BURBANK, California (April 21, 2005) – “Rhythms of Peace,” a benefit concert
to aid the victims of the devastating December tsunami will be taking place
this Saturday at George Washington University. Co-sponsored by the Muslim
Students Association (MSA) of GWU and the DC Council of MSAs, funds at
the event will be collected by Burbank, CA based charity Islamic Relief USA.
Performing at the event will be two of the most popular Muslim music groups
in the US. Native Deen, a group of three performers from the DC area will be
singing tracks from their recently released album. 786, a group of young
singers from Detroit, MI will be the other main act at the event.
The most devastating natural disaster in recent history, the tsunamis took
over 280,000 lives and left as many as five million people at risk, with little
water, food, or shelter. Islamic Relief USA representative, Naeem Muhammad,
who visited the hardest hit region of Banda Aceh immediately after the
tsunami struck, will be giving an account of his visit to Indonesia.
‘Rhythms of Peace,’ Benefit Concert for Tsunami Victims
George Washington University
730 21st St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20052
Saturday, April 23, 2005
Islamic Relief USA representative Naeem Muhammad will be available at the
event for comments or interviews.