Carnegie Hall to Host Paul Simon Tribute Concert
Michael Dorf has announced that his 10th annual Carnegie Hall tribute concert will honor the music Paul Simon. All of the proceeds from the event—which is set to take place on March 31—will go toward music education programs for underprivileged youth.
Dorf’s annual benefit show has raised money for a number of organizations, including Young Audiences New York, Little Kids rock, Church Street School of Music and more. Past concert have paid tribute to legends such as Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, The Who and The Rolling Stones. Last year’s Prince tribute featured a rare appearance by D’Angelo, who was backed by The Roots. Bruce Springsteen and R.E.M. have also showed up for unannounced encores during previous events.
This year’s event will feature twenty artists performing twenty Paul Simon classics. Ticketing and lineup information will be revealed in the near future.