‘Concert for George’ at Strand

Apr 27, 2018
Ringo Starr mans the mic in “Concert for George.”

Rockland — The Music On Screen series continues Saturday, May 5, at 8 p.m. with a screening of “Concert for George” (2003, UK/USA), a celebration of the life and music of former Beatle George Harrison, at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St.

On Nov. 29, 2002, one year after the death of George Harrison, Olivia Harrison and Eric Clapton organized a performance tribute in his honor. Held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the momentous evening featured George Harrison’s songs, and music he loved, performed by artists including Clapton, Joe Brown, Dhani Harrison, Jools Holland, Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Monty Python, Tom Petty, Billy Preston, Ravi and Anoushka Shankar, Ringo Starr and more.

The film, directed by David Leland, is rated PG-13 and runs just under two and half hours. Tickets are $8.50, $7.50 for senior citizens and children younger than 12. For more information, visit rocklandstrand.com; call 594-0070, ext. 3; or email info@rocklandstrand.com.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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