According to a press release, the ninth annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert will honor Chester Bennington and Tony Alva (skateboarder, snowboarder, musician) on May 30th in Los Angeles at Club Nokia! As you may remember, Chester has often been involved in the fund, he has performed as well. Chester will be honored with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award for his dedication and support of the MusiCares MAP Fund and his commitment to help other addicts with the addiction recovery process. Congratulations Chester! Very proud to be your fan!
Below are quotes from Chester himself and the president/CEO of The Recording Academy and MusiCares.
“Chester and Tony are passionate and highly influential artists in their respective professions and each of them has achieved impressive and much-deserved success,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy and MusiCares. “What unites them around the mission of MusiCares is their willingness to lend their time and talents to raise funds for our organization, and their desire to be of service to music people struggling with addiction. We truly appreciate their steadfast support and committed generosity.”
“MusiCares MAP Fund is an amazing program that takes care of their own, and actually saves lives,” said Bennington. “It’s been so rewarding to support them and see firsthand what they’ve accomplished for so many artists.”
The MusiCares MAP Fund allows access to addiction recovery treatment and sober living resources for members of the music community.
It is pricey to attend though, the dinner and concert offers Living Room Sets that seat 10 for $12,500. Individual floor seats are $1,250 per person, VIP Balcony Seats for $100 per person.
Source: PR Newswire