24th annual Tibet House Benefit to feature The National, Iggy Pop, New Order, and more

Matt Berninger of The National - Photo by Ben Kaye

Matt Berninger of The National – Photo by Ben Kaye

The National’s Matt Berninger, Aaron Dessner, and Bryce Dessner will join Iggy Pop, New Order, and Patti Smith, among others at this year’s Tibet House US Benefit Concert in New York City.

Also performing are Joe Walsh, Robert Randolph, Nico Muhly, Philip Glass, and Tibetan singer-songwriter Techung. Chuck Close and actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard will act as Honorary Chairpersons for the evening.

The annual event, now in its 24th year, will take place on March 11th at Carnegie Hall. Proceeds from the concert benefit the Tibet House US, a nonprofit educational institution whose mission is to help preserve and restore Tibetan civilization and culture. Currently located in New York City, it was founded in 1987 at the request of the Dalai Lama.

For more information on the event, visit the organization’s official website.

After The Gold Rush: Patti Smith and Thom Yorke – By Rolling Stone

After the Gold Rush is an original song by Neil Young (1970) included in the Patti Smith album “Banga”, it was released in June 2012. Hurry up, listen. This file will be destroyed at anytime.// After the Gold Rush es una canción original de Neil Young (1970) incluida en el disco de Patti Smith “Banga”, él que fue lanzado en Junio de 2012. Apúrate, escucha. Este archivo se destruirá en cualquier momento.

Patti Smith, ‘After the Gold Rush’
Smith’s latest album, ‘Banga,’ closes with a tender cover of Neil Young’s 1971 classic. “I love covering Neil’s songs because I can sing them in the same key,” she says.

Thom Yorke, ‘After the Gold Rush’
Radiohead’s frontman is another famous fan of the environmentally themed song. He’s covered it several times, including at the 2002 edition of Young’s Bridge School Benefit, heard here.