"Jewish Artists for Haiti" benefit concert this Thursday, Jan 28, 2010
If I could figure a way to get to NYC, just to see all of these folks together and in one place, I'd do it. The fact that they are together to raise money for people very much in need is even more compelling.
Jewish Artists for Haiti Benefit Concert Jan. 28, 7 pm
at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
30 West 68th Street in Manhattan
All proceeds from the benefit concert will go directly to The American Jewish World Service Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund.
Admission to the concert is a minimum donation of $18.
Artists include: Frank London and The Klezmer Brass All-Stars, Neshama Carlebach and The Green Pastures Baptist Choir, Soulfarm, Basya Schaechter and Pharaoh's Daughter, Judith Sloan, Alicia Svigals, Gary Lucas, Jeremiah Lockwood and Sway Machinery, Maracatu New York, Cantor Dan Singer, Zalmen Mlotek and others with styles ranging from Klezmer to hip hop.
The Jewish Artists for Haiti Concert is initiated by The Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring and the New Yiddish Repertory Theater, with co-sponsors Stephen Wise Free Synagogue, The Forward Association , National Yiddish Theater/Folksbiene, Security USA and Golden Land Concerts and Connections.
For more information, advance tickets or to donate go to www.circle.org or call Workmen’s Circle at (212) 889-6800 x.212.