Grinspoon are promoting the guitar band member Pat Davern performed in the course of the band’s efficiency at bushfire profit Fire Fight Australia in February.
The white Fender Player HSS Stratocaster was placed on eBay on Friday (July 31), with the band encouraging followers to bid on the guitar to lift cash for music disaster charity Support Act.
It will include a certificates of authenticity, and pictures of Davern taking part in the guitar in the course of the live performance. The guitarist performed the instrument in query on ‘Chemical Heart’, ‘Lost Control’ and ‘Just Ace’.
At the time of writing, the value is sitting at $3550 with 21 bids lodged. The auction ends on August 9 at 8:00pm AEST. You can place a bid of your individual right here.
Way again in Feb we performed @firefightau… it now looks as if a distant reminiscence. The mad white @Fender STRAT that Pat performed onstage goes up for auction! Proceeds go to @SupportAct. You can bid right here: https://t.co/oAg3gNE1bd
Watch our full set right here: https://t.co/SibRB97aPh pic.twitter.com/l0CQzTBVKr
— Grinspoon (@Grinspoon) July 30, 2020
Grinspoon additionally uploaded their close to 15 minute Fire Fight set to YouTube this week. Watch it under:
Grinspoon carried out at Fire Fight Australia in February alongside a number of worldwide artists, together with Canadian artist okay.d. lang, who carried out a shifting rendition of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’, plus Queen and Adam Lambert, who performed the band’s iconic 1985 Live Aid setlist “for the first time in [the band’s] history”.
Other native acts included John Farnham, Olivia Newton-John, Daryl Braithwaite, Hilltop Hoods, Icehouse, Amy Shark, Baker Boy, Peking Duk and lots of extra.
Last month, Dr. Lester Grinspoon, the Harvard professor and psychiatrist who – along with enterprise analysis that discovered marijuana was much less poisonous and addictive than alcohol or tobacco – was the namesake for Grinspoon, died aged 92. The band didn’t publicly make reference to Dr. Grinspoon’s passing.