MusiCares Charity Auction Features Items from Dave Grohl, Eddie Vedder and More


Story by Anne Erickson, photo by Ken Settle

Autographed items from Dave Grohl, Eddie Vedder, Carlos Santana and more are up for bidding at the MusiCares Charity Auction

A new charity auction that’s part of the 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year gala features signed memoribilia from Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, Pearl Jam vocalist Eddie Vedder, Carlos Santana, The Who’s Pete Townshend and more.

Among the items up for auction are a Gibson Hummingbird acoustic guitar autographed by Grohl, a ukulele signed by Vedder, a signed Paul Reed Smith guitar by Santana and a signed Gibson SG by Townshend. Items are also available from Taylor Swift, Fleetwood Mac, Aerosmith, Harry Styles and Halsey.

Julien’s Auctions is hosting the sale. Bidding on the merchandise is happening online at through Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. PT. Funds raised from the auction will go towards MusiCares, the charitable arm of the Recording Academy.

The 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year gala will take place Jan. 24 in Los Angeles. Among the night’s honorees are the members of Aerosmith for the group’s career and philanthropic work.

Performers at the event include Foo Fighteres, Alice Cooper, Gary Clark Jr., John Mayer, The Jonas Brothers and, H.E.R. and John Legend. For information on MusiCares, visit the organization’s official website.

Anne Erickson
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