Last month was what would have been John Lennon’s 75th birthday. To celebrate the music giant’s birthday, AMC teamed up with Blackbird Presents for a one-night-only concert on December 5 at Madison Square Garden. The star-studded concert, hosted by Kevin Bacon, will air exclusively on Saturday, December 19 at 9 PM EST on AMC, and we’re going to tell you how you can watch Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert live stream without cable.
Celebrities large and small had a hand in Lennon’s birthday bash. On December 19th you will be able to see performances by the New York Freedom Choir, Kris Kristofferson, Mickey Raphael, and Tom Morello. The Roots will also be on hand to perform, as well as Chris Stapleton, Spoon, Aloe Blacc, John Fogerty, Train’s Pat Monahan, Steven Tyler, Eric Church, Willie Nelson, and Sheryl Crow. This is just a small sampling of the performers that paid tribute to Lennon for his birthday special.
Read on to learn how you can watch the John Lennon birthday concert special online.
Watch Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert Using Sling TV
If you have plans to watch Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert, but you don’t have cable, Sling TV allows you to watch shows on AMC as they would air on cable. Sling TV is a live streaming service that lets subscribers view various popular cable channels on their television, without having a cable subscription. For $20 a month, with no contract, you can subscribe to the best cable channels out there, which gets you as many as 20 channels, including ESPN and ESPN 2, TBS, TNT, Food Network, and CNN.
You also have access to AMC, which ensures that you can watch Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert when it airs. If you’re interested in additional channels, Sling TV (review) allows you to subscribe to additional networks such as HBO for an additional fee. If you miss your favorite cable channels, but don’t want to subscribe to cable, Sling TV is a wonderful and inexpensive alternative to ensure that you do not have to go without.
You can watch Sling TV on a variety of devices beyond your computer, phone, or tablet. You can enjoy Sling TV using Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast, Nexus Player, ZTE, or the Xbox One.
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New Sling TV customers have a chance to try the service before they buy, with a 7-Day free Sling TV trial. This is the perfect opportunity to watch Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert online free while trying out the Sling TV streaming service. If you time your sign-up correctly, you will be able to watch the concert and get a taste for Sling TV to decide if you’d like to remain a customer.
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PlayStation Vue is Another Option for Live Streaming Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert
A new option that will allow you to watch Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert live stream without cable is Playstation Vue. This service, which is similar to Sling TV gives you access to stream a variety of popular cable, pay-TV channels. The downside is that Playstation Vue is only available in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and San Francisco currently. Another downside is that Playstation Vue is only able to be streamed through Playstation consoles (PS3 and PS4), Amazon Fire, or iPad tablets. The basic package for Playstation Vue comes in at $49.99 and additional packages are available, but cost more money.
While it’s possible that iTunes might offer Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert after it airs or at least offer music from the event, the best options to watch the live stream version are Sling TV and Playstation Vue.
If you have any questions about how to stream Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert or other shows without cable, feel free to leave your questions in the comments and I will do my best to answer them!