A 2011 Gibson Les Paul Studio guitar signed by the members of Rush will be donated by the legendary Canadian rockers to a charity auction to benefit the Toronto-based Geneva Centre for Autism. The guitar will be sold as part of an online silent auction leading up to the Centre's annual art and auction gala on May 17th.
The guitar was signed by Rush members Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, and Neil Peart during Rush's visit to Hamilton, Ontario on April 19th as part of their ongoing tour.
Bids for the guitar, which includes a case and certificate of authenticity, will be accepted online at the following link until 3:30 PM EST on May 16th. As of this writing, the current high bid is $2,112.
Rush is currently on tour in Europe, where they will spend the month of May before returning to North America in June. No concert dates have been scheduled beyond July 2nd, when the band will play in Seattle to wrap up the US leg of their current tour.