Iridium In NYC to Celebrate Les Paul with Month of Guitar Shows

Mike Stern, Nels Cline and others to perform in June

Mike Stern

The Iridium, the jazz club in New York City where Les Paul performed regularly during his final years, will celebrate the late guitar icon’s 99th birthday by featuring several well-known guitarists throughout this month. Among those scheduled to perform are Nels Cline, Quinn Sullivan, Robert Randolph, Mike Stern, Joe Satriani, Richard Thompson and Stanley Jordan.

Tomorrow night, June 3, will spotlight Rusty Paul, Les’ guitarist son, with his band.

For full schedule visit The Iridium.

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Jeff Tamarkin is the former editor of Goldmine, CMJ, Relix, and Global Rhythm. As a writer he has contributed to the New York Daily News, JazzTimes, Boston Phoenix, Harp, Mojo, Newsday, Billboard, and many other publications. He is the author of the book Got a Revolution: The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane and has contributed to The Guinness Companion to Popular Music, All Music Guide, and several other encyclopedias. He has also served as a consultant to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, NARAS, National Geographic Online, and Music Club Records.