Yellow Dogs Benefit Concert Happening In Brooklyn Tonight

Tonight in Brooklyn dozens of musicians — including members of TV On The Radio, the Clean, the Men, the Rapture, and Interpol among many others — will perform at benefit concert in honor of Yellow Dogs, the Iranian rock band that saw two members and a frequent collaborator gunned down in a horrific murder-suicide last week in Williamsburg. Brooklyn Bowl hosts the event. Admission ranges between $15 and $30 and will benefit the families of the deceased and the medical bills of survivor Sasan Sadeghpourosko. Here’s the full list of performers:

Shirin Neshat
Nada Surf
Hamish Kilgour (The Clean)
Kyp Malone (TVOTR)
Luke Temple (Here We Go Magic)
James Chance (The Contortions)
Sal P & 178 Improvisation Product
Helado Negro
Dirty Fences
Johnny Azari
Mitra Sumara

DJ Sets from:
Paul Banks aka DJ Fancypants (Interpol)
Vito & Druzzi (The Rapture DJ’s)
DS (Midnight Juggernauts)
DJ Jonathan Toubin
The Men
Jukebox Frooz
(via Brooklyn Vegan)

This will undoubtedly be an emotional night and hopefully will function as some kind of positive epilogue to an otherwise incredibly tragic story. Read the survivors’ statement here and details of the shooting here.

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