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ZoukFest Raffling Custom Graham McDonald Mandolin

By Mandolin Cafe
May 9, 2010 - 4:30 pm

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The Graham McDonald Zoukfest Mandolin

The Graham McDonald Zoukfest Mandolin

Albuquerque, N.M. — ZoukFest 2010 has announced the sale of raffle tickets for a very special one-of-a-kind mandolin built by Australian luthier Graham McDonald. Sales from the raffle go into the operation fund that helps make ZoukFest possible.

For the $30 raffle ticket purchase price, ticket holders will have an opportunity to win a spectacular custom mandolin with special ZoukFest inlay, ebony fretboard, ivoroid binding, Grover tuners, Allan tailpiece, Sitka spruce soundboard and body and neck constructed from Tulip satinwood (Rhodosphaera rhodanthema - grown in the mountains of northern NSW, the middle of the east coast Australia).

Only 100 tickets will be sold at $30 each.

Drawing will be held after 100 tiickets are sold. Drawing date and time will be announced to all ticket holders via email as well as by posting details on the ZoukFest website.

If not present at drawing, winner will be notified by email and phone within 24 hours after of the drawing. Winning ticket holder is responsible for cost of shipping the instruments, if necessary.

About Zoukfest

Zoukfest 2010 will be held on the campus of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, June 6-12.

Guest artist instructors include Andy Irvine, Martin Hayes, Blayne Chastain, Will Harmon, Dain Forsythe, Douglas Goodhart, Stanley Greenthal, Zoukfest founder Roger Landes, Paddy League, Luke Plumb, Moira Smiley, Christopher J. Smith and Steve Smith.

Additional information:
ZoukFest web site

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