Tributes To Les Paul Continue
August 19, 2009 at 4:16 PM (PT)
To honor the legacy of the late LES PAUL, IMMERGENT RECORDS will offer five free downloads from the legendary guitarist's last official album, LES PAUL AND FRIENDS -- A TRIBUTE TO A LEGEND, beginning on the same day as his memorial service in WAUKESHA, WI. The free downloads will be available from the immergent LES PAUL Tribute site at starting at 12:01a ET FRIDAY, AUGUST 21st and will continue through the weekend until midnight PT SUNDAY, AUGUST 23rd.
After TODAY's funeral service in NEW YORK CITY, PAUL will be buried at a private ceremony on FRIDAY, AUGUST 21st at the PRAIRIE HOME CEMETERY in his hometown of WAUKESHA, WI. There will be a free public tribute and viewing from 10a-2p CT at DISCOVERY WORLD in MILWAUKEE. On FRIDAY, the museum will also host a screening of LES PAUL’s final WISCONSIN concert, at MILWAUKEE’s PABST THEATER from 2008, and the guitar he used every week at the IRIDIUM JAZZ CLUB in NEW YORK CITY will also be on display.