Tibet House US is excited to announce that Debbie Harrywill 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 Philip Glass as the evening’s Artistic Director, Stephen Colbert, Jason Isbell, Nathaniel Rateliff, Jon Batiste, New Order’s Bernard Sumner, Phil Cunningham, Tom Chapman (joined by Joe Duddell), Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Angélique Kidjo, 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. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen scheduling changes, Sturgill Simpson will regrettably no longer be able to appear at this year’s benefit.
Tickets for the concert are on sale now ($35-$200) – visit www.carnegiehall.orgto purchase, or visit the Carnegie Hall Box Office (57th Street and Seventh Avenue). Also available now arespecial 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. 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.