This John Lennon tribute acts uncanny resemblance to the late John Lennon has created a furore wherever he has turned up, even amongst the ranks of those who knew and loved Lennon well.
A few years after the former Beatle was murdered, this fantastic tribute was performing with his band at The Cavern in New York and he took a stroll close to New York’s Dakota Building to take a peek at the famous home of Lennon. Suddenly he saw Yoko Ono wander out on her own. He casually walked across to wish her the best. A startled Yoko Ono stared in shock at the “apparition” before her. Then, waving her hands in the air and moaning “No, No, No” she ran away in panic.
“I suppose it must have been a surprise as I had my hair in that brushed back Teddy-boy style that John had gone back to wearing.
It was the same last summer in Liverpool when sporting a pair of the famous Lennon round spectacles, popped back stage to say hello to Paul McCartney after his triumphant Kings Dock concert.McCartney glanced up, did a swift retake and muttered a series of expletives.
Ten years ago he joined Anthology of the Beatles and he toured across the world, taking in major Beatles fests in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.
This John Lennon Experience show, that has taken the Beatles fan circus by storm, includes Lennon’s solo material from the Plastic Ono Band through to the Double Fantasy album and incorporates many Beatles classics and a raft of the rip-roaring rock ‘n’ roll numbers that Lennon loved so much.
With fantastic, identical vocals, almost like for like looks, mannerisms and costumes, this has to be one of the best, re-created tribute shows to one of the greatest legends of time. Its a rare thing to find a tribute act who really does look, sound, walk, talk and act like the true artist, and Actastic are lucky enough to work with a fantastic tribute to John Lennon who has all that!