Jack White, along with his record label Third Man, have collaborated with Everything But The House to put items from his personal collection and the label’s archives up for auction. The funds raised will partly be donated to Clark Park Coalition in Southwest Detroit. The auction details can be found here.
The collection up for bidding encompasses a variety of items – from music equipment and music video set pieces to furniture, electric vehicles, and mechanical collectibles. Some noteworthy pieces include the Framus acoustic guitar from the White Stripes era featured in the “We’re Going To Be Friends” video, White’s own blue Ernie Ball St. Vincent guitar used during the Boarding House Reach tour, the striking yellow vintage CitiCar used by Third Man for delivering the World’s Fastest Record, equipment from the Third Man Studio, set pieces from the Raconteurs’ Consolers of the Lonely album photoshoot, and White’s own 2013 Tesla Model S.
Back in August 2020, White and Third Man put up guitars, Meg White’s crash cymbal, and the drum set from the White Stripes’ “Hardest Button to Button” music video for auction to raise funds for the John Peel Centre, Gideon’s Army, and the Detroit Phoenix Center.
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White’s most recent solo project, Entering Heaven Alive, was released in 2022. In February, he made an appearance as the musical guest on the Woody Harrelson-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live and is scheduled to be featured in Martin Scorcese’s upcoming film, Killers of the Flower Moon, due for release in October.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Jack White Auction
What is Jack White auctioning off?
Jack White, along with his label Third Man, is auctioning a variety of items including musical gear, music video set props, furniture, electric vehicles, and mechanical novelties. Notable items include the White Stripes-era Framus acoustic guitar, White’s blue Ernie Ball St. Vincent guitar, a bright yellow vintage CitiCar, and White’s personal 2013 Tesla Model S.
Who will benefit from this auction?
A portion of the proceeds from this auction will benefit Southwest Detroit’s Clark Park Coalition, which is dedicated to community development and recreational programs.
Is this the first time Jack White has auctioned items for charity?
No, this isn’t the first time. In August 2020, White and Third Man Records auctioned off musical equipment, including guitars and a drum kit from a White Stripes music video, to benefit several organizations including the John Peel Centre, Gideon’s Army, and the Detroit Phoenix Center.
What is the link to the auction?
The article does not provide a specific link to the auction. It is suggested to look for the auction on the Everything But The House website or related sites.
What’s next for Jack White?
Jack White was a musical guest on a Woody Harrelson-hosted episode of Saturday Night Live earlier this year. He is also set to appear in Martin Scorcese’s upcoming film, Killers of the Flower Moon, in October. His latest solo album, “Entering Heaven Alive,” was released in 2022.