On Wednesday, April 17 in Jersey City and Thursday, April 18th in Los Angeles, artists from across the world including a number of New Zealand natives will come together to present two concert events YOU ARE US U.S. to benefit those affected by the terror attacks that took place in Christchurch New Zealand on March 16th killing 50 people. These two concerts are the sister series of the YOU ARE US concerts taking place on April 13th in Auckland at the Spark Arena and April 17th at the AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
The Jersey City show will be taking place at the White Eagle Hall featuring artists such as Sarah Lane, principal at the American Ballet Theatre and Dave Gibson (Elemeno P). The Los Angeles show will take place the Wilshire Ebell Theatre and will feature native New Zealanders Brooke Fraser, Gin Wigmore, The Naked and Famous and Unknown Mortal Orchestra amongst others. Both shows will feature Ngā Ānahera Māori performing the Haka and a Karakia in the opening ceremony.
YOU ARE US : JERSEY CITY
WEDNESDAY APRIL 17th, 7pm
WHITE EAGLE HALL
NEW JERSEY CITY, NJ
Featuring: Hamish Kilgour, A Place To Bury Strangers, Carrie Beehan, Dave Gibson (Elemeno P), Miriam Clancy, Marie Te Hapuku (Soprano at the Met Opera), Ngā Ānahera Māori Performance Group, Streets of Laredo, Samuel R. Saffery, Sarah Lane (Principal at the American Ballet), Stanley John Mitchell (The Drongos), The Crevulators and Ukulele Cabaret,
with MCs Raj Varma and Arthur Meek.
YOU ARE US : LOS ANGELES
THURSDAY APRIL 18th, 7PM
THE WILSHIRE EBELL THEATRE
4401 WEST 8th STREET
LOS ANGELES, CA 90005
Featuring: Brooke Fraser, Chelsea Jade, Eden Iris, Gin Wigmore, Jackie Bristow, Marla Kavanaugh, Ngā Ānahera Māori Performance Group, The Naked & Famous, Unknown Mortal Orchestra with MC Jake Johannsen and house band lead by Nick Gaffaney