In this Sept. 11, 2019, file photo, John Prine performs at the Americana Honors & Awards show in Nashville, Tenn. Prine died April 7, 2020, from complications of the coronavirus. He was 73. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)
Photo: Wade Payne/AP
Photo: Wade Payne/AP

John Prine tribute concert will feature Brandi Carlile, Bonnie Raitt, Kacey Musgraves, Bill Murray and more

An assembly of musicians including Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Vince Gill, Bonnie Raitt, Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell, Kacey Musgraves and Dan Auerbach will gather for an online concert in tribute to John Prine.

“Picture Show: A Tribute to Celebrating John Prine,” will premiere at 7:30 p.m. ET June 11 across multiple platforms, including Prine’s YouTube, Facebook and Twitch channels.

The concert is produced by the Prine family – wife Fiona and sons Jack and Tommy Prine will also participate in the event – and Oh Boy Records.

In addition to music, the tribute will feature never-before-seen footage of Prine and memories shared by his family and friends and also raise money for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Alive and Make the Road New York

Other familiar names expected to appear include Kevin Bacon, Dave Cobb, Amanda Shires, Todd Snider, Rita Wilson, Margi Price, Bill Murray and Stephen Colbert

Folk legend Prine died in early April at the age of 73 from complications due to COVID-19. 

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Melissa Ruggieri
Melissa Ruggieri
Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers music and entertainment news for the AJC. She remembers when MTV was awesome.  
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