Exclusive Video: Zakk Wylde Performs at Les Paul Tribute Show at Ryman Auditorium

The Iridium Jazz Club in New York City is honoring the memory of Les Paul this month with two special events.

On Friday, August 12, the second anniversary of Les Paul's passing, the Iridium will host a free concert by the Les Paul Trio with special secret guests. Sets are at 7 and 9:30 p.m., and free tickets can be claimed at Iridium's Facebook page.

Also, on Sunday, August 14, Iridium will air a never-before-broadcast Les Paul memorial show on their Livestream channel. The concert, which was filmed in 2009 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, features Zakk Wylde, Charlie Daniels, Steve Miller and others. The entire show will be aired at 8 p.m., and Iridium's Livestream channel can be accessed here.

GuitarWorld.com presents this exclusive video of Zakk Wylde's performance of Leon Russell's "A Song For You" from the 2009 Ryman show. Check it out below:

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.