NEW YORK — TNT Masters Series will film a tribute concert to Joni Mitchell on April 6 at Hammerstein Ballroom. The gala will be hosted by Ashley Judd.
Mitchell will perform, and Shawn Colvin, Elton John, Wynonna Judd, Chaka Kahn, Diana Krall, k.d. lang, Richard Thompson and Cassandra Wilson will also perform her music.
Launched in 1998 with “Burt Bacharach: One Amazing Night,” the TNT Masters Series is designed to showcase individuals whose contributions have influ-enced pop culture. Other tribute concerts have included “An All-Star Tribute to Johnny Cash” and “One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute.”
“An All-Star Tribute to Joni Mitchell” is being produced by Automatic Prods. Louis J. Horvitz will direct, Monica Hardiman produces, Ali Gifford is the talent producer and Jeb Brien executive produces.
Sandy Shapiro will exec produce for TNT, and Jodi Hurwitz will exec produce for Automatic. Tribute will air at 9 p.m. ET/PT on April 16.