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Signed guitar in charity lottery

MusicMan guitar donated to Hard Rock Cafe Venice for charity lotteryAfter the concert in Jesolo near Venice on December 11, all five members of Deep Purple have signed a MusicMan guitar which was donated to a charity lottery. The lottery is organized by the Hard Rock Cafe Venice together with the World Hunger Year foundation to support the Imagine There’s No Hunger campaign (Yoko Ono is among the supporters). The guitar has been made available thanks to Mogar Music and Ernie Ball Music Man.

The guitar is on display until the end of the year at the Hard Rock Cafe in Venice which is located just off Bacino Orseolo near the famous Piazza San Marco in downtown Venice. To enter the prize draw, people need to place a donation of at least 5‚ā¨ c/o the Hard Rock Cafe Venice. Unfortunately the donations are accepted only by person at the Hard Rock Cafe (no online donations available due to fiscal reasons).

The competition is open until the end of the year. Winners will be drawn and announced at the News Year’s Eve party of Hard Rock Cafe Venice. Other Deep Purple items (CDs, DVDs, etc.) are available as secondary prizes.

More pictures of the signing session can be viewed at the official Hard Rock Cafe Venice Facebook page.

Thanks to BraveWords for the info.

5 Comments to “Signed guitar in charity lottery”:

  1. 1
    Tracy Heyder (aka Zero the Hero) says:

    Great to see Purple getting involved in these Charity events. Though thankfully they are NOT a ‘Political Band’, they are a band with a heart and their resent contributions to various events such as this is a welcome sight and hopefully appreciated by the recipients, the public and fans alike.

    I went to the site and found no mention on there regarding the Purple Guitar Contribution. They list the band ‘OAR’ as supporters. This needs to be fixed…..


  2. 2
    Ted The Mechanic says:

    Atta boys, guys, sign that brilliant instrument of the world’s greatest six stringer to have ever strummed so much as a chord.

    And that is with all due respect to the other brilliant six stringers including The Man In Black….



  3. 3
    james jay says:

    I hope they stay with charity events and not get flim-flammed into the global warming hype that is just a money maker for certain big wigs. Although that would be an instant ticket into the “Rock Hall of Shame”. A shame because merits do not apply to enter. Case in point–DP. No band contributed more to “classic rock” than our beloved DP. thanks.

  4. 4
    Woodruff P. Hoppinstopp says:

    Happy New Year Venice

  5. 5
    purplepriest1965 says:

    Did the damn thing already got signed?

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