Whether it’s the almighty set list or any other memento, having the chance to take home a piece of the live show is always a good thing for fans. But even better is when you can snag a piece of the show and help support a worthy cause.
So here’s how you can bid to win a guitar signed by Jeff Beck, Imelda May, Darrel Higham that was played at a tribute gig for Les Paul, plus other items from the night. And it all goes to help support the Make A Wish Foundation.
The winning bidder not only gets the signed guitar that also get a whole bunch of other cool concert stuff.
Here’s the details:
- The acoustic guitar played by Darrel Higham at the Jeff Beck, Imelda May and band 2 night tribute to Les Paul @ the Iridium, New York 2010
- The guitar is signed by Jeff Back, Imelda May, Darrel Higham and all the band including guests Brian Setzer and Meatloaf amongst others.
- With the guitar will come some rare memorabilia for collectors. The set list for both nights, backstage pass for both nights, and most importantly an original Les Paul Plectrum, hand made by Les himself, which was donated by Les’s son – Rusty.
- There will include a DVD of this one off event, including lots of footage of the guitar which is up for auction.
- All proceeds go to Make A Wish Foundation Ireland which makes dreams come true for children with life threatening illnesses.
- The bidding started on September 18th and the auction goes through October 31st 2010.
- Check out the auction on the homepage of Make A Wish Foundation
Who Else is Using Live Music To Help Kids?
Read our interview with Chicago non-profit organization Rock for Kids to see they’re using helping to give kids a chance to learn music and change their lives through the live music experience.
What other stories have you heard about where live music is being used to help kids? Tell us your stories in the comments below.