Here but I'm Gone: A 70th Birthday Tribute to Curtis Mayfield
Upper West Side
Fri Jul 20 2012
Photograph: Courtesy Curtis Mayfield Estate
Time Out says
Posted: Thu Jul 12 2012
Lincoln Center Festival. Dap-Kings bandleader and local soul hero Binky Griptite is the music director for this most impressive celebration of R&B icon Curtis Mayfield, who moved on to the next level back in 1999 but whose indelible influence lingers. A starry roster of performers includes Mavis Staples, Sinead O'Connor, Aloe Blacc, Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe of TV on the Radio, the Roots and more. Plus, the shindig inaugurates the the Curtis Mayfield Foundation, meant to support the musical dreams of disadvantaged youth. One word: Go.
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