Artists Tapped For Hole In The Wall Benefit

Stevie Wonder, Emmylou Harris, Lyle Lovett and John Mellencamp are just a few of the performers scheduled to appear at New York’s Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in a special evening benefiting the charitable foundation established by Paul Newman.

“A Celebration of Paul Newman’s Hole In The Wall Camps” takes place Oct. 21 at Avery Fisher. Along with the previously mentioned artists, expect Hilary Hahn and Keb’ Mo’ to perform. Bill Cosby and Renee Zellweger are also expected to appear.

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Lilith Fair, Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, Englewood, Colo.

Named after one of American history’s most notorious Wild West outlaw gangs as well as their Wyoming hideout, The Association of Hole In The Wall Camps extend throughout the globe and enable children with serious medical conditions to participate in events such as swimming, boating, fishing and horseback riding. All services are provided free to children and their families and are mostly funded through sales of “Newman’s Own” products. Now you know where the profits from sales of the late actor’s salad dressings end up.

“The Hole In The Wall Camps were Paul’s dream and this event will celebrate his legacy – I am determined to continue his efforts,” said Newman’s widow, actress Joanne Woodward. “What started as one camp in Connecticut over 20 years ago has grown into the world’s largest family of camps for children with serious illnesses and life-threatening conditions. I am pleased to be part of this event.”

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Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas

Show-only tickets begin at $50 and are available through Center Charge at 212-721-6500 and benefit tickets, including the after-party, are available at 212-627-0678. For more information, click here for the Hole In The Wall Camps website and here for Newman’s Own Foundation website.