Last month, at the Launch Event After Party for the John Lennon Bus Europe, 2006 Grand Prize Winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest Shawn Pander performed his original song "Let Me Love You" at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, UK. Pander blends jazz, country, blues, soul and wise songwriting to create music that beautifully illuminates the world around him. You can check out the video here and learn more about Shawn Pander here.
Yoko Ono's Meltdown Festival in London is well under way and the John Lennon Education Tour Bus Europe is there from June 14th to the 23rd! The bus is offering tours to the public and you can check out the Meltdown website here to find out when. Be sure to check out the rest of Meltdown for performances from Yoko Ono, Iggy & the Stooges and Patti Smith, along with films, panels on activism, and more!
Also, Session II of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest has just begun. Check out our website to learn more about the contest and sign up for your chance win cash, recording gear and performance opportunities!