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From the B-52's to Billie Eilish - Check Out This Amazing List of Memorabilia Being Auctioned for Charity

Online musical instrument retailer Reverb has cranked up their philanthropic pedal to 11 and set to host another amazing auction May 21-28.  They've amassed an impressive lot of items to be auctioned  - see the full list of items  below.  


The proceeds from the Girls Rock Reverb Gives Auction will benefit several non profits from around the world - dedicated to empowering female, transgender and gender non-conforming youth through music - including Bay Area Girls Rock Camp, Girls Rock Columbia, Girls Rock Philly, Omaha Girls Rock, Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls: Salt Lake City, ATEM (Arts Transform Empower Music) in Berlin, Femix, Girls Rock Dublin, Girls Rock London and Popkollo in Sweden.


Sep Mashiahof, Co-Executive Director at Bay Area Girls Rock Camp said in a statement:


“This kind of support is monumental in our unique vision to empower girls and gender-expansive youth in the Bay Area.  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.”


Last year's auction raised over $20,000 ... stay connected to auction details by signing up here


Items being auction include:


-an Epiphone electric guitar used by The Indigo Girls

a Sennheiser microphone and several records autographed by Stevie Nicks

-a Fender ukulele signed by Billie Eilish

- A pair of Hurley sneakers worn by Joan Jett on tour
- An Oscar Schmidt autoharp used and signed by Nancy Wilson of the rock band Heart
- An Epiphone amplifier owned by Tegan and Sara
- An album hand-painted by Alison Mosshart
- An Epiphone electric guitar and a Way Huge guitar pedal used by The Indigo Girls
- An Ernie Ball Albert Lee electric guitar used by Kimbra
- A show poster signed by Bonnie Raitt and James Taylor
- Concert and meet-and-greet tickets with The B-52’s
- P!nk concert tickets
Patty Griffin concert tickets
- Lauren Alaina concert tickets
- A VIP Rock & Roll Hall of Fame vault tour
- A Kala ukulele signed by Ingrid Michaelson
- An Epiphone acoustic guitar signed by Faith Hill
- A KC Hawaii ukulele owned and autographed by Colbie Caillat
- A Hendrix guitar strap and Vox amp signed and used by Khruangbin
- A pedal owned by Helms Alee
- The first microphone Caroline Rose ever owned
- A Boss pedal owned and signed by Lindsay Ell
- A Pro Tone pedal owned by Yvette Young
- A Boss pedal owned and signed by Chelsea Wolfe
- Fergie Footwear sandals signed by Fergie
- Cowboy boots signed by Reba McIntire
- A pink belt and record signed by Loretta Lynn
- A 1999 tour shirt signed by Charli XCX
- A Jumpsuit from I’m with Her
- Memorabilia from Kacey Musgraves, Mavis Staples, Dolly Parton, Patti Smith, Lita Ford, Ani DiFranco, Kelly Clarkson, Sharon Van Etten, Norah Jones, Evanescence, Cat Power, Larkin Poe, Lake Street Dive, Nicole Moudaber, Warner Bros. Records and Bloodshot Records
- Autographed vinyls from Annie Lennox, Michelle Branch, Khruangbin, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucius, Julien Baker, Tash Sultana, Joan Jett, Elle King, Wynonna Judd, Little Big Town, Marian Hill, Neko Case and Lindsey Stirling