The Les Paul Foundation and Hard Rock Cafe San Francisco are bringing Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience to Pier 39 in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Les Paul. The 53 interactive touring experience will arrive at Pier 39 on Friday, December 18th at 3pm and be open to the public throughout the weekend. The hours are Friday, December 18, 2015 from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday, December 19, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 20, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Guests can experience all of the entertainment and fun on board Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience mobile tour vehicle – a playground of technology, music, sound and invention for all ages. This marks the 100th Anniversary of Les Paul which is being celebrated across the country and marks the first time the tour will appear in San Francisco this year. The Hard Rock Cafe has partnered with the Les Paul Foundation and will offer giveaways on board to all who visit. The Hard Rock Cafe is located at 39 Pier 39 Concourse in San Francisco. Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience will be parked adjacent to the cafe location.
Les Paul, the man many refer to as the “Father of Modern Music” is the focus of the 53’ interactive state-of-the-art mobile tour known as Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience which takes visitors behind the scenes into the world of Les Paul giving them an opportunity for numerous interactive exchanges within 1,000 square feet full of music, technology and innovation. Guests young and old can immerse themselves in music exploration, sound and technology innovations and hands-on interactive entertainment.
Les Paul was an innovator, an inventor, a GRAMMY Award winner, an inductee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The National Invention Hall of Fame and so much more. Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience is all about the music, the inventions, the fans and the legacy of Les Paul. Known also as the “Father of the Solid Body Electric Guitar,” “The Wizard of Waukesha,” “Rhubarb Red,” “The Father of Modern Music,” and more. Les Paul’s curiosity about sound began at a very young age. Contemporary artists such as Slash, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Joan Jett, Jimi Hendrix and many others have paid homage to Les Paul throughout their careers. For more information on Les Paul Foundation visit www.lespaulfoundation.org.
About the Les Paul 100th Anniversary
Les Paul was an innovator who inspired creativity throughout his life. As the inventor of the solid body electric guitar, multi-track recording, over-dubbing (sound on sound) and numerous other recording techniques, he left an unmistakable mark on the music industry for future generations. The year-long Les Paul 100th Anniversary celebrates Les Paul’s life and includes major events and programs, tours, promotional campaigns, education grants and marketing initiatives that will secure his legacy for generations. The re-launched Les Paul Foundation website includes interactive opportunities with the late, great Les Paul as well as new merchandise. For more information and up-to-date schedules of the official Les Paul 100th Anniversary activities go to www.les-paul.com or www.lespaulfoundation.org