Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience Visits Cal State NorthridgeFebruary 2, 2016 by Les Paul Foundation
Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience is coming to California State University, Northridge as part of the Les Paul 100th Anniversary nationwide celebration. As part of the three-day stop along the nationwide tour, Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience will be open to students to explore and experience music innovations and technology aboard a state-of-the-art 53’ touring unit. Students and visitors will have the chance to take the tour and learn all about the fascination that led Les Paul to become one of the greatest music innovators of all time. The hours are Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The huge interactive mobile tour 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. Guests can immerse themselves in music exploration, sound and technology innovations and hands-on interactive entertainment. Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience will be at the Valley Arts Performing Center at CSUN located at 18111 Nordhoff Street. The tour is free to the public and will give fans the opportunity to walk away with their own virtual Les Paul souvenir. To date Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience has been crisscrossing the nation visiting universities, music festivals, special events and trade shows, all in celebration of Les Paul’s 100th Anniversary.
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. To find out more about Les go to www.les-paul.com. For more information on Les Paul Foundation visit www.lespaulfoundation.org.