George Harrison - George Harrison To Be Honoured At Star-studded Tribute Concert

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George Harrison is set to be honoured by musicians including Brian Wilson and Norah Jones at a star-studded tribute concert, dubbed George Fest.

The Beatles guitarist's tunes will be performed by some of music's most notable rockers during the celebration at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre on 28 September (14).

Taking the stage alongside Wilson and Jones will be Heart star Ann Wilson, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, the Killers' Brandon Flowers and Mark Stoermer, the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd, Spoon's Britt Daniel, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, and members of The Strokes and Weezer, among others.

Harrison's son, Dhani, is also set to take the stage, as well as some surprise guests.

Profits from the gig will benefit the Sweet Relief organisation, which aids career musicians who are in financial need.

George Fest will take place three days after a new six-disc Harrison box set, The Apple Years 1968-75, is released.


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