MGK CLASSIC ROCK ART SHOW BRINGS ROCK LEGENDS TOGETHER

February 28, 2011

The 11th Annual 102.9 WMGK Classic Rock Art Show & Sale
Friday March 11 through Sunday March 27
at Suburban Square (next to the Apple Store)
Honorary Chairperson: “Little Steven” Van Zandt

The 11th Annual 102.9 WMGK Classic Rock Art Show and Sale will take place from Friday March 11 through Sunday March 27 at Suburban Square (65 St. James Place, Ardmore, PA 19003). This year’s show features the largest collection of pieces in the show’s history. Classic rock fans will be able to view and purchase photographs, paintings and drawings featuring Rock legends from A to Z, or Aerosmith to ZZ Top. The prices of the artwork range from as low as $5 to as high at $10,000. Admission to the show is FREE. A portion of the sales made during the show will go to this year’s charity, Little Steven Van Zandt’s Rock N Roll Forever Foundation.

This year’s show will feature a variety of special guests, live broadcasts and presentations (including a special Rolling Stones event). Gary Sohmers, who appears as an an appraiser of Collectibles, Memorabilia and Toys on the PBS program, Antiques Roadshow,will be appearing at The Art Show March 18, 19, 20. Attendees are welcomed to bring their rock n roll related memorabilia to have it examined and appraised by him. Sohmers will also be bringing his own collection of rare rock n roll memorabilia.

Some of the this year’s more notable pieces include: artwork created by paintings and drawings created by rock stars such as John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Jim Hendrix, and Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia. There will also be amazing photos of The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who and Bruce Springsteen; Beatles animation art; gold records and concert tour posters and hand signed artwork from John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr .

This year’s 100% charity, 100% local Silent Auction section in the exhibit will be comprised of drawings and photographs by area artists/photographers. The section will include pieces that feature The Beatles, The Police, David Bowie, Bono, Eddie Van Halen, The Rolling Stones and more. 100% of the proceeds from the silent auction will go to Little Steven” Van Zandt’s Rock N Roll Forever Foundation .

The Rock N Roll Forever Foundation Foundation is a 501(c)(3) created in 2007 by Little Steven Van Zandt. Little Steven’s Rock and Roll High School (LSRRHS) is the Foundation’s national middle and high school curriculum initiative. The LSRRHS program is geared toward national and state standards and is interdisciplinary in scope. It’s curriculum will feature a forty-chapter History of Rock and Roll, written by famous authors, that will provide the basis for over fifty lesson plans, teacher guides, and supporting audio and video materials. The aforementioned will be provided free to interested schools and will be available online for the general public. Van Zandt plays guitar in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, played the role of Silvio Dante in The Sopranos, and hosts Little Steven’s Underground Garage nationally syndicated radio show (Sunday nights from 10-Midnight on 102.9 WMGK).

Hours of the MGK Classic Rock Art Show are:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 10a.-7p
Wednesday and Friday: 10a-9p
Sundays: Noon-5p

Pictures of the artwork are available upon request. Interviews available from Gary Sommers. Please contact Dan Fein at dfein@wmgk.com.