According to TicketMaster, the concert honouring Paul Simon upon his receipt of the first annual Gerswhin Prize for Popular Song will feature a number of new and familiar faces to Paul Simon fans. Held in Washington on May 23, and broadcast on PBS at the end of June, the concert will feature:
Yolanda Adams, Marc Anthony, Dixie Hummingbirds, Jerry Douglas, Art Garfunkel, Phillip Glass, Alison Krauss, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Lyle Lovett, Stephen Marley, James Taylor and Buckwheat Zydeco. Paul Simon is listed as a performer and presenters will include Billy Collins, Bob Costas and Lorne Michaels.
The Gershwin Prize is being inaugurated by the Library of Congress. Information on tickets, which start at $150, is available here.