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Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band to play The Park Stage at Glastonbury Festival on Sunday 29 June 2014; visit Yoko Ono’s WISH TREE FOR GLASTONBURY 2014

Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band will play The Park Stage at Glastonbury Festival on Sunday 29 June 2014. YOKO ONO'S WISH TREE FOR GLASTONBURY 2014 If you are going to Glastonbury Festival this year, please visit The Ancient Oak in The Green Kids Field, where you can add your wishes to Yoko Ono's WISH TREE. [...]

Yoko Ono – 3 sold out shows at Café OTO in London with Thurston Moore, Steve Shelley, Talvin Singh & Nels Cline

Yoko Ono just played three incredible sold-out shows in London, all at Cafe OTO in Dalston. On the weekend of March 22nd & 23rd, Ono delivered scorching improvised sets with Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth, to the obvious delight of the audience, many of whom couldn’t believe they had got a ticket [...]

2014-03-30T07:37:27+00:00 March 25th, 2014|Music|

JOHN & YOKO Wedding Anniversary 20 March 1969

Yoko: "Let's go back to the future, you know. That's why we're here. We want to talk mainly to the young people all over the world, because those are the people who are going to be the next generation. They're going to be the next world, you know, and we just want to say we are with them. We're not preaching or anything like that. We want to be with them and we're with them." Listen to John & Yoko on honeymoon spreading their peace message in Amsterdam.

2014-03-20T10:38:40+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Feature, Interviews & Articles|

YOKO ONO LIVE – Two surprise London shows with Thurston Moore & Steve Shelley; Nels Cline & Talvin Singh – instantly SOLD OUT

From London’s CAFE OTO: We’re thrilled to welcome Yoko Ono back to Cafe OTO for two very special performances – A trio with Thurston Moore and Steve Shelley next Saturday (22 March) and an NYC-style late night set the following Tuesday (25 March) with Nels Cline and Talvin Singh. Obviously, this is an incredibly rare opportunity to see one of the most important figures of the twentieth century [...]

2014-03-17T12:52:36+00:00 March 17th, 2014|Events & Exhibitions, Music|

YOKO ONO: HALF-A-WIND Show (Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain)

Q&A YOKO ONO. HALF-A-WIND SHOW. RETROSPECTIVA: Performance Pintura de acción YOKO ONO. HALF-A-WIND SHOW. RETROSPECTIVA: Performance Pieza cielo para Jesucristo Nuevo Spot de la muestraYoko Ono. Half-A-Wind Show. Retrospectiva The Guardian: Yoko Ono show at Guggenheim shines light on pioneering conceptual artist Bilbao exhibition of installations, music and films demonstrates avant-gardiste's true talents, her reach [...]

2014-12-31T09:37:44+00:00 March 14th, 2014|Events & Exhibitions News|

18 FEB: HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOKO!

Message from Yoko Ono: Don't give up on our beautiful planet. Use your healing power and make it well. World Peace is around the corner. I love you! yoko Tonight is Yoko Ono's birthday! IMAGINE PEACE TOWER is lit in tribute and the Northern Lights are shining bright! See it all LIVE & send in your [...]

2014-03-03T13:11:10+00:00 February 18th, 2014|IMAGINE PEACE TOWER, Written work|

Lou Reed

The last time I saw Lou was when we did a show together in New York to raise money for the victims of the Fukushima disaster. Lou's song was full of anger. I couldn't help asking why. Lou just smiled a warm smile. I will never forget that smile. Lou will always be in our [...]

2013-10-31T17:07:17+00:00 October 31st, 2013|Written work|

Yoko Ono made an Honorary Citizen of Reykjavík, Iceland

Jón Gnarr, mayor of Reykjavík, nominated the artist YOKO ONO as Honorary Citizen of Reykjavík at a special ceremony at Höfdi House today. The City Council Executive Committee of Reykjavík agreed unanimously last week to make ONO an honorary citizen of Reykjavík, capital of Iceland. With this honorary title Reykjavík wants to thank Yoko for [...]

2013-10-11T08:55:53+00:00 October 9th, 2013|Awards|

ONO – Walking On Thin Ice (2013 Remix) #1 in Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart on 3 Oct 2013

ONO SOARS TO THE TOP OF THE BILLBOARD HOT DANCE CLUB PLAY CHART WITH NEW REMIXES OF HER LANDMARK CLASSIC WALKING ON THIN ICE  FEATURING EXPLOSIVE MIXES BY DANNY TENAGLIA, R3HAB, TOM STEPHAN (SUPERCHUMBO), DAVE AUDÉ, RALPHI ROSARIO, RICH MOREL, EMJAE, TEDD PATTERSON AND PETER RAUHOFER THE SINGLE MARKS HER  11TH #1 BILLBOARD CHART-TOPPER ONO continues her reign [...]

2013-10-07T01:34:26+00:00 September 27th, 2013|Discography|

Magnet: Everything Was Beautiful – interview with Yoko Ono by Thurston Moore

EVERYTHING WAS BEAUTIFUL In a MAGNET exclusive, Yoko Ono talks family, art history and the revived Plastic Ono Band’s Take Me To The Land Of Hell with Thurston Moore. Portraits by Gene Smirnov We Americans aren’t very comfortable with avantgarde artists. Neither are most other cultures, taken all around, but there’s something distinctively American in [...]

2013-09-27T08:28:18+00:00 September 27th, 2013|Interviews & Articles|

Yoko Ono to receive the Theodor Wanner Lifetime Achievement Award in Berlin

Yoko Ono will receive the Theodor Wanner Lifetime Achievement Award for her strong commitment to world peace and gender equality over her entire career. The prize will be awarded on October 17th in Berlin, Gemany. The award recalls the german manager and patron Theodor Wanner (1875-1955), on whose initiative the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations [...]

2013-09-26T16:08:58+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Awards|

The Talkhouse: David Harrington & Yoko Ono

David Harrington There was a recent article in the paper about how ancient redwoods and sequoias are growing faster now than at any other time in their long lives. When I read this I had just begun my first listenings to Yoko Ono's Take Me to the Land of Hell. That's when I began to [...]

2013-09-23T04:06:21+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|Music News|

Bicycle Piece For Orchestra – Homage to Yoko Ono from Norbert Krause

Dear Yoko, As I promised, this is my ‘Homage to Yoko Ono: Bicycle Piece for Orchestra’, performed by the Niederrheinische Sinfonieorchester Mönchengladbach. (trailer of a 7 minutes film, which is going to be seen in full length for the first time tomorrow at my studio) Do you like it? Love, Norbert Krause Dear Norbert, It's [...]

2013-09-21T15:15:28+00:00 September 21st, 2013|Events & Exhibitions|