The Flaming Lips to Play 25th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert

Image Courtesy of George SalisburyThe annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert will turn 25 this year, and The Flaming Lips will be on hand to celebrate the event's silver anniversary. Wayne Coyne and company will headline the concert on March 5 at New York City's Carnegie Hall.

Musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson, who was married to the late Lou Reed, and Tibetan musician Tenzin Choegyal will also perform alongside the Lips, with additional artists to be announced soon. Honorary chairpersons for the event include actors Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard and Uma Thurman.

Tickets to the 25th Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert are available now via Carnegie Hall's website.

Tibet House U.S. was founded in 1987 at the request of the Dalia Lama in order to protect Tibetan culture. Bright Eyes, R.E.M., The National, Regina Spektor and Vampire Weekend are among the many acts to have performed at the Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert over the years.

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