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David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman

David Byrne 2009: Photo By Ros O'Gorman

David Byrne To Be Honored At Music Of Concert for Music Education

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on December 17, 2014

in News

David Byrne will be honored to benefit music education.

For the twelfth year, Michael Dorf, founder of City Winery, will present a tribute to the music of an artist at Carnegie Hall.

This year’s honoree will be David Byrne and Talking Heads with the show scheduled for March 23.

While the acts who perform Byrne and Talking Heads songs is still being set, the following have already been announced:

Alexis Krauss (Sleigh Bells)
Beth Orton
Bebel Gilberto
Billy F. Gibbons (ZZ Top)
Forro in the Dark
O.A.R.
Perry Farrell (Jane’s Addiction)
Rufus Wainwright
Steve Earle
The Roots

Among the beneficiaries of the annual show include Little Kids Rock, the Church Street School of Music, Midori & Friends and The Center For Arts Education.

Past honorees in the series (all at Carnegie Hall unless noted):
Elton John and Bernie Taupin (October 10, 2007)
Neil Sedaka (October 26, 2007 @ Lincoln Center)
Bob Dylan (November 7, 2007 @ Beacon Theatre)
R.E.M. (March 3, 2009)
The Who (March 2, 2010)
Simon and Garfunkel (June 8, 2010 @ Central Park Summer Stage)
Neil Young (February 10, 2011)
Robert Johnson (March 6, 2012 @ the Apollo Theater)
Rolling Stones (March 13, 2012)
Prince (March 7, 2013)
Paul Simon (March 31, 2014)

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