A star-studded tribute concert to George Harrison

Jun 4, 2018

CONCERT FOR GEORGE - Performance -  One year after the passing of George Harrison, Olivia Harrison and longtime friend Eric Clapton organized a performance tribute in his honor. Held at London's Royal Albert Hall, the momentous evening featured George's songs and music he loved.

Tuesday June 5th at 6pm 

The Beatles, 1965

George Harrison was a singer, songwriter, humanitarian, film producer and an avid gardener, who rose to fame in the 60s as a member of the Beatles. After the Beatles, Harrison moved on to a solo career that spanned more than 30 years. Through endless collaborations, 12 solo albums and 35 singles, Harrison’s legacy on music cannot be denied.

Concert for George featuring a star-studded lineup including Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton and George's son Dhani Harrison.
Credit PBS

Rock music’s most celebrated musicians gathered at London’s Royal Albert Hall on November 29, 2002 to pay tribute to one of their own, the legendary George Harrison, on the one-year anniversary of his death. On that magical night, Harrison’s closest friends gathered to perform a collection of his music for a live audience. Far more than a concert film, CONCERT FOR GEORGE is a soulful cinematic tribute to a musician whose vision transcended the ordinary and whose talents contributed to a revolution in the music industry. Under the musical direction of Harrison’s longtime friend Eric Clapton, the film captures an emotional gathering of musicians including Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Billy Preston, and Ringo Starr. Truly a rare moment in music history, this documentary showcases these legends of music not likely to perform together on the same stage again.

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