October 17, 2001

New Yorkers against violence

Adam Yauch from the Beastie Boys announced a special benefit concert today....

'in the midst of this madness adam and mike and i got together to discuss what we might be able to do that would be constructive. and we decided to put on a benefit concert called "new yorkers against violence." we (beastie boys) will do a short hip hop set with mix master mike. also on the bill will be the strokes, B-52's, cibo matto, saul williams, rival schools and rahat fateh ali khan. i hope that anyone that has the time and is in the neighborhood will be able to come and join us. it will be taking place at the hamerstein ballroom in manhattan sunday, oct 28th. and tickets are available at: artistdirect.com and weds oct 10 at ticketmaster.com, all ticketmaster outlets, and the hamerstein ballroom box office.'

all profits raised from the show will go to two funds created to help people affected by the WTC tragedy of sept 11. one created by New York Association for New Americans (NYANA) and the other by New York Women's Foundation (NYWF). if you feel inspired to donate to those funds directly you can connect to them through these links. NYANA and NYWF.' More concert info at: Milerepa.org.

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