Beastie Boys schooled Chris Botti, Dave Koz, Spyro Gyra and Kirk Whalum and took home the Best Pop Instrumental Album Grammy at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards.
The Mix-Up is the band's first instrumental Grammy and third Grammy overall, the previous two wins being in the Best Rap and Best Alternative categories for 1998's Hello Nasty.
Beastie Boys are currently in the studio but will be taking a break from their recording schedule to play three shows this spring:
03/04/08 - Terminal 5 - New York, NY
* Special benefit for the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function (SOLD OUT)
03/07/08 - Big Cypress Indian Reservation - Clewiston, FL
* Langerado Music Festival
03/08/08 - Centro Dinamico Pegaso - Mexico City, MX
* Beat Soundfest