The Black Keys are performing at the Tibet House Benefit on Feb 9th at Carnegie Hall. http://www.tibethouse.org/programs/special.html Tibet House Vice President and composer Philip Glass, former Phish front man Trey Anastasio, singer Nellie McKay, Marc Anthony Thompson of Chocolate Genius, and The Black Keys are the first artists to join the line-up of Tibet House U.S.’s 15th Annual Benefit Concert, which will take place at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at 7:30 PM. Actress Uma Thurman is the event’s Honorary Chair.
The concert assembles some of the biggest names in contemporary music and offers audiences a mix of unprecedented musical collaborations and solo offerings. The Tibet House Benefit Concert commemorates the Monlam Prayer Festival traditionally held in Lhasa at the time of the Tibetan New Year. The festival drew vast numbers of monks, citizens and pilgrims from all over Tibet who gathered together to pray for world peace and prosperity.
Here’s a link to download high-res images of The Black Keys in case you’d like to preview this show: http://www.epitaph.com/presskits/index.php?id=136