The 'Lennon Wall' with a face mask attached to the image of John Lennon, in Prague, Czech Republic, April 6, 2020. Like so many events this year, an annual tribute to Lennon held in its adopted city of New York will go online. The five-hour event will be streamed for free on Lennon's birthday, October 9, starting at 11p.m. GMT on the LennonTribute.org website. It will feature recorded performances from Patti Smith, Rosanne Cash, Natalie Merchant, Jackson Browne, Jorma Kaukonen and others.