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Parting The Waters: Hurricane Katrina Benefit
Saturday September 24, 2005 7:30PM

The New Yorker hosts an evening of words and music from New Orleans and the Delta. Performers and readers will include Lou Reed, Elvis Costello, Woody Allen, Buckwheat Zydeco, Little Queenie, The ReBirth Brass Band, Kevin Kline, Toni Morrison, Richard Ford, and others. The New Yorker will donate all proceeds from this event to the American Red Cross, and Condé Nast Publications, Inc., will match the donation. Ticketmaster had kindly agreed to waive all service charges for this event. GASP!

Ticket Info
Internet Onsale
Mon, 09/12/05 09:00 AM EDT
US $50.00 – US $250.00

Town Hall
123 West 43rd St, NYC
Saturday, September 24, 2005 7:30PM
Ticketmaster Link

Arts for Art, Inc. and the Angel Orensanz Foundation present
Vision Artists for New Orleans
A Jazz and Creative Music All-Star Benefit for the Artists of New Orleans

Tuesday September 20, 2005 5:30 PM

The order of appearances:
5:30 pm The Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra and friends
* Masada John Zorn and Dave Douglas
* Tri-Factor, w/ Hamiet Bluiett, Billy Bang & Kahil El-Zabar
* Bill Dixon (solo trumpet)
* Matthew Shipp, William Parker, Whit Dickey Patricia Nicholson
* Henry Grimes, Oliver Lake, Ted Daniel, Cooper-Moore
* Kidd Jordan, Clyde Kerr, J.D. Parran, Reggie Workman, Kali Z. Fasteau, Alvin Fielder
* Muhal Richard Abrams (solo piano)
* Jazz Passengers with Deborah Harry and Elvis Costello
* Kidd Jordan, William Parker, Roy Campbell. Hamid Drake
* Amiri & Amina Baraka
* Yo La Tengo w/ Other Dimensions in Music

Emcees – Steve Buscemi, Steve Dalachinsky & Patricia Nicholson
each performance will be from 10mins to 30mins in length

Ticket Info
Angel Orensanz Center for the Arts, 172 Norfolk St (just S. Of Houston)
5:30pm to midnight, Tickets $30 only at the door.

Proceeds from the event will go to New Orleans artists.
info via OneLouderNYC

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