Joan Baez & Gogol Bordello Join 37th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert Lineup | Feb 26 at Carnegie Hall

Article Contributed by Press Here Publicity | Published on Thursday, January 18, 2024

Tibet House US has announced that iconic singer, songwriter and activist Joan Baez has joined the lineup for this year’s Annual Benefit Concert along with legendary Ukrainian punk rock band Gogol Bordello. One of the longest-running and most renowned live cultural events in New York City, the concert will return to The Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall on February 26 at 7:30PM. The benefit concert, now in its 37th year, is guaranteed to bring a much-needed evening full of amazing music, camaraderie, and one-night-only collaborations.

Joan Baez is a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Recipient, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and Kennedy Center Honoree. Baez and Gogol Bordello will appear alongside the evening’s Artistic Directors, esteemed composer Philip Glass and Laurie Anderson, along with previously announced performers: Maggie Rogers, Maya Hawke, The Philip Glass Ensemble, Tenzin Choegyal, Scorchio Quartet and more to be announced. Uma Thurman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Arden Wohl and Jonah Freeman will serve as the evening’s honorary chairs.

Few events withstand 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 surprising and mesmerizing performances.

Tickets for the concert are on sale now ($35-$200) – visit 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 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, boygenius, 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.

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