Tag Archives: Benefit

Nuclear Assault not done yet, playing Vitus in January

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Back in 2015, NYC thrash vets Nuclear Assault revealed they’d be going on their final tour, as bassist Dan Lilker (also of Anthrax and Brutal Truth) planned to retire from music. They aren’t done just yet…

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Mark Kozelek releasing new Sun Kil Moon live CD, playing NYC holiday show w/ Kevin Corrigan

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

For those who enjoyed Mark Kozelek‘s 2014 album of Christmas carols, he’s playing a special holiday show in NYC at Tribeca’s Roxy Cinemas on December 18. He’ll be joined by actor Kevin Corrigan

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Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Flea, Talib Kweli, Joan Baez, Cat Power & more played the Pathways to Paris benefit in NYC (pics, videos)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Carnegie Hall show saw Joan Baez covering Antony, Talib Kweli playing “Get By” with Flea while Joan Baez danced on stage, Michael Stipe covering The Velvet Underground, and the whole lineup playing Patti Smith’s “People Have the Power” together…

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The Hum returns w/ Greta Kline, Mirah, Emmy the Great, Kaki King (who plays a Planned Parenthood benefit)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There’s also an upcoming Planned Parenthood benefit in NYC with CupcakKe.

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Metallica, Dead & Co, Rancid and more playing Bay Area fire relief concert

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The wildfires in the North Bay Area of California have been devastating, killing at least 42 people and forcing many to lose their homes. In order to help out with recovery for victims, the Band Together Bay Area concert is going down at AT&T Park (home of the San Francisco Giants)…

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Stevie Wonder added to TIDAL X Brooklyn hurricane benefit concert

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Stevie will join Jay-Z, Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, A$AP Ferg, Vic Mensa, Joey Bada$$, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Princess Nokia, Tee Grizzley, Rapsody, Chloe x Halle and more at Barclays Center this week to benefit hurricane relief.

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Mr. Twin Sister, Caroline Polachek & more playing Puerto Rico hurricane benefit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Mr Twin Sister, and former Chairlift singer Caroline Polachek, will play benefit for Puerto Rico and Caribbean hurricane relief in Brooklyn on October 6 at San Damiano Misson Church in Williamsburg…

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Jay-Z, Cardi B, A$AP Ferg, Joey Bada$$, Vic Mensa, more playing charity concert at Barclays Center

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The third annual TIDAL X Charity Concert also includes Rapsody, Princess Nokia, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, and many, many more.

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Todd Barry celebrating 30 Years in Comedy w/ tour & Brooklyn benefit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In addition to 30th Anniversary “Crowd Work” the Brooklyn benefit features Janeane Garofalo, Dave Hill, Eugene Mirman, Janelle James, Colin Quinn and more TBA.

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Elvis Costello & Bonnie Raitt being honored at upcoming benefit concert

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Mike Myers, Darlene Love, Bettye Lavette, Keb’ Mo’, Paul Shaffer, Bernie Williams and more will perform at a benefit concert for music education foundation Little Kids Rock at NYC’s PlayStation Theatre. The event is honoring Elvis Costello and Bonnie Raitt…

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Beyonce & Jay-Z playing hurricane relief benefit concert in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Beyonce and Jay-Z will play a concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on October 17 to benefit much-needed hurricane relief. As reported in US Weekly, other Roc Nation artists will also perform, details TBA. This will be Beyonce’s first live performance since giving birth to twins back in June…

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Vic Mensa playing Hurricane Harvey benefit pop-ups in LA & NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Much sooner than Vic Mensa heads out on tour with Jay-Z, he’ll play benefit shows for Hurricane Harvey victims in NYC and LA. Presented by TIDAL and MusiCares, they’re pop-up shows happening at unannounced locations…

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Joey Bada$$ & Pro Era hosting benefit party in Brooklyn for hurricane relief

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Joey Bada$$, who just played The Meadows, will be hosting a party with Pro Era on Saturday, September 23 at Brooklyn Borough Hall that will benefit hurricane relief. The party, called “Storm of Support,” goes from 6-9 PM and features “featuring music by Joey’s favorite DJs and some very special guests.”

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Brother Ali shares new video, touring, playing a Hurricane Harvey benefit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Underground rap staple Brother Ali returned earlier this year with All the Beauty in This Whole Life on longtime label Rhymesayers, and he’s announced another round of tour dates in support of the album. He also released a recap video of his tour from earlier this year…

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Arcade Fire’s Win & Regine playing Haiti benefit with Preservation Hall Jazz Band before MSG show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Arcade Fire’s tour starts this week and hits NYC’s Madison Square Garden on September 12 with Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Grandmaster Flash. A couple days before that, the band’s Win Butler and Régine Chassagne will play a “cocktail soiree” benefit for Haiti at The Club Room, Soho Grand Hotel on September 10

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Baroness expand tour, playing a suicide prevention benefit in Brooklyn

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Baroness also play a few festivals, including Salt Lake City’s Crucialfest, Mexico’s Northside Fest, and San Bernardino, CA’s Ozzfest Meets Knotfest.

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Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Cat Power & more playing “Pathway to Paris” benefit in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Patti Smith, Michael Stipe, Flea, Talib Kweli, Cat Power, Tanya Tagaq, and more will perform at the 2017 “Pathway to Paris: Concert to Fight Climate Change” which happens at NYC’s Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium on November 5. That night is right before this year’s COP23, the United Nations climate change conference in Bonn, Germany….

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Bandcamp donating profits today to transgender rights (including a new Grouper & Car Seat Headrest songs)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In protest of President Donald Trump’s declaration that transgender people will no longer be able to serve in the military, Bandcamp is donating 100% of its share of all sales today (August 4) to the Transgender Law Center…

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Iron & Wine adds intimate AIDS benefit at Housing Works to tour (tix on sale)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Iron & Wine is back on Sub Pop for his new upcoming album Beast Epic, which is being touted as something of a return to form to his early days. He’s got a tour coming up too, but first he’ll be playing a very intimate benefit show…

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Ty Segall releases new EP benefiting ACLU

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Ty Segall has a reputation as a prolific artist to maintain and with that here’s a brand new EP titled Fried Shallots featuring six new cuts, making for his third release (at least) of 2017. This digital-only EP is available though Bandcamp with all proceeds going to the ACLU.

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Sad13 on new benefit comp w/ Hand Habits, Sammus & more, playing shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

‘Evergreen: A Benefit Compilation for Hour Children’ also includes Fraternal Twin (covering Songs: Ohia), Free Cake For Every Creature (covering Daniel Johnston), La Neve (Joey DeFrancesco of Downtown Boys), Jock Club (Andrew Flores of Destruction Unit), and more; and there’s a release show at Silent Barn.

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Heems releases new song off charity comp, playing benefit show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The compilation and Heems’ upcoming Brooklyn show will benefit the Unity Productions Foundation.

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