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Benefit Mon Nov 30 2009

50 New Items Added to Rock for Kids Auction, Friday, 12/4

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Hey, if Cyber Monday has you all fizzled out clicking around some big box retailer's website, try getting some one-of-a-kind music collectibles while making a donation to a worthy Chicago charity. This Friday marks the 21st Annual Rock for Kids Rock n' Roll Auction at the Park West, and they've just added 50 more awesome items to their bid sheets. Of note are a signed poster by President Obama, Wilco and Otis Clay from a fundraiser performance in July 2008; a baseball bat signed by Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson and John Melloncamp; a Madonna 2009 calendar signed by the material girl herself; a poster signed by Jermaine and Brett of Flight of the Conchords; a banjo signed by Steve Martin (pictured above); and a Jonas Brothers signed tourbook (*squee*). View items up for bid at the Rock for Kids Flickr page. These items and so much more are available for bid now online by proxy, or in person Friday night at the Park West. Tickets are $25 (or $75 VIP) and are available online.

 
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