Aimee Mann at Nokia in 2008 (more by Chris La Putt)
Saturday would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday, and a gang of musicians will link up on November 12th at Beacon Theater to participate in the 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute going down at the venue (tickets):
The tribute will benefit Playing For Change Foundation. This concert is a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of artists who will come together to celebrate the life, music and creative spirit of John Lennon. The all-star lineup of performers span nearly four generations, ranging from legendary music icons Jackson Browne, Patti Smith and Cyndi Lauperto acclaimed artists, Aimee Mann, Keb' Mo', Joan Osborne, Martin Sexton, Shelby Lynne, Taj Mahal, Meshell Ndegeocello, Alejandro Escovedo, Playing For Change, The Kennedys, Vusi Mahlasela, Rich Pagano of the Fab Faux, YouTube sensation Chris Bliss, Wendy Osserman Dance and the Tribute's co-creator and MAD Magazine Senior Editor, Joe Raiola.Aimee Mann will also play a string of shows in the Northeast surrounding that appearance as well: Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY will see her on 11/11, SOPAC in South Orange, NJ gets her on 11/13, and Aimee Mann also has a date with Music Hall of Williamsburg on 11/22. Tickets for the latter are currently on AMEX presale, and go on regular sale today (10/8) at noon.
All dates and some videos below...
Instant Karma - John lennon
Nobody Told Me - Demo - John Lennon
Aimee Mann - Save Me from the DVD "Live at St. Ann's Warehouse"
AIMEE MANN - 2010 TOUR DATES
07 October 2010 San Francisco, CA Yoshi's
08 October 2010 San Francisco, CA Yoshi's
09 October 2010 San Francisco, CA Yoshi's (2 shows)
10 October 2010 Napa, CA The Uptown Theatre
11 November 2010 Tarrytown, NY Tarrytown Music Hall
12 November 2010 New York, NY Beacon Theatre (John Lennon Tribute)
13 November 2010 South Orange, NJ SOPAC
15 November 2010 Londonderry, NH Tupelo Music Hall
16 November 2010 White River, VT Tupelo Music Hall
19 November 2010 Newburyport, MA Nock Middle School
20 November 2010 Norfolk, CT Infinity Hall
21 November 2010 Lakewood, NJ The Strand
22 November 2010 Brooklyn, NY The Music Hall of Williamsburg