Yoko Ono's Plastic Ono Band at Brooklyn Academy of Music 16 February; Event Features Original Members Eric Clapton and Klaus Voorman Plus Guests
Yoko Ono, along with her son and co-producer, Sean Lennon, Haruomi Hosono, Yuka Honda and Cornelius (Keigo Oyamada, Naoki Shimizu and Yuko Araki) have revived the name and spirit of the Plastic Ono Band. On 16 February 2010, Yoko will perform at the Brooklyn Academy of Music with the “new” Plastic Ono Band, original members Eric Clapton and Klaus Voorman, and an impressive array of guests including Mark Ronson, Jim Keltner, Bette Middler, Paul Simon, Scissor Sisters and more. Tickets from the Brooklyn Academy of Music at BAM.ORG or by phoning 1-718-636-4100.
Eric Clapton most famously appeared with the original Plastic Ono Band at the Rock 'N Roll Revival Festival in Toronto in on 13 September 1969 and again at the Lyceum Ballroom in London on 15 December 1969. Tracks recorded at these concerts were featured on the John Lennon / Yoko Ono / Plastic Ono Band albums "Live Peace In Toronto" and "Sometime In New York City."
Yoko Ono’s new album, “Between My Head And The Sky” has met with much critical acclaim since its release in September 2009. Eric was also featured on her 1971 album, "Fly."
The exact format of the concert is unknown at this time.