News on Timothy White Auction, Petty/Lifehouse, Ludacris
Autographed Fender and Martin guitars are among the items available at an online auction to benefit the family of former Billboard editor in chief Timothy White, who died June 27. The guitars are signed by the artists participating in the Oct. 7 Boston and Oct. 8 New York tribute concerts for White, including Jimmy Buffett, Sheryl Crow, Don Henley, Billy Joel, John Mellencamp, Sting, James Taylor, and Brian Wilson. Also up for bid at auction.ticketmaster.com are front-row tickets to the concerts.
Tickets for both Music to My Ears concerts went on sale Monday, and are also available via the FleetCenter and Madison Square Garden box offices. Tickets are priced at $50-$250 for the Boston show and $45-$250 for the New York concert, with proceeds set to benefit the White family.
-- Melinda Newman, L.A.