June 15, 1996

JUNE15On this day in 1996, The Beastie Boys hosted the first Tibetan Freedom Concert, with performers that included Rage Against The Machine, Sonic Youth, Smashing Pumpkins, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Lee Hooker and Bjork.

About 100,000 people attended the two shows, raising money for the Milarepa Fund.

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