35th Annual Tibet House US Virtual Benefit Concert 3/3: Keanu Reeves, Patti Smith, Trey Anastasio, Laurie Anderson, More to Toast Philip Glass for 85th Birthday


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March 3 is the date of this year’s 35th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert, one of New York City’s longest-running and most beloved cultural events. A virtual experience live streamed via Mandolin this time, the array of participating acts lending their talents for the production is quite impressive and will once again highlight composer and event artistic coordinator Philip Glass for his 85th birthday.

Per a news release:

Esteemed Composer and Artistic Director Philip Glass once again curated a line-up that will feature performances by Keanu Reeves, Trey Anastasio, 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, The Scorchio Quartet as well as special greetings by Iggy Pop, Bernard Sumner and many more to be announced soon!

Virtual tickets to access the show begin at $25 and are on sale now via Mandolin. There are a number of VIP and sponsor-level options available, as expected given an event of this scope.

More on the legacy of the Tibet House US Benefit Concert, per a news release:

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, Sharon Jones, FKA twigs, The Roots, Jim James, The Flaming Lips, Vampire Weekend, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Sigur Ros, R.E.M, Emmylou Harris, Jon Batiste, Phoebe Bridgers, Eddie Vedder, Annie Lennox, Cage The Elephant 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.



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