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Pop / Rock 27/07/2001

Tibetan Freedom Concert relaunches in London

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NEW YORK (Billboard) - The Beastie Boys are relaunching the Tibetan Freedom Concert after a one-year hiatus. The fifth event, featuring performances from the Beasties, ex-Clash principal Joe Strummer, veteran U.K. rock act Pulp and trip-hop act Morcheeba, will be held Sept. 15 at London's Brockwell Park. The full lineup is due to be announced July 31. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Milarepa Fund, an international organization that supports the Tibetan struggle for freedom from China. Although a Tibetan Freedom Concert was held in May in Tokyo, the event has not been staged on a large scale since June 1999, when acts such as the Beastie Boys, Eddie Vedder, Rage Against The Machine and Radiohead's Thom Yorke performed simultaneously in Amsterdam, Tokyo, Sydney and East Troy, Wisc. The Beastie Boys have not performed live since that show, having been forced to cancel last summer's planned tour with Rage after Mike D injured his shoulder in a biking accident.






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