MusiCares Announces Annual Charity Auction Prior to the Grammy Awards
If you have any extra money left over after the holidays, there are some cool rock and roll items up for auction to benefit MusiCares.
MusiCares–set to honor Jon Bon Jovi as its Person of the Year before this year’s Grammy Awards Telecast in Los Angeles–will auction items donated by Paul McCartney, The Cure and Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Nicks (a Barbie doll!), and more, the organization revealed.
Up for grabs: a signed and personalized hardcover copy of McCartney’s book The Lyrics: 1965 to Present; a Yamaha C3 Baby Grand Piano the late Fleetwood Mac co-founder, co-singer and songwriter Christine McVie played onstage; Metallica frontman James Hetfield’s signed black ESP LTD Vulture model guitar; and Eagle guitarist Joe Walsh’s personally owned and autographed 2015 Fender Stratocaster guitar.
Other items include The Cure frontman Robert Smith’s acoustic guitar, a twice signed Stevie Nicks Barbie doll, autographed Nicks records and a signed 2023 Gibson Les Paul from Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash.There are also contributions from Foo Fighters, The Who’s Pete Townshend, James Brown, Coldplay and more.
The MusiCares Charity Relief Auction is happening Saturday, February 4, at 12 p.m. PT; it will take place at Julien’s Auctions and online.
Proceeds benefit MusiCares, the Recording Academy’s charity arm that provides health and human services to the music community.
More info on the auction can be found at juliensauctions.com.