FBi’S Brush with Fame fundraiser

Sydney’s FBi Radio is bringing back its auction of musician-made masterpieces on canvas, Brush with Fame

Brush With Fame offers bidders the chance to own a one-of-a-kind canvas: hand-drawn by some of the world’s best loved musicians who have visited the station.

The auction will run on eBay from 14 March (9pm AEDT) until 24 March (9pm AEDT).

This year’s auction includes art from international heavyweights The XX, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, BADBADNOTGOOD, Aldous Harding, The Internet & more.

On the local front, some of Australia’s best rising musicians feature in the auction: Camp Cope, Julia Jacklin, and Alex Lahey.

The auction begins tonight on EBay, and finishes on Sunday 24 March

Bids start at just AUD$50. Each piece comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity from FBi Radio.

This will be FBi’s fourth ‘Brush With Fame’ auction. Previous contributors include Jamie XX, Courtney Barnett, Moby, Alt-J, Tame Impala, Thundercat, Run The Jewels, Warpaint, Best Coast, Animal Collective, Future Islands, Jay Reatard (RIP), Foals, St. Vincent and more.


(Sandy) Alex G – Albert Hammond Jr. – Aldous Harding – Alex Lahey – Aminé – BADBADNOTGOOD – Camp Cope – Channel Tres – Chronixx – Cub Sport – DJDS – Dream Wife – Father John Misty – Future Islands – Harvey Miller (Client Liaison) – Henry Rollins – Holy Holy – Japandroids – Julia Jacklin – Jungle – Jurassic 5 – Kelela – Lady Leshurr – Little Simz – Loyle Carner – Mac Demarco – Moses Sumney – Ravyn Lenae – Rejjie Snow – Run The Jewels – Sampha – Slowdive – Smino – Spoon – Superorganism – Sylvan Esso – The Avalanches – The Internet – The Lemon Twigs – The XX – Tycho – Unknown Mortal Orchestra – White Lung – Whitney – Xiu Xiu

FBi Radio began broadcasting on August 29, 2003 as the first and only radio station dedicated to playing 50% Australian music, half of that from Sydney. The independent station is not-for-profit and volunteer-run. It has a monthly audience of 504,000 listeners.

Proceeds from ‘Brush With Fame’ will allow FBi Radio to further its mission of making Sydney one of the most vibrant and culturally interesting cities in the world, through grassroots support for great local music, art and culture.



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