“Lost Doves” guitar designed by Matt Ryder (Courtesy: Matt Ryder)
“Lost Doves” guitar designed by Matt Ryder (Courtesy: Matt Ryder)

Gibson Art Guitars to be sold for charity



The customised Gibson guitars now on display in The Dubai Mall’s Waterfall Atrium will be sold by silent auction later this month. The guitars, designed and commissioned to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Gibson, a global leader in music and sound were launched in Hard Rock Cafe last month.

Artists were given the theme of the International Day of Peace and as such, all proceeds from the silent auction will go towards the Peace One Day Foundation as well as a local charity.

All the art guitars as well as one 120th anniversary Les Paul Custom signed by legendary musician Lenny Kravitz will be on auctioned on October 22nd from 4pm to 7pm at Hard Rock Cafe.

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