Auction Wave 1: July 14 through July 24.
Several VIP Concert Packages will be available including for example: The Police Ultimate VIP Package for Two which features an intimate meeting with the Police, Access to the band's final Sound Check (a few select guests will be invited to join the Police on stage to lend their rock star abilities to the rehearsal!), Front row seats to the final show, pre-concert dinner with a cocktail reception, and limited edition souvenirs. There is also a B-52s VIP Package for Four, which includes a private meet and greet, rare access to the B-52s soundcheck, front row seats, and four one-of-a-kind signed memorabilia gift sets. There is also The Police Snake Pit Ticket package for Four (the only pit tickets available to the general public are in this auction!).
Auction Wave 2: August 4 through August 14.
The second wave of the auction will feature a complete set of the Police’s autographed instruments including: Sting’s signature bass, Sennheiser microphone and stand (used during the 2007/2008 Police world tour); Andy’s Signature Fender Telecaster; plus Stewart’s Tama Star Drum Set (played at 2007 GRAMMY Awards).
Go to ebay.com/publictelevisionrocks for more information.
100 percent of the proceeds from both auctions will benefit Public Television Rocks!, an initiative formed between NY Public Television stations, Thirteen/WNET (thirteen.org) and WLIW21 (wliw.org). The Police chose to support these stations in recognition of their contributions to art, music, and culture both in New York, and nationally. For more information, visit www.publictelevisionrocks.org.