Upcoming Japan Benefit Concerts and Events

BKLYN ♥ Japan (04/05 and 04/15 at The Bell House)
BKLYN <3 Japan

In the wake of the devastating Japanese earthquake, the NYC music and arts community has come together to put on a number of benefit concerts with proceeds going to earthquake relief. Here’s a roundup of the benefit shows I know about so far:

Upcoming Japan Benefit Concerts and Events
03/31 Bridge to Japan ft. Rachael Yamagata, Tift Merritt, Marshall Crenshaw, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Nicole Atkins, Dar Williams, Ben Sollee, Taka Kigawa, Diane Birch, Jesse Smith, 12 yr old Cecilia Gault and the New York-Tokyo big band Morning Musuko (City Winery)
03/31 Benefit Concert for Japan Relief ft. Praha Depart, Love Handle, Peacocks Tail, High Team Boogie, Cocoro & Kenny Muhammad (Coco 66)
03/31 ROCKJAZZ For Japan ft. ELEW, Cassandra Wilson; Great Big Planes, Complexions Contemporary Ballet w. Desmond Richardson and Special Guest Appearance by Forest Whitaker (Gramercy Theatre)
03/31 I Love Japan More Than Ever – Silent Auction and Silent Film for the Earthquake and Tsunami relief in Japan (Graphite)
04/02 A Benefit Concert for Japan w/ music of Debussy, Stravinsky, Dai Fujikura, Tohio Hosokawa, Hiroya Miura, & Karen Tanaka (LPR)
04/05 BROOKLYN ♥ JAPAN: Night One ft. Ra Ra Riot, Sean Bones, Diamondsnake, Eugene Mirman, Todd Barry Hosted By: Liam Mceneaney Plus Dj Sets By: Dj Annie Hart (Au Revoir Simone) & Dj Baio (Vampire Weekend) (The Bell House)
04/08 Concert To Benefit Japan Earthquake Relief ft. Norah Jones, Thurston Moore, Jesse Harris, John Zorn and More (Abrons Arts Center)
04/09 Concert For Japan ft. Philip Glass, Hal Willner, Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson, John Zorn, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Bill Laswell (Japan Society)
04/10 Benefit for Japan ft. lan Merrill (The Arrows), The New Gallery Band of New York, Jamie McLean Band, Things They Carried With Them, SPHINX & More (Mercury Lounge)
04/12 Rock 4 Japan ft. Cheap Trick or Treat, Acey Slade & the Dark Party, The Orion Experience, High Teen Boogie, The Youngthings (Brooklyn Bowl)
04/15 BROOKLYN ♥ JAPAN: Night Two ft. Wyatt Cenac, Kristen Schaal, Kurt Braunohler, Tim Harrington, Arden Myrin, Mike Doughty, Hard Nips, The Suzan, Dj Aaron Lacrate, hosted by: Liam McEneaney (The Bell House)
04/29 Tomo Yo: My Friend – A Benefit for Japan (Joe’s Pub)

Bridge To Japan Benefit Concert (03/31 at City Winery)
City Winery Bridge To Tokyo

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