Bernie Worrell Benefit Planned For NYC -
Bernie Worrell

Bernie Worrell

Bernie Worrell Benefit Planned For NYC

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on February 28, 2016

in News

Keyboard great Bernie Worrell of Parliament-Funkadelic is suffering from stage 4 lung cancer and a long list of artists are coming out to help with medical expenses.

On April 4, All the Woo in the World: An All-Star Celebration of Bernie Worrell will be held at Webster Hall in New York as a presentation of the Black Rock Coalition.

Tony Pallagrosi, who is one of the advisers for the show, told the Asbury Park Press “Bernie’s a wonderful person and wonderful musician. He brought the Moog synthesizer into the world of funk.”

Playing and appearing at the show:
Bootsy Collins
Living Colour
Rick Springfield
Maceo Parker
Fred Schneider (B-52’s)
Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads)
Nona Hendryx
Sarah Dash
Bernard Fowler
Steve Scales
Bill Laswell
Leo Nocentelli (Meters)
Ronny Drayton
Jonathan Demme
Meryl Streep
Nelson George
Mark Ribler
The Woo Warriors
Screaming Headless Torsos
Paul Schaffer with Will Lee, Felicia Collins & the World’s Most Dangerous Band
Black Rock Coalition Orchestra

Worrell, 71, is expected to attend with his wife Judie. He was recently diagnosed with the stage 4 lung cancer that has also spread to his liver.

Tickets are $100 for a meet-and-greet and $50 general admission.


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