Jim James, Patti Smith, Philip Glass and More to Play Tibet House Benefit
Jim James, Patti Smith with Jesse Smith and Philip Glass, tUnE-yArDs, Rahzel and more will perform at the 23rd Annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert at New York City’s Carnegie Hall on February 21. Proceeds from the event will support the work of Tibet House U.S., as well as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Foundation and the Tibetan Community of New York & New Jersey. Tickets are $35-$105 and can be purchased here. Past lineups for the annual benefit show have included David Bowie, Paul Simon, Iggy Pop, Moby, Sigur Ros, The Roots, R.E.M., The National and many more, while Patti Smith and Philip Glass play the event every year. More notable artists are expected to join the lineup in the coming weeks.
As of press time, the concert will be James’ first performance without My Morning Jacket following the release of his forthcoming debut solo album Regions of Light and Sound of God on February 5. You can listen to the song “Know Til Now” from Regions of Light and Sound of God here. An article on James‘ solo work will be featured in the upcoming January-February issue of Relix, which you can subscribe to here.