Musicians Bucky Pizzarelli, Lou Pallo, and Frank Vignola will headline at the Les Paul 99th Birthday Gala.
On Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., the Mahwah Museum is hosting The Les Paul 99th Birthday Gala at The Trustees Pavilion at Ramapo College of New Jersey.
The Gala will include performances by Bucky Pizzarelli and Ed Laub. The list of musicians Pizzarelli has collaborated with over his career includes Les Paul, Stephane Grappelli, and Benny Goodman.
In addition, Lou Pallo, long time Les Paul Trio guitarist will bring a trio including singer/bassist Nicki Parrott and world renowned jazz guitarist Frank Vignola.
Master luthier and virtuoso guitarist Tom Doyle along with Sandy Doyle will also perform in the tradition of Les Paul and Mary Ford.
Also included at the gala will be a silent auction of Les Paul memorabilia, and a live auction of autographed guitars, including a Hofner “Beatle Bass” guitar autographed by Paul McCartney. The live auction will also be available on-line via Auction Zip.
Wine, hors d’oeuvres, and light fare will be served, and a raffle drawing for three autographed guitars will be held.
Raffle tickets are $25, Gala tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.mahwahmuseum.org , at the Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike, on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays between 1 and 4 p.m.