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Events: Tibet House Us Announces Complete Benefit Concert Lineup

February 21, 2010
February 19, 2010

Tibet House US is proud to announce the complete
line up of the 20th Annual Benefit Concert at
Carnegie Hall. This year's esteemed line up,
guided by artistic director Philip Glass,
includes Iggy Pop, Patti Smith with Jesse Smith,
Regina Spektor, Gogol Bordello, Pierce Turner,
Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew and Tenzin Kunsel. The
concert will take place on Friday, February 26th
and tickets are still available via the Carnegie Hall Box Office.

For twenty years at the famed Carnegie Hall venue
in NYC, the annual benefit concert has assembled
some of the biggest names in music and offers
audiences a mix of unprecedented musical collaborations and solo offerings.

Past unforgettable concerts have featured such
talents as David Bowie, Paul Simon, Sheryl Crow,
Moby, Sigur Ros, Bright Eyes, R.E.M., The
National, Natalie Merchant, Rufus Wainwright,
Vampire Weekend, Emmylou Harris, Live, Ray Davies
and Damien Rice, among many others.

The Tibet House US Benefit Concert commemorates
the Monlam Prayer Festival traditionally held at
the time of the Tibetan New Year. The festival
drew vast numbers of monks, citizens and pilgrims
from all over the country who gathered to pray
for world peace and prosperity. Tibet House US is
a non-profit organization founded in 1987 at the
behest of His Holiness the Dalai Lama that serves
as a center for the preservation and presentation
of the endangered Tibetan culture.

Carnegie Hall is located at 881 Seventh Avenue
(at 57th Street). Concert tickets are $35 to $85
and can be purchased by calling Carnegie Charge
at 212.247.7800 or in person at the Carnegie Hall
Box Office (57th Street and Seventh Avenue).
Tickets to the concert and a fundraising
reception with the event's Honorary Chairpersons
Maggie Gyllenhaal & Peter Sarsgaard and artists
(following the performance) are available through
Tibet House US. Please note: Concert only tickets
are not available through Tibet House US. For
more information or to reserve tickets for the
concert and reception call Tibet House US Monday-
Friday, 10 A.M.- 5 P.M. at 212.807.0563 or visit

Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew
Gogol Bordello
Iggy Pop
Patti Smith with Jesse Smith
Philip Glass
Pierce Turner
Regina Spektor
Tenzin Kunsel
CTC National Office 1425 René-Lévesque Blvd West, 3rd Floor, Montréal, Québec, Canada, H3G 1T7
T: (514) 487-0665
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