar is supposed to sound like to me.” Between his Hummingbirds, J-45s, a Gibson Flying V, or his J-180 Everly Brothers/Billie Joe Armstrongguitars, Darius Rucker finds inspiration in Gibson guitars. Bid now to own this Darius Rucker signed Epiphone acoustic guitar; all funds raised will go to establish a scholarship through the National Museum of African American Music located in Nashville, TN.NMAAM’s mission is to educate the world, preserve the legacy, and celebrate the central role African Americans play in creating the American soundtrack. Learn more about NMAAM https://www.nmaam.org/aboutand Gibson Giveswww.gibsongives.org.
Aerosmith and Joe Perry Signed “Gold Rush” Les Paul
Lot # 2463402
Bid now to win the Limited-edition Custom Shop Joe Perry “Gold Rush” Les Paul Axcess that is signed by the legendary Joe Perry, as well as all of his bandmates in Aerosmith. Between owning several 1959 Les Paul “Bursts”, Les Paul Customs, Les Paul Junior Double Cuts, and creating multiple Gibson signature guitars, the ties between Gibson and the legendary AEROSMITHare sky-high. When lead guitarist Joe Perry gave Gibson Custom Shop what he described as “… a nearly impossible task…” of creating the new “Gold Rush”guitar. The Joe Perry “Gold Rush” Les Paul Axcess guitar is the result of years of creative collaboration between Joe and Gibson. It represents Joe’s idealized vision of a Les Paul guitar with a vibe, sound and feel that is pure rock ‘n’ roll.The Gibson Custom Shop Joe Perry Signature “Gold Rush” Les Paul Axcess features a unique twist with a Wilkinson floating tremolo system. This Wilkinson tremolo system is crucial in Perry’s guitar design to allow for a wider range of dynamic playability. Additionally, this model includes a Chandler Tone X control in the tone Potentiometer. When the pot is pulled it activates a +16dB Boost with a Midrange Sweep to set a solo boost or even get a mimicked Wah-Wah tone. Joe has chosen this Goldtop to be his Gold Standard of a Signature Les Paul. Adding to its collectability, this limited-edition Gibson Custom Shop Joe Perry Gold Rush Les Paul Axcess guitar has been signed by all of AEROSMITH.
Lzzy Hale – Halestorm Signed Lzzy Hale Explorerbird
Lot # 2463400
Bid now to win the limited-edition Lzzy Hale Explorerbird in Cardinal Red signed by Lzzy Hale of Halestorm. When it comes to today’s Rock and Roll trailblazers, it is near impossible to refrain from speaking about the powerhouse frontwoman that is Lzzy Hale. As the first-ever female Gibson Brand Ambassador, Lzzy knows a great guitar when she plays one… or designs one! Lzzy’s third signature Gibson guitar, the Explorerbird, takes a Rock and Roll Classic and breaks another barrier into uncharted territory. The Explorerbirdfeatures the Explorer Body and Neckwhich has become iconic in Rock and Roll and Metal with the likes of KISS, James Hetfield of Metallica, and even Dave Groh. The Explorerbird goes a step further, taking the headstock of a Firebirdand wrapping the entire instrument in Cardinal Red finish. With black plastic details and 70’s tribute humbucking pickups detailed with gold hardware, and gold Frets, the Explorerbird radiates elegance.
Gibson Custom Shop Signed Double Cut, White Pearl
Lot # #463404
Bid now to win the Limited-edition Custom Shop Modern Double Cut guitar in White Pearl signed by Gibson Artistsincluding The Cars, Cheap Trick, Eagles, Slash, and ZZ Top. At the 2020 Winter NAMM event, Gibson Artists Elliot Easton (The Cars), Robin Zander & Rick Nielsen (Cheap Trick), Don Felder (Eagles), Slash, and Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top) all performed on stage at the Gibson Live event and signed this Custom Shop Modern Double Cut guitar backstage at the concert. Additionally, they were joined in their autographs by fellow legends and Gibson Artists/Ambassadors Lzzy Hale (Halestorm), Emily Wolfe, Richie Faulkner (Judas Priest), and Jimmy Vivino. The unique and revolutionary design of this Custom Shop Gibson Modern Double Cut in striking a White Pearl finish makes it rare and collectible for any music fan, performer, or established instrument collector.
Gibson Custom Shop Signed Modern Double Cut, Ebony
Bid now to win this highly-collectible, limited-edition Gibson Custom Shop Modern Double Cut in Ebony signed by rock ‘n’ roll all-stars at the Gibson Liveconcert during Winter NAMM in 2020. This Limited-edition Gibson Custom Gibson Custom Shop Modern Double Cut in a classic Ebony finish and features the signatures of sonic pioneers such as Slash, Rev. Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, and Richie Faulkner. More and more bearers of the Rock and Roll torch signed the top of this Modern Double Cut that night, including Jimmy Vivino, Don Felder (Eagles), and even Robin Zander and Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, as well as Gibson Ambassadors Emily Wolfe, Jared James Nichols, and Lzzy Hale. Take home a limited-edtiion piece of rock and roll royalty with this Autographed Gibson Custom Shop Modern Double Cut guitar.
About Gibson and Gibson Gives:
Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand, has shaped the sounds of generations of musicians and music lovers across genres for 128 years. Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Nashville, TN, Gibson Brands has a legacy of world-class craftsmanship, legendary music partnerships, and progressive product evolution that is unrivaled among musical instrument companies. The Gibson Brands portfolio includes Gibson, the leading guitar brand, as well as many of the most beloved and recognizable music brands, including Epiphone, which has been on every stage since 1873, Kramer, the original MADE TO ROCK HARD guitar brand, MESA/Boogie, the home of tone,KRK, behind great music for over 30 years, and Maestro, the founder of effect pedals. Gibson guitars and gear have been played on stage by countless musical icons in every genre of music, and Gibson Brands is dedicated to quality, innovation, and sound excellence so music lovers for generations to come will continue to experience music shaped by Gibson Brands. Gibson has a strong focus on supporting the global music community through the philanthropic arm of Gibson Gives. The mission of Gibson Gives is to create, develop and support non-profit organizations in their efforts to advance musicians, youth-focused education, music, and wellness initiatives. 100% of all donations to and from Gibson Gives–a 501(c)(3) organization–go towards giving the gift of music. In the last three years, Gibson Gives has raisedover $3.5 million dollars worldwidethrough its mission. For a deeper look inside the history of Gibson, plan a trip to downtown Nashville, to visit the Gibson Garage. At the Gibson Garage—the all-new flagship store–music lovers can experience live performances, design a dream guitar, catch a taping of the award-winning Gibson TV series, and explore Gibson’s music history with captivating, interactive storytelling and memorabilia displays, inside the historic space. The Gibson Garage is the ultimate guitar experience and destination for music lovers in Nashville and across the globe. Learn more at Gibson.com and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Gibson TV, and Instagram, and download the Gibson App.