Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Chicago musicians get together to celebrate life of Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch

It's likely to be one of the biggest musical events featuring Chicago musicians this summer.

A collection of Chicago musicians will perform July 2 at Lincoln Hall in Chicago to celebrate the life and music of Adam Yauch and the Beastie Boys.

"Time For Livin': A Tribute to MCA and The Beastie Boys" will start at 8 p.m., and tickets are $10, available at

Members of The Right Now, JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir, Clip Art, Dance Floor Plans, ShowYouSuck, Kings Go Forth, Rita J, The Drastics, Bumpus, Akasha, Liquid Soul, Abstract Giants, Any Kind, DJRC and Lowdown Brass Band are among those scheduled to perform at the event.

Proceeds will benefit an organization that will further Yauch's humanitarian efforts.