2015 Serenade – Live & Silent Auction

2015 SS Serenade
We’re so excited about this year’s Serenade—and the many wonderful items that were donated by our amazing friends and supporters for our live and silent auction. Remember that all proceeds make it possible to bring joy in the form of music to countless families in the central Texas area, so we hope you will bid generously.

Live Auction

Four (4) passes to Cherokee Creek Music Festival (95 miles from Austin) May 13-14, 2016 with exclusive two night accommodations for four guests (just two miles from the event) at privately owned Hickory Sands Ranch, add a magnum of Puligny-Montrachet, Clos De La Mouchere Premier Cru wine, breakfast amenities and you’ve got a party! (Value: $2500)
Donated by Craig and Felicia Hester, Cherokee Creek Music Festival and Brad and Belinda Karp.
House Concert for 16 guests with Austin’s own Marcia Ball at a private home in Tarrytown; includes catered dinner provided by Sterling Affairs. (Value: $5,000)
Donated by Marcia Ball, Nancy Heerssen and Sterling Affairs
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Acoustic guitar signed by iconic Texas legend, Willie Nelson. (Priceless!)
Donated by Strait Music and Willie Nelson
Two (2) Bronze tickets and two (2) After-Party tickets to attend the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards® in Los Angeles February 15, 2016. (Value: $1200, considered priceless)
Donated by The Recording Academy®
One (1) ocean view cabin for two (2) on the Delbert McClinton Sandy Beaches Cruise sailing January 9-16, 2016 on the Holland America Westerdam from Fort Lauderdale Florida. (Approximate value $4400)
Donated by Delbert and Wendy McClinton, Sandy Beaches Cruises.


Silent Auction

Untitled design-3This year’s Silent Auction offers a variety of items for our guests to bid on! Whether you are searching for a gift for yourself, your family or your friends, we have an item for you! Here is a sneak peek of some of silent auction items our Serenade guests will have a chance to win:

  • 24 Diner: Gift certificate
  • ACL Live: Tickets to Joe Bonamassa on Friday, November 27, 2015
  • Alta Vista Recording: Four hours studio time
  • Amy’s Ice Creams: 4 small ice creams with 1 crush’n
  • Anderson’s Coffee: Gift basket
  • Antone’s: VIP access for two to a show at the new Antone’s, VIP backstage tour, and Antone’s memorabilia gift bag, curated by Susan Antone
  • Armadillo Christmas Bazaar: Two season passes to the 40th season of the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar; Fused glass earrings by Santa Fe Glass Art, handmade cherrywood box by Tattoo Dreams; Nickel, silver, and copper calla lily hair sweep by Jezzard & Jezzard Jewelry
  • A town: Gift certificate; Stylish apparel, unique gifts, quality beauty products, home décor, children and pet goods from over 100 local artist
  • Austin City Limits: Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith posters
  • Blackbird Bakery: Basket of gluten-free baked goods
  • Blue Elephant Boutique: Gift certificate; Shop indie and designer apparel, trendy accessories, and statement jewelry
  • Capital Genealogy: Two hours of family history research
  • Copeland Jewelers
  • Nancy Coplin: Two vintage Daryl Howard Japanese woodblock & gold foil 25.5” x 40” framed prints
  • Lynn Denton: Two nights for two in owner’s Montreaux, Switzerland apartment
  • Dinosaur Robot: Signed Mad Men pilot script and Season 7 poster
  • Doc’s Motorworks
  • Easy Tiger
  • Esther’s Follies: Two general admission tickets
  • The Four Seasons, Austin: One night stay, Lakeside view room; Breakfast at TRIO
  • Garden-ville: Decorative metal stars and a metal fire pit, designed by RestoreDecor resident artist
  • Eliza Gilkyson: Taos vacation getaway
  • Christina Fajardo: Acrylic painting on canvas
  • Go Dance Austin: Four weeks of dancing and lessons for a couple; Two months of youth dance classes, ages 5-9 and 10-17
  • Kathie Hanson Drawings & Paintings: “Blue Note,” a signed Artist’s Proof from a limited edition of Giclee prints of an original painting in watercolor and pastel
  • Annie Harding: Santa Fe Glass Art earrings
  • Jack Allen’s Kitchen: Dinner for two
  • Kalibrate Skin and Beauty: Full set of lash extensions or service of equal value
  • Karavel Shoes: Gift certificate
  • Kerrville Folk Festival: Passes to the 2016 Kerrville Folk Festival
  • Brad & Belinda Karp: Three mangums of fine wine
  • Liz James Designs: Labradorite and 14kt gold earrings
  • Luxe Apothetique: Gift certificate; Clothing, gifts, and apothecary
  • Mantis Massage: Gift certificate for a 60 minute customized session
  • Beth McElhaney Jewelry: Earrings and necklace worn by Christine Albert on the cover of Austin Woman Magazine
  • Gary Miller Photography: 16 x 20 professional photographs of Gary Clark Jr, Guy Clark, Ray Benson, & Jack Ingram
  • Milli Starr: Royal and light blue sinamay fascinator with arrow quill feather
  • Montesino Ranch: Two-night stay for two in the Montesino Ranch Studios
  • Scott Newton Photography: Black and white photograph of Delbert McClinton
  • Out of the Past:
  • Donna Overly: Framed watercolor landscape painting; 16” x 20”
  • Paramount Theatre: Moontower Comedy Festival passes, tickets to Bob Schneider and Delbert McClinton shows
  • Peter Pan Mini Golf: 4 passes for 18 holes of miniature golf
  • Playboy Limos: Limousine time
  • Pottery Ranch: Home accessories/yard art
  • Bill Reid and the Fewer Sorrows Band: House Concert (Bill Reid solo), CD Bundle
  • Marsha Robinson: Mid-century classical sheet music from the 1960’s
  • Radisson Hotel: One night’s stay in a lake view room and breakfast for two
  • Sea Glass Fine Art: Portrait session and custom 12” portrait; Limited edition 12” print
  • Vincent de Paul: Beveled glass small table with iron wine rack base
  • Silverado Hospice: Guitar-shaped gift basket of Texas food goodies
  • Snack Bar
  • Steve Stanford: Haircut and color with Steve Stanford at Lather Salon
  • Strait Music Company: Guitar signed by Delbert McClinton
  • Texas Nails & Music: Gift certificate for manicure/pedicure
  • Thundercloud Subs: Two free admissions to the 2015 Turkey Trot
  • Tito’s Vodka: Tito’s gift basket
  • Torchy’s Tacos: Gift certificates
  • Transmission Events: Two GA tickets to the 2016 Fun Fun Fun Fest
  • Troublemaker Studios: Studio tour
  • Uptown Modern: Gift certificate; 20th century furniture and accessories
  • Veritas Backstage: Beauty and skincare products and a beauty bar facial
  • Waterloo Ice House
  • Wendy and Delbert McClinton: Signed Delbert memorabilia
  • Whole Earth Provision Co.: Music of the Spheres wind chime and $10 gift certificates each for up to 300 attendees
  • Wild about Music: Framed “Peace of Music” print
  • Bruce Willenzik, Annie Harding, Nancy Coplin: Rare, framed Delbert McClinton Armadillo World Headquarters concert poster, autographed, Dec 28, 1980 by poster artist Danny Garrett
  • Roberta and Lawrence Wright: Autographed collection of recent writings by Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Lawrence Wright
  • Z Tequila: Margarita basket

How you can help:
Donate to the Silent Auction! We are always seeking interesting and unique items to offer to our patrons. Download Silent Auction Donation Form
Please contact Claire Reinhold at swansongsaustin(AT)gmail.com for more information.