LES PAUL’S BIG SOUND EXPERIENCE IS AN EXTRAORDINARY 53′ INTERACTIVE MOBILE TOUR CELEBRATING THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF LES PAUL – THE LEGENDARY MUSICIAN, INVENTOR, AND CULTURAL ICON. GUESTS CAN EXPERIENCE THE LIFE OF LES PAUL THROUGH MUSIC EXPLORATION, STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY, AMAZING SOUND AND HANDS-ON ENTERTAINMENT. LES PAUL-THE TOUR IS COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU SOON.
The tour is FREE and open to the public!
The 53’ big-rig expands to more than 1,000 square foot of interactive fun. Explore making music and immerse yourself in explorations of the inventions that ushered in the modern era of music. Witness the GUITAR (R)EVOLUTION from the inventor of the solid-body electric guitar and explore the LIVING ROOM LAB of Les Paul. It’s a musical playground for all to enjoy.
Step up to the state-of-the-art LISTENING STATION where you can experience the music of Les Paul. From the famous hit, “How High the Moon” to countless others, Les Paul’s creativity is all around you. You’ll have the chance to see and hear Les with some of music’s biggest stars. You might just make history yourself!
The RECORDING WIZARD, WHATS YOUR NEW SOUND? and MIXING IT UP areas inside Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience is where you mix and share music in your very own mobile studio. Discover and explore multi-track recording, overdubbing, delay effects and several of the musical techniques created by Les Paul. “The man is a genius. Whenever you turn on your amplifier, that’s Les Paul,” B.B. King, legendary blues guitarist.
Les Paul’s curiosity about sound began at a very young age – explore PERSISTENCE and A CURIOUS KID where you can jump right into his journey that began when he was a young boy in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Les Paul was a curious musician who earned numerous Gold records and #1 hit songs, GRAMMY Awards, a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Inventors Hall of Fame and many others. Rolling Stone Magazine and TIME Magazine even named him one of the best electric guitar players of all time. You can find out more about Les Paul at www.lespaulfoundation.org.
Interact with innovation as only Les Paul can show you and be entertained through the many interactive displays and experiences on board Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience. See how today’s most popular bands and musical artists pay tribute to the spirit of Les Paul. Watch ON STAGE performances of Les through his career, on TV, in concert and more! Enjoy free live concerts and strum a virtual guitar – all part of the exciting Les Paul 100th Anniversary Celebration.