Sharon Jones, Cee-Lo Green, and Amanda Palmer & Jherek Bischoff added to Talking Heads tribute at Carnegie Hall
photo: Sharon Jones at The Apollo in 2014 (more by PSquared)
As discussed, Michael Dorf’s annual charity tribute concert at Carnegie Hall (3/23) honors Talking Heads / David Byrne this year, and since we last spoke, more artists have been announced. Cee-Lo Green, Sharon Jones and Amanda Palmer & Jherek Bischoff have been added to the lineup that already includes Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss, Beth Orton, ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, Cibo Matto & Nels Cline, Glen Hansard, Perry Farrell, Rufus Wainwright, Steve Earle, The Roots and more.
Antibalas are the house band. Tickets (benefiting music education for underprivileged youth) are still available. Updated lineup below.
UPDATE: Santigold, Thievery Corporation and Pete Molinari were added too.
David Byrne also just announced a big project with St. Vincent, tUnE-yArDs, Dev Hynes, How to Dress Well and more happening at Barclays Center.
Talking Heads / David Byrne Tribute Concert Lineup
Alexis Krauss of Sleigh Bells
Amanda Palmer and Jherek Bischoff
Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top
Cibo Matto with special guest Nels Cline
Forro in the Dark
w/House Band Antibalas