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Billie Eilish, Mavis Staples, Stevie Nicks & More Join Reverb Charity Auction
Online music marketplace Reverb.com has announced its "Girls Rock Reverb Gives" charity auction offering up instruments, signed memorabilia and more for auction in support of Girls Rock Camps around the world.
Items up for bidding include a microphone and several records autographed by Stevie Nicks, a ukulelel signed by Billie Eilish, a show poster signed by Bonnie Raitt and James Taylor and more, such as signed memorobilia from Kacey Musgraves, Mavis Staples, Ani DiFranco, Patti Smith, Nancy Wilson, Linda Perry and more. The auction also features exclusive experiences with the B-52s and P!nk, plus more signed music gear, clothing and vinyl.
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“I want young girls to know that there are so many ways that they can contribute to the music industry. They can be producers, writers, CEOs, and managers. There are very powerful positions in the business that need to be filled by powerful young women,” said Perry, who donated a signed acoustic guitar gifted to her by Natasha Bedingfield. Of the guitar, Perry said, “It has written many songs all over the country and in different parts of the world. I hope the energy inspires someone to write something incredible.”
Proceeds from the auction, which launches May 21 and runs through May 28, will benefit ten non-profit organizations dedicated to empowering female, transgender, and gender non-conforming youth through music.
“This kind of support is monumental in our unique vision to empower girls and gender-expansive youth in the Bay Area,” said Sep Mashiahof, Co-Executive Director at Bay Area Girls Rock Camp. “We’re grateful to the many women who broke barriers in the music industry to make way for new generations of girls and LGBTQ youth to forge their own paths.”
For more information and to preview a selection of the auction items, visit Reverb's website.