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Steven Tyler, Chris Stapleton, Brandon Flowers, more to honor John Lennon 75th birthday with all-star concert

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In honor of what would have been John Lennon’s 75th birthday, AMC announced Friday morning Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert, an all-star concert celebrating the music and message of the icon.

Announced performers include Aloe Blacc, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Brandon Flowers, Peter Frampton, Juanes, Kris Kristofferson, Pat Monahan, Tom Morello, Willie Nelson, The Roots, Chris Stapleton, Steven Tyler. More are expected to be named in the coming weeks.

The concert will take place Dec. 5 in New York at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, and is set to air Sunday, Dec. 19 at 9 p.m. on AMC.

Via a release, Yoko Ono said, “It’s beautiful to see so many wonderful and talented musicians come together for this special show to celebrate John’s birthday…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.”