Tibet House Benefit


The 24th Annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert will feature a typically star-studded and diverse lineup of musicians. Iggy Pop, Joe Walsh, New Order’s Bernard Summer, Phil Cunnigham and Tom Chapman, Patti Smith and Her Band, Robert Randolph and Matt Berninger and Aaron Dessner of The National, Tibetan singer-songwriter Techung and composers Nico Muhly and Philip Glass, are all slated to perform at New York City’s Carnegie Hall on 11 March, 2014. Actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard are serving as Honorary Chairpersons for the show. Proceeds from the evening benefit the Tibet House U.S., which is a nonprofit educational institution that is dedicated to preserving the Tibetan civilization with a cultural center, gallery and library. It was founded in 1987 at the request of the Dalai Lama. Tickets for concert are on sale now.