Gibson Guitars For Peace Global Auction To Raise Funds For Ukraine
Gibson, the world famous guitar makers, and Gibson Gives – its philanthropic arm – are bringing the music community together to stand behind the Ukraine Relief effort, raising awareness and funds to aid the people of Ukraine.
Gibson luthiers have crafted a limited edition run of four Guitars For Peace Les Paul Custom electric guitars, which proudly display the Azure Blue and Gold colors of the Ukrainian Flag. Gibson partnered with artists to perform with the Ukraine guitars on stage on tour this summer. Autograph books traveling alongside each guitar have been autographed by Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Nile Rodgers of Chic, Slash, My Chemical Romance, Maisie Peters, Fher Olvera of Maná, Mark Knopfler, Lzzy Hale, Margo Price, Alex Lifeson, Blossoms, The Fratellis, Kasabian, Madness, Paloma Faith, The Charlatans, The Vaccines, Toyah, and actor Jason Momoa, among others.
Gibson luthiers have crafted a limited run of four Ukrainian-inspired Les Paul Custom guitars that will be passed from artist to artist as a show of unity to raise money for Ukrainian relief.
— Gibson (@gibsonguitar) September 7, 2022
Starting on 11 October, bidding will open for the Gibson Guitars For Peace Ukraine guitars and their autograph books as part of Julien’s Auctions Icons & Idols: Rock ‘N’ Roll live auction. Bidding will conclude with the live auction on Friday 11 November, Saturday 12 November, and Sunday 13 November, online via www.JuliensLive.com and in-person at the Hard Rock New York. Registration is required to bid in this auction and can be done in person or online before the sale via the registration page.
100% of the funds from the auction of the Gibson Guitars For Peace Ukraine Relief guitars will go to the current humanitarian need for the people of Ukraine, as well as rebuilding efforts once the conflict ends. In addition to the guitars, Gibson has launched the Guitars For Peace T-Shirt to allow everyone across the globe to show their support for Ukraine in an affordable way. 100% of funds from the sale of Gibson Ukraine guitars and the Guitars For Peace T-Shirts will be donated to immediate humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine through the Disaster Emergency Committee, a portion of the funds will also be used to re-establish music programs in Ukraine when the conflict ends.