Eric Church is on the all-star list of artists that will be coming together to celebrate John Lennon’s birthday. Taste of Country spread the news that Church will be taking part in the special tribute concert for Lennon who would have been 75 years old on Oct. 9, 2015. The special tribute titled "Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert" will happen on Dec. 5, 2016 at Madison Square Garden in in New York and will be broadcast on Dec. 19, 2016 beginning at 9:00 p.m. EST on AMC.
Performers that will be taking part in the concert special honoring Lennon are joining in from all musical genres. "Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert" will also feature Peter Frampton, Kris Kristofferson, Aloe Blacc, the Roots, Brandon Flowers, Juanes, Pat Monahan, Tom Morello and Sheryl Crow. Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton and Steven Tyler are also included in the lineup along with Church making Lennon’s birthday celebration a one of a kind event for music lovers.
Yoko Ono discussed the upcoming tribute to Lennon saying “It’s beautiful to see so many wonderful and talented musicians come together for this special show to celebrate John’s birthday.” Ono added “John’s art continues to give hope, light and happiness to generations of people everywhere. 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.”
Church and Stapleton will be getting back together when they both take part in the C2C Festival in 2016. Church has three shows scheduled along with Stapleton and Kacey Musgraves. Church will take the stage at the Country To Country Festival on March 11, 2016 at the 3 Arena in Dublin, Ireland, March 12, 2016 at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow, Scotland and March 13, 2016 at the 02 Arena in London, England. Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt, Little Big Town, Maddie and Tae, Ashley Monroe, Thomas Rhett, Dwight Yoakam and Carrie Underwood will also be hitting the stage during the three day C2C Festival.
Check out a full list of concert stops for Church here.