Reed's longtime guitar technician Stewart Hurwood performs on July 30, 2016 at the Lincoln Center in New York City.
AFP / Shaun Tandon
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With gender-bending dancers and distorted guitars as well as plenty of softer moments, artists remembered rock legend Lou Reed with a full day of celebrations at New York's Lincoln Center.Reed's widow, Laurie Anderson, organized the free public commemoration of Reed entitled "The Bells". Inside a Lincoln Center hall, Reed's longtime technician Stewart Hurwood produced five hours of feedback by adjusting Reed's guitars against a wall of his amplifiers.Anderson, herself an avant-garde musician, put together an evening concert – fans huddled in the rain watched Reed covers by artists including Anohni, the soulful experimental singer Reed championed.
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