Billie Eilish performing live with a microphone

Billie Eilish auctions cooler to help the music industry!

Billie Eilish, The Beastie Boys, Wilco and other amazing artists have customized awesome Yeti coolers for a charity auction to raise funds for out-of-work live music workers. Profits will go to the Crew Nation relief fund for unemployed touring and venue crews. Scroll down as we reveal the creative design from the “Bad Guy” singer!

  • Crew Nation was created to help workers from the live music industry that are unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic that put a stop to concerts around the world.
  • Live Nation a company that promotes and manages tickets sales for live entertainment has donated $10 million to Crew Nation. They started with an initial $5 million to the fund, then the next $5 million were given by artists, fans and employees who helped donating dollar by dollar.
  • The auction is beginning today Tuesday, January 5th at 11 a.m. ET, and finishes on January 12th at 11 a.m. ET.
Billie Eilish has to stop her 2020 world tour due to COVID

Live music brings happiness to millions around the world. We love the artists but we should not forget the important contribution of crewmembers working behind the scenes that make concerts happen. Due to the pandemic that put a stop to live music crewmembers are out-of-work and they need help to support their families.

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This is the second round that Yeti’s One for the Roadies campaign, and profits will benefit Crew Nation a relief fund established by Live Nation that helps out-of-work live music workers affected by the global pandemic.

Billie Eilish and her elder brother Finneas perfoming live

For the auction, Yeti sent out coolers to over 30 incredible musicians and bands and asked them to customise them with their personal style. All the proceeds from the auction will go to Crew Nation, with Yeti matching all funds raised up to $100,000. People can also donate directly to Crew Nation via a link on the auction page.

Billie Eilish personalised cooler with Blohsh logo

Billie Eilish embellished hers with her characteristic acid green Blohsh logo. It looks so amazing! Eilish loves to play live and she had to cut her tour short due to the pandemic at the beginning of 2020. With a new album due this year, the singer wants to get back on the road as soon as possible so her fans can enjoy her music again!

Finneas and Beastie Boys customised coolers

Her older brother Finneas O'Connel and creative collaborator also made a contribution with a personalised design. 

While, the Beastie Boys rappers Mike D and Ad-Rock signed their cooler and stuffed it with cool merchandise, and Jeff Tweedy made and illustration for Wilco’s band as a bunch of yetis.

Beastie Boys rappers Mike D and Ad-Rock

The first round of the One for the Roadies campaign took place in August 2020 and raised over $135,000 for Crew Nation. Eilish is participating in this charitable event because she is the kind of person who always gets behind supporting important issues. Let’s hope that this new campaign brings the much needed funds to support the music industry!

Natalie Baldwin

Graphic Designer graduated from University of Southern California. Bookworm. Nature, coffee and books are my best friends.+ info

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