Michael Stipe and Martha and Rufus Wainwright on hand for singer's 80th birthday.
Posted on Feb 19, 2013 02:56 pm
Yoko Ono celebrated her 80th birthday on Sunday night [February 17th] by playing a one-off reunion gig with The Plastic Ono Band.
A host of special guests including Peaches, REM's Michael Stipe, Wilco's Nels Cline and Rufus Wainwright & Martha Wainwright joined her onstage at Berlin's Volksbühne.
The band was fronted by Ono alongside Sean Lennon, who deputized for his late father. The set list from the show was as follows:
01. It Happened
02. Waiting For The D Train
03. Between My Head And The Sky
04. Moving Mountains
06. There's No Goodbye
07. Walking On Thin Ice
09. Yes, I'm A Witch
10. Cheshire Cat
12. Higa Noboru
13. Give Peace A Chance
A touring retrospective of Yoko Onos visual art opened in Frankfurt last week and is set to tour museums in Europe in 2013 and 2014. Reissues of Ono's 1968-1985 albums are due to come out this year.
Check out The Plastic Ono Band Live at The Royal Festival Hall, London, 14 June 2009: