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December 2, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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WHAT: 10th Annual Holiday Cheer for FUV benefit concert
WHERE: The Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway, NYC
WHEN: Monday, December 8, 8:00 pm
WHO: Conor Oberst & Friends, featuring Natalie Merchant, The Felice Brothers, Suzanne Vega, Laura Marling, The Lone Bellow, and Jonathan Wilson
WHY: A unique evening of collaboration to benefit the musically innovative public radio station.
It’s built around Conor Oberst, a solo artist with (and without) the Mystic Valley Band, a founder of Saddle Creek Records and the Team Love label, the frontman of Bright Eyes, one-third of the supergroup Monsters of Folk and leader of the harder-rocking Desaparecidos.
The “Friends” who will perform, both on their own and with Conor, include the platinum-selling former lead singer of 10,000 Maniacs and solo artist Natalie Merchant, the buoyant folk-rockers The Felice Brothers, the iconic New York singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega, the Mercury Prize nominee Laura Marling, the acclaimed young Brooklyn-based band, The Lone Bellow, and California performer and producer Jonathan Wilson.
Last year’s Holiday Cheer concert, Iron & Wine and Friends, sold out the Beacon. This one is expected to as well.
Contact: John Platt (jplatt@wfuv.org or 718-817-4564)
WFUV (90.7 FM, www.wfuv.org), New York’s source for music discovery, is a noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for more than 65 years. WFUV has received national recognition for its award-winning weekday format of adult album alternative music, award-winning local news and sports, and a diverse weekend lineup. WFUV’s robust website has extensive audio archives, videos, song playlists, an events calendar, blog and other resources.

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December 2, 2014
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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