Townshend, Springsteen Guitars to be Auctioned
Musicians On Call has announced auction items for the 3rd Annual Musicians On Call Benefit Concert and Auction, including two coveted tickets to see the Police at Madison Square Garden on August 1; autographed guitars by Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Montgomery Gentry and Avril Lavigne; two VIP Tickets to the Hard Rock Café's “Ambassadors of Rock” concert at Hyde Park in London, England; two tickets to meet and see Barry Manilow perform at the Las Vegas Hilton with 1st class airfare; a 50CC LX50 Vespa and much more. This special event will take place at Sotheby's on March 31. Maroon 5 is also set to perform.
Musicians On Call (MOC) was founded in 1999 with the mission of bringing live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. To date, they have played for over 77,000 people. They have accomplished their mission through room-to-room hospital performances by both local musicians and national celebrities, CD Pharmacies and Project Playback.
2007 Musicians On Call Auction Items:
- Bruce Springsteen autographed 1952 Reissued Telecaster
- Autographed Pete Townshend guitaro Johnny Cash harmonica used during a concert on May 13, 1997, at Westbury Music Fair with Willie Nelson
- 2 VIP Tickets to the Hard Rock Café's “Ambassadors of Rock” concert at Hyde Park in London, England
- Autographed Montgomery Gentry Guitar
- Conan O'Brien signed guitar (with self-portrait)–his first electric guitar
- Weekend in New York City: 2 night hotel stay March 30th and 31st : March 30th - 2 Front Row tickets to see Maroon 5 at Sotheby's, along with car service to and from the venue. March 31: dinner for 2 and passes to see the city from Circle Line Tours.
- 2 tickets to meet and see Barry Manilow perform at the Las Vegas Hilton with 1st class airfare
- Autographed guitar signed by the band Daughtry (including American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry)
- 2 tickets to meet and see Grammy Award Winner Carrie Underwood perform during her Summer '07 Tour o Autographed Avril Lavigne Guitar
- A 50CC LX50 Vespa