Daltrey Joins WMGK for 13th Annual Classic Rock Art Show
April 26, 2013
Classic Rock 102.9 MGK is proud to announce that The Who’s Roger Daltrey is the honorary chairperson for this years’ 13th Annual 102.9 WMGK Classic Rock Art Show and Sale. A portion of the proceeds from art show sales will go to Daltrey’s Teen Cancer America organization,a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer. This year’s exhibit will reside at Neshaminy Mall in Bensalem, from Friday May 17, 2013 through Sunday June 2, 2013. Admission to the exhibit is free and all of the art is available for purchase. Items range in price from $5 to $10,000, with plenty of items priced under $200.
The 13th Annual 102.9 WMGK Classic Rock Art Show and Sale features the world’s largest collection of photographs, paintings and drawings made by and featuring the biggest names in classic rock. The show’s amazing collection of works includes pieces created by classic rockers such as Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia, John Entwistle (The Who), Jimi Hendrix, Ron Wood (Rolling Stones), Robby Krieger (The Doors), Ringo Starr, Carlos Santana and many others. This year’s Classic Rock Art Show will also feature photos of The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Van Halen, Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty, Beatles animation art, gold records, concert tour posters and hand signed artwork.
Some of the highlights at this year’s Classic Rock Art Show include: a series of early photographs of Bruce Springsteen, taken in the 70s when Bruce was still playing the club circuit, an extremely rare hand signed lithograph from Bob Dylan (never released in America), two never before published photographs of Bon Jovi taken at The Warehouse Recording studio in Philadelphia during the recording of 7800 Fahrenheit album in 1985, original Beatles cartoon paintings from Ron Campbell, Director of the Beatles Cartoon Series and Animator for the film, Yellow Submarine and a newly discovered panoramic photo of the Allman Brothers, taken during the first few days of their formation by Rolling Stone Magazine photographer Baron Wolman.
WMGK kicks off the grand opening of the exhibit with a live broadcast from afternoon DJ Andre Gardner (weekdays 2pm-7pm) on Friday May 17 at 2pm. Those attending his broadcast will have the chance to win tickets to see 102.9 MGK’s 12th Annual Let Freedom Rock Fest (July 3 at Susquehanna Bank Center) featuring Heart and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience. Additional special events at this year’s MGK Classic Rock Art Show will be announced in the coming days.
Hours of the MGK Classic Rock Art Show are:
Monday-Saturday from 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday from 11:00am-6:00pm