A big batch of Syracuse musicians are gathering Saturday night at the beautiful Landmark Theatre to celebrate the wonder that is the Beatles.
A couple of players of international note, Joey Molland from Badfinger and Phil Solem from The Rembrandts, will join in the festivities, too.
It is sure to be special, a long and winding spiritual union to mark a half-century of America being in love with John, Paul, George and Ringo. (It’s one day before the actual 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ iconic performance for America on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”
Tickets are still available, Central New Yorkers. They are priced at $25 and $35, plus service charges, and can be purchased at the Landmark Theatre site.
My dear wife Karen and I will be there.
I plan to write about it for my weekly blog about the Central New York community for the site of Syracuse Public Media organization WAER.
I will also post a photo and a reminder about that story come Wednesday, right here.
And here’s a little request of all your Beatles lovers out there.
Tell me why you are caught up in Beatles magic still.
Talk about your first memories of hearing Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr.
Share significant Beatles tales from your life.
Something, like: I remember seeing the Beatles on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ as a kid, watching with my cousin Karen. She was a year or two older and, apparently, a whole lot smarter, because she knew the Beatles back story already while I was a dumb kid. But I got it right away.
I may indeed use interesting anecdotes in my piece for waer.org.
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