Press Release – Last week, through the generous donations of The Police and B-52s, Public Television Rocks! raised almost $50,000 on eBay for charity with some incredible Police and B-52s VIP concert packages. The lucky winners will get to experience the final Police tour concert at the Madison Square Garden August 7th. Now, The Police are giving fans one more opportunity to support Public Television Rocks! by donating a select set of autographed instruments to be auctioned online through eBay Giving Works.
Beginning August 4th, a complete set of The Police?s instruments will be available for bidding including: Sting?s Signature Bass, Sting?s Sennheiser Microphone and Stand (used during the 2007/2008 World Police tour); Andy Summer?s Signature Fender Telecaster; plus Stewart?s Copeland?s Tama Star Drum Set (played at the 2007 GRAMMY® Awards) and features his current set up of Paiste cymbals including the Signature Blue Bell Ride, which Paiste developed in collaboration with the legendary drummer. All of the items are autographed and come with letters of authenticity.
View the auction at www.ebay.com/publictelevisionrocks to place a bid or to find out more information.
The Police have chosen to continue supporting local New York Public Television, with 100% of the proceeds from the auction benefitting Public Television Rocks! Public Television Rocks!, is 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/

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