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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 80th Birthday – performs with Plastic Ono Band at Volksbühne, Berlin

Sunday February, 17 One of the most daring and influential artists of our time, Yoko Ono, celebrated her eightieth birthday with a sold-out performance to an energetic and hugely responsive crowd at the legendary Volksbühne in Berlin. YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND was led by her son, Sean Ono Lennon, who collaborated with Yoko on [...]

February 17th, 2013|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono’s 80th birthday celebrations begin with live show at Volksbuhne, Berlin Feb 17th

  One of the most daring and influential artists of our time, Yoko Ono, will be celebrating her eightieth birthday with a music performance at the legendary Volksbühne in Berlin on Sunday, February 17. YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND will be led by her son, Sean Ono Lennon, who collaborated with Yoko on her 2009 [...]

January 22nd, 2013|Events & Exhibitions News|

Record Store Day: The Flaming Lips with YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND – Do It! from new ‘Heady Fwends’ 2xLP

Enjoy Record Store Day! love, yoko Released on Record Store Day (21 April 2012), The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends features collaborations with Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Bon Iver, Erykah Badu, Nick Cave, Neon Indian, Ke$ha, Prefuse 73, Tame Impala, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Lightning Bolt, Biz Markie, New Fumes, Chris Martin of Coldplay, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.

April 20th, 2012|Discography, Music|

YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND to play Iceland Airwaves 2011 Festival: Oct 13th 2011

YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND, formed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono before the dissolution of the Beatles, joins Polaris Music Prize Winner Owen Pallett, synth siren Glasser and Bristol’s Zun Zun Egui on this year’s Iceland Airwaves line-up. The festival, which runs from 12-16 of October in Reykjavík, also sees more Icelandic additions, including [...]

September 21st, 2011|Music|

Group Show LIVE: TO JAPAN WITH LOVE Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band Patti Smith Tony Shanahan Cibo Matto. Special guests Lou Reed, Antony, Greg Saunier ***SOLD OUT***

Dear Friends A big THANKYOU to all who came to and participated in TO JAPAN WITH LOVE last night. We raised $71,103.35 for Japan relief! Le Poisson Rouge will be issuing a check for this amount tomorrow to be paid to Japan Society’s Earthquake Relief Fund. This donation will be noted that it is from [...]

March 24th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND LIVE! Háskólabíó, Reykjavík, Iceland, Oct 9, 2010. ***PICTURES***

YOKO ONO PLASTIC ONO BAND - Live performance in Reykjavík, Iceland, Oct 9, 2010. Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, revived last year by Yoko and Sean Ono Lennon after a long hiatus, will play an exclusive concert at Háskólabíó, Reykjavík on October 9th. The concert, which will be dedicated to John Lennon, is one of [...]

October 9th, 2010|Events & Exhibitions, Music|

Yoko Ono & Special Guests WE ARE PLASTIC ONO BAND – 2 nights at The Orpheum – **PHOTOS & VIDEO**

Saturday - The night was hot! The whole audience gave a standing ovation to Lady Gaga from the minute she appeared on the stage to when her turn was over. And that is saying a lot. That meant people were standing through the long, long songs - THE SUN IS DOWN and IT'S BEEN VERY HARD. It's a record! At the end of IT'S BEEN VERY HARD, Lady Gaga started to play the piano with her high heel shoes, and I went up on the top of the piano and started jamming lying down. Right away, Lady Gaga climbed up on the piano right next to me, and two of us jammed, in tune, of course. I am sure the audience would never forget this night... You can say that two of us came from one clay.... yoko

October 6th, 2010|Events & Exhibitions, Music News|

On Hiroshima Day. Let’s Think Peace, Act Peace, Spread Peace, and IMAGINE PEACE

To the Family of Peace, On Hiroshima Day Let's: Think Peace, Act Peace, Spread Peace, and IMAGINE PEACE - so there will be No more Hiroshima or Nagasaki! Some people are thinking that IMAGINE PEACE is not working. Well, look around and think how many things are coming out. Without knowing the truth, we cannot create a truly peaceful world. It is a blessing that truth is coming out. Don't let fear overcome you. We are all together. I love you. yoko Yoko Ono, New York City. Hiroshima Day: 6 August 2010.

August 6th, 2010|Music News, Written work|

Mother Jones: 15 mins with Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono still wants to reconnect humanity with its long-lost id. From Fluxus to songstress, the 77-year-old has used every free-associative vocal, literary, and visual avant-garde tool at her disposal to help resuscitate the uncensored thoughts of audiences around the world. Born in 1933 in Japan, Ono was the first female artist to market experimental primal wails as legitimate music at a time when demure vulnerability was prized over a woman’s angst-ridden screams. Her proto-feminist punk, often orgasmic vocals were inspired by childbirth; musically, her spawn includes bands like Deerhoof, Animal Collective, Sonic Youth, Bikini Kill and the whole riot grrrl gang- who owe their flagrant embrace of the loud and the absurd to Ono's radical displays of freedom.

February 23rd, 2010|Interviews & Articles|

Approximately infinite, still [Kimberly Chun, SF Bay Guardian]

by Kimberly Chun, SF Bay Guardian MUSIC The simplest, most singular words and images have always been Yoko Ono's most potent artistic tools — depth charges designed for maximum impact, unexpected wit, and subtly change-inducing effect. And though words like "empowerment" feel too tapped-out to draw from the same power source as Ono-connected words like [...]

February 19th, 2010|Interviews & Articles|

NEW GUESTS CONFIRMED for Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band LIVE ‘Dress Rehearsal’ show at Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY 15 Feb

SPECIAL ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME ‘DRESS REHEARSAL’ PERFORMANCE - FEBRUARY 15TH @ 8PM JUST ANNOUNCED: Confirmed to play 'Dress Rehearsal" BAM show so far are: KLAUS VOORMANN & JIM KELTNER from the original Plastic Ono Band, JAKE SHEARS & ANA MATRONIC from Scissor Sisters, THURSTON MOORE & KIM GORDON from Sonic Youth, JUSTIN BOND and HARUOMI HOSONO.

February 12th, 2010|Events & Exhibitions, Music|

Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band – The Sun Is Down – remix competition – UPDATE

Dear Friends Thankyou all so much for the overwhelming response to the THE SUN IS DOWN! remix competition! We were surprised that they were all of a very high standard, which we have not counted on. We've now realized that we need more time in order to give a good listening to all of your [...]

December 22nd, 2009|Downloads, Imagine All The People, Music, Music News, Yoko listens|

BMH&TS is better than any post-Beatles album by McCartney, Harrison or Starr [L.A. Record]

Review by Scott Schultz, L.A. Record. Yoko Ono’s new album, Between My Head and the Sky, is better than any post-Beatles album by McCartney, Harrison or Starr. Yeah, I said it. While the former two were baby boomer marshmallows and the latter was a novelty act, Ono has pushed the boundaries of dance music for [...]

November 17th, 2009|Interviews & Articles, Music|