September 18, 2012
Dave Matthews to Perform at the DALAI LAMA ONE WORLD CONCERT
Dave Matthews will perform in addition to a host of talented artists at the ONE WORLD CONCERT, a historic celebration of peace, music and common ground a the Carrier Dome at Syracuse University on Tuesday, October 9, 2012. This special benefit concert immediately follows a public talk by the Dalai Lama and features an original song written and performed by multiple artists, especially for His Holiness.
The ONE WORLD CONCERT all-star lineup includes: Host band Don Was and his All-Star Band, Dave Matthews, Counting Crows, Phillip Phillips, Nas, A.R. Rahman, Andy Grammer, Matisyahu, Natasha Bedingfield, Swiss Beatz, Cyndi Lauper, Bebe Winans, Angélique Kidjo, Voices of Afghanistan, Souad Massi, Engelbert Humperdink, Roberta Flack, David Sanborn, Joanne Shenandoah, David Crosby and Nelly Furtado. Special guests include Whoopi Goldberg, the evening’s emcee, and NBC News’ Ann Curry.
Tickets to the ONE WORLD CONCERT include admission to both the public talk by the Dalai Lama and the musical performances. Prices range from $35-$200 and are on sale now through Ticketmaster.com.
Proceeds from the concert will be used to advance international relief efforts and fund a new scholarship named for Bassel Al Shahade, the SU graduate student killed earlier this year in Syria while making a documentary film on the violence in his homeland. For more information, visit oneworld.syr.edu.