- The 'Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine' will honor the late singer-songwriter with a star-studded lineup on June 11.
A star-studded lineup has been confirmed to pay tribute to the late Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter John Prine. Among those confirmed includes Kacey Musgraves, Eric Church, Stephen Colbert, Brandi Carlile, and Bill Murray. The songwriter, admired by Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson and many others, contracted COVID-19 and passed away on April 7 at the age of 73.
Accompanying Musgraves, Church, Colbert, Carlile, and Murray, the lineup includes: Courtney Marie Andrews, Dan Auerbach, Kevin Bacon, Brené Brown, producer Dave Cobb, Peter Cooper, Iris DeMent, Jason Isbell, John Dickerson, Mitchell Drosin, David Ferguson, Vince Gill, Jeremy Ivey, Jim James, Pat McLaughlin, Margo Price, Jack Prine, Tommy Prine, Bonnie Raitt, the Secret Sisters, Kyra Sedgwick, Amanda Shires, Sturgill Simpson, Todd Snider, Billy Bob Thornton, Kurt Vile, Kelsey Waldon, Sara Watkins, Jody Whelan, John Paul White, and Rita Wilson. Prine’s band of Kenneth Blevins, David Jacques, Fats Kaplin, and Jason Wilber.
The tribute was produced by the Prine family and Oh Boy Records, which features musical performances, rare footage of the singer-songwriter, and shared memories of the late artist by family and friends. The family will also raise funds for several charitable organizations including NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness), Alive, and Make the Road New York.
Prine’s family also encourages for fans to donate to Make the Road NY in memory and honor of John Prine to help immigrant and working-class communities that are losing loved ones to COVID-19 and for those who are struggling to afford basic necessities due to the pandemic.