2006 – Musicians like David Byrne and Sufjan Steve… Read more

2006 – Musicians like David Byrne and Sufjan Steve…

2006 – Musicians like David Byrne and Sufjan Stevens share the stage with literary celebs like Sarah Vowell and Jon Stewart at the first Revenge of the Book Eaters charity event, held at New York’s Beacon Theatre. Byrne, Stevens and John Roderick of the Long Winters all perform short sets at the event, which benefits […]

2005 – Alicia Keys hosts and performs at a fundrai… Read more

2005 – Alicia Keys hosts and performs at a fundrai…

2005 – Alicia Keys hosts and performs at a fundraiser for the AIDS charity Keep a Child Alive at New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center. She is joined by fellow music heavyweights Usher, Paul Simon, John Mayer and Common, as well as African acts Angelique Kidjo, Baaba Maal, Femi Kuti and the Agape Children’s Choir […]

2001 – Collin Raye receives the Artist Humanitaria… Read more

2001 – Collin Raye receives the Artist Humanitaria…

2001 – Collin Raye receives the Artist Humanitarian Award from Country Radio Broadcasters Inc. Presented to Raye by Clint Black during opening ceremonies for that years Country Radio Seminar, the honor recognizes Raye’s work on behalf of a number of different charitable organizations including Child help USA, USA Weekend’s Make a Difference Day and the […]

1999 – Eric Clapton parts with 100 of his guitars … Read more

1999 – Eric Clapton parts with 100 of his guitars …

1999 – Eric Clapton parts with 100 of his guitars and generates over $5 million for his Crossroads Centre at Antigua, and alcohol and drug-dependency treatment center in the West Indies. Among the stringed beauties auctioned off is “Brownie,” a 1956 sunburst Fender upon which he recorded his hit “Layla”; the instrument goes for a […]