Win a Flying V and Lenny Kravitz Tickets from Sam Ash and Gibson

Fans in six cities will have a chance to win an autographed Flying V and concert tickets by following Lenny on Twitter

Gibson and Sam Ash stores have teamed up with mega-star Lenny Kravitz to give his fans in selected locations a shot an an incredible prize. In each of the select markets, one fortunate fan will win an iconic Gibson Flying V guitar autographed by Kravitz, along with two tickets to see him perform live on his upcoming 2009 tour.

To win, fans need to follow Lenny Kravitz on twitter at @lennykravitz.  In the days leading up to the show, Kravitz will tweet clues on how to win, leading fans to a specific Sam Ash store at a specific time, where they will be able to enter the grand prize drawing, which they must be present to win.  The winner will receive the autographed Flying V and will be added to the guest list for the show.

One winner has already been chosen in New York City on October 9 (pictured, @bodhiczar). The selected locations and dates are listed below, along with phone numbers for each Sam Ash location to call for more information.

Oct 16, 3009               New Haven, CT          203-389-0500
Oct 22, 2009               Springfield, NJ            973-376-5161
Oct 23, 2009               Cherry Hill, NJ            856-667-6696
Oct 26, 2009               Charlotte, NC              704-522-9253
Oct 28, 2009               Atlanta, GA                 770-818-0042

For more information and tour dates:,,

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