FENDER® KICKS OFF GRAMMY AWARDS WITH WAMMYS PARTY 

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 28, 2014) – Fender helped kick off the Grammy Awards celebration with the second annual Wammys party hosted by Dhani Harrison’s Hot Record West and boutique public relations agency Big Hassle.

Several notable attendees include ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, the Cult’s Billy Duffy; Jeff Tremaine and Chris Pontius of the Jackass crew; Benmont Tench of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers; Strung Out’s Chris Aiken; Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (BRMC); punk legends Wayne Kramer, Ron Emory and Jonny Two Bags; contemporary graphic design artist Shepard Fairey; and English composer Gary Numan. The party was listed as one of the top 10 Grammy soirees by The Hollywood Reporter (left to right: Robert Levon of BRMC, Gary Numan, Billy Gibbons, Andy Langer, Jim Merlis, Dhani Harrison, David Zonshine).

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