Macklemore to be honored at 2019 MusiCares Concert for Recovery | The Music Universe

Benefit to assist MusiCares habit restoration packages

MusiCares, an affiliated charity the Recording Academy, has introduced that the 2019 MusiCares Concert For Recovery will honor multi-GRAMMY winner Macklemore on Thursday, May 16th at The Novo at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Macklemore will obtain the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award in recognition his important dedication to and assist MusiCares and his dedication to serving to others within the habit restoration course of. The Concert For Recovery will function Joel McHale because the host. The night may even current a tribute to Mac Miller, and can shut with a particular efficiency by Macklemore. Additional performers will probably be introduced shortly.

The occasion, offered by Amazon Music, will profit MusiCares, which has earned a four-star ranking from Charity Navigator for 5 consecutive years. MusiCares ensures music individuals have a spot to show in instances monetary, medical, and private want, and supplies members the music neighborhood entry to habit restoration sources and packages.

This particular tribute live performance fers tiered pricing with tickets that embody a VIP dinner buffet. Platinum Cabaret Floor Seating for 4 is $5,000, Platinum Individual Cabaret Floor Seats are $1,250, Highboy Individual Cabaret Floor Seats are $500, VIP Balcony Seating–Front Row tickets are $150 and VIP Balcony Seating for $100, with the latter two not together with a buffet.

General Admission Balcony Seats priced at $49/$39/$29 per particular person can be found solely via AXS axs.com.

“Macklemore’s inventive items are clearly acknowledged, as evidenced by the celebration his music by followers all all over the world,” states Neil Portnow, President/CEO the Recording Academy and MusiCares. “In addition to his musical contributions, we’re honoring him for what he has completed because the starting his profession — shine a lightweight on his personal struggles with habit as a beacon hope for individuals who endure. It is a strong testomony to his expertise and his generosity spirit.”

“Addiction is a illness that may have an effect on anybody, and it takes sources and assist to heal. For me, restoration is a day by day precedence; with out my sobriety every thing I care about is in danger,” says Macklemore. “I’m honored to assist MusiCares in offering members the music neighborhood who’re affected by habit with the essential providers and sources they want.”

A lifelong Seattle resident, Macklemore has at all times believed in utilizing his platform, sources, and inventive pursuits to have an effect on social justice points. Along with Ryan Lewis, Macklemore launched the Residency program in 2015, which has since turn into one the preeminent alternatives for younger aspiring artists within the area. For his assist marriage equality and human rights, Macklemore was honored with the ACLU Washington’s Civil Libertarian Award in October 2014. Drawing on his private battles with medication and alcohol, Macklemore has constantly used his artwork and platform to boost consciousness round points habit and restoration. In 2016, he government produced and was featured alongside former President Barack Obama in a MTV documentary known as Prescription for Change, a movie about America’s opioid epidemic and options to deal with the difficulty. He’s seen nationally and internationally as one essentially the most outspoken advocates for restoration and points habit, whereas partnering with a quantity organizations devoted to the difficulty, together with Facing Addiction, Recovery Café, Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission, Youth Care, and Above the Noise.

Over the course the final fiscal yr, MusiCares offered greater than $6.5 million to roughly eight,600 members the music trade — the most important quantity shoppers served and distributed in a single yr within the charity’s historical past. Established in 1989 by the Recording Academy, MusiCares fers well being and human providers and packages to members the music neighborhood, together with emergency monetary help for fundamental residing bills akin to lease, utilities, and automobile funds; medical bills, together with physician, dentist and hospital payments; and remedy for HIV/AIDS, Parkinson’s illness, Alzheimer’s illness, hepatitis C, and different important diseases. MusiCares fers nationwide instructional workshops overlaying a range topics, together with monetary, authorized, medical, and substance abuse points, and packages in collaboration with well being care pressionals that present providers akin to flu photographs, listening to checks, and medical/dental screenings. MusiCares supplies entry to habit restoration remedy and sober residing sources for members the music neighborhood. Staffed by certified chemical dependency and intervention specialists, MusiCares fers Safe Harbor Room assist, sponsored partially by the Bohemian Foundation, to supply a community to these in restoration whereas they’re collaborating within the manufacturing televised music exhibits and different main music occasions. MusiCares holds weekly habit assist teams for individuals to debate finest deal with the problems surrounding the restoration course of.