MusiCares a Recording Academy’s affiliated charity, honored Mike McCready on Thursday May 10th for his work helping those who are ready to fight their addictions, after overcoming his own struggles with addiction. McCready received the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award in recognition of his true dedication to MusiCares and his on going effort to help others in the addiction recovery process according to The Seattle Times.
The event was attended by many important classic rockers including GNR's Duff Mckagan who also has a history with MusiCares, Heart's Nancy Wilson, Mudhoney's Mark Arm and Red Hot Chili Peppers Chad Smith.
Included below are a couple of videos of Mike McCready and Duff McKagan talking about their experience with MusiCares.
You can read more about the Event Here
If you want to donate to MusiCares You can do so HERE
The Concert For Recovery is underway at the @showbox! Swipe ⬅️ to see some of the action! You can watch 👀 performance clips and highlights from tonight’s show on our Instagram Story 🎸If you’d like to donate to music people in desperate need of addiction recovery resources, the link is in our story and our bio!
Whether it’s helping to put someone in detox, therapy, or sober living- no amount is too small to make a difference. Stand with @pearljam's #MikeMcCready and help our friends in the music community through the addiction recovery process. Check out our CFR highlight or the link in our bio to make a #donation and help a member of the music community get the #addiction support they need.
The importance of the Concert For Recovery is to help raise awareness for those who are struggling with addiction. Help us save a life and consider making a donation in honor of @pearljam's #MikeMcCready and his commitment to aiding those in the music community going through in the recovery process. The link is in our bio!