NEAL SCHON is Celebrated with Heartfelt Birthday Messages & Sold Out JOURNEY THROUGH TIME Shows!

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NEAL SCHON’S Mindblowing Birthday Celebration!

Neal Schon’s wife, Michaele Schon (Real Housewives D.C. Star) organized a celebration for her husband, Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame JOURNEY Founder, NEAL SCHON’s Birthday.

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Neal and Michaele Schon at Neal’s Birthday Party 2/23/2019

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Custom Schon PRS Guitar Shaped Birthday Cake

The celebration began with a surprise birthday party following the JOURNEY THROUGH TIME Sold Out Show in Oakland, CA on Saturday, February 23, which included a stunning, custom Schon PRS Guitar shaped cake and the presence of Schon’s friends from across the country.

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Neal Schon’s Birthday Gift – Gibson Vintage 1954 Les Paul Gold Top

The legendary musician was also gifted, from his wife, Mrs. Schon, a rare Gibson Vintage 1954 Les Paul Gold Top that she specially located and purchased in Europe. Schon took to Twitter to share his overwhelming excitement and gratitude to his ‘Lady M’:
“Ok I’m freaking the f* out !!! My wife Michaele -LadyM bought me this Gibson Vintage 1954 Les Paul Gold top for my BD Its from Europe !!!”

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Click to Watch Video of Neal & Michaele Celebrating!

Michaele Schon also organized a special video “Birthday Card” featuring many of Neal’s closest friends and fellow guitar greats including Joe Elliott, Zach Wylde, Sammy Hagar, Michaele, Gregg Rolie, Deen Castronovo, Joe Satriani, Joe Bonamassa, Steve Vai, Marti Frederiksen, Adam Day, Richie Surrency, Chris Collins, Robert and MaryAnne McKnight, Dean O’Neal, Iron Mike and the Island Band, Erik Kabik, Steve Rose, Steve Toomey, Raz, Gary Bauer, Scott Boorey, Brett “Bucky“ Enzensperger, Danny James, Matt Wilenchik, and Randy Garber.

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Neal, Surrounded by Friends and Family, is Surprised with Birthday Celebration!

The couple would also like to thank all of the additional Journey fans, friends, crew, and the entire Journey family for all of their messages and videos.

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Fans can catch Neal Schon live with JOURNEY THROUGH TIME, with additional dates updating at SchonMusic.com.

Catch JOURNEY THROUGH TIME Live: 03/01 @ The Van Buren – Phoenix, AZ 03/02 @ Orpheum Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

Photo Credit - Erik Kabik - Kabik Photo Group

Neal Schon founded Journey in 1972 and has been the only consistent member, having participated in every album and tour to date. Schon is a Grammy-nominated guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist who is not only the founding member of Journey, but was a member of Santana and has performed with a variety of other acts including Bad English, Jan Hammer, HSAS and has released 10 solo albums including his latest Votex. His guitar style has been described as soulful and melodic, admired by such fellow legends as Eric Clapton and Prince, who reportedly asked for Schon’s blessing to release “Purple Rain”, which echoed a similar sound to Journey’s “Faithfully”.

Journey’s worldwide sales have reached over 100 million records, making them one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time, with a wide selection of chart-topping hits like “Don’t Stop Believin­'”, “Open Arms”, “Lights”, “Faithfully”, and “When You Love a Woman”, among others.

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NEAL SCHON to Make Large Donation of Personal Collection to OKPOP MUSEUM

JOURNEY founder and only remaining original member NEAL SCHON, with wife Michaele Schon, has announced that he will be donating a portion of his personal collection to the highly anticipated OKPOP Museum. The announcement was made immediately prior to Journey taking the stage with DEF LEPPARD at the BOK Center on July 9th.+

Born at Oklahoma’s Tinker Air Force Base, Schon was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2013 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with the other members of Journey in 2017.

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“We’re going to get a nice collection for you all. I’m going to have to go through my zillion guitars and figure out which ones I’m going to ship. I’m also going to get you a giant platinum plaque with all our records on it.” – NEAL SCHON

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At the 4th of July, Milwaukee, WI stop of the tour, Schon also invited active-duty soldiers onstage with a heartfelt performance of the “Star Spangled Banner,” in honor of their upcoming deployment. The performance can be enjoyed online HERE.

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Neal Schon founded Journey in 1972 and has been the only consistent member, having participated in every album and tour to date. Schon is a Grammy-nominated guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist who is not only the founding member of Journey, but was a member of Santana and has performed with a variety of other acts including Bad English, Jan Hammer, HSAS and has released 10 solo albums including his latest Votex. His guitar style has been described as soulful and melodic, admired by such fellow legends as Eric Clapton and Prince, who reportedly asked for Schon’s blessing to release “Purple Rain”, which echoed a similar sound to Journey’s “Faithfully”.

Journey’s worldwide sales have reached over 100 million records, making them one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time, with a wide selection of chart-topping hits like “Don’t Stop Believin­'”, “Open Arms”, “Lights”, “Faithfully”, and “When You Love a Woman”, among others.

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