Tibet House US is excited to announce that three-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjoand New Order’s Phil Cunningham & Tom Chapman + Joe Duddell will join the eclectic line-up for the 32nd Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert on February 7th. The concert, one of the longest-running and most renowned live cultural events in NYC, will return to The Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall for an evening full of amazing music and one-night-only collaborations. The night will also feature esteemed composer and artistic director Philip Glass, Stephen Colbert, Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell, Nathaniel Rateliff, Jon Batiste, New Order’sBernard Sumner, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Laurie Anderson (who will be joined by renowned cellist Rubin Kodheli) and Tenzin Choegyal. Uma Thurman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard and Arden Wohl will serve as the evening’s honorary chairs.
Tickets for the concert are on sale now ($35-$200) – visit www.carnegiehall.org to purchase, call CarnegieCharge at 212.247.7800, or visit the Carnegie Hall Box Office (57th Street and Seventh Avenue). Also available now are special gala packages starting at $500 that include prime concert tickets and an elegant dinner reception with the performers and a who’s who of New York City society. To purchase these packages, visit www.tibethouse.usor call Tibet House US at 212.807.0563.
Proceeds support the work of Tibet House US, a non-profit educational institution and cultural embassy founded in 1987 at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to ensure the survival of the unique Tibetan civilization.
Throughout its rich history, the one-of-a-kind Tibet House US Benefit Concert has assembled some of the most legendary and exciting names in music. Dozens of world-class artists have participated in past concerts, including Alabama Shakes, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Carly Simon, David Bowie, Paul Simon, Lou Reed, Sharon Jones, FKA twigs, The Roots, Jim James, The Flaming Lips, Vampire Weekend, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Blood Orange, Sigur Ros, R.E.M, Emmylou Harris and many, many more. The concert has garnered praise from the likes of the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Hollywood Reporter, Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Associated Press, Billboard, Vogue and more.
Praise for the Tibet House US Benefit Concert
“…the audience was eager to dance, clap, whoop and sing along, and soon there was a rush of fans down the aisles. – New York Times
“…an evening of unexpected collaborations…” – Wall Street Journal
“…an amazing sight…” -Rolling Stone
“…beautifully curated sets…” –Billboard
“…extraordinary…Carnegie Hall felt like church…” – Entertainment Weekly
“…it’s a kaleidoscope of tender hearts and raw sound…” – Consequence of Sound
“…a refuge, both from life’s distractions and from musical expectations.” – The Guardian