Sufjan Stevens, David Byrne, Jon Stewart Rock For Literacy

Must … get … tickets …

Revenge Of The Book Eaters Beacon Theater, NYC 8/23

  • Sufjan Stevens
  • David Byrne
  • Jon Stewart
  • John Roderick
  • Dave Eggers
  • Sarah Vowell
  • John Hodgman
  • + Special Guests

    It’s the first in a six concert series to raise money for children’s literacy programs in 826 writing centers.

    Pray for an all-star Duran Duran cover. Tickets go on sale tomorrow at noon. You’re not invited Stephen Erlewine.

    Here are the other events:

    8/24 826Chicago Benefit
    Ben Gibbard, Dave Eggers, ZZ Packer, John Roderick. Hosted by Ira Glass

    8/26 826LA Benefit
    Jenny Lewis, Aimee Mann, Dave Eggers, Mark Kozelek, Sarah Vowell, The Mountain Goats, John Roderick. Hosted by Andy Richter.

    8/28 826Valenica Benefit
    Aimee Mann, Jonathon Richman, Dave Eggers, Sarah Vowell. Hosted by Patton Oswsalt.

    9/1/06 826Seattle Benefit
    Stephen Merritt, Daniel Handler, Dave Eggers, Sarah Vowell. Hosted by John Hodgman, Jonathon Coulton

    9/7/06 826Michigan Benefit
    Dave Eggers, Davy Rothbart, The Scotland Yard Gospel Choir

    How killer is the Los Angeles line-up? Sorry Ann Arbor.