Washington, DC Muslims to Hold Benefit Concert for Tsunami Victims

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

Lisner Auditorium

730 21st St., NW

Washington, D.C. 20052


Saturday, April 23, 2005

2:30 PM

Islamic Relief USA representative Naeem Muhammad will be available at the

event for comments or interviews.

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