Musack announces its seventh annual Rock n’ Roll Carnival, a one-of-a-kind fundraiser, in the private backyard of Hollywood executive, Donick Cary. This mini-Coachella benefit concert features the English Beat, Billy Bragg, Patton Oswalt, and Tim Armstrong (from Rancid) performing in a tree during a full day of music, comedy, and DJ sets along with plenty of food, activities for the family, and a silent auction of art and music memorabilia. Proceeds provide musical instruments and instruction to kids in need from Haiti to Appalachia and Compton to Nantucket.
The event is on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 11:30am -10:30pm, in the sprawling backyard of founder, Donick Cary’s home in Hancock Park. Various ticket packages are available including General Admission at $175, VIP (includes a gift, dinner, and VIP bar) at $375, and Kids (under 12) Tickets for $25. Tickets are available here with more information available here. Anyone who cannot attend but would like to make a donation to support Musack’s efforts towards music education can visit www.musack.org/donate.
This year’s lineup is below with more information on each act at the links.
Tim in a Tree (featuring Tim Armstrong and the neighbor’s tree)
Star studded salute to Star Wars
50th anniversary performance of Sgt Peppers
45th anniversary performance of Ziggy Stardust
Along with the performer lineup, guests can choose food from Salt & Straw, Pizzanista, and The Big Cheese, along with beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. Art Grist will be leading crafts for the family, including Star Wars face paint, make your own gifs, Beatles cutouts, a “Draw the Band” contest, and homemade buttons featuring bands from the lineup.