Posted in To Do | music on September 15, 2011

Freedom Rides (more by David Andrako)
Freedom Rides

If you missed it for free in Prospect Park over the summer, Hall Willner's Freedom Rides Project happens again tonight (9/15) at Highline Ballroom, though with a slightly different cast...

Hal Willner's Freedom Rides
Featuring Lou Reed, Tim Robbins, Geri Allen, Eric Mingus, James Carter & more
September 15,2011
Music of the Civil Rights Movement
A Benefit for the Clinton Foundation

Also featuring Art Baron, Steve Bernstein, Steve Cardenas, Carla Cook, Helga Davis, Curtis Fowlkes, Briggan Krauss, JD Parran, Catherine Russell, Tao Seeger, James Staten, Jason Walker, AND MANY SURPRISES!

Performers subject to change

Concert starts @ 9:00PM
Doors open @ 7:00PM
Tickets $55.00 in advance
$60.00 day of show

It's a benefit, but it's still pricey. Save $30 by entering coupon code "Freedom". Keep your eye out for Mario Batali.

Speaking of Lou Reed, I wonder if he was checking out his good friends Metallica at Yankee Stadium last night.



Comments (8)

is this for old people?

Posted by Anonymous | September 15, 2011 1:38 PM

Yes, Lou was spotted watching the Metallica show last night, from the luxury suites upstairs.

Posted by Anonymous | September 15, 2011 1:45 PM

^ Haha, nice. Maybe Metallica should've had Lou Reed come up on stage to play some of their new material (for the first time live!), just for a goof.

Posted by Anonymous | September 15, 2011 1:55 PM

Lou Reed was also spotted getting angry as someone who tried cutting him in line at Mamouns. He was real codgy and apparently wagging his finger.

Posted by Anonymous | September 15, 2011 1:57 PM

$30 is still too f'n much for this dribble

Posted by Anonymous | September 15, 2011 2:10 PM

1:57, respect your elders. A lot of your crappy hipster music wouldn't exist if it weren't for Lou.

Posted by Anonymous | September 15, 2011 3:20 PM

Is that Ben or Jerry?

Posted by Anonymous | September 15, 2011 5:25 PM

Show was a master piece as only the man can do! The revolution will not be telivised! Far n current!

Posted by Jimitits | September 20, 2011 3:34 AM

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