THE MUSIC OF DAVID LYNCH
Featuring Angelo Badalamenti, Duran Duran, Karen O, Moby, My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, Sky Ferreira, The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, and many more
April 1st, 2015 // Theatre at the Ace Hotel // Los Angeles
All-Star Lineup Performs Music from David Lynch’s Films, Twin Peaks, and Original Catalog Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of The David Lynch Foundation
February 10, 2015…(New York, NY): The David Lynch Foundation’s performance-based initiative, DLF Live, is proud to announce a one-night only, all-star event entitled The Music Of David Lynch, which will take place at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on April 1st, 2015.
This performance marks the first time ever that music from director and foundation founder David Lynch’s iconic films, Twin Peaks, and his albums have been performed and interpreted live in concert by his original collaborators. The concert will feature these works, as well as, original music inspired by David Lynch and his work from the following artists:
Jim James (My Morning Jacket)
Karen O (Yeah Yeah Yeah’s)
Steven Drozd (The Flaming Lips)
Wayne Coyne (The Flaming Lips)
Rob Mathes will act as music director for the show, which will also celebrate the David Lynch Foundation’s tenth anniversary. Mathes is an Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated arranger/composer and music producer/director. He has worked with many illustrious artists including Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Lou Reed, Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton and Tony Bennett as well as classical artists like Yo Yo Ma, Luciano Pavarotti, Bryn Terfel and Renée Fleming. He was also responsible for directing President Obama’s Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial, PBS’s Great Performances 40th Anniversary Special and most recently supervised and orchestrated Sting’s acclaimed Broadway show The Last Ship.
PRESS HERE to purchase tickets to the show, which is sponsored by AXSTV and Ace Hotel.
Since its launch ten years ago, the David Lynch Foundation has already provided scholarships to teach Transcendental Meditation to more than 500,000 at-risk youth in underserved schools, veterans with post-traumatic stress (PTS), women who are survivors of domestic violence, and homeless and incarcerated individuals. DLF Live’s mission is to create incredible, one-night-only experiences with some of the biggest, most lauded creatives of our time, to help raise money to bring evidence-based, stress-reducing meditation to these one million at-risk adults and youth across the globe.
Transcendental Meditation was first brought to the public eye in 1968 when the Beatles, Donovan, the Beach Boys and others famously traveled to India to study with TM founder Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Since then, the benefits of the technique for reducing stress and promoting creativity and health have been verified by more than 340 scientific studies, which have been conducted at Harvard, Stanford, UCLA and other top medical schools, and published in over 100 peer-reviewed journals (see www.DoctorsonTM.org).
Since its formation in late 2013, DLF Live has been instrumental in utilizing the power of music to bring awareness and resources via TM to at-risk populations. From shows featuring the likes of Ringo Starr, Dixie Chicks, Jack White, Jakob Dylan, Sky Ferreira, The Head and the Heart, Rick Rubin, Damien Rice, Ben Folds, Peter Frampton, and so many more, DLF LIVE’s events bring the best in talent together with the highest in consciousness to create something very life-changing indeed.