Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Guitars Not Guns Online Charity Auctions begin Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Online Charity Auctions
100% of the proceeds will benefit 
Guitars not Guns children's music program!
Guitars Not Guns - a federally exempt  501 (c)(3) not for profit charitable organization - provides guitars and lessons to foster children, at-risk youth, and other deserving children. The GNG program offers a positive influence in children's lives by diverting them away from the destructive influences of violence, gangs, drugs and alcohol. GNG runs 100% on volunteers, donations, fundraising and grants.
GNG is not anti-gun; GNG is anti-gun violence.    
items to be listed beginning
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Link to Ebay Auctions

A federally exempt  501 (c)(3) non-profit organization 

items will include:

Gibson Les Paul Electric Guitar 
Gibson gig bag - both autographed by:
"The Red Rocker!"

Montrose, Sammy Hagar, Van Halen, Chickenfoot, 

Sammy and the Wabos, The Circle 

Gibson Les Paul Electric Guitar autographed by:
Geoff Tate (Queensryche)
Simon Wright (AC DC, Dio, UFO)
Rudy Sarzo (Quiet RIot, Ozzy, Whitesnake)
Robert Sarzo (Hurricane)
Kelly Gray (Queensryche, Myth)

Yamaha Acoustic Guitar autographed by
Yamaha Endorsed Artists
Guitarists and Bassists

Abraham Laboriel, Sr. (Koinonia, Open Hands session musician)
Alex Skolnick (Testament, Alex Skolnick Trio, Metal Allegiance)
Amos Heller (Taylor Swift, session musician)
Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big, The Winery Dogs)
Brad Lang (Y&T, session musician)
Carl Tosten (Carl Tosten)
Daniel Ho (Daniel Ho)
Don Alder(Don Alder)
Jack Gibson (Exodus)
James LoMenzo (Black Label Society, Megadeth, White Lion)
Joshua Ray (Shania Twain, session musician)
Michael "Fish" Herring (session musician)
Nathan East (Fourplay, session musician)
Soren Andersen (Glen Hughes, session musician)

Yamaha Remo Drum Heads autographed by
Yamaha Endorsed Artists
Adam Topol (Jack Johnson, Culver City Dub Collective)
Bill Gibson (Huey Lewis and the News)
Bobby Blotzer (Ratt, Dokken)
Chris Johnson ( Stevie Wonder,Rihanna)
Curt Bisquer (Mick Jagger, Elton John, Tom Petty)
Dave Mattacks (Fairport Convention, session musician)
Dave Weckl (Chick Corea, Dave Weckl Band)
Jimmy Keegan (Santana, John Waite, Spock's Beard)
Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, John Fogarty, Chickenfoot)
Larnell Lewis (Snarky Puppy, session musiciant)
Mark Kelso (Pete Townsend, Michael Bublé, session musician)
M.B. Gordy (Green Day, REO Speedwagon, Neil Diamond)
Mike Bennett (Winery Dog, Richie Kotzen, session muscian)
Mike Vanderhule (Y&T, Seven Reasons, session musician)
Paul DeLong (Kim Mitchell, session musician
Prairie Prince (The Tubes, Journey, Chris Issak)
Ralph Humphrey  (Don Ellis Big Band, Frank Zappa)
Rick Marotta (Aretha Franklin, Carly Simon, session musician)
Scott Mercado (Candlebox, Sky Cries Mary)
Tom Hunting (Exodus, Angel Witch)
Tommy Igoe (The Birdland Big Band, Blood Sweat and Tears)
Larry Lelli (Melissa Etheridge, The Mamas & The Papas)
Gregg Field (Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra)

Pickguards, Promo Photos, Posters, more... 
autographed by:

Adam Dutkiewicz (Killswitch Engage)
Albert Lee
Alex Skolick (Testament)
Andy James (Sacred Mother Tongue)
Barry Kerch (Shinedown)
Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big, The Winery Dogs)
Brent Smith (Shinedown)
Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge, King Cobra, Blue Murder)
Cliff Williams (AC DC)
Cole Rolland
Dave Amato (REO)
David Elleson (Megadeth)
Derek St Holmes (Ted Nugent)
Eddie Jackson (Queensryche)
Eric Bass (Shinedown)
Frank Bello (Anthrax)
Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
Gus G (Ozzy, solo)
JD DeServio (Black Label Society)
Jeff Pilson (Dokken, Dio, Foreigner)
Joel Stroetzel (Killswitch Engage)
Jonathan "Sugarfoot" Moffett (The Jacksons, Michael Jackson,
Kelly Hansen (Foreigner)
Kyle Gas (Tenacious D)
Maerteen Andersson (Lynch Mob, Lizzy Borden)
Marco Mendoza (Dead Daisies, Thin Lizzy, Black Star Riders)
Mark Zavon (Kill Devil Hill)
Neil Zaza
Stu Hamm
Tom Dumont (No Doubt)
Victor Wooten (Bela Fleck and the Flecktones)
Vinny Appice (Sabbath, Dio)
Will Adler (Lamb of God)
Zack Meyers (Shinedown)

Collectible & Desirable Guitars:
Vintage - Alvarez Classical  5003 Acoustic - made in Japan
Vintage - Guild D25 BR Acoustic
Vintage - El Mayo Electric (Gibson ES 335 copy)
Vintage - Kay Banjo 
Takamine Jumbo Acoustic G2N-NS
Ovation Celebrity Acoustic Electric CC44-8TQ
Recording King Parlor Acoustic Guitar RP-06
Crafter Acoustic T035 N
Ephiphone Korina Limited Edition SG Electric
Yamaha Pacifica Deluxe Electric

More items to be added, so bookmark this page
and check back often!

Link to photo gallery of auction items 

Your winning bid will 
support a great non-profit Music Program for Deserving Kids!

All Autographed items include "COA" Certificate of Authenticity from Guitars Not Guns Inc.

Bid High and Bid with Confidence!
Good Luck!

Link to Ebay Auctions (listings to begin 11/25/15)

 Special Thanks
to Michael J Photography for the guitar shots!

Contra Costa County California Chapter (Auction Administrator):