The Red Hot Chili Peppers will be performing with Bruno Mars during the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show and they will be doing a great auction for charity. It was announced on Friday that the drum set from the halftime show will be auctioned off after the big game to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The drum set that will be played by Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith will be broken into two sets — one AFC and one NFC. The drum set will then be auctioned off at www.nfl.com/auction.
Smith’s drum set, which will be a Custom Built “Limited Edition” Series Pearl Drum Set that includes limited edition Sabian Cymbals, will feature the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos logo. Here is a look at what each of the auctioned off kits will include:
- Pearl Drums
- 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
Smith will also be auctioning off three sets of signed drum sticks that he uses throughout the halftime show and rehearsals.