GRAMMY® Charity Online Auctions Kick Off
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GRAMMY® Charity Online Auctions - in celebration of the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards, this auction offers close to 100 exclusive items including once-in-a-lifetime VIP experiences, memorabilia from world-renowned celebrities and official GRAMMY merchandise signed by participating stars backstage during rehearsals and day of the telecast. The lots are available for bidin two cycles now through Feb. 23 at www.ebay.com/grammy, presented in partnership with Kompolt. All proceeds will benefit MusiCares and the GRAMMY Foundation.
Featured items in each cycle include:
· A Vans Warped Tour three-day/three-city VIP Experience
riding on the official tour bus from city to city!
· Private Guitar Lessons with Phil Collen of Def Leppard
and Manraze,and Jimmy Olander of Diamond Rio!
· VIP Concert and Meet & Greet Experiences with
Kathy Griffin and Portugal. The Man!
· VIP Lounge Tickets for the upcoming Coachella
and Stagecoach festivals!
· Official GRAMMYmerchandise autographed backstage at
the 54th GRAMMY Awards rehearsals and telecast by celebrity participants.
Performers include Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna,
Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, and more!
· Guitars autographed by Jeff Beck, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Tom Petty,
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Slash, and more!
· Music memorabilia autographed byAdele, Jason Aldean, Jay-Z, Justin Bieber,
Lady Gaga, Dolly Parton, Barbra Streisand, Usher,
Eddie Vedder, and many more!
The auction runs now through Feb. 23
Proceeds from the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards Auction provide essential support for MusiCares and the GRAMMY Foundation.
MusiCares ensures that music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need by providing programs and services including emergency financial assistance,educational workshops,andflu shots, hearing tests, and medical/dental screenings. TheMusiCares MAP FundSM allows access to addiction recovery treatment and sober living resources for members of the music community, and Safe Harbor Rooms, weekly addiction support groups, and the MusiCares Sober Touring Network provide ongoing recovery support.
Under the banner of GRAMMY in the Schools®, the GRAMMY Foundation produces a range of distinct education programs - across the country throughout the year - that serve high school students and their schools including GRAMMY Camp®, GRAMMY Camp-Basic Training,GRAMMY Camp- Jazz Session, GRAMMY Camp- SoundCheck, and GRAMMY Signature Schools. The GRAMMY Foundation also offers preservation and advancement initiatives, fosters dialogue about compelling issues facing the music industry, supports projects that increase the understanding of music and its role in society, and raises public awareness about the urgent need to preserve our nation's recorded sound legacy. These programs include theEntertainment Law Initiative®, the Grant Program with funding generously provided by The Recording Academy®, the Living Histories program and the Music Preservation Project.
The GRAMMY Foundation® was established in 1989 to cultivate the understanding, appreciation and advancement of the contribution of recorded music to American culture - from the artistic and technical legends of the past to the still unimagined musical breakthroughs of future generations of music professionals. The Foundation accomplishes this mission through programs and activities that engage the music industry and cultural community as well as the general public. The Foundation works in partnership year-round with its founder, The Recording Academy®, to bring national attention to important issues such as the value and impact of music and arts education and the urgency of preserving our rich cultural heritage. Campbell's Labels for Education program is proud to be the official education partner of the GRAMMY in the Schools programs. For more information, please visit www.grammyintheschools.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, please like "GRAMMY in the Schools" on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/grammyintheschools.
Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy, MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community. For more information, please visit www.musicares.org. For breaking news and exclusive content, please like "MusiCares" on Facebook at www.facebook.com/musicares and follow @MusiCares on Twitter at www.twitter.com/musicares.
GRAMMY Online Charity Auctions are presented in partnership with Kompolt, a California-based online auction agency focused on creating successful, high-value, high-profile promotional and charity auctions for top brand companies. For more information on Kompolt, please visit www.kompolt.com.
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