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    Originally, this evening was planned with Earl Slick, who without the Beatles would not have become one of the "ten most important band musicians in rock music" according to uDiscoverMusic and advanced to one of the most sought-after sidekicks of the international rock scene. After years as part of David Bowie's band (to which he returned several times), Slick met John Lennon and Yoko Ono - and worked with them on the albums "Double Fantasy" and "Milk & Honey". Unfortunately, Earl Slick was diagnosed with a Corona infection shortly before the start of the COME TOGETHER EXPERIENCE - but with his help, a prominent replacement could be found immediately. Our "A Tribute to John Lennon" evening will now be led by none other than Kevin Armstrong, a close confidant and decades-long companion of David Bowie, the unofficial fifth member of Tin Machine and producer of albums for Morrissey, Sinead O'Connor and Iggy Pop. Kevin was already manning the guitar in David Bowie's band around his gig at Live Aid in 1985 and worked with him on and off continuously until his death. At his concert at Gruenspan, an exclusively compiled showcase of songs from John Lennon's oeuvre, Kevin Armstrong will be surrounded by friends and long-time companions: There's Mark Hudson (vocals, guitar, keyboards), who has worked with artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Harry Nilsson, Cher, Bon Jovi, The Scorpions, Alice Cooper, Carole King, Celine Dion and many more. Mark produced eight albums with Ringo Starr, among others, and was often joined by George Harrison and Paul McCartney as guest stars on Ringo's albums. Further, Kasim Sulton (Bass, Vocals) who has played with a veritable who's who of rock kings including Meat Loaf, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Hall & Oates, Cheap Trick, Patty Smith, Cyndi Lauper and Blue Öyster Cult to name a few. Jesse Smith (vocals, guitar, keyboards) is a London-based rock singer, frontman for Romances, Legacy Showband, The Classic Rock Show, Boot Led Zeppelin and London's premier rock night - Rock The Boat. And Lee John (drums, vocals) is none other than Earl Slick's son and, according to Earl himself, "my absolute favorite drummer in the world."


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