Chad Smith’s Super Bowl drum kit at auction

Music and football fans alike can own a piece of Red Hot Chili Peppers and NFL history this year. RHCP drummer Chad Smith’s Pearl drum kit that he will use during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show this Sunday is up for auction to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation through February 7th.

The drum kit is a Custom Built “Limited Edition” Series Clear Plexiglas Pearl Drum set that includes limited edition Sabian Cymbals. After the show, the kit will be broken into two complete sets — an AFC kit and an NFC kit — and will be auctioned at NFL Auctions.

Each kit will feature all of their respective conference team logos on a custom wrap provided by Brand Imaging Group along with a lighting package provided by Drumlite.  

Each kit will include the following:

Pearl Drums & Hardware

  • Bass Drum 26 X 16 inches
  • Mounted Tom 12 X 8 Inches
  • Floor Tom 14 X 14 inches
  • Floor Tom 16 X 16 inches
  • Snare Drum 14 X 6 ½ inches (STE1465S)
  • Steel Sensitone Hi Hat Stand (H1000) X (1)
  • Snare Stand (S2000) X (1)
  • Pedal (P2000C) X (1)
  • Boom Cymbal Stands (B1030) X (4)
  • Tom Arm (TH1030) X (1)

Sabian Cymbals

  • 14 inch RHCP Hi Hats
  • 21 inch RHCP Ride
  • 19 inch RHCP Crash
  • 20 inch RHCP Crash
  • 19 inch Chad Smith Holy China

Other auctions include two rehearsal pairs and one performance pair of Chad Smith’s Super Bowl Halftime Show drum sticks.

Chad Smith’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Drum Sticks – Rehearsal Pair
Chad Smith’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Drum Sticks – Rehearsal Pair
Chad Smith’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Drum Sticks – Live Performance Pair

Shipping costs are included in the bid amount and all proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation that helps grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions. All sales are final and it will take five to ten business days to receive your order once the auction ends. All auctions end February 7th. Happy Bidding!

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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