Steve Vai to auction off electric guitars and gear from across his career

Steve Vai auction electric guitar
(Image credit: Julien's Auctions)

We’ve seen our fair share of auctions over the past few years, but this one is bound to pique the interests of guitar fans above all others: Steve Vai has announced he’ll be auctioning off a huge range of gear he’s collected and used throughout his career.

Hosted by Julien’s Auctions, the mammoth event has been dubbed “Property from the archives of Steve Vai”, with the auction set to take place on November 12 in New York and online.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.