Thursday, June 21, 2012

Time For Livin': A Tribute to MCA...


Facebook.  Tickets.  All proceed go to Students for a Free Tibet.

Musicians from all over the Chicago's musical map are gathering to celebrate the life and music of Adam Yauch.

The evening will feature performances by members of The Right Now, JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, ShowYouSuck, Kings Go Forth, Rita J, The Drastics, Bumpus, Akasha, Liquid Soul, Abstract Giants, Any Kind, DJRC, with more to be announced! Local designer, Scott Williams (renowned for his work for Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Soul Summit Chicago), will be creating a poster available for purchase that night, in addition to a raffle, that will benefit Students For A Free Tibet.

A one-night-only, multimedia extravaganza, “Time For Livin” will feature inspired takes on songs from throughout the Beastie Boys legendary career. From the party anthems of License To Ill, the B-Boy kaleidoscope of Paul’s Boutique, to the exhilarating smash-up of live the funk, hardcore, and hip-hop of Check Your Head, Ill Communication, and beyond.

The event will also celebrate Yauch's wider impact through his humanitarian work to free Tibet, expose underground film with Oscilloscope Laboratories, and popularize the term “mullet” via Grand Royal Magazine, while turning everyone on to the funky jams that fueled the dreams of three emcees from New York City.

Show @ 8pm, $10 adv/DOS
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Featuring members of:
Abstract Giants
Akasha
Any Kind
Beat Down Sound
Bumpus
Clip Art
Dance Floor Plans
DJ Intel
DJRC
The Drastics
Gunnelpumpers
JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound
JT & The Clouds
Kings Go Forth
Liquid Soul
Marvin Tate's D-Settlement
Mr. Greenweedz
The Right Now
Rita J
Scotland Yard Gospel Choir
ShowYouSuck
Terrible Spaceship
***more to come***



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