Tibet House US has announced that Gogol Bordello will join the eclectic lineup for the 35th Annual Tibet House US Virtual Benefit Concert this Thursday, March 3rd, and the concert will be available for streaming for 48 hours after its initial airing. Tibet House US has also partnered with Charitybuzz for an exclusive auction in conjunction with this year’s event. Tibet House US Benefit Concert performers past and present have generously donated items that include: a Pearl Jam signed guitar, a Bob Gruen photograph of Yoko Ono and John Lennon, 2020 Tibet House Concert signed guitar, signed Philip Glass manuscript, a signed guitar from Paul Simon, a signed melodica from Jon Batiste, Phish tickets and more. The auction platform is open now through March 8th. PRESS HERE for more information. 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.
This year’s special virtual edition of one of the longest-running and most renowned live cultural events in New York City, will celebrate Philip Glass’s 85th birthday and is streaming for the second year in a row via Mandolin, the premiere concert livestream platform for artists, venues and fans. The virtual element will offer viewers around the world the unique opportunity to experience the warmth, sense of community and amazing music the evening has provided for so many years in person at Carnegie Hall. In addition to Gogol Bordello, joining Esteemed Composer and Artistic Director Philip Glass, who once again curated this year’s lineup, will be: Keanu Reeves, Trey Anastasio, Cyndi Lauper, Patti Smith, Laurie Anderson, Nathaniel Rateliff, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Angélique Kidjo, Margo Price, Punch Brothers, The Fiery Furnaces, Tenzin Choegyal, Rubin Kodheli, Jesse Paris Smith and Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra as well as special greetings by Paul Simon, Stephen Colbert, Iggy Pop, Bernard Sumner, The Scorchio Quartet and more.
For three-and-a-half decades, this annual event has stood the test of time. The consistently sold-out concert has assembled some of the most legendary and exciting names in music and art, dazzling concertgoers every year with its unique mix of performances and surprises.
Tickets are on sale now via Mandolin ($25-$250). Also available now are unique sponsor level cyber-tables starting at $5,000. To purchase and for more information on packages, please PRESS HERE.