36th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert Line-Up

Article Contributed by Press Here Publicity | Published on Friday, February 10, 2023

Tibet House US has announced that GRAMMY-Award winning Pakistani singer, composer and producer Arooj Aftab along with revered bass player from New Order, Tom Chapman, will join the eclectic lineup for the Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert on March 1st at 7:30pm. One of the longest-running and most renowned live cultural events in New York City, the concert will make its long-awaited return to The Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall after the past two concerts were held virtually due to the pandemic. The benefit concert, now in its 36th year, is guaranteed to bring a much-needed evening full of amazing music, camaraderie, and one-night-only collaborations. Arooj Aftab and Tom Chapman will join the evening’s Artistic Director, esteemed composer Philip Glass, along with previously announced performers: Allison Russell, New Order’s Bernard Sumner, Laurie Anderson, Gogol Bordello, Marc Anthony Thompson of Chocolate Genius, Inc., Zsela, Tenzin Choegyal, The Philip Glass Ensemble with Martha Mooke & The Scorchio Quartet and more. Uma Thurman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard and Arden Wohl will serve as the evening’s honorary chairs.
Few events stand the test of time, and for more than three-and-a-half decades, this annual event has been a standout. The consistently sold-out concert has assembled some of the most legendary and exciting names in music and art, dazzling concertgoers with its unique mix of surprises and mesmerizing performances.
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, an elegant dinner reception with the performers and a who’s who of New York City society. To purchase these packages, visit https://thus.org/ or call Tibet House US at 212.807.0563.  
All 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 had hundreds of world-class artists participate, including Alabama Shakes, Carly Simon, David Bowie, Stephen Colbert, Lou Reed, Phoebe Bridgers, Sharon Jones, FKA twigs, The Roots, Jim James, Vampire Weekend, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Blood Orange, Sigur Ros, R.E.M, Emmylou Harris, Jon Batiste, Nathaniel Rateliff, Jason Isbell, Iggy Pop, The Flaming Lips, Keanu Reeves, Eddie Vedder, Annie Lennox, Brittany Howard, Black Pumas, Cage The Elephant, Cyndi Lauper, Trey Anastasio and many, many more. The event has garnered praise from many, including New York Times, Rolling Stone, Hollywood Reporter, Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Associated Press, Billboard, Vogue, and more.