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Paul Simon Announces Donation To Environmental Organizations In San Francisco

All Net Proceeds From Artist’s 2019 Outside Lands Festival Performance To Benefit San Francisco Parks Alliance & Friends of the Urban Forest

As previously reported, Paul Simon will return for a special live performance this August at Outside Lands festival, in benefit of local environmental organizations. Today, Simon named San…

Paul Simon To Make Special Appearance Headlining Outside Lands

Artist To Donate Net Proceeds From His Performance To Local Environmental Organization(s)

Outside Lands announced today that Paul Simon will return for a special live performance this August as the artist to close the festival on Sunday, August 11th. The full festival lineup will be revealed soon.

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August 11, 2019

Outside Lands Festival

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August 13, 2019

Maui Arts & Cultural Center

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August 14, 2019

Maui Arts & Cultural Center

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Biography

During his distinguished career Paul Simon has been the recipient of many honors and awards including 12 Grammy Awards, three of which (“Bridge Over Troubled Water”, “Still Crazy After All These Years” and “Graceland”) were albums of the year. In 2003 he was given a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as half of the duo Simon and Garfunkel. He is a member of The Songwriters Hall of Fame, a recipient of their Johnny Mercer Award and is in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Simon and Garfunkel and as a solo artist. His song “Mrs. Robinson” from the motion picture “The Graduate” was named in the top ten of The American Film Institute’s 100 Years 100 Songs.

Awards + Achievements

  • 1968 GRAMMY: Record of the Year “Mrs. Robinson” – Simon & Garfunkel
  • 1975 GRAMMY: Best Pop Vocal Male – “Still Crazy After All These Years”
  • 1982: Paul Simon inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame
  • 2001: Paul Simon inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame