The Chicks, David Byrne, Kurt Vile, and Extra to Carry out Food items for Love Charity Concert

An upcoming gain concert, Meals for Like, will characteristic David Byrne, Jackson Browne, the Chicks, Kurt Vile, and dozens of other artists performing to help increase funds to feed New Mexico’s hungry. The stream will be broadcast on February 13th by way of the Foods for Love web site and on YouTube.

“February 13th (Valentine’s Day Eve), some musician good friends of mine, and a lot of I’ve never ever fulfilled, are undertaking a digital live performance to raise cash for meals for New Mexico’s hardest strike,” Byrne wrote in a assertion, mailed to his publication subscribers. “New Mexico ranks nearly at the base in poverty (49th) in the U.S., and the Navaho and other Indigenous American lands have lengthy been shorted fundamental health, jobs, and instruction expert services — so the affect of Covid on these folks has been devastating.”

Some of the numerous artists who will accomplish incorporate Terry Allen, who assisted organize the occasion, Alejandro Escovedo, Delbert McClinton, James McMurtry, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, the Doors’ John Densmore, X’s John Doe, Lyle Lovett, Mickey Hart with Steven Feld, Nathaniel Rateliff, Shawn Colvin, and Steve Earle. The benefit’s organizers are promising a lot more musicians, too. Recreation of Thrones author George R.R. Martin, actress Ali MacGraw, and New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, between other folks, will also make appearances.

The organizers are promising that 100% of the proceeds will go to elevating income for the hungry and that one greenback can offer up to four healthy foods. “This advantage will offer wholesome foods to each county, Indigenous American country, and pueblo in New Mexico,” reads a assertion on the event’s internet site, which provides that the function will benefit the New Mexico Affiliation of Foods Banks.

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