George Harrison Concert for Bangladesh Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA, Aug 1, 1971
The Concert for Bangladesh was to raise fund and increase awareness to help the people of Bangladesh. It was organized by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, held at 2.30 pm and 8:00 pm on Sunday, August 1, 1971.
These concerts in Madison Garden, New Your City created global uproar and awareness about the genocide that was going on Bangladesh. Many people in USA know Bangladesh by this concert and the album that was released. This 1971 concert is considered the beginning of ‘global cause concerts’ by world famous artists that has lasted to these days in the 2021 and will go on for decades.