Photograph by Lorenzo.

Event: Backyard Concert 2018 Charity Auction


Heritage Auctions donated its charity auction services to benefit UCLA Health and Teen Cancer America, a national non-profit launched by the Who’s Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend that provides support and resources to teens and young adults diagnosed with cancer. Music memorabilia auctioned at Backyard Concert 2018 included a Buddy Holly guitar signed by 75 of the world’s top musicians, and a Pinball Wizard pinball machine signed by Daltrey, Townshend, Elton John, Tina Turner and Jack Nicholson. Among the evening’s performers were Daltrey, Van Morrison, Don McLean, Jewel and Ed Sheeran. Emcees were Judd Apatow and Howie Mandel. Additional support for the evening was provided by the Buddy Holly Foundation.

Ed SheeranGreg and Lysa RohanGuests and auction itemsHolly guitarJewel and Van MorrisonRoger Daltrey

This story appears in the Winter 2018-2019 edition of The Intelligent Collector magazine. Click here to subscribe to the print edition