TNT to air Lennon tribute concert

Beck, Lou Reed, Moby skedded to perform

TNT will air benefit concert “Come Together: A Night for John Lennon” as part of its Master Series.

Live concert Sept. 20 will be hosted by Kevin Spacey at Radio City Music Hall and air Oct. 9 on TNT. Skedded performers include Beck, Lou Reed, Moby, Nelly Furtado, Shelby Lynne and Stone Temple Pilots.

Concert will pay tribute to Lennon and benefit the Violence Policy Center and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

TNT’s Master Series showcases individuals who have influenced popular culture. It bowed in 1998 with a tribute to Burt Bacharach, and has gone on to honor musicians like Johnny Cash, Bob Marley and Joni Mitchell.

“John Lennon’s music career and legendary persona embodies the very essence of the TNT Master Series,” said Sandy Shapiro, exec producer for TNT. “Celebrating Lennon’s life and work with performers who have all been influenced by him will make for an unforgettable evening.”

Concert will be produced by Tisha Fein and directed by Ron De Moraes. Ken Ehrlich and Yoko Ono will co-exec produce the event.

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