Neil Young Tribute at Carnegie Hall: Patti Smith, The Roots, Cowboy Junkies, Bettye LaVette, & others
A tribute to the music of Neil Young will be held at Carnegie Hall, New York City on February 10th, 2011.
Presented by Michael Dorf, entrepreneur and impresario, the tribute will feature 20 artists benefiting music & arts programs for underprivileged youth. Confirmed so far, include: Patti Smith, The Roots, Cowboy Junkies, Bettye LaVette, Aimee Mann, Shawn Colvin, Bebel Gilberto, Keller Williams, Joan Osborne, Mason Jennings, J Mascis, Pete Yorn, DeVotchKa, Joe Purdy and featuring Larry Cambell in the house band.
100% of the net proceeds from this event to benefit: Fixing Instruments for Kids in Schools, Church Street School for Music & Art, The Pinwheel Project, Music Unites, The American Symphony Orchestra and Young Audiences New York.
For more info, see The Music of Neil Young at Carnegie Hall.
As previously reported, Larry Campbell will lead the house band at The Music of Neil Young benefit show held at New York’s Carnegie Hall on February 10.
The night before the Carnegie Hall benefit, Larry Campbell and his band will present The Music of Neil Young, Live Rehearsal show at New York’s City Winery. Campbell will work through a variety of Young’s songs with the help of several featured Carnegie Hall performers. City Winery owner Michael Dorf is the driving force behind The Music of Neil Young benefit show.