Taj Mahal joins the celebration of John Lennon’s 70th Birthday in NYC. Nov.12th 2010

NEW YORK — John Lennon’s 70th birthday is Oct. 9, but the celebrations will go on after that.
Taj Mahal will join an all-star benefit concert in honor of the former Beatle scheduled November 12th, with a lineup that includes Jackson Browne, Patti Smith and Cyndi Lauper.
The concert will be held at the Beacon Theatre in New York City on Nov. 12. Proceeds will go to the Playing for Change Foundation, which promotes peace with music.
The concert will be presented by the group Theatre Within. Performers will also include Aimee Mann and Shelby Lynne, among others.