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Fab 4 Music Festival this Saturday

Wallingford, CT -- In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the East Coast's only Beatles Music Festival, the "Fab 4 Music Festival," will be held this Saturday, June 10th, from 1pm-10pm.

The full-day of Beatle-themed entertainment will "come together" at the Toyota Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, CT, where there will be 20 bands playing on two stages. Half of the groups will be performing indoors, under the "Pepperland" Dome, while the other half will be playing outside on the Octopus' Garden Patio.

Special Guest of Honor for the festival is Gene Cornish of The Rascals (and the Young Rascals), one of the greatest American rock & roll bands of the sixties. Between 1966-1968 The Rascals reached the Top 20 with nine singles, including "Good Lovin'" and Groovin'." Lead guitarist Gene Cornish and the other members of The Rascals were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 1997. The Rascals were very connected to The Beatles as their manager, Sid Bernstein, was also the promoter who brought The Beatles to America in 1964 and produced the Shea Stadium concerts in 1965 and 1966.

Special Guest of Honor Gene Cornish will be on hand to meet fans, sign autographs, take photos with attendees and be part of the festivities. Guests are encouraged to bring copies of their Rascals records to be signed.

Along with Gene Cornish, there will be a roster of performing talent that includes performing acts: The Hofners, Mystery Tour, Penny Lane, The Oh Nos, Number Nine, The Taxmen, Rotary, BeatleHead, The WayBack Machine, Fools On The Hill, Pat Horgan & Thunder Road, Al Ferrante's Country Gentlemen, Corporation TeeShirt, Dramatic Turn, Tim Palmieri (Beatles A-Z Show), Scott Ringle (formerly of the Blue Meanies), Double The Dial, David Tessier's Pre-Fab Monkees All-Star Show, Jeffrey DiCera, Eric Herbst (of DizzyFish) and others.

The family-friendly Festival features the music of The Beatles, their solo material and songs from the sixties. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of "Sgt. Pepper" and the year 1967, advance "Ticket to Ride" general admissions are only $19.67. There are also V.I.P. tickets available. Admission is $25 at the door. Advance tickets available at

The "Fab 4 Music Festival" on Saturday, June 10, 2017, is presented by Live Nation is association with Liverpool Productions, the same Beatles fan club that presented "NYC FAB 50: The Beatles' 50th Anniversary Celebration" in New York City, and organize the annual fan vacations to Liverpool and London known as the "Magical History Tour." Charles F. Rosenay!!! and Ken Michaels are emceeing the show. Benefiting charity is Wallingford-based "Concert With Causes."

With a full day of fab 4 fun, 20 bands and non-stop music, as The Beatles sang, "It's Guaranteed to Raise a Smile."

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Published June 8, 2017

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