CrosbyStillsNash.comCrosby, Stills & Nash have added a special benefit concert to their upcoming U.S. tour itinerary. The show, titled For the Benefit of Women: A Night of Music Supporting the Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery and Celebrating 30 Years of the Midwives Alliance, will take place on September 26 at the Sunset Center in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. The performance will be held on the eve of the launch of the Midwives Alliance of North America's 2012 conference, scheduled to run September 27-30 in nearby Asilomar, California.
The concert is being presented by the Guacamole Fund, which partners with a number of famous musicians to help raise money for a variety of charities and causes. Tickets for the CSN gig will go on sale this Friday starting at noon PT at the Sunset Center box office and online at SunsetCenter.org.
The Midwives Alliance of North America was established in 1982, and provides assistance to professionals who aid women undergo the birthing process at home.
CSN singer Graham Nash, whose daughter Nile works as a midwife, says of the show, "It makes me immensely proud to be able to join voices with David [Crosby] and Stephen [Stills] in support of the Midwives. Helping to bring babies safely and securely into this world has been my daughter Nile's dream since she was seven years old. Day after day she works to bring light and life to this planet and, in her own unique, loving way, change the world."
The concert comes near the end of CSN's series of West Coast dates, which runs from a September 4 show in Phoenix, Arizona, though a September 29-30 engagement in San Diego. The band also has a four-night stand lined up at New York City's Beacon Theatre on October 16, 17, 19 and 20.
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