As you may have heard, Danny Amis aka Daddy O Grande of guitar legends Los Straitjackets, has been battling Multiple Myeloma. His good friends from the Conan O’Brien show have joined forces with rest of Los Straitjackets to throw a special benefit concert to help Danny with his mounting medical expenses.
This was posted via teamcoco yesterday:
Los Straitjackets have been good friends to our show for years and years – even from way back in New York – and they need our help! As our very own Jimmy Vivino himself says: “A very special show is coming up. Myself, The Basic Cable Band and Los Straitjackets are hosting a evening of music and special guests for Danny Amis, guitar player of Los Straitjackets and long-time friend of the show who is suffering from multiple myeloma. All proceeds from the show will go to Danny to help offset his medical expenses from this terrible disease.”
Conan, Jimmy, The Basic Cable Band, and Los Straitjackets will performing Tuesday, Jun 7th, at 9:00pm at The Mayan here in Los Angeles with such special guests as:
Exene Cervenka of X
Cesar Rosas and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos
Mike Campbell- Tom Petty & the Heart Breakers
Stan Ridgway – Wall of Voodoo
Tony Valentino – Standells
Yes, you read that right; Conan will be performing as well! It’s sure to be a fantastic night of incredible music. Tickets are available through the Los Straitjackets Web Store, Ticketweb, or at The Mayan Box Office.
For more information and updates, hit up This Facebook Invite right here!
Come show your support, and also see an amazing show. Tickets are just $25! Also, for $50 you can get a ticket for the show along with a limited-edition show poster for the event featuring artwork from the legendary artist Jorge Alderete. All proceeds from sales of the poster go to Danny as well.