UPDATE – August 17, 2011 – Due to enormous popular demand of Shepard Fairey’s “Friendship & Support” art print, his George Harrison and Concert For Bangladesh-inspired piece is being of… Read More ▸
As part of the Smithsonian Institution’s new exhibition Up Where We Belong: Native Musicians In Popular Culture, George Harrison’s Concert For Bangladesh footage and photos will be featured. The 1971 concert that Georg… Read More ▸
Legendary sitarist and composer Ravi Shankar, India’s most esteemed musical Ambassador and a singular phenomenon in the classical music worlds of East and West, celebrated his 90th birthday today. As a performer, com… Read More ▸
To celebrate the 35th anniversary of The Concert For Bangladesh, Madison Square Garden, the venue for the concert, installed a plaque in its “Walk of Fame”, the first time a concert has received such an honour.
Olivia atten… Read More ▸
The Concert For Bangladesh” film and documentary are to be shown on PBS television over the next month.
Here is a list of local broadcast dates and times:
KOCE, Huntington Beach
Doc – August 6 at 11pm
KVCR, San Bernad… Read More ▸
Tuesday, August 1st, 2006 marks the 35th Anniversary of George Harrison and Ravi Shankar’s Concert For Bangladesh. The event took place on August 1st 1971 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, and featured pe… Read More ▸
NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES, October 24, 2005 – Last week, at the documentary gala screening of Apple Films Inc. “The Concert for Bangladesh Revisited with George Harrison and Friends” to celebrate the launch of … Read More ▸
The Concert for Bangladesh was the first benefit concert that brought together an extraordinary assemblage of major artists collaborating for a common humanitarian cause, setting the precedent that music could be used to se… Read More ▸