On Wednesday, February 27, 2013, the Mahwah Museum is making some of the guitars in the Les Paul exhibit available to be held and played.
Guitar lovers and Les Paul fans will have a chance to play some very special guitars once owned and played by Les. Among these guitars is a 1969 Les Paul Custom G-2 made especially for Les by Gibson and a 1975 custom Heritage 3 experimental prototype Gibson made for Les and Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin.
Also available to play is a 1950 Gibson Solid Body guitar with the first "Les Paulverizer" that Les built. A custom guitar, one of only three, made by Gibson to honor the first responders of September 11, 2001 on its 10th anniversary is also available to play.
There will be four 45 minute time slots available at 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm and an appointment is necessary. The cost is $25 per musician with a maximum of 5 musicians per session. There is a maximum audience of 5 per session at $5 each. First come, first served. No appointment is confirmed until you receive a confirmation email. Advance payment is required and can be made by cash or check. To reserve your spot, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mahwah Museum is located at 201 Franklin Turnpike in Mahwah, New Jersey