3rd Annual Dear John Concert For War Child

3rd Annual Dear John Concert For War Child


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Endorsed by none other than Ringo Starr himself, and The Beatles official social media pages, the 3rd Annual Dear John Concert returns in its biggest year yet with an incredible roster of internationally renowned and legendary artists, celebrating the 81st birthday of Beatle legend John Lennon.

Organised by Blurred Vision frontman and war child himself Sepp Osley and singer/songwriter Mollie Marriott, the global livestream event will be hosted by legendary BBC presenter Whispering Bob Harris and raising money through online ticket sales which are available for only £5/ticket.

** The show will be available from 9th October - 17th October so if you miss it during the livestream, you will be able to rewatch until midnight 17th October. **

Join us for one of the year's biggest celebrations.

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Please note: All live stream events are subject to change. Not all events listed are live performances by the artist - they also include archived concerts, DJ sets, masterclasses, Q&As and more.


Peter Frampton

Peter Frampton appearing at this event

Peter Frampton was one of the biggest arena rock stars of the '70s, making his name largely on the double-LP concert set Frampton Comes Alive! Frampton was one of several '70s rock artists (Kiss, Cheap Trick, etc.) to break through to a wide audience with a live album; much like the others, he'd recorded several previous albums and built a following through extensive touring, in the process honing an exciting concert presence. He remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At 16, he was lead singer and guitarist for British band The Herd. At 18, he co-founded one of the first super groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His session work includes such legendary artists as George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, David Bowie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ringo Starr, John Entwistle and many others. In February 2019, Frampton announced he was suffering from the progressive muscle disorder inclusion body myositis. This diagnosis instigated a farewell tour in 2019 called Peter Frampton Finale, concerts that coincided with the June release of All Blues, a record where Frampton dedicated himself to covers of classic blues songs.

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Jack Savoretti

Jack Savoretti appearing at this event

A bohemian troubadour in a long and sometimes glorious tradition. Maybe you've seen him busking on a street corner, and stopped for a moment, caught by a delicate web of soulful music spun for any passing ear. Think about Jeff Buckley, Ray LaMontagne, Nick Drake, Ben Harper, Damien Rice. Think of the grit and soul of Richard Ashcroft, the raw emotiveness of Neil Diamond. It's the singer and the song. Jack Savoretti is something special. Just one man and his guitar. This is pure music from the source.

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Bob Harris

Bob Harris appearing at this event

The veteran Radio 2 'whispering' presenter.

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Martin Freeman

Martin Freeman appearing at this event

BAFTA Award-winning actor who has appeared on stage, screen and TV (Clybourne Park, The Hobbit, Sherlock, Love Actually).

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Yola appearing at this event

Inspired by country and soul from the likes of Aretha Franklin, The Band, Gillian Welch, Gene Clark, The Byrds, Staple Singers, Emmylou Harris, Otis Redding and Dolly Parton, Yola is a force of nature and an incredibly talented singer and writer. After several years as a writer, producer and featured vocalist with dance artists such as Massive Attack, Duke Dumont and Chase & Status and a spell fronting the acclaimed band Phantom Limb, before embarking on a solo career.

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Irvine Welsh

Born in 1961 in Muirhouse, Edinburgh he migrated to London to join the punk scene before returning to Scotland in the 80's. His first published book was a collection of short stories entitled 'The Acid House'. That was followed by 'Trainspotting' which launched his career and earned him a booker nomination. His subsequent works: 'Ecstasy', 'Filth' and 'Glue' have all recieved similar acclaim. His latest book called 'Porno', revisits the characters of 'Trainspotting'.

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