JOAN OSBORNE JOINS ROGER WATERS, JOHN HIATT, RAY LAMONTAGNE, MY MORNING JACKET, JOHN MAYER, MAVIS STAPLES, LUCINDA WILLIAMS, MARC COHN AND OTHERS FOR ALL-STAR LEVON HELM TRIBUTE CONCERT, OCTOBER 3rd
Fairfax, VA (October 3, 2012) --- Joan Osborne has been added to the “Love For Levon” concert, to be held October 3rd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ. Osborne joins acclaimed singer/songwriters Roger Waters, John Mayer, My Morning Jacket, Ray LaMontagne, Eric Church, Gregg Allman, Dierks Bentley, Marc Cohn, Warren Haynes, John Hiatt, Bruce Hornsby, The Levon Helm Band, Mavis Staples, Joe Walsh and Lucinda Williams in a concert honoring the musician, who died in April 2012. Osborne will also take part in the 32nd Annual John Lennon Tribute Concert on November 30th at Symphony Space in New York City, performing alongside Shelby Lynne, Dar Williams David Johansen, Judy Collins and more. In between the concerts, Osborne will be in Los Angeles for the opening of her acclaimed theatrical production, Love and Hate. The event, a conceptual interpretation of her songs through dance and film, will be held on November 3rd at the Valley Performing Arts Center.
Fans outside of the New York and Los Angeles areas will be able to enjoy Osborne’s work in the coming days as well. Her song, “Midnight Train to Georgia’ (from 2007’s Breakfast In Bed album), will be featured on the CBS television show The Good Wife on Sunday, October 7th. And Osborne continues her support of the Half the Sky Movement (www.halftheskymovement.org), donating a song to help increase awareness for the organization and its documentary, Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, airing October 1 and 2 on PBS (check local listings). Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Norah Jones and Sheryl Crow are among the other artists who have pledged songs for the film’s 30 Songs / 30 Days campaign.