The details of the Brooklyn memorial for Beau Velasco, the Gold Coast-born artist and musician who passed away last Sunday, have been announced. There will be a viewing tomorrow at the B Anastasia Funeral Home, where people will be able to pay their respects to Velasco’s family, and a memorial service on Saturday at Saved Tattoo, where Velasco once worked. Details and a video of the last show Velasco ever played with his on-and-off band, the Death Set, below.
Memorial Service (This will be a gathering and a celebration of Beaus life.)
3 Hope Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
A memorial is also being organized by band mate Dan Walker for Beau’s hometown, the Gold Coast, Australia. It will be tentatively on October 22nd. There will be a gathering and later a wake at Elsewhere Bar. Please email Dan email@example.com for details. Please note this is being organized by friends from the Gold Coast and is not an official funeral organized by Beau’s parents Charles and Ella.
The video, shot back at the end of August:
And more, here: Remembering Beau Velasco.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 1, 2009