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Daniel Pearl Music Days Announces Fall Performances
Published September 30, 2008

Annual festival commemorating journalist Daniel Pearl will feature artists such as R.E.M., Herbie Hancock, Jason Mraz, Everlast, and Laurie Anderson this October.

Daniel Pearl World Music days will be featuring a series of world-wide concerts with performances by artists such as R.E.M., Herbie Hancock, Jason Mraz, Alison Krauss, and FODFest ’08 throughout October.


After the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in Pakistan on February 22, 2002, Pearl’s family carried on his love for music by establishing Daniel Pearl World Music Days. For two weeks each year, “Harmony For Humanity” concerts are hosted all over the world in Pearl’s memory, reminding us of the universal power of music and the humanity which we all share. Artists around the globe contribute their special talents to Daniel Pearl World Music Days events. This fall, Daniel Pearl World Music Days will be showcasing the following artists:

October 24 (2008)
Nokia Theatre – Dallas, Texas

Herbie Hancock
October 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14-18, 20-23, 26, 29, and 30 (2008)
USA, Austria, Azores, Germany, Luxembourg, France, Netherlands

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Featuring T Bone Burnett
October 1, 3, 4, 5 (2008)

FODFest ‘08
October 10-23, 25, 26 (2008)

Jason Mraz Fall Tour
October 10, 20 (2008)
USA – Radio City Music Hall (New York, NY) & DAR Constitutional Hall (Washington, D.C.)

Laurie Anderson: Homeland
October 25 (2008)
USA – Cal Performances’ Zellerbach Hall (Berkley, CA)

October 5 (2008)
USA – Higher Ground (S. Burlington, Vermont)