Laurie and Lou Reed will be playing at the Japan Society’s 12-hour concert to benefit organizations directly helping those affected by the earthquake in Japan. Others playing will include Philip Glass, Hal Willner, John Zorn, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and Bill Laswell with gigi band. tickets
On November 1st, Laurie will be honored at Legends 2011, a Pratt Institute scholarship benefit honoring icons of art and design. The Legends Awards were conceived in 1999 by the Board of Trustees of the Pratt Institute to celebrate distinguished individuals and corporations in the world of art and design, whose accomplishments and values resonate with those of Pratt Institute.
We’re proud to announce that Laurie will be the recipient of the 2011 SEAMUS Lifetime Achievement Award. SEAMUS, the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, gives this award each year to acknowledge artists whose body of work has made significant contributions to the genre of electro-acoustic music. The award will be presented at the 26th annual SEAMUS National
“Flow,” the haunting final track on Laurie’s album Homeland, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance! Homeland, described by Pitchfork as “an exquisite state-of-the-union dispatch as only Anderson, America’s darkly comic conscience, can provide,” has already achieved critical acclaim, making NPR’s list of The Five Best Genre-Defying Albums of 2010. The 53rd annual Grammy Awards