Black Friday Online Auction To Benefit GRAMMY Foundation, MusiCares

November 21, 2011 -- 2:22 pm PST

The GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares will offer the third annual Black Friday Online Auction, including all-new "buy it now" discounted items such as celebrity autographed memorabilia from Arcade Fire, Coldplay, Diamond Rio, Mick Jagger, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, Paul Simon, and Sugarland, among others. Items will be available for big beginning Black Friday, Nov. 25, through Dec. 5 at www.ebay.com/grammy. All proceeds will benefit the GRAMMY Foundation's GRAMMY in the Schools programs for high school students, as well as its preservation and advancement initiatives, and MusiCares' emergency health and human services and addiction recovery programs.

Additional auction items will include guitars signed by Eric Church, Gavin DeGraw, Jane's Addiction, and Vans Warped Tour artists, among others; signed and framed pieces by Adele, Mick Jagger, Miranda Lambert, Dolly Parton, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Paul Simon, among others; and VIP experiences, including a one-on-one guitar lesson with Diamond Rio's Jimmy Olander and a 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards VIP ticket package.