City Winery New York hosted a special night to remember Sinéad O’Connor on October 29th. What started as an idea by Amanda Palmer took shape over the last few months and came together with a star-studded lineup.
The lineup included Stephin Merritt (Magnetic Fields), Amanda Palmer, John Cameron Mitchell, Kevin Devine, Suzanne Vega, Kat Edmonson, Julia Cumming (Sunflower Bean), Catherine Russell, Martha Wainwright, Resistance Revival Chorus, Bilal, Dida Pelled, Toby Lightman, Susan McKeown, and Joy Askew.
Stephin Merrit (The Magnetic Fields)
The house band was led by Tony Shanahan (Patti Smith) and featured Gerry Leonard (David Bowie), Jamie Edwards, and Yuval Lion. All the proceeds were donated to Bring Change to Mind and the Emma Swift Mental Illness Recovery Fund.
Setlist: Dida Pelled: Jealous/Toby Lightman: You Made Me The Thief of
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