How would you like to own one of the themed bikes that Orange County Choppers has built? Well, here’s your chance. Klipsch (the world’s leading global speaker manufacturer) along with the Klipsch Music Center (a Live Nation Entertainment venue) and Auctions America has announced that it will be auctioning off it’s custom-made Orange County Chopper motorcycle. This unique OCC bike, which is equipped with Klipsch speakers, was housed at the Klipsch Music Center amphitheater during the 2012 concert season. While there more than 50 artists including Dave Matthews Band, Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum, KISS, Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Bush, Jimmy Buffett, Jason Mraz, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Brad Paisley, took the opportunity to autograph the motorcycle.
This OCC custom built Klipsch motorcycle with all the celebrity signatures will be sold to the highest bidder at the Auctions America’s Auburn Spring event at the historic Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana on May 11th. This annual event combines a multi-day auction, swap meet and car corral making it a wonderful celebration of all things automotive. The motorcycle will be available for preview at the Auburn Auction Park from Wednesday, May 8 through Friday, May 10 and be sold on Saturday, May 11. Over the years, Klipsch has worked closely with Make-A-Wish in Indiana and all funds from the sale of this motorcycle will benefit Make-A-Wish in helping grant wishes to Indiana-native children who have been diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses.
“While no stranger to charity, this endeavor is by far the most exciting and rewarding experience we have ever conceived as a company” said Paul Jacobs, CEO of Klipsch. “With the help of our valued partners at Live Nation and Auctions America, we are honored and humbled to impact the lives of deserving Indiana children, while also sharing our passion for live music with the custom collector community.”
“Klipsch is a great partner and we are thrilled to be involved in this one-of-a-kind opportunity to help raise money and awareness for an amazing organization,” said Kelly Ford, Senior Director of Sponsorship Sales for Live Nation – Midwest Music.
Donnie Gould, President, Auctions America added, “We’re delighted to be partnering with Klipsch and Live Nation for this exciting fundraising initiative, and are proud to lend our auction services to support Make-A-Wish and help grant wishes to children battling life-threatening medical conditions in Indiana. Not only does the auction provide a wonderful opportunity for enthusiasts to acquire a one-of-a-kind collector’s item, but to also support a great organization to deliver hope, strength and joy to local children when they need it most.”
“We are truly grateful for the generosity of Klipsch and their dedication to our mission,” said Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana Corporate Campaigns Manager Amy Nelson. “Funds raised from the auction of the Orange County Chopper motorcycle will help bring the magic of a wish come true to local children battling life-threatening medical conditions.”
For more information on Klipsch and its products: www.klipsch.com . For more information on the Klipsch Music Center: www.klipschmusiccenter.com . For more information on Live Nation Entertainment: www.livenation.com . For more information on Auctions America: auctionsamerica.com . For more information on Make-A-Wish: www.makeawishindiana.org .
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