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Longest running Beatles show on Earth returns to NYC March 25
The 37th Annual Beatles Fans Celebration, takes place Friday-Sunday, March 25-27, at the NJ Crowne Plaza Meadowlands Hotel, which is located at 2 Harmon Plaza, Secaucus, NJ.
It was 50 years ago that Manager Brian Epstein first saw The Beatles at Liverpool's Cavern Club. The rest is history. Beatles Fans and Vendors from around the world will come together to enjoy non-stop Beatles activities in 15 Ballrooms and areas of the Hotel, from 5 PM till 12:00 Midnight Friday, 12 Noon till 12 Midnight Saturday, & 12 Noon till 10:30 PM Sunday.
Between now and Fest time, attendees and 120,000 Facebook friends will be able to enter to win a flyaway to Las Vegas to see The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil at the Mirage in Las Vegas. Prize package includes airfare, 2 nights at the Mirage, dinner for 2 and a VIP gift bag. The winner will be picked live on stage Sunday, March 27th, at around 7:45 PM.
We have another great line up of special guests friends and musicians who span the entire Beatles era from the early 1960s till today. Featured Guests are Joey Molland (Badfinger), Gary Wright (Dreamweaver), Laurence Juber (former Wings lead guitarist), Freda Kelly (Official Beatles Fan Club Secretary), Mark Rivera (Ringo's Tour Musical Director) and Mark Hudson (Ringo's Producer for 10 years).
Joey Molland, Gary Wright and Laurence Juber
Incredible Concerts each evening by Liverpool. Pig Light Show will provide the visual effects for the concerts. Photographers Roger Farrington, Allan Tannenbaum and authors David Bedford, Bruce Spizer, Jude Southerland Kessler and many more are appearing! World Premiere: The Lost Beatles Photographs: The Bob Bonis Archive, Author Larry Marion. Bob was The Beatles Tour Manager from 1964-66 and had unequalled access. Go to www.thefest.com for full guest descriptions.
The Fest also features a Giant Beatles Marketplace, Auctions, Trivia, Sound-Alike Contest, Name That Tune, Art Museum, Laser Karaoke, Videos, a John Lennon/Paul McCartney/Ringo Starr Art Exhibit, Puppet Shows, Recording Studio, Panel Discussions, a Sunday Battle of the Beatles Bands, Beatles Rock Band, Friday evening will feature A 60's Dance Party with Look-Alike & Dress up Contests! (The Dress up is optional). Please go to www.thefest.com for all the other events going on throughout the weekend. Beatles historian Martin Lewis is our MC, while Ken Dashow from Q104.3 returns as Co-MC.
This is our 114th National FEST since 1974! Further information and Advance Tickets (including 2 and 3 day Combos) are available by calling 1-866-THE FEST or by going to our website at www.thefest.com, through March 24th. At the Door, tickets are $35.00 for Friday, and $50.00 for Saturday or Sunday. The Crowne Plaza Meadowlands phone number is 201-348-6900.
"A Splendid Time Is Guaranteed for All!"
Published March 12, 2011