Chris Knox charity concert sells out in mere 40 minutes — 06.04.10

Recently, a concert was scheduled for Thursday, May 6, at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City to raise additional money for Knox. Ticket sales, closed when the benefit sold out in a mere 40 minutes.

On June 11, 2009  Chris Knox (Laureate) suffered a debilitating stroke. In order to contribute to the costs of his rehabilitation, artists such as Jay Reatard, Bonnie "Prince" Billy, and Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel came together to create the benefit album Stroke: Songs For Chris Knox.   Recently, a concert was scheduled for Thursday, May 6, at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City to raise additional money for Knox.  The lineup includes Yo La Tengo, The Clean, Jeff Mangum, Portastatic, Kyp Malone, John Mulaney, Claudia Gonson, Dimmer, and Sharon Van Etten. Ticket sales, closed when the benefit sold out in a mere 40 minutes.