Chili Peppers, Neil Young to perform for charity

October 4, 2013 - 4:35 PM
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FILE - This April 14, 2013 photo, Anthony Kiedis of The Red Hot Chili Peppers performs at the 2013 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif. Neil Young will perform at a benefit for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music that Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and Anthony Kiedis will host. The organization announced Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, that the event will take place Oct. 30 in Silverlake, Calif. Red Hot Chili Peppers will also perform. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Invision/AP)

SILVERLAKE, Calif. (AP) — Neil Young will perform at a benefit for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music that Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea and Anthony Kiedis will host.

The organization announced Friday that the event will take place Oct. 30 in Silverlake, Calif. Red Hot Chili Peppers will also perform.

Flea founded the Silverlake Conservatory of Music in 2001. It facilitates music education and offers music lessons and scholarships.

The RHCP bassist says in a statement that he's "grateful" for all the help given to the organization. He adds that Young performing at the event "is the greatest blessing."

A silent auction will take place and will feature donations from Marc Jacobs, Tony Hawk, Pearl Jam, Gucci and others, and artwork donated by the likes of Gus Van Sant, Shepard Fairey and Justin Bua.

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Online:

http://www.silverlakeconservatory.com/