[artist id="1123"]Radiohead[/artist] will play a Haiti benefit show on Sunday in Los Angeles. The band made the announcement on its Web site, Dead Air Space.
The show will take place at the Music Box Theatre at the Fonda. Drummer Phil Selway wrote on the band’s site, “We’re doing a show this Sunday (24th January) to raise funds for the relief effort in Haiti. … All proceeds are going to the Oxfam Haiti relief fund. … Tickets will be sold by auction at this site.”
The Ticketmaster auction started on Thursday at 8 p.m. PT and will end on Saturday at 11 a.m. PT. According to Ticketmaster, the current minimum bid to attend the intimate benefit show stands at $250. There is a two-ticket limit per household. In the post on the band’s site, Selway continued, “We’re in the middle of recording at the moment, so you’ll be catching us on the fly. … But if you’re up for it, then we are too. See you then.”
The members of Radiohead are the latest celebrities to give back to the people of Haiti after an earthquake devastated the nation January 12. On Friday (January 22), George Clooney and Wyclef Jean will be joined by a number of the entertainment industry’s biggest names, including Madonna, Robert Pattinson, Beyoncé and Justin Timberlake, for MTV’s “Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief.” The telethon will air across a number of networks, including MTV.
Learn more about what you can do to help with earthquake-relief efforts in Haiti , and for more information, see Think MTV. Join George Clooney and Wyclef Jean for MTV’s “Hope for Haiti Now” telethon , airing commercial-free Friday, January 22, at 8 p.m. ET, and visit HopeForHaitiNow.org or call (877) 99-HAITI to make a donation now.