Ryan Adams, Arcade Fire contribute to rock auction

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Start looking for an enormous guitar-shaped stocking and emptying out your change jars, because the 19th Annual Rock for Kids Charity Auction has enough sweet donated instruments to please just about any music fan. One might even call it a...rocktion? Hmmm?

Although proxy bidding has ended, Pitchfork reports Chicagoans can mosey on down to Park West today to bid on an extensive list of items, including signed sweetness from Paste featured artists such as Ryan Adams (guitar), Iron and Wine (LP) and Feist (framed album). Other fun signed stuff includes Billy Joel "Piano Man" sheet music, a chair drawn on by Regina Spektor, a Decemberists poster and an Arcade Fire vinyl record.

More memorabilia comes from artists like Rilo Kiley, Emmylou Harris, Elvis Costello, Björk, Andrew Bird, Of Montreal, New Pornographers, Sufjan Stevens, James Brown, Bloc Party, Scissor Sisters and Lou Reed.

Check out the rocktion's photos for even more.

Related links:
Rilo Kiley and Rock's New Era: Clever Indie Everypeople Unite!
Emmylou Harris: Canines and Land Mines
Arcade Fire: Inside the church of Arcade Fire
Bloc Party talks touring, crisps

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