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Jon Bon Jovi, Olivia Rodrigo, Dua Lipa, Stevie Nicks, Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood and Other Icons' Items Added to MusiCares at Julien's Auctions

February 12, 2024

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Julien's Auctions and MusiCares® Charity Relief Auction An Official 64th Annual GRAMMY® Week Event Announces Additional Headlining Items for Offer

MusiCares Person of the Year 2024 Honoree Jon Bon Jovi’s Stage Played 2018 Takamine EF341SC Acoustic Guitar, Custom Black Amplifier Road Cases, Signed XOUNTS Sound Systems, “Bed of Roses” Sheet Music, Maracas and JBL In-Ear Monitors

Olivia Rodrigo Twice Signed Skateboard Featured in “bad idea right?” Music Video

Dua Lipa’s Stage Worn Custom-Made Casey Cadwallader for Mugler Gold "Illusion" Catsuit and Elbow-Length Gloves

Exclusive Collection of Stevie Nicks Autographed Items: 1981 Bella Donna Record Album, Stand Back: 1981-2017 Record Album Box Set and Stevie Nicks Style “Barbie” Doll

Exceptional, One-of-a-Kind Items to be Offered by Boy George, Cheech & Chong, Chris Stapleton, Foo Fighters, George Thorogood, Jelly Roll, Johnny Mathis, Lady Gaga, Lenny Kravitz, Mark Ronson, Ozzy Osbourne, Pete Townshend, Rihanna, Sam Smith, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, and More

All Proceeds to Benefit MusiCares®

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH, 2024

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Los Angeles, California – (January 29th, 2024) – Julien’s Auctions announced today additional marquee items added to the star-studded lineup of instruments, memorabilia, wardrobe, and more to be sold at MUSICARES® CHARITY RELIEF AUCTION taking place live Sunday, February 4th, 2024 for the first time ever at the GRAMMY Museum® in Los Angeles and online on juliensauctions.com in a multi-camera livestream to be directed by Jerry Foley, the multi-Emmy® award nominated director of Late Show with David Letterman. The livestream will run additionally on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram Live, in addition to Julien’s and MusiCares’ websites.

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A sensational collection of music items - some never before seen at auction - will be offered including items from this year’s MusiCares Person of the Year honoree, Jon Bon Jovi. The GRAMMY-winning legend and founding member of the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inducted rock band that bears his last name will offer several of his historic items such as his stage played 2018 Takamine EF341SC acoustic guitar, in gloss black finish with Mahogany neck ($10,000 - $15,000) and used in the “Story of Love” music video (photo right credit: Lou Morreale)

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and a guitar case containing custom picks and a black Dunlop guitar strap; his custom black amplifier road case with Bon Jovi Heart & Dagger logo stencils on all sides with additional SL for "Stage Left" and "BB-6" stencils with a foam lined case featuring a number of cargo stickers and a yellow tape label with handwritten "On Stage Left” (estimate: $800 - $1,200) (photo left);

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a road worn custom black amplifier road case on casters with "R & R Cases" plate mounted to the side with a foam lined case covered in custom "Jon Bon Jovi" and "33" stencils ($1,000 - $1,500); as well as a Jon Bon Jovi signed XOUNTS Sound Systems (photo right) (estimate: $1,000 - $1,500), sheet music for Bon Jovi’s classic ballad “Bed of Roses,” with a pair of maracas (estimate: $400 - $600) (photo below left) and a pair of JBL in-ear monitors (estimate: $300 - $500).

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Bon Jovi’s extraordinary lifetime achievements and contributions as front man to one of the greatest bands in rock n’ roll history and philanthropic efforts to causes such as food-insecure and unhoused individuals over his five-decade career will be celebrated at the 2024 MusiCares Person of the Year benefit gala, one of the most prestigious events held during GRAMMY Week.

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A Kingswell skate shop brand "Brutal" skate deck, signed twice by Olivia Rodrigo and featured in the video for her hit song "bad idea right?” will hit the auction block (estimate: $500 - $700) (photo right). Three-time GRAMMY Award winner Olivia Rodrigo gained widespread recognition for her exceptional vocal prowess and emotional songwriting. In 2021, she made a monumental impact with her chart-topping multi-platinum debut album SOUR. In 2023 Rodrigo released GUTS, a body of work that magnified the raw power of her genre-bending sound revealing a heightened sophistication as a vocalist and lyricist. With her authentic and relatable approach to storytelling, Rodrigo has earned six nods for the 66th Annual GRAMMY® Awards solidifying her place as one of the most promising artists.

Dua Lipa on stage in a gold outfit

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A Casey Cadwallader for Mugler custom-made gold “Illusion” catsuit and elbow-length gloves worn by three-time GRAMMY Award winner Dua Lipa during her 2022 “Future Nostalgia” tour in South America is sure to cause a frenzy at this year’s auction (estimate: $4,000 - $6,000) (photo left: Dua Lipa wearing the catsuit September 13th - Buenos Aires photo credit Elizabeth Miranda). Mugler posted the ten-time GRAMMY Nominee in the catsuit on their Instagram platform when Dua Lipa performed in São Paulo, Brazil September 8th, 2022. The custom bodysuit took over 1,160 cumulative hours to complete and is all over embroidered with 120,000 crystals. Featuring a boned bodice with overall spiral sheer tulle panels and matching gloves, these spiral-like sheer splices are the brand’s signature design under Cadwallader's creative direction. (photo left).

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Items from the GRAMMY Award winning Fleetwood Mac legend and rock goddess, Stevie Nicks have been announced including: a copy of her 1981 iconic solo album Bella Donna featuring her enduring timeless classics, “Edge of Seventeen,” and “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” duet with Tom Petty, signed by Nicks and inscribed “Much Love,” ($300 - $500) (photo right);

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Stevie Nicks signed compilation record album box set Stand Back: 1981-2017 (5 LPs) signed twice by Nicks and inscribed, “Much Love” on the box cover, and “Love Always” on the insert ($300 - $500) and a Barbie Doll (in original box) (photo left) based on Stevie Nicks, inspired by her style during the era of the Fleetwood Mac album Rumours, signed by Nicks on the box, and inscribed “Stevie Barbie Loves Ya!” on the back of the box (estimate: $300 - $500).

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An incredible item from Country Music royalty, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, will dazzle the auction with the appearance of their signed 2017 Gibson J-45 True Vintage model acoustic guitar, in sunburst finish that features the vintage style and “Only A Gibson Is Good Enough” headstock banner logo and signed in silver marker on the body “God Bless / Garth / Brooks / and / Trisha Yearwood” (estimate: $3,000 - $5,000) (photo right).

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Another exclusive instrument comes to the auction stage from American blues rock icon, George Thorogood who’s offering a signed limited edition "White Fang" ES-125 TDC Guitar in white finish. The Epiphone "White Fang" model is the premier George Thorogood signature model produced in a limited quantity of 1,200 guitars that sold out the week the model was introduced (photo right). This is the last guitar remaining that was specially held back for Thorogood to donate to benefit the nonprofit of his choosing. Unlike any of these special models that have been sold, Thorogood hand signed the front of the guitar's body and personally tuned this guitar in the Gibson Showroom. The "White Fang" model pays tribute to Thorogood's prized vintage ES-125 (estimate: $2,000 - $3,000).

Highlights include:

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  • Boy George signed gray felt bespoke hat with black grosgrain hatband, created by American milliner Rod Keenan of New York inscribed with the GRAMMY award winning artist’s drawing of an abstract figure waving (estimate: $800 - $1,200) (photo right).

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  • Cheech & Chong’s GRAMMY nominated signed Cheech And Chong album and Cheech & Chong signed soundtrack album for their 1978 cult classic film Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke signed by comedy duo Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. The film’s director, Lou Adler, has also signed the album (each estimate: $300-$500) (photo right).

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  • Fifteen-time GRAMMY award winning rock group Foo Fighters’ Greatest Hits record album signed by band members Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, and Pat Smear that is not only a retrospective celebration of the band’s chart-topping hits such as, “Everlong,” “My Hero,” and “Learn to Fly” but also included two new tracks, “Wheels” and “Word Forward” (estimate: $600 - $800) (photo right).

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  • Harry Styles’ 2017 self-titled debut album on compact disc with insert booklet, signed by the GRAMMY award winning artist Styles (estimate: $300 - $500) (photo right).

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  • Jelly Roll’s personally owned and signed 2023 Gretsch Electromatic Center Block Jr. guitar, in Sweet Tea burst and quilted maple finish. The rapper, singer and songwriter who is currently nominated for two GRAMMY Awards for Best New Artist and for Best Country Duo / Pop Performance for the hit single "Save Me" recorded with Lainey Wilson selected this guitar from his private collection to sign and donate to MusiCares Charity Relief Auction ($1,000 - $1,500) (photo right).

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  • A UK copy of GRAMMY nominated singer Johnny Mathis signed Johnny’s Greatest Hits album and Johnny Mathis signed Portrait of Johnny record album (each $300 - $500) (photo right).

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  • Thirteen-time GRAMMY award winning artist Lady Gaga signed 2020 album Chromatica, her sixth chart-topping album in the United States (estimate: $400 - $600) (photo right).

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  • Lenny Kravitz signed 2022 Gibson 80s Flying V guitar donated by Gibson Gives in Classic White finish. The four-time GRAMMY award winner has signed the body of the guitar, "Love / Lenny Kravitz" (estimate: $2,000 - $3,000) (photo right).

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  • GRAMMY nominated group Lumineers signed Evans G2 drumhead signed by band members Wesley Schultz (vocals, guitar) and Jeremiah Fraites (drums, percussion) (estimate: $300 - $500) (photo right).

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  • Seven-time GRAMMY award winning artist Mark Ronson’s signed 2015 release Uptown Special record that features the mega-hit “Uptown Funk,” a collaboration with Bruno Mars that became a cultural phenomenon and collaborations with an array of artists, including icon Stevie Wonder and Kevin Parker of Tame Impala (estimate: $300 - $500) (photo right).

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  • A 2019 Gibson Les Paul Special Tribute Humbucker guitar in satin white finish signed by musicians who performed at MusiCares 2020 Person of The Year celebration honoring Aerosmith. Signatures include: Steven Tyler; Joe Perry; Brad Whitford; Taylor Hawkins; Dave Grohl; Alice Cooper; Nick Jonas; Joe Jonas; Kevin Jonas; Sammy Hagar; Gavin DeGraw; John Legend; Robin Zander; Robin Zander Jr.; Rick Nielsen; Dax Nielsen; Chris Shiflet; Tom Hamilton; Pat Smear; LeAnn Rimes; Ashley McBryde; Yola; Rami Jaffee; Emily King; Nate Mendel; Nuno Bettencourt; Luis Fonsi; Melissa Etheridge; Gary Clark Jr.; Orianthi; Tom Peterson; Joey Kramer and many others (estimate: $2,000 - $3,000) (photo right).

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  • Eight-time GRAMMY award winning rock singer Ozzy Osbourne signed 2015 Gibson Les Paul Standard guitar, in sunburst finish with flame top (estimate: $2,000 - $3,000) (photo right).

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  • A matted and framed copy of the sheet music for piano, voice and guitar for Rihanna’s hit single “Diamonds,” the lead single from her seventh studio album Unapologetic, signed in gold marker by the nine-time GRAMMY award winning artist Rihanna (estimate: $300 - $500) (photo right).

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  • GRAMMY award winning artist Sam Smith signed In The Lonely Hour record album, his debut studio album release in 2014, which secured several GRAMMY wins at the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2015, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year for Smith’s Stay with Me and Best Pop Vocal Album (estimate: $300 - $500) (photo right).

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  • Chris Stapleton signed Traveller record album, the eight-time GRAMMY Award winning country superstar’s 2015 debut release which won several awards at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards held in 2016 including Album of the Year, Best Country Album and in addition to the album’s success, Stapleton’s performance on the title track, “Traveller” earned him the GRAMMY Award for Best Country Solo Performance (estimate: $300 - $500) (photo right).

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  • GRAMMY award winning rock group Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers signed Long After Dark record album which was certified gold by the RIAA within a year of its release in 1982 and includes their classic hits, “You Got Lucky” and “Change of Heart” (estimate: $500 - $700) (photo right).

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  • The Who legend GRAMMY award winning artist Pete Townshend’s owned and heavily worn black leather Prada Chelsea boots (estimate: $300 - $500) (photo left).

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  • Twelve-time GRAMMY Award winning musician (recipient of GRAMMY Legend Award in 1990 and the GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000 and fifty-seven GRAMMY nominations) Willie Nelson signed 2013 To All The Girls..., record album and Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson signed It's Not Love (But It's Not Bad) record album that charted #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums on January 27th, 1973 and stayed #1 on the Billboard chart for three weeks (each estimate: $200 - $300) (photo right).

More than 50 exclusive, one-of-a-kind items from the world’s biggest music artists and cultural figures of our time will include previously announced instruments, wardrobe, personal items, and memorabilia generously offered by Taylor Swift, James Hetfield, Robert Smith, Paul McCartney, Dr. Dre, Joe Walsh, Lionel Richie, the Estate of Christine McVie and more will hit the auction block.This Official GRAMMY®Week event precedes the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards® telecast. Proceeds will benefit MusiCares, the leading music industry charity. MusiCares provides the music community a support system of health and human services across a spectrum of needs including physical and mental health, addiction recovery, unforeseen personal emergencies and disaster relief.

JULIEN’S AUCTIONS LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTION

MusiCares Charity Relief Auction
An Official 66th GRAMMY Week Event
Sunday, February 4th, 2024

Grammy Museum
800 W Olympic Blvd,
Los Angeles,
CA 90015
Session I: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (approximately)

EXHIBITION

Person of the Year Gala
Friday, February 2nd, 2024
Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall A
5:00pm – 7:00pm Pacific Time

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ABOUT MUSICARES

MusiCares helps the humans behind music because music gives so much to the world. Offering preventive, emergency and recovery programs, MusiCares is a safety net supporting the health and welfare of the music community. Founded by the Recording Academy® in 1989 as a U.S. based 501(c)(3) charity, MusiCares safeguards the well-being of all music people through direct financial grant programs, networks of support resources, and tailored crisis relief efforts.

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