Yoko Ono Headlining Shows For Japan Relief
Yoko Ono played a charity show on Sunday at The Miller Theater in New York with Sonic Youth, her son Sean Lennon and Japanese duo Cibo Matto, with all proceeds benefiting relief efforts in Japan.
Ono will also be headlining "To Japan With Love" on Tuesday, March 29 at 10 p.m. at Le Poisson Rouge in New York. The tickets will cost $100 each, with all proceeds going to relief efforts in Japan. Other musical guests will include Patti Smith, Tony Shanahan, and Cibo Matto.
Ono, a Japanese-American artist, musician, author and peace activist, collaborated with her late husband John Lennon on several albums and had their son Sean Lennon in October, 1975. Lennon was killed in December 1980 and Ono witnessed his death at close range.
After Lennon's death, Ono went into seclusion for a long time but continued to produce music. Most recently she released "Between My Head and the Sky" in 2009 with the Plastic Ono Band which included Japanese artist Cornelius, Yuko Honda (from Cibo Matto) and Sean Lennon.