On January 27th, 2016, folk icon Joan Baez celebrated her 75th birthday with a historic performance at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The special event honored her legendary 50-plus years in music in an intimate, career-spanning live performance. Baez performed alongside fellow artists and friends, including: David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Indigo Girls, Emmylou Harris, Damien Rice, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples, Nano Stern and Richard Thompson.
Joan Baez. One of the most sublime singers in folk celebrated her 75th birthday with this intimate January 2016 concert at the Beacon Theater in NYC. David Bromberg, Jackson Browne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Judy Collins, David Crosby, Emmylou Harris, Paul Simon, Mavis Staples and Richard Thompson were among the stars who came out to shine with Joan. Listen to and watch God Is God, Freight Train, The Water Is Wide, Diamonds & Rust, beautiful versions of Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright, Forever Young, Catch the Wind, House of the Rising Sun, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, The Boxer and more! 2016/color/90 min/NR/fullscreen.