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Today: Free Dr. Know Benefit Show @ Tompkins Square Park

I’ve had this on the calendar for a few weeks now but wanted to put one more reminder out there via the site since the cause is aimed at helping a legendary musician for the Hardcore music scene. The why’s and where’s are all lined out in the event copy below so check that out.

Poster - NYHC Chronicles Dr Know Benefit - 2016

“The big shabang!!!! FREE show in Tompkins Square Park w/ Breakdown, Token Entry, Cro-Mags, Antidote, Maximum Penalty. Gary “Dr. Know” Miller of the Bad Brains awareness benefit show. There will be a station set up on the premises to accept donations to his Go Fund Me page.

As many of you know, Gary Miller (aka Dr. Know or Doc), guitarist of the Legendary Washington DC punk band Bad Brains, suffered cardiac arrest in early November last year. His condition quickly progressed to multiple organ failure, and he was on life support for almost 2 weeks. At the time, his doctors gave him a 5% chance of survival. But by the power of PMA, LOVE and FAMILY, he was able to pull through and survive.

He spent nearly three months in the hospital, until he was finally able to be transferred to a medical rehabilitation facility where he is getting the proper physical therapy and treatment that he needs to make a full recovery. In medical rehab, he continues to make incredible progress every day. Doc and his loved ones are now confident that he will make a full recovery and continue to touch our lives with his incredible music, kindness, and positivity.
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