Your Beatles calendar for the week:
Paul McCartney’s Out There! Tour:
- The tour is in the middle of a break. Next show is Aug. 9 at San Francisco’s Outside Lands festival. (See all the best coverage of the tour here. And talk about the tour on our Paul McCartney 2013 Tour News page on Facebook.)
Ringo “Peace & Love” exhibit: Continues at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles through March.
Beatles festivals this week:
- Marin Sonoma Beatles Festival, noon July 28, Sheraton Sonoma County Petaluma Hotel, Petaluma, CA. Info: http://marinsonomabeatlesfestival.com/
- Danbury Fields Forever Beatles Fan Music & Arts Festival, August 3, Ives Concert Park, Danbury CT. Info: http://www.BeatlesMusicFestival.com
- The Beatles LOVE, Cirque du Soleil, Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas. Performances: Thursdays through Mondays at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. No performances on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Tickets: http://bit.ly/HRmbk4
- 1964: The Tribute: July 29: Cassoplis, MI. Aug. 2: Knoxville, TN. Aug. 3: Atlanta, GA. Info: http://www.1964thetribute.com.
- Liverpool Legends with Louise Harrison, Tuesdays through Saturdays until Aug. 10, Andy Williams Moon River Theatre, 2500 West Highway 76, Branson, Mo. Tickets: 800-666-6094. Information: http://www.liverpoollegends.com/calendar.html
- The Fab Four: July 28: Burbank, CA. Aug. 3: Costa Mesa, CA. More info: http://www.thefabfour.com.
- Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles: Oct. 23: Bloomington, Ill. Oct. 26: Rosemon, IL. Nov. 1: Shreveport, LA. Nov. 3: Birmingham, AL. Info: http://www.raintribute.com.
- Laurence Juber: July 28: Folsom, CA. Sept. 12: Jacksonville, FL. Sept. 13.: Bloomington, GA. Sept. 14: Roswell, GA. More info: www.laurencejuber.com.
- The Fab Faux: Sept. 21: Bermuda. Oct. 4-5: San Francisco. Oct. 12-13: Los Angeles. More info: www.thefabfaux.com.
- “Just Imagine!”: John Lennon tribute with Greg Piper, through Aug. 25, Hayworth Theatre, Los Angeles.
- Bootleg Beatles: July 4-Aug. 3: Australian tour. http://www.bootlegbeatles.com/gigs.html
- Creme Tangerine: Aug. 1: Monroe, WA. Aug. 2: Auburn, WA. Aug. 3: Anacortes, WA. http://www.cremetangerine.com/show-times/ .
- Doctor Robert: Aug. 3: South Fork, CO. Information: http://doctorroberttribute.com/
- Beatles Brunch, 12 p.m. Saturday, B.B. King’s, New York City.
- “Made In Liverpool Sunday Show,” Beatles tribute, 14:30 London time, The Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: http://www.cavernclub.org
- “The Two of Us Monday Show,” weekly tribute to Lennon & McCartney, 18:00 Mondays, the Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: http://www.cavernclub.org.
- “Saturday With the Beatles,” weekly Beatles tribute show with the Cavern Club Beatles, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, The Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: Information: http://www.cavernclub.org.
- Beatleshow, 5:30 p.m. nightly, Saxe Theater, Las Vegas.
- Abbey Road on the River, Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, Nautica Entertainment Complex, Cleveland, OH.
- Fest for Beatles Fans, Aug. 9 to 11, Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel, Chicago.
- Beatlesfest 2013, Aug. 10, Hammond, Ind.
- Magical History Tour to Liverpool, London& Henley, August 18-28. Fans’ tour presented by Liverpool Productions. www.LiverpoolTours.com
- Liverpool Beatles Week, Aug. 21-27. Events listing is at http://www.cavernclub.org/beatle-week-events.
- Liverpool Intl. Beatles Convention, Aug. 25, Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool.
- Beatlesday, Oct. 12, Mons, Belgium.
- Beatmeet, Oct. 27, Best Western Hotel, Leiden, Netherlands.
- Dublin Beatles Festival, Nov. 7-10, Dublin, Ireland.
- British Invasion 2014, Hard Rock Rivera Maya Hotel, Cancun, Mexico.
“Good Ol’ Freda”: Aug. 10: Fest for Beatles Fans, Chicago. Information: http://www.goodolfreda.com.
- The Art of John Lennon: Website: http://www.lennonart.com/
- The Artwork of John Lennon: Website: http://johnlennonartwork.com/
- July 29, 1965: The Beatles’ film “Help!” premieres in London.
- July 31, 1960: The Silver Beetles without their regular drummer perform at a strip club, with Paul McCartney substituting on drums. “At the end of the act she would turn ’round … well, we were four young lads. We’d never seen anything like it before,” he said.
- Aug. 3, 1966: The Beatles make their last performance at the Cavern Club.
Last week’s big Beatles stories:
- Paul McCartney says he doesn’t want to retire, takes some credit for ‘Mr. Kite’ (Video)
- Longer version of Beatles’ ’62 live ‘Kansas City’ from Cavern revealed
- Interview: ‘Superfan’ featured in tour video posted by Paul McCartney on YouTube (Video)
- Beatles’ friend Horst Fascher recovering from cancer, releases single (Photos)
- Paul McCartney adds some surprises for fans at Quebec City show (Video)
- Former Beatles’ Apple boutique to bring back ’60s psychedelic mural for relaunch (Video)
- Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson show love in Beach Boys exhibit (Photos)
- New video footage of Paul and Linda McCartney from 1992 revealed (Video)
- Tributes to Beatles, Cory Monteith to open new season of ‘Glee’
- “Things We Said Today”: Each week, myself and Ken Michaels of “Every Little Thing” discuss the latest Beatles news topics. The latest show on Beatles-a-Rama and Fab4Radio.com this weekend and on iTunes and Podbean.com on Monday, is an interview with Charles Rosenay on his Beatles festival next weekend. It will be online Sunday night. “Things We Said Today” is available on iTunes (where you can subscribe to us) and Podbean.com, and can be heard at 11:30 a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT Saturdays on Beatles-A-Rama and noon ET/9 a.m. PT Saturday and noon ET/9 p.m. PT and 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT Sundays on Fab4Radio.com. You can write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- “Every Little Thing”: July 31: An hour of George Harrison to honor newly named Prince George. Airs Wednesday from 8 to 10 p.m. EST on 88.7 WNHU, West Haven, CT, and can be streamed at www.wnhu.net. More information at www.kenmichaelsradio.com.
- “Fab 4 Free 4 All”: Latest show: “1974: A Year in Review With Mark Lewisohn.” Available on iTunes and at www.Fab4Free4all.com.
- “Beatle Brunch”: July 28: “Revolver.” Info: www.beatlebrunch.com.
- “The John Lennon Hour”: July 28: Jim Berkenstadt, author of “The Beatle Who Vanished” (Part 2). Weekly hour of John Lennon music and history hosted by Jude Southerland Kessler. 8 p.m. ET Sunday at Beatles-A-Rama. Available through iTunes. Website: http://www.johnlennonseries.com/radio_home.html.
- “Magical Mystery Tour”: Two-hour weekly show hosted by James D. Jones with Beatles and solo music. Saturdays at 3 p.m. CST on WKCC-FM (91.1), Kankakee Community College, Kanakee, Ill. Website: http://www.kcc.edu/radio/programs/Pages/mysterytour.aspx.
- “Recipe Records”: Weekly podcast by Lanea Stagg that features food and music discussion, and often Beatles discussion. Recent episodes have featured Jim Berkenstadt, author of “The Beatle Who Vanished”; David Bedford, author of “Liddypool: Birthplace of the Beatles”; Al Sussman of Beatlefan; Beatles Examiner Stan (aka me); John Lennon Series author Jude Southerland Kessler, and Pat Matthews of Beatles-a-Rama. All shows are here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/recipe-records-cookbook.
- “Dennis Mitchell’s Breakfast With the Beatles”: July 27-28: Talking about Apple Records with U.S. Apple Records chief Ken Mansfield. On radio stations in the U.S., Sweden, Canada, New Zealand, U.K. and Germany and online on MaccaRadio, Fab4Radio and Beatles-A-Rama and LV Classic Rock. Show website.
- “Chris Carter’s ‘British Invasion’: July 21: “The Producer.” Three-hour weekly show on Sirius/XM Ch. 21 at 9 a.m. and midnight ET Sunday.
- “Chris Carter’s Breakfast With the Beatles”: On KLOS-FM (95.5) 9 a.m. PT Sunday. Website.
- “The Beatledd Fab Four Hour”: The show, hosted by Edd Raineri, airs live each Friday, 7-8 PM EDT, on WRKC-FM in Wilkes-Barre, PA. You can listen live online at: http://wrkc.kings.edu. The program’s Facebook page can be found at: www.facebook.com/beatleddfabfourhour. .
- “I’ve Got a Beatles Podcast”: “Early Beatles Singles.” Information: http://ivegotabeatlespodcast.podbean.com/
- Breakfast With The Beatles hosted by Cha-Chi Loprete: 8 a.m. ET Sundays, WZLX-FM (100.7 FM) in Boston or streaming at www.WZLX.com (Click on Listen Live).
- “Breakfast With the Beatles”: 8 to 10 a.m. CT Sundays, WXRT in Chicago. Also streamed at http://wxrt.cbslocal.com/show/breakfast-with-the-beatles/.
- “On the Beat”: Wonderful show hosted by Beatles author Spencer Leigh on BBC Radio Merseyside. Not primarily a Beatles show, but a lot of the discussion focuses on the Liverpool music scene in the ’60s, often with those who were there. Airs Saturdays at 17:30 (5:30 p.m.) in the UK and archived online for a week after at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7sj.
- “Sounds of the Sixties”: Brian Matthews, who interviewed the Beatles on the BBC in the ’60s, hosts this weekly show featuring music by the Beatles and others from that decade. Programs air Saturdays and stay online for a week at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006wqlv.
- “Beatlesongs”: Hosted by Rob Leonard airs 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. ET Friday on 90.3 FM WHPC and streaming at www.ncc.edu/whpc.
- “Breakfast With the Beatles With Andre Gardner”: The show airs from 7 to 9 a.m. ET Sundays on WMGK-FM 102.9 and 7-9 a.m. PT on KSLX-FM 100.7 in Phoenix.
- “The Beatles Complete on Ukelele”: Weekly show featuring new version of Beatle song played on ukelele. Information: http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail?pid=51729
- “Just Four Guys”: New shows available at 4 p.m. ET Tuesdays at www.mvyradio.com.
- “Dinner Specials With May Pang and Cynthia Nielsen”: More info: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/maypang.
- “Mid-Evening With the Beatles,” from the Philippines, 5 to 9 a.m. Saturday morning Eastern time, at their website http://www.pbs.gov.ph/dzsr.
- “Across the Universe,” hosted by Glenn Calderone from 8-10 p.m. EST Tuesdays on Inravio.com. http://www.inravio.com/batu.html
- “Beatles and Beyond”: Hosted by Pete Dicks. Available at http://www.quaywestonline.co.uk/.
Beatles radio stations:
- Beatles-a-Rama: http://www.beatlesarama.com
- Beatles Radio.com: http://www.beatlesradio.com
- MaccaRadio: http://www.maccaradio.com
- Fab4Radio.com: http://fab4radio.com
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