More than 50 jazz artists team up for Ukraine benefit concert in New York
Arts for Art, the non-profit organization that produces the annual Vision Festival, in association with the Clemente, Deep Tones for Peace and CenterPoint Arts, presents a five-hour benefit concert to raise funds for humanitarian relief in Ukrainian people following the February 24 Russian invasion. On Friday, March 18, from 6 to 11 p.m. at Clemente’s Flamboyan Theater—107 Suffolk St. (near Delancey) on Manhattan’s Lower East Side—more than 50 musicians, dancers, and poets will come together and express their solidarity through creativity.
The concert, titled “10,000 Tones for Peace”, will feature the Frank London Brass Band, Jason Kao Hwang leading his string ensemble, percussionist Dan Kurfirst performing a sonic mantra with audience participation and an assortment of solo, duo and trio sets. The confirmed lineup of artists includes:
Juan Pablo Carletti
Monique Nri Abdullah
About Ka Davis
Raina Sokolov Gonzalez
Tickets are available on Eventbrite; suggested donation is $25 via Eventbrite. All the money raised will be donated to support the work of Médecins Sans Frontières in Ukraine.
For more information, visit artsforart.org/advocacy.