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Willie Nelson, Eric Church and Chris Stapleton Set to Honor John Lennon

Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton and Eric Church are among the many musicians set to pay tribute to the late John Lennon on what would have been his 75th birthday.

Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert will take place on Dec. 5 in New York at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Other performers scheduled to appear at the special event include Aloe Blacc, Sheryl Crow, Brandon Flowers, Peter Frampton, Juanes, Kris Kristofferson, Pat Monahan, Tom Morello, The Roots, and Steven Tyler.

Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono shared her excitement over the star-studded event in a statement.  “John’s art continues to give hope, light and happiness to generations of people everywhere,”Ono said. “His belief that each of us can change the world continues to inspire the human race to believe in themselves, and his influence is everlasting in everyone’s hearts as we all share in the possibilities and power of music.”

Tickets for Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert will go on sale on Nov. 17 at 9 AM ET. You can find more information about the concert and ticketing at the venue’s website.

If you can’t make it to the Big Apple, you can watch a recorded version of the concert on Sunday, Dec. 19 at 9 p.m. on AMC.

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Willie Nelson, Eric Church and Chris Stapleton Set to Honor John Lennon