Category Archives: Live

John Lennon live at Madison Square Garden, New York

Early in August 1972, John Lennon had the idea to perform a live benefit for the pupils of Willowbrook School in New York City, a state-run institute for children with mental disabilities. Following three days of rehearsals, two concerts took place on this day at Madison Square Garden. They were the last full-scale performances given by Lennon in public. Read more »

Live: The Concert For Bangla Desh

Two benefit concerts, organised by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, were held on this day at Madison Square Garden in New York City. They were arranged to raise awareness and money for refugees from East Pakistan following the 1970 Bhola cyclone and civil war in the country. Read more »