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Sun, Jun 16, 2024

Alex Lifeson signed guitar up for bidding in TD Jazz Fest auction

Fri, Jun 7, 2024@9:50AM | comments

The 37th Annual TD Toronto Jazz Fest runs for 10 days later this month from June 21-30, and for the first time ever they are also hosting an online auction as part of the festivities, with all proceeds going towards supporting local and Canadian artists. Rush's Alex Lifeson has donated a signed guitar to the auction, as described in this Toronto Sun article:

Alex Lifeson ... is auctioning off a signed crimson red Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster guitar as part of the TD Toronto Jazz Fest's first ever online auction. The instrument is also an Artist Proof Prototype which means it was built by Fender in 2021 specifically for Lifeson to try out that was based on a Stratocaster he used "back in the day." Bids for the guitar, and other items, are being accepted between June 1-30, with the festival's inaugural gala being held on June 20 at the Windsor Arms Hotel with a roaring '20s theme before celebrating Cuban jazz and salsa. ...

For all the details visit torontojazz.com, and you can place your bid on the Alex Lifeson guitar here.

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