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Fri, Jul 28


Virtual silent auction

pt.fwd fifth birthday silent auction fundraiser

Online silent auction to raise funding for our upcoming programming

pt.fwd fifth birthday silent auction fundraiser
pt.fwd fifth birthday silent auction fundraiser

Time & Location

Jul 28, 2023, 12:00 AM CDT – Aug 06, 2023, 11:50 PM CDT

Virtual silent auction

About the event

To help raise funds for our upcoming programming season, pt.fwd will be hosting a digital silent auction fundraiser.

After kicking off on Friday, July 28 
(the date of our fifth birthday block party), the auction will remain open until midnight (CST) on Sunday, Aug 6. 

The fundraiser will feature over $3,000 of items from 30+ regional and local 
businesses, artists and non-profit organizations, including:

  • Audio mixing/mastering services by Stephen Holliger
  • One-year membership to Experimental Sound Studio
  • Private tour of the dome atop the McLean County Museum of History
  • One month of audio production lessons from ZW Buckley
  • Assorted wines and gifts from Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano 
  • Customized art experience from Illinois Art Station
  • Gift basket from Pizza Payaa
  • Gift card from Shake It Up Cocktail Lounge & Eatery
  • Gift basket from White Oak Brewery
  • Selected artist books from University Galleries
  • Gift basket from Ancho & Agave
  • Gift basket from Coffee Hound + Sirius Roasters
  • Gift basket from Jimmy John's
  • Gift basket from Specs Around Town
  • Painting by Hey Col & A Studio
  • Gift basket from Bobzbay Books
  • Gift card from Meltdown Creative Works
  • Gift card from Carl's Pro Band
  • Gift card from Reverberation Records
  • Record sampler from Illegal Art
  • Scented candle sampler from YWCA & Labyrinth Made Goods
  • Gift card from Bloomington Spice Works
  • Gift basket from The Garlic Press
  • Gift box from DP Dough
  • T-shirts from Make Noise Music
  • Apparel from Reckless Saint Record Store
  • Wine and gift basket from Green Top Grocery
  • Glass coasters by Jeannie W. Breitweiser
  • Tasting menu for two at Epiphany Farms
  • Cycling gear from Bloomington Cycle & Fitness


pt.fwd (pronounced "point forward") is an independent, artist-run 501c3 non-profit that organizes contemporary music and sonic arts performances in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois.

pt.fwd's mission is to celebrate the communal experience of coming together to listen to powerful new sonic art. For more information, visit

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