NEW YORK — John Lennon’s 75th birthday will be celebrated in New York City at a December concert featuring Willie Nelson, the Roots, Steven Tyler and Sheryl Crow.

Event producer Blackbird Presents announced Friday the show will be taped at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 5 and will be broadcast on AMC on Dec. 19.

Kris Kristofferson, Juanes, Eric Church, Tom Morello, Peter Frampton and Chris Stapleton will also perform.

Lennon died on Dec. 8, 1980, at age 40. He would have turned 75 last month.

Tickets for the concert go on sale Tuesday.

Some of the proceeds will benefit the Robin Hood Foundation.


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