Bridge to Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Relief Benefit Concert
By Cathy on March 27, 2011
BRIDGE TO JAPAN EARTHQUAKE & TSUNAMI RELIEF BENEFIT CONCERT 100% of NET PROCEEDS TO VICTIMS’
City Winery: Thursday Mar 31st
Rachael Yamagata, Tift Merritt, Marshall Crenshaw,Dar Williams, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Nicole Atkins, Ben Sollee, classic pianist Taka Kigawa, and the New York based big band Morning Musuko, Paula Cole and 12 year old phenom Cecilia Gault.
The devastating earthquake and tsunami that afflicted the Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, effectively the entire northeastern coast of Japan. The City Winery is producing a benefit concert with the goal of raising $30,000 for immediate aid to assist some of the 500,000 people who have been made homeless. These displaced people and families are trying to survive in frigid conditions with little access to shelter, water and basic amenities.