John Prine's Family Announce "Picture Show" Online Tribute
It will find "musicians, actors and friends remembering our beloved JP"
Published May 21, 2020John Prine's family have shared plans to celebrate the iconic songwriter's life and legacy with an online tribute special next month.
Produced by the Prine Family and the late artist's Oh Boy Records, "Picture Show: A Tribute Celebrating John Prine" will stream through Prine's Facebook and YouTube channels on June 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Taking its name from the Tom Petty-assisted song that opened Prine's Grammy-winning 1991 LP The Missing Years, "Picture Show" will feature "musicians, actors and friends remembering our beloved JP."
While the list of artists involved has yet to be revealed, recent tributes to the iconic artist have come from Jeff Tweedy, Roger Waters, Phoebe Bridgers, Kurt Vile and more.
Prine passed away in April due to complications from COVID-19. He was 73.
"We look forward to being with you all to remember and celebrate your friend and our beloved husband, dad and grandpa," Fiona Prine, John's widow, said in a statement. "Please keep yourselves safe and healthy until then. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your kind messages — they really help."