Tonight is the opening of Six-String Masterpieces at Le Luz de Jesus Gallery in Hollywood. A bunch of big name musicians and artists have painted guitars in a tribute to “Dimebag” Darrell, who was murdered on stage about 3 years ago. They’re also auctioning off the guitars in support of Little Kids Rock, a music education program aimed at teaching the importance of music in public schools.
Among the people who’ve painted guitars are Billy Corgan, Mark Mothersbaugh, Derek Hess, Dave Grohl, Kirk Hammett, Tommy Lee, Chino Moreno, James Hetfield, Jerry Cantrell, Dave Navarro, Rob Zombie, Ace Frehley, Slash, Marilyn Manson, Mark Ryden, Ozzy Osbourne, Les Claypool, Mody, Tom Morello, Kelly Clarkson (WHAT!?!), Ryan McGinness, Joe Satriani, Dalek, and Sammy Hagar.
Ted Nugent also painted a guitar that says, “In the wind, he’s still alive!” and “American Blood Brotherz!”… which I’m going to take off the wall and smash.
Le Luz de Jesus Gallery
4633 Hollywood Blvd.
Show starts at 7 PM.