Jim Irsay Collection Exhibit and Concert - Las Vegas.

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Jim Irsay Collection Exhibit and Concert - Las Vegas.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay displays his world-renowned collection in Las Vegas - featuring a live performance by The Jim Irsay Band.

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Downtown Las Vegas Events Center 200 S 3rd St Las Vegas, NV 89101

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  • 5 hours
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Jim Irsay, owner & CEO of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is bringing items from The Jim Irsay Collection – a traveling museum of rock music, American history and pop culture – to Las Vegas for ONE NIGHT ONLY, March 4, 2023 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

This FREE event will include a musical performance by The Jim Irsay Band (Kenny Aronoff, Tom Bukovac, Mike Mills, Danny Nucci, Michael Ramos, Carmella Ramsey, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Mike Wanchic) with **SPECIAL GUESTS** Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Vince Gill (22x Grammy Award Winner), Stephen Stills (Crosby, Stills & Nash; Buffalo Springfield), and Ann Wilson (Heart).

The Collection is highlighted by instruments and items owned by some of the greatest artists in music history, including Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Prince, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Jerry Garcia, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Kurt Cobain, as well as autographed photos, handwritten lyrics, and other historical music memorabilia. The collection also includes U.S. Presidential artifacts, important original documents from American history and unique items, such as a 1953 Jackie Robinson bat, Muhammad Ali’s 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle” championship belt and the original scroll of Jack Kerouac's seminal novel, On the Road.

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The following items from The Jim Irsay Collection will be on display in Las Vegas, March 4, 2023 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center:


  • 1964 Gibson SG guitar (George Harrison/John Lennon)
  • 1979 Doug Irwin "Tiger" guitar (Jerry Garcia)
  • 1969 C.F. Martin & Co. D-35 guitar (David Gilmour - "Wish You Were Here")
  • 1969 Fender Stratocaster guitar (David Gilmour - "The Black Strat")
  • 1939 C.F. Martin & Co. Style 000-42 guitar (Eric Clapton - "MTV Unplugged")
  • 1963 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6120 guitar (John Lennon)
  • 1964 Rickenbacker Rose Morris 1996 guitar (John Lennon -> Ringo Starr)
  • 1964 Fender Stratocaster guitar (Bob Dylan - "Dylan Goes Electric")
  • 1954 Gibson Les Paul Custom (Les Paul - "Black Beauty")
  • c.1995 Andy Beech Custom Cloud guitar (Prince - "Yellow Cloud")
  • 1995 Epiphone Casino Reissue guitar (Steve Earle)
  • 1969 Fender Mustang guitar (Kurt Cobain - "Smells Like Teen Spirit")
  • 1977 Gibson Les Paul Pro-Deluxe guitar (Neal Schon / Journey - "Don’t Stop Believin'")
  • 1956 C.F. Martin D-21 guitar (Johnny Cash)
  • 1963 Maton MS-500 Mastersound guitar (George Harrison)
  • 1964 Gibson SG guitar (Pete Townshend)
  • 2003 Fender Danny Gatton Telecaster guitar (Lou Reed - "Goldie")
  • 1976 Gibson Explorer guitar (The Edge / U2)
  • 1979 Yamaha BB-1200 bass guitar (Paul McCartney)
  • 2002 DeArmond by Guild M-75T guitar (Jimmy Page)
  • 1953 Gibson J-45 guitar (Janis Joplin)
  • 2014 Hahn Model 229 "Strat" guitar (Walter Becker)
  • 1932 Bacon & Day Senorita S-5 guitar (Walter Becker)
  • 1966 Vox Kensington (John Lennon)
  • 1968 Harptone L-6s 12-string guitar (George Harrison)
  • 2006 Gretsch 6138 guitar Bo Diddley Signature Model (Bo Diddley)
  • 1958 Gibson Les Paul Standard guitar ("LA Burst")
  • 1976 Alembic Series 1 Custom Bass (John McVie / Fleetwood Mac)
  • 1961 Gibson Les Paul Junior (Billie Joe Armstrong / Green Day)
  • 1969 C.F. Martin & Co. 00-21 (Don McLean - "Vincent (Starry, Starry Night"))


  • Jim Morrison Paris Notebook
  • Jim Morrison Performance Microphone
  • Mic stand for Jim Morrison microphone
  • Bob Dylan's Working Lyrics for "The Times They Are A-Changin'" framed
  • Paul McCartney's Studio Lyrics for "Hey Jude," framed
  • John Lennon Sunglasses
  • Paul McCartney Affidavit filed to Break Up The Beatles
  • Bob Dylan Newport Folk Festival - poster
  • Bob Dylan Newport Folk Festival - program
  • The Beatles / Ringo Starr Ludwig drum set, snare drum, and Ed Sullivan Show bass drum head
  • John Lennon Sgt. Peppers Piano, c.1869 John Broadwood & Sons
  • Sir Elton John's Steinway & Sons Model D Grand Piano
  • Journey / Nightmare Inc. flight case for Neal Schon guitar
  • Pink Floyd / David Gilmour Custom Road Case
  • John Coltrane's Alto Saxophone
  • Jimi Hendrix Moroccan chest
  • Natalie Merchant "Jack Kerouac" lyrics, framed
  • James Brown red cape - "Godfather of Soul"
  • James Brown boots
  • Miles Davis Trumpet
  • "The Day the Music Died" Concert Poster


  • Sylvester Stallone handwritten Rocky script
  • Sylvester Stallone "Rocky Balboa" training boxing shoes
  • Steve Jobs Apple II Manual - inscribed and signed by Steve Jobs
  • Steve Jobs Letter to Tim Brown, 2/23/1974, handwritten, signed
  • Muhammad Ali Fight worn shoes from the "Thrilla in Manila"
  • Sports Illustrated with "Thrilla in Manila" cover
  • Muhammad Ali weigh-in, walk-out robe with embroidered name
  • 1973 Chevrolet Caprice, "Red Shark" owned by Hunter S. Thompson
  • 1975 Chevrolet Caprice, Edgerrin James' Pro Football HOF signed vehicle
  • Muhammad Ali WBC Heavyweight Championship Belt
  • Wilson Volleyball from Cast Away
  • "Golden Ticket" from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  • Secretariat's Saddle, from 1973 Triple Crown


  • Typescript scroll, On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  • Original Draft Manuscript "Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book"
  • "The Book That Started It All", retail copy
  • Jackie Robinson 1953 game-used bat, Hillrich & Bradsby
  • Jackie Robinson 1953 Topps baseball card
  • 1823 William Stone engraving, Declaration of Independence
  • Continental Congress First Declaration of Thanksgiving, 1777
  • George Washington letter - Maj. Tallmadge, 1780
  • Thomas Jefferson letter - Thomas Paine
  • Abraham Lincoln presentation cane - "Lincoln Fence Cane"
  • Abraham Lincoln autographed letter, signed - Stay of Execution
  • Abraham Lincoln autographed letter, signed - Job Recommendations to U.S. Postmaster General
  • National Union Ticket Campaign Poster - Pres. Lincoln/Johnson, framed
  • "The Murderer" Wanted poster for John Wilkes Booth. War Department, April 20, 1865
  • Hancock thank you note to Anthony Wayne, framed
  • John Hancock signed Lottery Ticket
  • Stetson hat intended to for JFK from Texas Gov. John Connally, with leather case
  • JFK Welcome Dinner Press ticket, 11/22/63, framed
  • JFK Cigar box with 1901 half dollar coin
  • "I Want You" poster, James Flagg, World War I
  • $10,000 Federal Reserve Note. Rare Fr. 2231-B. 1934 New York. PCGS Gem Ex-Binon New 65
  • $10,000 Federal Reserve Note (Bill) PMG 63EPQ 1934 Chicago
  • $5,000 Federal Reserve Note. Fr. 2221-K 1934 Dallas
  • NASA 1st U.S. spacewalk Official Photos taken by James McDivitt (Gemini IV), framed
  • "Huckleberry Finn" First Edition, First printing book
  • "Tom Sawyer" First Edition, First printing book
  • "The Fun of It" by Amelia Earhart, signed
  • Susan B. Anthony 1905 photograph, framed
  • Susan B. Anthony signed letter, 5 pgs/3 lvs, framed
  • Ernest Hemingway letter from British West Indies
  • Abraham Lincoln pocket knife, presentation box, and letter - 1864 Philadelphia Sanitary Fair
  • Abraham Lincoln broadside - "THE PRESIDENT IS DEAD!"
  • The Atlantic Charter - signed by FDR and Churchill
  • Winston Churchill letter - re: MP stopping Hitler
  • Truman top hat - 1949 Presidential Inauguration
  • JFK White House rocking chair
  • Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed baseball
  • George Washington / Alexander Hamilton letter, framed
  • Abraham Lincoln letter - Prisoner swap, framed
  • Allen Ginsberg "HOWL" signed book and letter
  • The Dharma Bums, Hunter S. Thompson's personal copy
  • U.S. Army Civil War Drum
  • George Washington letter - to Thomas Jefferson re: Constitution


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