The MusiCares silent auction and concert was a charitable event Randy Meisner was involved in. He donated some of his own artwork to the silent auction to benefit the MusiCares organization, and images of his artwork were published in a special “Musicians As Artists” book.
MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares’ services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly influence the health and welfare of the music community.
Randy’s artwork along with work from other musicians was featured in a book called “Musicians As Artists“. The two pages of the book highlighting Randy’s work are shown below. There was a paperback version of the book published, and only 100 copies of a leather-bound book. The leather-bound book was available at $1,000 each with proceeds to benefit MusiCares.
MusiCares Silent Auction:
Publication Party with silent auction of artwork donated by various musicians to benefit the MusiCares organization.
Randy Meisner is standing with his donated artwork at B.B. King’s Blues Club at Universal City Walk in Los Angeles.
B.B. King Blues Club – Meisner, Swan and Rich concert:
Meisner, Swan and Rich performed at the Universal City Walk B.B. King’s Blues Club to benefit MusiCares – Nov. 1, 1994
(Blues Club venue first opened Sept. 22, 1994)
MusiCares Silent Auction
“The price of the book is $1,000 and includes admission for four to the private evening, including a silent auction of many pieces of the original artwork, cocktail reception, a buffet dinner and surprise musical performances. All proceeds will benefit MusiCares.“
“A silent auction involving a limited edition of 11 boxed leather-bound copies of a new book, ‘Musicians As Artists,’ signed by most of the participating artists, will take place Nov. 1 at B.B. King’s Blues Club in L.A.’s Universal City.”
“I wish they had had this when I started out, said former Eagle Randy Meisner, who, along with displaying his artwork, performed with his group, the Meisner, Rich and Swan Band, for an appreciative crowd.”
Daily News of LA (Los Angeles, CA) – Nov. 3, 1994