Benefit Saturday for Philly punk legend Mikey Wild
Philly punk legend Mikey Wild is sick and will play at a benefit in his honor Saturday appropriately titled “F--- Cancer.” The show at Connie’s Ric Rac (1132 S. 9th) features Bitchslicer, Boogie Witch, Live Not On Evil, Cisco Jeeters, Beast Infection, The Dark Lords of Stonehurst and Scareho, with whom Wild, who's known as the Mayor of South Street and can be found selling $2 drawings around the Italian Market, will perform. His artwork will be on display and for sale. Admission is $10 for the benefit show which begins at 7 p.m. Wild has been performing music and poetry in Philly for more than 30 years. His repertoire includes songs such as "I Hate New York", "Chicks With Dicks", and his best known, "I Was a Punk Before You Were a Punk, Punk".