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Julien’s Auctions Off Guitars of Rock Legends


Icons & Idols: TRILOGY Rock ‘n’ Roll Auction conducted by Julien’s Auctions live in Beverly Hills and online at starting December 1 will be conducted in conjunction with the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund ( Founded in memory of the world-renowned voice of Dio, Rainbow, Black Sabbath and Heaven & Hell, Icons & Idols will auction off dozens of items of rock memorabilia, among them stage clothes, vintage music collectibles and guitars and drum heads signed by a variety of celebrities from the music world, will go on the auction block to benefit the Fund’s mission of cancer prevention, research and education. 

Among the guitars being auctioned in the collection is a Limited Edition Les Paul style electric guitar by ASG that is part of a limited series of 30 featuring the artwork from the Dio band’s groundbreaking debut album Holy Diver and engraved pickup covers, inscribed with “AP/30” indicating its place in the series.

Julien's Auctions Beverly Hills
257 N. Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Viewing Daily: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Monday, November 23rd – Friday, November 27th, 2020
(Closed Thanksgiving Day)
and Monday, November 30th, 2020

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Arts for Art Vision Festival: Healing Soul takes Jazz & Soul Online


Streaming the sounds of jazz and soul, the Arts for Art Vision Festival: Healing Soul, goes online from October 8 to 12, 2020. Vision Festival: Healing Sould features artists such as Andrew Cyrille, Amina Claudine Myers, David Murray, and William Parker professionally streamed live from La Plaza,The Clemente (107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002).

Acts include:

  • Afro-Algonquin Trio
  • Oliver Lake Organ Quartet
  • The Healing Force
  • Lewis / Lopez / Marcelo / Waits
  • Amina Claudine Myers Trio
  • Fay Victor's Mutations for Justice
  • Andrew Cyrille Quartet
  • Tyehimba Jess
  • Black Host

And more!

Along with performances there will also be panel discussions such as Jazz Response to Humanity in Crisis - in and outside of the Jazz Community and music workshops for children. There will also be limited seating at the Clemente for performances in compliance with CDC and New York City guidelines

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Arts for Art Vision Festival Healing Soul
October 8 - 12, 2020


ProgStock Virtual Series: The Switched On Pro Rock Fest

Festival, the Progressive Rock music fest is the latest music even that’s going virtual. The ProgStock Virtual Series features shows from artists performing live in their homes or home studios. The series will be presented every Saturday night, 5PM – 11PM US Eastern/2 pm-8 pm US Pacific Time, starting on August 1, 2020. Each night will feature a plethora of acts and you can purchase tickets for individual acts. 

Artists on the roster for August include: 

  • Rachel Flowers
  • Julie Slick
  • Jean Pageau of Mystery
  • Frogbelly & Symphony
  • Bob Richardson (Cell15)
  • Jane Getter & Adam Holzman
  • Mile Marker Zero
  • Melanie Mau & Martin Schnella
  • Potter’s Daughter
  • Joe Deninzon
  • Harry Waters & Larry McNally (McNally Waters)
  • Mark ‘Truey’ Trueack & Sean Timms (Unitopia)

With more acts and performance schedule to be announced.

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Starts August 1, 2020

Montreux Jazz Festival Brings "The Summer of Music" to YouTube


Running since 1967, the Montreux Jazz Festival has been a venue for jazz legends. Now audiences can enjoy the show without traveling to Switzerland. The Montreux Jazz Festival is going virtual July 3 to July 18, streamed exclusively on YouTube ( as part of the festival’s Summer of Music, which will showcase iconic Montreux Jazz Festival performances from the past.

The Summer of Music line up features:

  • John Lee Hooker (1983) — world premiere — Friday July 3
  • Charles Bradley (2016) — world premiere — Saturday July 4
  • Dimeh, Slimka, Makala et Varnish la Piscine (2016) — Sunday July 5
  • Suzanne Vega (2004) — Monday July 6
  • Rory Gallagher (1979) — Tuesday July 7
  • Charles Mingus (1975) — Wednesday July 8
  • Carlos Santana Plays the Blues (2004) — Thursday July 9
  • Bang Bang Romeo (2019) — world premiere — Friday July 10
  • Angelique Kidjo and Friends (2016) — world premiere— Saturday July 11
  • Nina Simone (1976) — Sunday July 12
  • Deep Purple Live with Orchestra (2011) — Monday July 13
  • Etta James (1993) — Tuesday July 14
  • BB King (1993) — Wednesday July 15
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd (2019) — world premiere — Thursday July 16
  • Tom Misch (2019) — world premiere — Friday July 17
  • Marvin Gaye (1980) — Saturday July 18

The festival has been renowned in jazz circles for decades, with Quincy Jones proclaiming “You can’t describe it, words don’t do it justice. You just have to come and experience it.” and now you can experience it from the comfort of your home.

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Montreux Jazz Festival
July 3 - July 18, 2020

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