Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Beatles Tribute Performers for 50th Anniversary Show, 2/7
What baby boomer does not recall exactly where she (or he) was when The Fab Four first appeared on the Ed Sullivan show 50 years ago on February 7, taking the states by storm and forever changing the musical beat in America. At The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, February 7, at 8 p.m. -- the exact date that the Beatles landed at what is now JFK airport -- more than 20 world-famous Beatles tribute musicians will perform the Beatles Love album to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles in America! The "All You Need Is Love" tribute show will include the iconic album's "Get Back", "Eleanor Rigby", "I Am The Walrus", "Drive My Car", "Something", "Yesterday", "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" and all the rest. An AllShows.com VIP Party Pass ($25 addt'l per person), which includes a pre-show cocktail party 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. with open bar, hors-d'oeuvre and priority parking, is available for this show by calling the box office (203-438-5795). This event is part of the Xfinity Rock Series.
"All You Need Is Love" will be a magical experience for Beatles fans and anyone who appreciates the enduring impact of the Beatles on popular culture. The tribute musicians will play the Love album live, note for note, on all 26 tracks which include "Helter Skelter", "Help!", "Blackbird", "Strawberry Fields Forever", "Octopus's Garden", "Lady Madonna", "Here Comes The Sun", "Come Together", "Back In The USSR", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "A Day In The Life", "Hey Jude", "All You Need Is Love" and more.
For tickets ($71 orches., $61 mezz/balc.; $1 donation will be added to benefit National Charity League), call or visit the box office at The Ridgefield Playhouse, (203) 438-5795. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT; ridgefieldplayhouse.org.