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Guitar auction at Barnstable Brown Gala raises $31,000 for charity

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Richie Sambora led an auction for his guitar at the Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala raising $31,000 for charity.

Sambora performed for crowd, playing hits he wrote and performed Bon Jovi on a custom Barnstable Brown Swavroski crystal guitar. Businessman Jim Hawk bought the guitar.

The money raised goes to the Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Center at the University of Kentucky.

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