As a result of the most destructive tornado season in recent memory, 153 people have been killed in Joplin, Missouri – home of the Glory Days Music Store – and half the town was destroyed, including Glory Days itself and the owner’s home. Orange Amps has decided to set up a fundraising ‘Music Aid for [...]
Drainage X and Sam Ash Music Stores have announced the 1st Annual Zombie Riderz Festival to benefit the Lili Claire Foundation on June 10th and 11th 11am-11pm at Jesse James Rock House (formally Dylan’s Roadhouse) 4660 Boulder Highway Las Vegas, Nev.
St. Louis Music recently donated Knilling violins, violas, and cellos, which will be the foundation of a new string program in an economically disadvantaged Chicago neighborhood.
C.F. Martin & Co. (www.martinguitar.com) recently announced as part of its ongoing corporate social responsibility initiative, the donation of 15 LX Martin Guitars to the Dessaix-Baptiste Music School in Haiti in cooperation with Jimmy Buffet’s charity, “Singing For Change, (SFC)” and five guitars to The SHARE Initiative at rehabilitation hospital Shepherd Center’s in Atlanta, Ga.
Collectors, fans and musicians alike gathered oh Wednesday (March 9) at Bonhams New York to celebrate the rock icon, Eric Clapton, whose personal collection of 75 guitars and 55 amps were auctioned off to benefit The Crossroads Centre in Antigua.