MusiCares Foundation announces charitable auction items


Proceeds go to MusiCares, a Recording Academy charity that supports the music community in times of need

Julien’s Auctions has announced the range of branded items that will be sold at the MusiCares Relief Auction, which will take place Wednesday, September 9, live in Beverly Hills and online at with online auctions at the ‘advance from Monday August 17th.

Items submitted by artists, athletes and performers include Barbra Streisand, Bee Gees, Bill Wyman, Billie Eilish, Blake Shelton, Brandon Flowers (The Killers), Carlos Santana, Carole King, Cher, Chrissie Hynde, Coldplay, Darrell ” Bubba “Wallace Jr., Depeche Mode, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Hans Zimmer, Joan Jett, John Stamos, Ozzy Osbourne, Patti Smith, Peyton Manning, Rhett Atkins, Rick Fox, Sir Tom Jones, Snoop Dog, Thomas Rhett, Tom Petty, Tom Waits, Willie Nelson and more at a charity auction to benefit MusiCares, the charitable foundation that helps artists and professionals in the music community when needed.

Highlights include an animal print kaftan with blue flower accents worn by Barbra Streisand as Roz Focker in the film My stepfather, my parents and I (estimate: $ 3,000 – $ 5,000); Dave Gahan’s metallic silver blazer scene worn during his performances with Depeche Mode throughout the group’s 2013 tour (estimate: $ 3,000 – $ 5,000); a black Fender Squier Stratocaster signed by Depeche Mode members Dave Gahan, Andy Fletcher and Martin Gore (estimate: $ 2,000 – $ 3,000); a Gibson American Eagle LG-2 acoustic guitar signed by Taylor Swift, who added “[heart] 89 ”upon signature (estimate: $ 2,000 – $ 3,000); a Taylor Academy 12e-N acoustic guitar signed by Willie Nelson (estimate: $ 1,500 – $ 2,500); a black “VINCE” T-shirt worn by Brandon Flowers during his stage performances (estimate: $ 3,000 – $ 5,000); a Gibson SG Standard ’61 guitar in vintage cherry signed by Robert Plant (Led Zepelin) and Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath) (estimate: $ 4,000 – $ 6,000); a black leather jacket worn by John Stamos in Full house accompanied by a handwritten postcard from Stamos that reads, in part, “One of my favorite leather jackets from Full house/ I hate to part with it but anything for MusicCares ”(estimate: $ 6,000 to $ 8,000) and a 1989 Full house script signed by Stamos and some of the cast members (estimate: $ 2,000 – $ 3,000); an orange silk Mariko jacket worn by Carole King as part of her disguise when she went incognito to watch her Broadway play Belle: The Carole King Musical (estimate: $ 3,000 – $ 5,000); a limited edition Carlos Santana Abraxas SE limited edition Carlos Santana Paul Reed Smith guitar (estimate: $ 4,000 – $ 6,000); a Remo Ambassador drum head signed by Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland and Will Champion staged used during Coldplay’s A Head Full of Dreams tour from 2016 to 2017 (estimate: $ 3,000 to $ 5,000); a dark gray leather jacket worn by Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees for a photo taken by Randee St. Nicholas as well as on the cover of a 2001 TV Guide (estimate: $ 4,000 – $ 6,000) and a Samick model LW acoustic -028G / SA guitar signed by Bee Gees members Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb (estimate: $ 2,000 – $ 3,000); Ozzy Osbourne’s ensemble worn on stage consisting of a black “Gene Meyer New York” shirt with a red crystal cross and matching pants (estimate: $ 6,000 to $ 8,000) and his round silver-tone glasses Oliver Peoples (estimate: $ 3,000 to $ 5,000); Keith Urban’s Junior Player guitar from the Urban Guitar collection signed in gold marker “Keith Urban 2020” with the peace sign (estimate: $ 2,000 to $ 3,000); Lithograph signed by Ronnie Wood “Decades 50’s” (estimate: $ 2,000 – $ 3,000); an Epiphone Pro 1-NA acoustic guitar, signed by Rascal Flatts members Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney (estimate: $ 2,000 to $ 3,000); two posters celebrating Dolly Parton and Kelsea Ballerini at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville (estimate: $ 800- $ 1200); a single sheet of handwritten and signed lyrics by Bono for the 2017 song “Love is Bigger than Anything in its Way” (estimate: $ 2,000 – $ 3,000); a Gucci metallic blue tracksuit with blue, white and red stripes, owned and worn by Elton John (estimate: $ 4,000 – $ 6,000); a group of records and books owned by Patti Smith, some signed, including a softcover copy of Smith’s book “Patti Smith Complete 1975-2006” signed in July 2020 “People Have the Power Patti Smith”; a hardcover copy of Smith’s book “Devotion”, “Just Kids”, an unopened copy of Smith’s Soundwalk Collective albums, Mom love and The Peyote Dance, with an assortment of pins (estimate: $ 2,000 to $ 3,000); a long-sleeved denim button-down shirt signed on the left pocket by Eric Clapton (estimate: $ 3,000 – $ 5,000); a black and silver quilted jacket with crystal and stone patterns worn by Cher at an event at the Taj II in New York in 2017 with a custom designed black microphone pouch (estimate: $ 4,000 – $ 6,000) ; Fender California Coast black ukulele with yellow abstract pattern signed by Billie Eilish (estimate: $ 2,000 – $ 4,000); a concert program signed by Blake Shelton and a promotional t-shirt from his 2009 tour (estimate: $ 800- $ 1200); and more.

Designated lots will share the profits with MusiCares and the Grand Ole Opry Trust Fund, including items signed by artists who performed Opry shows without audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Half of the proceeds from the sale of Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr.’s 2018 DAYTONA 500 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will go to MusiCares and the other half to the Petty Family Foundation.

The Musicares Relief Fund auction catalog by Julien’s Auctions will run from Monday, September 7 to Friday, September 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT. It’s free for the public. The online auction will take place Wednesday, September 9, starting at 10 a.m. PT at

Registration is required to bid in this online auction and can be done in person at the show, or online prior to the sale on the registration page to bid by phone, proxy or in person , or online at to bid live online or by calling (310) 836-1818.

Auctions will take place via Julien’s Auctions Online Live in Real Time at .; by telephone through a representative of the auction house; in person or by absenteeism.

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