Lift Master Presents Battle of the Garage Bands To Benefit Sweet Relief; Bid On Halestorm, Yes, Father John Misty, Diana Krall, Zakk Wylde Auction Items

Chicago, IL: The search is on! LiftMaster, the leader in Garage Door Openers, is searching for the best unsigned band in North America to get them out of the garage and onto the stage.

Join us Sunday, July 23rd in Chicago for LiftMaster Presents Battle of the Garage Bands! This nationwide search has been narrowed down to just two bands, watch them “Battle It Out LIVE” in front of celebrity judges and a concert audience to win a prize package worth approximately $40,000+.


Help a musician in need by bidding on one of these incredible auction items!

Take home this signed Brandon Ingram #14 Lakers jersey!

You and a friend can meet Halestorm with 2 artist guest list tickets to a headlining U.S. show of your choice!

See Real Estate live with 2 tickets to the US show of your choice and receive a In Mind LP signed by the band!

You and a friend can meet Yes at the upcoming Yestival show of your choice with two VIP tickets!

Bid to win 2 guest list tickets to the Father John Misty show of your choice!

You and your friend will meet The King of Partying, Andrew W.K., with 2 tickets from his guest list to the US show of your choice!

Take home this ODIN Blackout Bullet guitar signed by Zakk Wylde!

Bid to win a half-day photoshoot with rock photographer Mark Maryanovich in Los Angeles!

Bid to win this framed photograph of Michael Hutchence by photographer Chris Cuffaro.

Receive 2 artist guest list tickets to see Diana Krall live at the Red Rock Amphitheater in Colorado on July 18th, and receive a signed album!


We are grateful to welcome the following Artists to our list of Sweet Relief Supporters!

Saxon | Marc Broussard | Whiskey Myers | Countess Luann | Taylor Dayne | Dispatch | Marian Hill | Jack Broadbent | John Mulaney | Aerosmith | Phoenix | Carlos Vives | Jane Wiedlin | Hayley Orrantia | Scott Ian | Pearl Aday | Corey Taylor | Wallows | Paul McCartney |

Sweet Relief Musicians Fund provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians who are struggling to make ends meet while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems. In other words, Healing Musicians in Need. We all have received so much out of music, it’s time to give a little back!