Thursday, June 11, 2020
– Eric Church, Kacey Musgraves, Brandi Carlile, Vince Gill and Jason Isbell will be among the musicians participating tonight in Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine.
The show will be at 7:30 p.m. eastern across multiple platforms, including Prine's YouTube and Facebook channels plus Twitch.
Prine died of COVID-19 on April 7 at 73.
Produced by the Prine family and Oh Boy Records, the tribute will feature family and friends sharing memories and songs while raising money for several charitable organizations including NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) and Alive, whose Grief Center is providing free counseling sessions to anyone in Middle Tennessee who has had a family member die of COVID-19.
Other performers include Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price, Courtney Marie Andrews, Dan Auerbach, Kevin Bacon, Brené Brown, producer Dave Cobb, Stephen Colbert, Peter Cooper, Iris DeMent, John Dickerson, Mitchell Drosin, David Ferguson, Jeremy Ivey, Jim James, Pat McLaughlin, Jack Prine, Tommy Prine, Bonnie Raitt, the Secret Sisters, Kyra Sedgwick, Amanda Shires, Todd Snider, Billy Bob Thornton, Kurt Vile, Kelsey Waldon, Sara Watkins, Jody Whelan, John Paul White and Rita Wilson. Prine's band of Kenneth Blevins, David Jacques, Fats Kaplin and Jason Wilber is also involved.