As people around the world are celebrating John Lennon’s birthday today, Chicago’s Rock for Kids will honor the legend in a tangible way.

The organization will raffle off a rare John Lennon 70th Anniversary J-160E Vintage Sunburst guitar at their 25th Annual Rock and Roll Benefit Auction  Nov. 9 at the Park West. The guitar is one of only 500 in the world, and is worth almost $4,000. It was donated by The Chicago Music Exchange.

The auction raises funds to provide music education for underserved students in Chicago Public Schools.
XRT’s very own Lin Brehmer and Marty Lennartz will be the auction MC’s.

You want a chance to win this rare beauty?  Raffle tickets cost $25 and can be purchased now by calling 312-255-9454.

And don’t miss the party! You can buy auction tickets online for $50.

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