Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces 2008 American Music Masters® Tribute Concert Lineup

ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Slash, Richie Sambora and the Ventures to perform for legendary honoree Les Paul

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Case Western Reserve University and Gibson Guitar will honor the extraordinary Les Paul with a tribute concert that befits a musical legend. The tribute concert lineup includes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: James Burton, Billy Gibbons and the Ventures along with Jennifer Batten, Dennis Coffey, Lenny Kaye, Steve Lukather, Alannah Myles, Richie Sambora and Slash.

The 13th annual American Music Masters tribute concert will take place on Saturday, November 15, at 8 p.m. at Playhouse Square's State Theater. Tickets are $30, $40 and $50 and can be purchased at playhousesquare.org and at the PlayhouseSquare box office (216) 241-6000.

This once-in-a-lifetime concert features an all-star lineup of artists who will perform as a tribute to the legendary inventor and musician known as Les Paul. This event also tells the story of Paul's life and legacy through video, photographs and special tributes. Please visit http://www.rockhall.com/ for updated information about the concert, the weeklong series of events and for more information about Les Paul.

As a special addition to the American Music Masters series, guests will have the opportunity to use the latest in online technology and post or share their own tributes and stories. The website was created by Cuyahoga County Public Library. The site can be accessed by visiting www.rockhall.com and will be live on October 20. This allows people near and far to post comments, video or photograph accolades and to share their anecdotes about Paul’s impact on their own lives. The testimonials will be permanently housed in the Rock Hall's Library and Archives scheduled to open to the public in 2010.

The complete weeklong series of events will be announced shortly.

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