Artists including A.C. Newman of The New Pornographers, Ted Leo, Will Sheff of Okkervil River, Charles Bissell of the Wrens, Kleenex Girl Wonder (with Matt LeMay on drums), Tim Thomas of Babe the Blue Ox will pay tribute with performances and readings to the late Scott Miller on June 29 at Cake Shop in Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
Miller , who died April 15 at 53, was a San Francisco-area musical mainstay and founder of the influential bands Game Theory (1981-1989) and The Loud Family (1991-2006+)
Tickets, at $30 plus a small service charge, go on sale Monday via Brown Paper Tickets by clicking here.
The proceeds go to The Scott Miller Family Memorial Fund in support of his widow, Kristine, and their two daughters, Julianne Elizabeth and Valerie. the fund already has raised $47,000.
Read about a West Coast tribute and learn how to get free downloads of much of Scott’s music after the jump.
Another tribute/benefit is slated for July 30 at Shine Cafe in Sacramento.
If you don’t know Scott’s music well, you still have a chance to score many of his albums, for free, at the Loud Family website.