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AGN News: BIG money being paid for vintage posters...!
If you have any old posters lying around at home or hanging on the wall in that man-cave, you could be in the money... old posters are going for BIG bucks...! Psychedelic Art Exchange is the leading auction house-website to buy, sell, and learn about vintage concert posters. They have a free Collectors Guide to Vintage Concert Posters, and searchable archive of past auction records with prices realized, descriptions, and enlargeable photos available at ConcertPosterGallery.com. Call Scott Tilson on 435-659-1660, or email Scott@ConcertPosterGallery.com. ...or click the info button for the link.
AGN News: Kurt Cobain's 1959 Martin D-18e sells for 6 million dollars...!!
Kurt Cobain's Nirvana MTV Unplugged 1959 Martin D-18E just smashed the auction world record taking over the mantle from Dave Gilmour's Black Strat, to become the world's most expensive guitar, selling at Julien's Auctions on Saturday for an incredible $6 million dollars. AND, Prince's Blue Angel Cloud 2 guitar sold at the same auction for $563,500.
AGN News: D'Angelico Buys Supro & Pigtronix
NEW YORK - June 16th, 2020: D’Angelico Guitars has acquired Supro USA and Pigtronix. With a shared heritage as reignited legacy brands, D’Angelico and Supro have collaborated as a guitar and amp pairing in their marketing efforts for years. Both Supro and Pigtronix were previously owned by Absara Audio, located in Long Island, NY. Supro was originally founded in Chicago in the 1930s, producing amplifiers that were featured on some of the greatest rock records of all time. It was relaunched in 2013 and has gone on to achieve popular status in the music industry. Pigtronix meanwhile, is a fast-growing industry leader amongst boutique pedal companies, featuring forward-thinking design and concepts. Though the acquisition is now complete, the brands will enter a transitional phase, developing a new company structure and revised product plan for 2021. For more details, click the info button.
AGN News: Tom Petty's Family sends Trump campaign a cease and desist letter after they use "I Won't Back Down" at Tulsa rally
Late Rock legend, Tom Petty's immediate family have sent a cease-and-desist letter to the Trump campaign after it blasted the song "I Won't Back Down" at the president's rally in Tulsa, Okla. on Saturday. In a statement posted on the Tom Petty Twitter account, the family said the use of the song was "in no way authorized." Numerous artists have asked Trump not to use their music, including Neil Young, Adele, Guns N' Roses, Pharrell, Earth, Wind & Fire, Queen, REM's Michael Stipe, The Rolling Stones, Rihanna and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler.
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Nextdoor Sessions: Asher Belsky; 'The Key".
Actually, Asher Belsky just turned 15 and plays guitar with a melodic yet explosive style. Asher began studying the guitar at age five and has yet to put it down. He has drawn from a range of influences, including the Allman Brothers, the Meters, Marcus King, and Tedeschi Trucks Band, to produce a sound that’s all his own. He writes, sings, and performs with his own band, Outer Sunset. Asher is an inaugural member of the Gibson Generation Group (G3), Gibson Guitar’s select group of young guitar players from around the world, and is an endorsed Gibson artist. Asher is also an endorsing artist for Homestead Amps and Moody Leather. In September 2019, Asher performed at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival, playing a featured set with Marcus King. Asher also appeared as a featured artist at Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam 3 in Golden Gate Park. Asher has shared the stage with the Marcus King Band, the North Mississippi Allstars, Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz of ALO, George Porter Jr. of the Meters, Midnight North, Brandon “Taz” Niederaur, Members of Moonalice, and Norman Greenbaum. In this episode, Asher performs his original song, "The Key".
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AGN News: Todd Rundgren unveils plans for bi-weekly live interactive virtual TV series “The Todd's Honest Truth”
Todd Rundgren, dubbed “Rock's Renaissance Man” way back in 1972 by Rolling Stone, will be premiering his bi-weekly live interactive virtual television series “The Todd's Honest Truth” on his 72nd birthday, June 22, 2020 at 6pm PDT/9PM EDT. A new episode will then go live every other Friday beginning July 3 in the same time slot. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Rundgren began playing guitar as a teenager, going on to found and front Nazz, the quintessential '60s psychedelic group. In 1969, he left the band to pursue a solo career, recording his debut offering, Runt. But it was 1972's seminal Something/Anything?, on which he played all the instruments, sang all the vocal parts, and acted as his own producer, that catapulted Todd into the superstar limelight, prompting the press to unanimously dub him “Rock's New Wunderkind.” It was followed by such landmark LPs as The Hermit of Mink Hollow and A Wizard, A True Star; evergreen hit singles include “I Saw The Light,” “Hello It's Me,” “Can We Still Be Friends,” and “Bang The Drum.” Todd Rundgren and some well known guest artists are re-recording his 1973 anthem “Just One Victory” and giving it away for free to the Democratic National Committee for use by candidates throughout the US running for public office this fall. Participants include Joe Walsh and Paul Shaffer, along with Don Was, who is co-producing with Todd. The virtual box office to purchase tickets for “The Todd's Honest Truth” episodes is open as of today: https://onlocationlive.com/category/honesttruth . click the info button for the 'live' link.
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AGN News: Kurt Cobain's battered BOSS DS-1 pedal sells for $9000.00
Hot on the heels of Kurt Cobain's 1959 D-18e setting a record as the most expensive guitar ever auctioned, comes the news that his battered Boss DS-1 distortion pedal sold for nearly $9,000 at Julien's Auctions.
AGN News: major UK consortium purchases iconic UK brand, Burns Guitars
News out of London today that a major music consortium has purchased the historic British guitar brand, Burns Guitars. Originally founded way back in 1959 by Alice Farrell and Jim Burns the guitars were made famous by the likes of Hank Marvin, Marc Bolan and many other notable British guitarists from the 60s and 70s. The acquisition includes a number of Jim Burns’ original designs that have never been released, but the word on the street is that they could see the light of day under this new ownership. For more information, click the info button NOW.
AGN News: StageIt Event with Guitarist Neil Giraldo this Saturday 20th June at 4pm PST. (Supporting The Alzheimer's Association )
Guitarist Neil Giraldo will be playing a benefit concert on Stageit for The Alzheimer's Association, this Saturday 20th June at 4pm PDT. Neil is a prolific guitarist, producer, arranger, and film composer with over four decades experience. A songwriter with a back catalog of more than 100 songs and more than 45 million records sold, and he's worked with some of the greatest artists in the music industry, including Pat Benatar, Rick Derringer, John Waite, Kenny Loggins, Steve Forbert, The Del Lords, and Beth Hart. His work has produced many Grammy-nominated and Grammy-winning hits, and he holds the distinction of being the first guitar player ever to appear on MTV. Today, Neil continues to expand his creative portfolio. In addition to writing new songs for stage and screen, he is developing screenplays for feature films, touring, and giving back to the community working with musicians young and old. For more information on stage it and to get tickets for the Neil Giraldo benefit concert click the info button now.
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You NEED to HEAR These 9 DREAM Guitars From 1958 to 2020
Robert Baker joins Tim for a quick listening tour of some dream guitars, both Vintage and Modern. From Robert’s 1958 Fender Esquire, to my brand new Floyd Rose Strat, Tim & Robert listen, play and talk about the surprising reasons that some guitars become our favorites.
AGN News: July 5th, 2020: LED ZEPPELIN ORIGINAL ART SELLS AT CHRISTIE'S FOR $325,000!
One of the smallest, yet most iconic original album cover artwork was just sold at Christie's for $325,000, the highest price ever received at auction for such a work! Measuring only 7”x 7”, the hand-stippled original artwork created for the cover of Led Zeppelin’s debut album in 1969 by artist George Hardie, captured the image of the famous 1937 Hindenberg disaster. Previous high prices for Rock And Roll related artwork include $1.85 million dollars for the movie poster, entitled The Scream, created by artist Gerald Scarfe for Pink Floyd's, The Wall and $900,000 for the set of seven photographs which make up the entire Abbey Road album cover photo-shoot. But according to Christie’s this is “the most expensive piece of original album cover art ever sold.” For more, click the INFO button, NOW
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AGN News: Get Ya EarPlugs Out...NAMM 2021 gets the green light...!
If you were wondering whether winter NAMM 2021 will go ahead, well at this stage, the organizers are saying, YES, ...!! So, got the mask? CHECK...! got the ear plugs? CHECK...I can't imagine how you could even begin to practice social distancing at NAMM but I guess there'll be a lot less people there if things remain the way they are now. Just imagine a NAMM where you can hear, park the car, get a coffee and go to the bathroom....!? Also, beginning Tuesday, July 7 and running through Friday, July 10, NAMM will present The 2020 NAMM U Virtual Summit: four days of career and business-enhancing webinars and strategies designed to help businesses take advantage of new opportunities and supercharge their future. Presented by NAMM U, TEC Tracks, and Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange, the free, online Summit will offer a suite of sessions across three unique tracks... Business, Audio and Technology. The sessions will cover topics ranging from online marketing strategies to the future of music technology, presented by experts in each area. Session presenters include Doug Stephens (best-selling author & founder of “Retail Prophet”, (customer experience expert) Scott McKain;(sound engineer) Mark Frink, Mr. Bonzai, Mindi Abair, Leland Sklar, Russ Kunkel, and many others. The NAMM U Virtual Summit will offer a dozen Zoom super-sessions that hone in on the most vital topics going forward, along with some fascinating sessions that highlight the changing industry.” The Summit will feature one webinar per day, per track, for a total of 12 sessions. The Summit is free and open to all industry professionals but A NAMM.org account is required to register; click the INFO button to visit NAMM.org.