Medeski and Martin Confirm Japan Benefit Performance, MMW to Play NYC Soundcheck
New York’s Brooklyn Bowl will host a benefit show for relief efforts in Japan on May 24. True People`s Ceremony for Tohoku Disaster will feature performances by John Medeski, Billy Martin, Steven Bernstein, Club d’Elf featuring Hassan Hakmoun and Brahim Fribgane and Wicked Knee. Given the connections tying these players together, numerous collaborations are expected throughout the night. All proceeds will go to Think the Earth Project.
Medeski Martin & Wood has also confirmed a May 19 appearance on WNYC’s Soundcheck with John Schaefer. Fans can either attended the 2 PM live broadcast at New York’s Greene Space or stream the show online. MMW is expected to play 3-4 songs and take part in a live interview.
Martin, Bernstein, Curtis Fowlkes and Marcus Rojas will perform as Wicked Knee at New York’s Sullivan Hall this Wednesday.