Iggy Pop, Patti Smith, Bettye LaVette, Margo Price, Matt Berninger, Phoebe Bridgers, Laurie Anderson + More to Join Philip Glass for 33rd Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert 2/26 at Carnegie Hall

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New York, NY – December, 2019 – One of the longest-running and most renowned live cultural events in NYC, the 33rd Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert returns to The Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall on February 26, 2020 at 7:30PM for an evening full of amazing music and one-night-only collaborations. Joining esteemed composer and artistic director Philip Glass, who once again curated this year’s line-up, will be punk pioneer Iggy Pop, the legendary Patti Smith, revered soul singer Bettye LaVette, one of Americana music’s most celebrated artists Margo Price, front man of popular indie rock band The National Matt Berninger, acclaimed singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers, one of America’s most creative pioneers Laurie Anderson, musician and activist Jesse Paris Smith and Tibetan artist and cultural ambassador Tenzin Choegyal with more artists to be announced soon.

There are few events that stand the test of time in the ever-changing Big Apple, and for more than three decades this annual event has been one of them. The consistently sold-out concert has assembled some of the biggest names in music and often dazzles concertgoers with its mix of unique musical collaborations, solo performances and many surprises.

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.us or 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, dazzling concertgoers with its mesmerizing musical collaborations and stunning solo performances. Dozens of world-class artists have participated in past concerts, including Alabama Shakes, Patti Smith, Carly Simon, David Bowie, Stephen Colbert, 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, Jon Batiste, Nathaniel Rateliff, Jason Isbell 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

For more information on Tibet House US Benefit Concert please contact:
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P: (212) 246-2640
Linda Carbone – linda@presshereproductions.com
Katie Leggett – katie@pressherepublicity.com
Carla Senft – carla@pressherepublicity.com

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