Lennon tribute planned to mark late Beatle's 70th birthday next month
Lennon tribute scheduled performers include Jackson Browne, Patti Smith, and others. October 9th would have been Lennon's 70th birthday, but he was shot and killed 30 years ago this December in New York, the scene of the Lennon tribute.
New York — John Lennon's 70th birthday is Oct. 9, but the celebrations will go on after that.
Lennon was killed 30 years ago, two months after celebrating his 40th birthday.