Joan Jett, Evanescence donate items for ‘Girls Rock’ auction
The proceeds will benefit organizations empower female, transgender and gender nonconforming youth with music.May 15, 2019
The auction, which will last a week, starts May 21 on the Girls Rock Reverb site. Proceeds will benefit 10 nonprofit organizations that focus on empowering female, transgender and gender nonconforming youth by using music.
Besides the artists mentioned, below is a full list of artists who will have items for sale.
Tegan and Sara
Sharon Van Etten
Little Big Town
Lake Street Drive
I’m With Her
Besides this list, many other record companies and organizations donated items to auction.
Some of the stand-out items for auction include Eilish’s signed Fender ukulele and an Epihone amplifier owned by Tegan and Sara. Also, Nicks will have an autographer Sennheiser microphone up for sale.
Besides the items mentioned, Girls Rock Reverb Gives will feature concert tickets and experiences for artists such as Pink.
The organizations benefitted by the sale are as followed: Bay Area Girls Rock Camp, Girls Rock Columbia, Girls Rock Philly, Ohama Girls Rock, Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls Salt Lake City, ATEM (Arts Transform Empower Music) in Berlin, Girls Rock Dublin, Girls Rock London, Sweden’s Popkollo and Femix in Belgrade, Serbia.
Last year, a similar auction held by the same initiative raised more than $20,000 for the Girls Rock Camp Alliance.
You can find out more information about the event here.
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