Published Sep 05, 2014The Quiet Beatle will be remembered this fall with a special star-studded event going by the name of George Fest: A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison.
The concert will take place on September 28 at Los Angeles' Del Rey Theatre, boasting a lineup that includes Brian Wilson, Weezer, Weird Al Yankovic, the Cold War Kids and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club.
Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd of the Flaming Lips, Britt Daniel of Spoon, Brandon Flowers and Mark Stoermer of the Killers, and members of the Strokes are also set to make appearances.
Norah Jones, whose estranged father Ravi Shankar was a frequent Harrison collaborator, is scheduled to perform, as is Harrison's son Dhani.
Ticket proceeds will go to Sweet Relief, an organization dedicated to supporting struggling musicians.
Harrison's estate recently announced The Apple Years 1968-75 box set, which will feature remastered versions of six of the Beatle's solo records (the albums are also being released individually).
Harrison passed away in 2001 from lung cancer.