Dave Matthews, Haim, Brandon Boyd of Incubus and 37 other artists will pay tribute to Yusuf/Cat Stevens with live performances at the CatSong Festival, which will honor the 50th anniversary of Stevens’ 1970 albums Tea for the Tillerman and Mona Bone Jakon.
Yusuf said in a statement: “It’s great to see and hear these covers of my songs given new life. There’s no better honor for a songwriter than to have his songs performed by talented musicians with such love and sincerity. Thank you.”
Other performers at the CatSong Festival include Jack Johnson, Feist, Passenger, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Sad13, Imelda May and more. The virtual festival will broadcast live on YouTube on Dec. 5 at 12pm PS/3pm EST/8pm GMT, which you can watch here.
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