A guitar signed for Taylor Swift’s Midnight Records is up for auction in aid of war veterans.
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The acoustic guitar, which features a photo of the singer-songwriter while recording his latest album, currently has seven bids, with the latest at $4,500 (£3,708). You can bid on the item Here.
The Raven Drum Foundation’s second annual 12 Drummer Auction runs through next Monday (December 12), with a roster of music’s most influential artists raising vital funds for veterans and first responders dealing with PTSD and trauma. Billboard.
Founded by Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen and his wife, Lauren Monroe, the Raven Drum Foundation’s mission is to “serve veterans, first responders and trauma survivors with suicide prevention efforts through innovative wellness programs serving, educating and empowering the rest.” release
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Meanwhile, Taylor Swift fans in the US are currently suing Ticketmaster following the latest Eras Tour ticketing dispute.
More than a dozen fans from 13 states filed the lawsuit last Friday (Dec. 2) in Los Angeles County District Court, alleging that Ticketmaster violated California’s Cartwright Act and California’s Unfair Competition Act during a “verified fan” sale last month. claimed that he violated the law on .
The plaintiffs accused Live Nation, Ticketmaster’s parent company, of fraud, price-fixing and antitrust violations.
Last month, Ticketmaster announced it was canceling general ticket sales for Swift’s 2023 North American tour due to “extremely high demand” and “remaining ticket inventory.” This comes after many customers experienced technical issues trying to access Ticketmaster’s pre-sale for The Eras Tour, including long wait times and website outages.
Ticketmaster later apologized to those who had a “terrible experience” navigating its website, writing: “We strive to make purchasing tickets as easy as possible for fans.”
Swift herself responded to fans after the saga. “Okay. It goes without saying that I am very protective of my fans,” he began on Instagram.
“We’ve been doing this together for decades, and over the years I’ve brought many elements of my career home. I did this to improve the quality of my fans’ experience with a team that cares about my fans as much as I do. It’s hard to trust an outsider with these relationships and loyalties, and it’s hard for me to watch mistakes happen with no recourse.