MusiCares MAP fund benefit concert to honor Chester Bennington

The 9th annual MusiCares fund benefit concert will honor Chester Bennington and Tony Alva (skateboarder and musician) on May 31st at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Chester has been intensely involved with the organization over the past few years and as a token of respect, he would be awarded 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.

The official press release states:
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.