“Music Of” Tribute Series

Since 2004, Michael Dorf Presents’ Annual Carnegie Hall Tribute Series, Music Of, has donated over $1.5M in proceeds to organizations that provide music education programs and opportunities to underserved youth.
The Music of Carly Simon at Carnegie Hall
March 19, 2020
Featuring: Ben Taylor & Sally Taylor / Cyndi Lauper / Darlene Love / John Forté / Inidgo Girls / Linda Perry / Livingston Taylor / Michael McDonald / Rachael Price Of Lake Street Dive / Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. / Resistance Revival Chorus
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The Music of Van Morrison at Carnegie Hall
March 21, 2019
20+ artists performing the music of Van Morrison at the world-famous Carnegie Hall. Featuring: Brian Fallon / Shawn Colvin / The Secret Sisters / Richard Marx / Marc Cohn / Bettye LaVette / Josh Ritter / Glen Hansard / Anderson East / The Resistance Revival Chorus / Lee Fields / David Johansen / Blind Boys of Alabama / Robert Earl Keen / William Elliott Whitmore / John Paul White / Darlene Love / Low Cut Connie / Valerie June / Patti Smith / Todd Rundgren
The Music of Led Zeppelin at Carnegie Hall
March 7, 2018
20+ artists performing the music of Led Zeppelin at the world-famous Carnegie Hall. Featuring: O.A.R. / moe. / The Zombies / Ayron Jones / Bettye LaVette / Bustle In Your Hedgerow feat. Joe Russo & Marco Benevento / J Mascis / Jackie Greene / Joseph Arthur / Living Colour / London Souls / Matthew Sweet / Patty Smyth / Son Little
The Music of Jimmy Webb at Carnegie Hall
May 3, 2017
10+ artists performing the music of Jimmy Webb at the world-famous Carnegie Hall. Featuring: Jimmy Webb / Toby Keith / Michael Douglas / Catherine Zeta-Jones / Dwight Yoakam / Hanson / Graham Nash / Art Garfunkel / Judy Collins / Amy Grant / Johny Rivers / Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr / BJ Thomas / Liz Callaway / Shelea / Ashley Campbell / Michael Feinstein
The Music of Aretha Franklin At Carnegie Hall
March 6, 2017
Featuring: Kenny Loggins / Todd Rundgren / Melissa Etheridge / Ceelo Green / Rhiannon Giddens / Bettye LaVette / Allen Stone / Allen Stone / Taj Mahal & Deva Mahal / Living Colour / Sarah Dash / Sam Moore / Ledisi / Naomi Shelton / G. Love / Richard Thomspo / Matthew E. Whiten / Ruthie Foster / William Bell / Rodney Crowell / Antibalas (House Band)
The Music of David Bowie at Carnegie Hall
March 31, 2016
20+ artists performing the music of David Bowie at the world-famous Carnegie Hall. Featuring: Debbie Harry & Matt Katz-Bohen / Pixies / The Flaming Lips / Michael Stipe / Cyndi Lauper / Laurie Anderson / Cat Power / The Roots featuring Tariq & Bilal / Perry Farrell / Bettye LaVette / Eugene Hütz of Gogol Bordello Ann Wilson of Heart / Jakob Dylan / The Mountain Goats / Robyn Hitchcock / Patti Smith / J Mascis & Sean Lennon / Ricki Lee Jones / Holy Holy (House Band) / Choir! Choir! Choir! W/ the New York City Youth Chorus
The Music of David Byrne & Talking Heads at Carnegie Hall
March 25, 2015
20+ artists performing the music of David Byrne & Talking Heads at the world-famous Carnegie Hall. Featuring: David Byrne / Ceelo Green / Santigold / Sharon Jones / O.A.R / The Roots / Glen Hansard / Billy F. Gibbons (of ZZ Top) / Amanda Palmer and Jherek Bischoff / Todd Snider / Joseph Arthur / Bebel Gilberto / Steve Earle / Pete Molinari / Alexis Krauss (of Sleigh Bells) / Jade of Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros / Esperanza Spalding / Forro in the Dark / Cibo Matto with special guest Nels Cline / Antibalas (House Band)
The Music of Paul Simon at Carnegie Hall
March 31, 2014
Twenty artists perform twenty Paul Simon classics to benefit youth-centered music education programs in New York City. Featuring: Mike Gordon (Phish) / Bob Mould / Ben Sollee / Joy Williams (The Civil Wars) & Mike Einziger (Incubus) / Allen Toussaint / Josh Ritter / Sam Moore (of Sam & Dave) / Joy Henry / Dan Wilson / Bettye LeVette / John Doe (X) / Brett Dennen / Bob Forrest & Gibby Haynes (Butthole Surfers) / Madeleine Peyroux & Jon Herington / Judy Collins / Richard Marx / Angelique Kidjo / Heart Featuring Ann & Nancy Wilson L.P. / Isobel Campbell & Andy Cabic (Vetiver) / Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio) / Antibalas (House Band)
The Music of Prince at Carnegie Hall
March 7, 2013
20+ artists performing the music of Prince at the world-famous Carnegie Hall. Featuring: Elvis Costello / Fred Armisen / Chris Rock / Bettye LaVette / Talib Kweli / Sandra Bernhard / Booker T. Jones / The Waterboys / Citizen Cope & Alice Smith / D’Angelo / Blind Boys of Alabama / Bilal / Kat Edmonson / DeVotchKa / Nina Persson (of The Cardigans) / Bhi Bhiman / fDeluxe (formerly The Family) / Princess Feat.Maya Rudolph & Gretchen Lieberum / The Roots (House Band)
The Music of The Rolling Stones’ Hot Rocks 1964-1971 at Carnegie Hall
March 13, 2012
Songs from The Rolling Stones’ classic greatest hits record, Hot Rocks 1964-1971, performed by: Ronnie Spector / Peaches / Rich Robinson of the Black Crows / Juliete Lewis / Marianne Faithfull / David Johansen / Steve Earle / Ian Hunter and the Rant Band / The Mountain Goats / Glen Hansard / Art Garfunkel / Jackson Browne / Gomez / Angelique Kidjo / Jovanotti & TV on the Radio W/ Young Audiences New York Children’s Chorus / Rickie Lee Jones / Taj Mahal / Rosanne Cash / Carolina Chocolate Drops / Jackie Greene / Marc Cohn
Robert Johnson at 100: A Tribute Concert at The Apollo Theater
March 6, 2012
An all-star concert featuring over 20 artists performing a musical tribute to Robert Johnson to celebrate his 100th birthday. Featured artists include: The Roots, Keb Mo, Taj Mahal Bettye LaVette, Todd Rundgren, Shemekia Copeland, Sam Moore And Jeffrey Wright. Proceeds benefit the building of the Blues Hall of Fame by the Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN.
The Music of Neil Young at Carnegie Hall
February 10, 2011
Patti Smith & Jesse Smith / The Roots / Nada Surf / Cowboy Junkies / Juliana Hatfield & Evan Dando / Bettye LaVette / Shawn Colvin / Bebel Gilberto / Aaron Neville / The Wood Brothers / Keller Williams / Joan Osborne / Jakob Dylan / J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.) / Glen Hansard / Mason Jennings / DeVotchKa / Ben Ottewell (of Gomez) / Pete Yorn / Joe Purdy / Larry Campbell & The House Band 100% of the net proceeds benefitting: Fixing Instruments for Kids in Schools, Church Street School for Music & Art, The Pinwheel Project, Music Unites, The American Symphony Orchestra and Young Audiences New York.
The Music of Simon & Garfunkel — A Central Park Summer Stage Gala
July 8, 2010
Shawn Colvin / Marc Cohn / Aimee Mann / Ben Gibbard (of Death Cab for Cutie) / Alejandro Escovedo / David Hinds (of Steel Pulse) / Gordon Kennedy / Joan Osborne / Ricky Skaggs / Paula Cole / John Roderick (The Long Winters) / St. Vincent / Stephen Kellogg / Dar Williams / Dean & Britta / Lucy Wainwright Roche / Loudon Wainwright / Livingston Taylor / Jill Sobule / Brendan Benson / Cory Chisel / Valerie June / John Forte / Ollabelle / Larry Campbell / Jorma Kaukonen / The Holmes Brothers / Willie Nile / Kristina Train
The Music of The Who at Carnegie Hall
March 2, 2010
Patti Smith / Living Colour / Bobby McFerrin / Robyn Hitchcock / Matt Nathanson / Kaki King / Sondre Lerche / Postelles / Mose Allison / Bettye LaVette / The Smithereens / Bob Mould (of Hüsker Dü) / Fab Faux / The Gaslight Anthem / Raul Midón / Jason Isbell / Asaf Avidan / Willie Nile / Rich Pagano / Nicole Atkins / Steven Bernstein & The Music Unites Youth Choir
The Music of R.E.M. at Carnegie Hall
March 11, 2009
Featuring: Throwing Muses with Kristin Hersh / Kimya Dawson / Ingrid Michaelson / Darius Rucker (of Hootie & The Blowfish) / Glenn Hansard (of Swell Season & The Frames) / The Apples In Stereo / Marshall Crenshaw / Jolie Holland / Patti Smith / The Feelies / Keren Ann / Guster / Fink / The dB’s / Bob Mould (of Hüsker Dü & Sugar) / Rhett Miller (of The Old 97’s) / Vic Chesnutt & Elf Power / Rachael Yamagata / Calexico (House Band)
I’m Not There: In Concert at The Beacon Theatre
November 7, 2007
My Morning Jacket / Calexico / The Roots / J Mascis / Mason Jennings / Yo La Tengo w/ Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural / Swell Season: Glenn Hansard & Marketa Irglova / Mark Lanegan / John Doe / Michelle Shocked & Jimmy LaFave / Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks / Joe Henry / Terry Adams Rock & Roll Quartet / Al Kooper & Funky Faculty / Ian Ball & Olly Peacock (of Gomez) / Lee Ranaldo & the Million Dollar Bashers
Neil Sedaka: 50 Years of Hits at Lincoln Center
October 26, 2007
Natalie Cole / Connie Francis / Clay Aiken / Dion / Captain & Tennille / David Foster / Renee Olstead / The Bad Plus / Raul Midon / Neil Sedaka!
The Music of Elton John & Bernie Taupin at Carnegie Hall
October 10, 2007
Aimee Mann / Shawn Colvin / Phoebe Snow / David Broza / Roy Ayers / Joshua Radin / Roger McGuinn (of The Byrds) / Jill Sobule & Lloyd Cole / Raul Malo (of The Mavericks) / Ryan Shaw / Howard Jones / Pernice Brothers / Buddy / Lizz Wright / Kristina Train / Page McConnell (Phish)
The Music of Bruce Springsteen at Carnegie Hall
April 5, 2007
Ewel / Steve Earle / M. Ward / Pete Yorn / The Hold Steady / Jersey Guys with Bobby Valli / Odetta / Jesse Malin / Ronnie Spector / North Mississippi All Stars / Marah / Holmes Brothers with Young People’s Chorus / Badly Drawn Boy / Joseph Arthur / Bacon Brothers / Juliana Hatfield / Josh Ritter / Elysian Fields / Low Stars / Uri Caine / Robin Holcomb
The Music of Bob Dylan at Carnegie Hall
November 9, 2006
Bob Mould / Joan Osborne / Natalie Merchant & Philip Glass / Al Kooper & the Funky Faculty / Spottiswoode & His Enemies / Sandra Bernhard / Clap Your Hands Say Yeah / Jamie Saft / Lee Ranaldo / Lauren Shera / Medeski Martin & Wood w/ Oliver Wood / Allen Toussaint / Jill Sobule / Warren Haynes / Rosanne Cash / Jay Farrar / Phil Lesh / The Roots / Cat Power / Ryan Adams & The Cardinals / Patti Smith / Ramblin’ Jack Elliot & Jennifer O’Connor
The Music of Joni Mitchell at Carnegie Hall
February 9, 2006
Don Anderson / Assembly of Dust featuring Sonya Kitchell / Don Byron / Marc Cohn / Judy Collins / Shawn Colvin / Cowboy Junkies / Eels / Bebel Gilberto / Amy Grant / Richie Havens / Bettye Lavette / Joanne Shenandoah / Suzanne Vega / Dar Williams / Michelle Williams (of Destiny’s Child) / The Wood Brothers / Jesse Malin / Nellie MacKay / Meshell N’degedello / Pharaoh’s Daughter / Tom Rush / Jimmy Scott / Neil Sedaka / Martin Sexton