Spike Lee to Film John Legend and The Roots' Gig


Spike Lee
Taking part in American Express Unstaged live series, the filmmaker would document the two acts' collaboration at Madison Square Garden.


Acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee is set to direct a live webcast of John Legend's upcoming New York concert with hip-hop band The Roots later this month. Legend has teamed up with The Roots for their new collaborative album "Wake Up!" and they will perform at the Big Apple's famed Madison Square Garden on September 23.

The concert will be the second in the American Express Unstaged live series - "Monty Python" mastermind Terry Gilliam filmed the first gig with Arcade Fire in August, which streamed online as it happened. And Lee is excited about his involvement in the concert series.

He says, "I like doing stuff live... You got to be ready for almost anything. We can't stop this concert, either. Going to have to go with the flow. It's not necessarily a Spike Lee joint. It's a John Legend and the Roots joint."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS
Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

  random image 
TODAY'S HEADLINES
  1. 'America's Got Talent' Live Results 1: Meet the First 7 Semifinalists!
  2. Is She Pregnant? Gwen Stefani Sports Suspicious Bump During Outing With Son
  3. Miranda Lambert Is Tired of Being 'Painted as the Villain' in Blake Shelton Split
  4. Paula Patton Spotted With 'New Man' in L.A. Almost Three Years After Robin Thicke Divorce
  5. Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Write Love Songs for Each Other
  6. This Is How Olivia Munn Feels About Aaron Rodgers Allegedly Dating Marie Margolius
  7. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Reunite for Pizza Party With Kids
  8. Fergie Goes Topless to Promote New Album 'Double Dutchess'
  9. Bella Thorne Suffers Insane Nip Slip in a Plunging Bodysuit at L.A. After Party
  10. It's Official! Daniel Craig Is Returning for 'Bond 25'