Thursday, October 17, 2013

Guitar auction at Museum of Idaho set for Oct. 24

Riverbend Communications and Chesbro Music are hosting the 105.5 The Hawk Star Guitar Charity Auction Oct. 24 at the Museum of Idaho, 200 N. Eastern Avenue.

Those who attend will have the opportunity to bid on acoustic guitars hand-signed by country music stars including Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins, Chris Young and Luke Bryan. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a pink guitar signed by George Strait, Blake Shelton, Toby Keith, Thompson Square, The Band Perry, Martina McBride and Justin Moore will also be auctioned.

Proceeds from the auction will benefit several local charities: Family Crisis Center; East Idaho Public Health District; Help, Inc., United Way of Idaho Falls and Bonneville County; U.S. Marine/Toys for Tots; District 91 Education Foundation; District 93 Autism Program; and the Idaho Falls Arts Council.

The event begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public, but RSVPs are required. Contact andrea@eiradio for an invitation. Or follow this link: http://www.1055thehawk.com/star-guitar-charity-auction/.

Here's a link 105.5 The Hawk's Facebook page, where you can read more: https://www.facebook.com/1055thehawk.

Last of all, here's video of Taylor Swift and Luke Bryan, neither playing guitar but singing Luke's mega-smash hit "I Don't Want This Night to End." By the way, this goes out to my former guitar student Courtney Marsh, a huge fan of both Taylor and Luke: