February 6, 2008 20:16

Beastie Boys to headline charity show

Moby will join the trio in New York next month

Beastie Boys to headline charity show
Beastie Boys are set to headline a special benefit concert in New York City next month.

The band will play the Music Has Power benefit to raise funds for the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (IMNF) , a leader in innovative music therapy treatments and research.

The show will take place at Terminal 5 on March 4, and will be hosted by Moby who is a board member of the IMNF. In addition, several more acts will play, and will be confirmed in the coming weeks.

The IMNF was founded on the idea that "music has unique powers to heal, rehabilitate, and inspire -- and that we can use music therapy to restore and improve our physical, emotional, and neurological health".

Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow, Dustin Hoffman and Rufus Wainwright have all appeared at previous events to benefit the organisation.

--By our New York staff.
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