June 9 is Les Paul Day
NEW YORK — A yearlong celebration marking guitarist Les Paul’s 100th birthday kicks off in Times Square next week.
It’ll begin with Neal Schon of the rock band Journey accepting a proclamation from the Les Paul Foundation declaring June 9 as Les Paul Day.
Organizers say other cities around the country also will declare Les Paul Day proclamations that day.
A 53-foot-long interactive mobile exhibition called Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience will then open to the public — for one day only before going on a national tour….(read more)