Lou Reed, the Roots and Macy Gray are among the acts confirmed for Vanity Fair and DKNY Jeans’ “In Concert,” to be held Oct. 21 at New York’s Irving Plaza and Oct. 23 at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles. Proceeds from the third annual event will benefit the Step Up Women’s Network, which raises funds for a variety of female health initiatives.
The New York show will feature Reed, the Roots, Fred Schneider, DJ Sky Nellor and Camp Freddy, an all-star covers band led by Jane’s Addiction’s Dave Navarro and the Cult’s Billy Morrison. Actress Kyra Sedgwick will host.
Camp Freddy will perform again the Los Angeles engagement, along with Macy Gray and Third Eye Blind lead singer Stephan Jenkins and DJ Samantha Ronson. The show will be hosted by actress Aisha Tyler.
Tickets go on sale today (Sept. 29) via Ticketmaster. VIP packages can be obtained by calling (323) 960-8951.