A few days ago, MCA Day was announced with the launch of a Facebook and Twitter page dedicated to the event. Taking place in Union Square this Saturday, May 19, the event is in remembrance of the late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, a.k.a MCA. According to the head of the event, Michael Kearney, the day is meant as a testament to the power and influence of one of NYC's most beloved entertainers: "Picture an NYC Subway car full of all types and walks of life... singing Beastie Boys songs in unison. That's my vision for MCA DAY NYC. I'm going to build that. Thanks for your support. That trains a coming..."
For more details, head over to their Facebook page and stay tuned for future updates. As listed on their site, attendees are encouraged to bring anything, photos, tapes etc, that can be used to memorialize MCA's life and career. The event is sure to be as engaging as it is nostalgic and affecting.