Thursday, March 17, 2011

John Zorn Hosting a Japan Benefit Show in NYC Featuring Sonic Youth and Yoko Ono

John Zorn has organized a benefit at Miller Theatre at Columbia University on Sunday March 27th, featuring twelve acts from indie rock to jazz to avant-garde. “The tragedy and devastation is really overwhelming,” says John Zorn, who organized and will host the evening. “I’ve always felt a strong personal connection to Japan, and I’m just glad to be able to do my part to help. It should be an amazing night.”

The lineup includes performances by Sonic Youth, Yoko Ono, Mike Patton, Sean Lennon,Cibo Matto, Mephista, Marc Ribot, Uri Caine, Aleph Trio and host, John Zorn. The event is already sold out! Funds will be donated to the Japan Society’s Earthquake Relief Fund.

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