Gibson Guitar and Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship hosts panel discussion with Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductee Chuck D of Public Enemy
Additional panelists include recording legends Jack Douglas and Eddie Kramer, Renowned musicians Stewart Copeland (The Police) and Dug Pinnick (King’s X). With Brian Hardgroove moderating.
Gibson Guitar will open the doors to its LA showroom at 9:30 am on Wednesday, April 17 for an exclusive panel discussion featuring 2013 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame inductee Chuck D of Public Enemy. Along with Chuck D, Gibson will play host to legendary producers Jack Douglas (The Who, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith), Eddie Kramer (Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones), Stewart Copeland of The Police and Dug Pinnick of King’s X who will also participate in the panel discussion.
Conceived of by Brian Hardgroove, bassist and bandleader of Public Enemy for over 10 years, this forthright discussion will address the often-contentious questions:
-What is Rock & Roll?
-What genre should be in the Hall of Fame?
-What is the future of Rock & Roll?
-Chuck, Kramer, Douglas, Copeland and Pinnick will discuss these three topics and answer select questions from the audience.
The event will kick off with a performance by Public Enemy’s Johnny Juice and DJ Lord. The Gibson Guitar Showroom is located at 9350 Civic Center Drive, Suite 130 Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Space is limited. If you are interested in attending this event, please RSVP to Jennifer Feeney at Jennifer.Feeney@Gibson.com. This event is presented in partnership with Gibson Guitar, Stanton DJ, Sennheiser, and the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship (GCCE).
ABOUT GLOBAL CENTER FOR CULTURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
GCCE, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to the success of cultural entrepreneurs. GCCE, in partnership with Brian Hardgroove, is connecting leading musicians and producers to aspiring musicians through events, speakers series, and cultural entrepreneurship institutes. GCCE provides entrepreneurs in the arts, film, music, fashion, crafts, and design fields with mentoring, business development, marketing expertise, and linkages to financing.
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