The Beastie Boys’ Final Concert Streaming Free Online This Weekend




Until Monday, the Beastie Boys’ final concert–captured at Bonnaroo on June 12, 2009–will stream free on YouTube. (Watch it above.) Just five weeks after the show, Adam “MCA” Yauch would announce that he had been diagnosed with salivary gland cancer. Originally optimistic, Yauch said “I just need to take a little time to get this in check, and then we’ll release the record and play some shows.” “It’s a pain in the neck (sorry had to say it) because I was really looking forward to playing these shows, but the doctors have made it clear that this is not the kind of thing that can be put aside to deal with later.” Sadly, the cancer proved aggressive and took MCA’s life in May, 2012, leaving the show above as the Beastie Boys’ final live document. Find the setlist for the final show here.

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