New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Recording Academy) Honorees: Depeche Mode
lead singer Dave Gahan
and Vans Warped Tour founder Kevin
Lyman. Steven Tyler
(www.twitter.com/IamStevenT; www.steventyler.com) will present the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award to Gahan for his dedication and support of the MusiCares MAP FundSM (www.musicares.com), and for his commitment to helping other addicts with the addiction and recovery process. Concert promoter Gary Tovar will present Lyman will be the recipient of MusiCares' From the Heart
Award for his unconditional friendship and dedication to the mission and goals of the organization.
Performers: Chester Bennington, Curt Bisquera, Dave Gahan, Jane's Addiction, Vincent Jones, Martyn LeNoble, Jason Orme, Ozomatli, Paramore and Joel Shearer. Comedian Greg Behrendt will host, and Adam Bravin and Justin Warfield from She Wants Revenge will DJ during dinner.
Attendees: Actress Christina Applegate; MusiCares Board Chair Emeritus John Branca;
Daniel Davies (Year Long Disaster); Bob Forrest ("Celebrity Rehab"); Billy Morrison (Camp Freddy, ex-the Cult,); President/CEO of The Recording Academy and MusiCares Foundation Neil Portnow; and Matt Sorum (Camp Freddy, ex-Guns N' Roses) and more.
The 7th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert - a dinner and concert to benefit the MusiCares MAP Fund, which provides members of the music community access to addiction recovery treatment. MusiCares offers programs and services to members of the music community including emergency financial assistance for basic living expenses, including rent, utilities and car payments; medical expenses including doctor, dentist and hospital bills; psychotherapy; and treatment for HIV/AIDS, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, hepatitis C, and other critical illnesses. MusiCares offers nationwide educational workshops covering a variety of subjects, including financial, legal, medical, and substance abuse issues, and programs in collaboration with healthcare professionals that provide services such as flu shots, hearing tests and medical/dental screenings. Staffed by qualified chemical dependency and intervention specialists, MusiCares Safe Harbor Rooms offer a support network to those in recovery while they are participating in the production of televised music shows and other major music events. MusiCares holds weekly addiction support groups for people to discuss how to best cope with the issues surrounding the recovery process. The MusiCares Sober Touring Network is a database of individuals across the United States who can take music people to recovery support meetings while on the road.
This special dinner and concert offers Living Room Sets that seat 10 for $12,500, Individual Floor Seats for $1,250 per person, and General Admission Floor - Standing Room Only (limited availability) for $500; contact Wynnie Wynn for ticket information at 310.392.3777 or firstname.lastname@example.org. VIP Balcony Seats for $250 per person and General Admission Balcony Seats for $125 per person are available only through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com. Out of respect for the clients the MusiCares MAP Fund serves, the event will be alcohol-free. This event is made possible with the generous support of Caravents, Goldenvoice, Jackson Limousine Service, Swing House, and Ticketmaster.
800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
*Parking available in Olympic East Garage for $25
Friday, May 6, 2011
5:30 p.m. - Media Check-in
6:15 p.m. - Red Carpet Arrivals
7 p.m. - Buffet Dinner
8 p.m. - Awards Presentation & Concert