The Soundtrack Of Our Lives: A Tribute To The Legendary Clive Davis Monday, April 29, 2024 At Carnegie Hall

February 28, 2024, New York, NY — Notable guest artists from across the recording industry including BabyfaceToni BraxtonBusta RhymesDeborah CoxFantasia Barrino TaylorKenny GMelissa ManchesterBarry ManilowJohn MellencampRay Parker Jr.Carlos SantanaRob Thomas, and Dionne Warwick will now join The New York Pops to honor the record industry's most innovative and influential executive Clive Davis at the orchestra’s 41st Birthday Gala, The Soundtrack of Our Lives: A Tribute to the Legendary Clive Davison Monday, April 29, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. Additional guest artists to be announced.

The star-studded concert will showcase Mr. Davis ’immense impact on the worlds of Pop, Rock and Roll, R&B, Country and Hip-Hop through a wide array of musical selections. Throughout his career, Mr. Davis has earned four Grammys in his role as Album Producer, has received the Grammy Trustees Lifetime Achievement Award, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000, and, in 2010, The Recording Academy named The Grammy Museum theatre in his honor.


Proceeds from the Gala support the orchestra and its PopsEd music education programs. The concert is followed by a black tie optional dinner and dance at the Mandarin Oriental New York.

Concert Information
THE NEW YORK POPS 41ST BIRTHDAY GALA Monday, April 29, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall Steven Reineke
, Music Director and Conductor
Clive Davis, Music Honoree

Babyface, Guest Artist
Toni Braxton, Guest Artist
Busta Rhymes, Guest Artist Deborah Cox, Guest Artist
Fantasia Barrino Taylor, Guest Artist Kenny G, Guest Artist
Melissa Manchester, Guest Artist Barry Manilow, Guest Artist
John Mellencamp, Guest Artist
Ray Parker, Jr., Guest Artist
Rob Thomas, Guest Artist
Carlos Santana, Guest Artist
Dionne Warwick, Guest Artist

Gala Co-Chairs

Sean F. Cassidy, President, DKC
Doug Davis, Founder and Principal, The Davis Firm, PLLC
Fred Davis, Partner, Raine Group
Karin and Charles Goldstuck
Rob Pohly and Julie Turaj
Alissa Pollack
, Executive Vice President, Global Music Marketing, iHeartMedia Sunny Sessa, Producer/Creative
Leigh Shockey, Owner, Melody Place LLC
Anthony V. Thompson
Karen van Bergen and Jos Stumpe
Richard Weitz
, Co-Chairman, WME
Kevin Wendle, CEO, Hotel Esencia

Ticket Information

Dinner Dance tickets include a tax-deductible donation and can be purchased by calling 212-765-7677 or by visiting Tickets to the full gala evening range from $2,500 (concert and dinner seating for one) to $100,000 (premier concert seating and VIP seating for sixteen).

Concert-only tickets are additionally available via, CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, or the Carnegie Hall Box Office at 57th and Seventh.