The charity event put on by Julien’s Auctions will benefit MusiCares, the charitable foundation which provides aid to artists and music community professionals in times of need.
Taking place on September 9 live in Beverly Hills and online at juliensauctions.com, with advance online bidding starting on August 17, some of the items up for grabs include a Gibson SG Standard ’61 guitar in vintage cherry signed by Plant and Iommi, and a Paul Reed Smith limited edition Carlos Santana Abraxas SE limited edition guitar signed by Santana himself.
Other items include a Fender California Coast black ukulele with yellow abstract pattern signed by Billie Eilish, Ronnie Wood‘s signed lithograph ‘Decades 50’s’, and a dark grey leather jacket worn by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees.
Over the past few months, a number of artists have donated to MusiCares in order to help with coronavirus relief efforts.
The Weeknd donated $1million, split between MusiCares and the frontline hospital workers of Scarborough Health Network, while All Within My Hands Foundation, the nonprofit organisation founded by Metallica, donated to a number of charities last month, including MusiCares.