(AllHipHop News) DJ AM’s mother will launch an addiction fund dedicated to helping users on their road to recovery.
Andrea Gross has teamed with Musicares’ Memorial Fund to launch the DJ AM Fund, aimed at helping substance abusers within the music industry.
The charity will launch during the Eighth Annual Musicares Map Fund Benefit Concert on May 31.
This special dinner and concert will feature performances by Alice In Chains, Billy Idol And His Band, Heart, Mark Lanegan, Duff McKagan’s Loaded and will honor Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell.
Tickets for the fundraiser range from $1,250 per person to $12,500 for a seating area for 10.
Comedian Steve-O will host the benefit concert for DJ AM, who died of a drug overdose on August 28 of 2009.
The benefit concert, which will be DJ’d by Moby, will take place at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.