June 13, 2024

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Rolling Stone and Gibson have teamed up to offer a special week-long series of music performances and give music fans the first-ever chance to make a charitable donation to support musicians worldwide and walk away with a piece of rock ‘n’ roll history.

As previously announced, Rolling Stone’s “In My Room” Presented by Gibson will be headlined this week with a rare special performance from rock ‘n’ roll icon JOAN JETT on Friday, April 24. The week will also feature music performances from Gibson artists LUKAS NELSON on Wednesday, April 22 and JAMES BAY on Monday, April 20. Tune-in to watch the “In My Room” music series Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 3:00 p.m. ET on Rolling Stone’sInstagramHere.

“Gibson Guitars and Rolling Stone have been partners for over fifty years, so it seems natural to take our partnership to a new creative level for our fans during this challenging time,” says James ‘JC’ Curleigh, President and CEO of Gibson. “Along with our iconic artists, we are proud to support MusiCares through our Gibson Gives movement at such a pivotal time for musicians and the music industry.”

“About a month ago, we launched ‘In My Room’ as a way to foster greater connection between Rolling Stone fans and the artists they admire most,” says Gus Wenner, President and COO of Rolling Stone. “We found the perfect partner in Gibson, who similarly believes that music brings people comfort, and provides a welcome distraction and powerful message, particularly during stressful times in our society. We’re thrilled to partner with the Gibson team and three extraordinary artists to give back to the music community through MusiCares at a moment when it’s needed most.”

To support the music community in these uncertain times, starting Monday, April 20, Gibson Gives–the charitable arm of Gibson–and Rolling Stone will provide fans the chance to support the MusiCares® COVID-19 Relief Fund and take home an autographed artist guitar. The MusiCares® COVID-19 Relief Fund offers immediate financial assistance to musicians, production crews, music industry creators, to donate, visit: https://www.grammy.com/musicares.

Arriving first at auction on CharityBuzz.com, JOAN JETT teamed with Gibson guitars to donate an autographed, limited-edition ‘Gibson Joan Jett ES 339 Electric Guitar’ in Wine Red–of which only 150 were made worldwide–Here.

Later that day, JAMES BAY’s Epiphone 1966 Century Electric Guitar in Cherry and LUKAS NELSON’s Gibson Les Paul Junior Electric Guitar in Vintage Sunburst both autographed, will also open for bidding Here.

Bidding for the autographed guitars will open on CharityBuzz.com on Monday, April 20 at 11:00 AM ET and close on Friday, May 8 at 3:00 PM ET. Shipping is contingent on COVID-19 restrictions; shipping ETA Summer 2020. For more information, visit: http://www.charitybuzz.com/RollingStoneGibsonHomeMadeMusic.

JOAN JETT Autographed Signature Gibson ES-339 Electric Guitar Preview Link:Here Lot # 2028302 Estimated Value: $2,500.00 Donate and Bid:Here JOAN JETT is an undeniable icon for all that is righteous in rock ‘n roll. From her pioneering spirit, to her visionary outlook on being an artist, JOAN continues to inspire people from all walks of life. Gibson is honored to be home to the Joan Jett Signature ES-339. Calling on nearly two years of touring research and development alongside JOAN JETT and Gibson’s Master Luthiers, the Joan Jett ES-339 guitar is a unique hollow-body design in a stunning Wine Red which like its legendary namesake, redefines what a guitar can do. The new Joan Jett ES-339 guitar features a thermally–engineered chambered maple centerblock and thermally-engineered Adirondack Spruce bracing, a radical first for Gibson ES guitars. The control assembly is hand-wired with Orange Drop capacitors and is paired with our Burstbucker 2 and Burstbucker 3 humbucking pickups. From sweet to rude, the tonal capabilities of the Joan Jett ES-339 guitar are truly limitless. The stunning AAA figured maple veneers are finished in Wine Red for a look that will always make a statement. The Joan Jett ES-339 will be produced in a very limited run of only 150 guitars worldwide. The autographed instrument will come with a Gibson Joan Jett Signature hardshell case and custom Joan Jett certificate of authenticity. The Joan Jett Signature ES-339 was produced in a very limited run of only 150 guitars available worldwide. www.joanjett.com
JAMES BAY Autographed Signature Epiphone 1966 Century Electric Guitar Preview Link:Here Lot # 2028300 Estimated Value: $2,500.00 Donate and Bid: Here A masterful replica of JAMES BAY’s customized Epiphone Century, made originally at the Kalamazoo, Michigan factory in 1966, the Epiphone Limited Edition James Bay Century Cherry Outfit is the perfect choice for any fan of BAY’s signature sound or quality modern replicas of stylish vintage models. Well-equipped with a Kinman® Noiseless “Sweet Neck” P-90, a reissue of the 60s-era compensated floating bridge with brass wheels, and USA-made “CTS” 500K pots, this guitar stands out from its original namesake–and BAY’s–as a unique and powerful instrument with which to craft your own signature tone. www.jamesbay.com
LUKAS NELSON Autographed Gibson Les Paul Junior Electric Guitar Preview Link: Here Lot # 2028301 Estimated Value: $2,500.00 Donate and Bid:Here This customized Gibson Les Paul Junior is inspired by LUKAS NELSON’s own 1956 Junior. LUKAS NELSON knows all about legacies, indeed he’s been hard at work carving his own for most of his young, but extremely eventful life. Balancing his work as the front man of Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real–an emergent and vital force in American music–with his regular gig as Neil Young’s band leader and lead guitarist–and of course, the never-ending road alongside his father in Willie Nelson & Family–in song after song, on stage after stage, LUKAS has sharpened the edges of his singular sound, one that nods to his influences while also pushing forward into uncharted territory. www.lukasnelson.com

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