NEW YORK. A Nov. 12 benefit concert will be held at the Beacon Theatre to mark the 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birth. Among those slated to pay tribute to the former Beatle are Jackson Browne, Patti Smith, Cyndi Lauper, Aimee Mann and Shelby Lynne.


The concert is one of several events and parties being held in New York and around the world to honor what would have been Lennon's 70th birthday on October 9.