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Backstage Auctions is a boutique online auction house specializing in authentic rock and roll music memorabilia. By exclusively representing legendary musicians and entertainment professionals directly, every auction event is unique, reflects the seller's legacy and chronicles their legendary career. Backstage Auctions has represented an impressive list of notable and very talented musicians, producers and managers in the music industry.

We launched Backstage Auctions in 2003 and our very first online auction event featured the private collection of legendary producer Eddie Kramer (Hendrix, Zeppelin, Kiss) and since then, we have represented Scott Ian, Charlie Benante & Frank Bello (Anthrax), Dave Mustaine & David Ellefson (Megadeth), Page Hamilton (Helmet), John Tempesta (Exodus, Testament, The Cult), John 5 (Zombie, Marilyn Manson),  Ted Nugent, Howard Kaylan (The Turtles), Ross Valory (Journey) and Michael Shrieve (Santana), Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, White Snake), Graham Bonnet (Rainbow, Alcatrazz), Al Jourgensen (Ministry), Johny Barbata (Jefferson Starship), Kip Winger (Winger) as well as managers of legendary bands such as Van Halen, Pantera, The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, KISS, Journey, Joe Walsh, Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band, Motley Crue, Pantera, White Zombie. (complete client list)

While other auction sites may give you that front row feel, Backstage Auctions goes one step further. By exclusively representing musicians, bands, managers, producers, record label executives and promoters, every online auction event features rare, one of a kind rock and roll treasures direct from their personal collections. Whether you collect posters, vinyl, stage gear or apparel, recordings, awards, photos, promotional items or even vintage concert t-shirts we've got you covered!

Our auctions offer a truly unique, historical and unforgettable experience spanning decades of music history and delivered directly to fans and collectors around the world. 

Backstage Auctions VIP Service

  • Authentic music memorabilia directly from the private collections of musicians and entertainment industry professionals
  • No reserves and No hidden fees
  • In House Shipping Service with full insurance, tracking and professional shipping & packaging - we do it all for you!
  • Knowledgeable and friendly staff providing personal customer service

If you are a musician or industry professional and would like to learn more about our auction services, we invite you to check out our consignment page for more information.

Register today for your VIP All Access Pass and start experiencing the difference!


The Rock and Pop 2019 Auction Event


Backstage Auctions is proud to present this years Rock and Pop 2019 Auction is an event unlike any other auction we have done in the past. With over 1,200 auction lots this is a true celebration of music memorabilia in every imaginable way.

Every decade from the 1960s onwards is represented with mementos from all the genres; Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Punk, Grunge, Pop, Rap, Jazz, Blues, Country and R & B.

This auction is a parade of highlights and historic collections of David Bowie, KISS, Van Halen, Queen, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Sex Pistols and The Rolling Stones that will resonate with fans and collectors for years to come. It covers main festivals from Woodstock 1969 through Monsters of Rock, the California Punk scene from the 1980s and the early days of Rap with artists such as Run-DMC, LL Cool J and the Beastie Boys. 
You will have a chance to own Queen’s first ever American demo reel or the actual stage models built for David Bowie and KISS. But there are plenty of historical memorabilia to choose from.

Featured Items

Original 1974 Queen Demo Recording
Alice Cooper 1974 Recording Reel
LL Cool J 1987 Tour Worn Suit
Elton John 1976 Tour Worn Helmet
Paul Stanley 1978 Guitar
Gene Simmons 1981 Bass Guitar
Jackson 5 Tour Jackets

Special Collections

Van Halen Memorabilia spanning 12 years, direct from the band’s publicist's private collection
Amazing collection of 1980s West Coast Punk Memorabilia
1969 Woodstock Memorabilia
KISS Original RIAA Record Awards from the 70s
Original Stage Models from the 70s & 80s featuring KISS and David Bowie Tours
British 80s & 90s Tour Memorabilia
David Bowie Collection of Tour Memorabilia
Vintage Stevie Ray Vaughan Crew Memorabilia

With a dazzling depth of collectibles ranging from the AC/DC through ZZ Top, you will find gem after gem. Loads of autographed memorabilia, rare concert jackets and shirts, beautiful record awards, hard-to-find posters, impressive film and photo lots, unique picks and passes, it's all here!

And as always, the provenance is rock solid with the majority of memorabilia coming from the private collections of musicians, managers, photographers, record company executives and crew members. 

Fans and collectors worldwide can participate in the auction hosted by Backstage Auctions. The online auction bidding will run from October 19, 2019 through October 27, 2019.

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