Video for An Open Letter to NYC - The Beastie Boys

Tomorrow night is the "GIMME SHELTER: Rock & Rescue NYC" Benefit. The night will bring together rockers in support of homeless animals. Details:

WHO: BEASTIE BOYS, BLUE OYSTER CULT, THE CHOKE, THE DUELLING BANKHEADS, JOE HURLEY AND THE GENTS, MARSHALL CRENSHAW, the band MORE, MURRAY WEINSTOCK NELLIE MCKAY, SIC F*CKS, THE STAR SPANGLES, AND MORE GUESTS T.B.A.

With special appearances by DEBBIE HARRY and MISS GUY

Master of ceremonies: Nightclub Empress CHI CHI VALENTI

Guest MCs: Comedian MICHAEL SHOWALTER, HANDSOME DICK MANITOBA (formerly of the Dictators), artist MAY PANG and adult star JASMIN ST. CLAIR

With Very Special Guest DJs: DJ TONY BUZZCOCK and DJ KARMEN GUY (of the band MAD JUANA), spinning between acts as video tributes to local rescued animals are projected on the big screen

The charity event is hosted by Rational Animal and the ASPCA and will benefit local rescue groups and NYC's homeless animals, moving towards the goal of entirely no-kill city shelters by the year 2010. The series began as an annual reminder of this goal, and as a way to get New Yorkers involved.

Wednesday October 4th // 7pm to 1am // Hiro Ballroom [363 West 16th St at 9th Ave // Tickets range from $50 to $875 (for VIP tables), Buy Tickets Here