Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Josh Wood Productions & St. Ann's Warehouse Present IRAQ WAR 5th Anniversary SPEAK UP Benefit Concert

On Tuesday, 18 March 2008, in commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the Iraq war Josh Wood Productions and St. Ann's Warehouse will present a BENEFIT CONCERT for Peace in Iraq and Justice at Home.

Featuring Laurie Anderson, Norah Jones, Antony, Moby, Blonde Redhead, Lou Reed, David Byrne, Damien Rice, Bill T. Jones, Scissor Sisters and more ... there will also be an exhibition of photos from “Alive Day Memories," portraits of soldiers injured in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

Online tickets are available for General Admission Floor standing at $65 and Reserved VIP seating at $125.

New Yorkers have always been visionaries. SPEAK UP is a way to begin to reclaim the voice of our city as revolutionary, awake, and democratic. SPEAK UP is meant not only to encourage empathy and compassion, but also to provide New Yorkers with concrete options for action. In this benefit concert, New York musicians will be joined by speakers from the worlds of politics, media, war and social justice in a call for action. Join us for a powerful evening of music and activism on the eve of the 5th Anniversary of the War in Iraq.

The concert will began at 8pm. St Ann's Warehouse is located at 38 Water Street in Brooklyn NY. Telephone at 718.834.8794. Box Office at 718.254.8779.

Photo of John Jones by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

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