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On August 15, 1965, The Beatles played their historic first Shea Stadium concert. 50 years later to the exact date, fans are celebrating that momentous event at Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Ave Ext, on the campus of Western CT State University, in Danbury, Connecticut. Doors will open at noon, and the music will continue until 8pm. The event is in its Fab Fourth year, and is a family-friendly event with music and attractions for all ages. .
Line-up: The Blue Meanies, The Hofners, Penny Lane, Number Nine, The Oh Nos, AfterFab, The Navels, StrictlyBeatles, Eric from DizzyFish, Nekita Waller and School of Rock. To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles' Shea Stadium concert in 1965, full-day advance "Ticket to Ride" admissions to the Fab 4 Music Festival are only $19.65. Tickets higher at the door.
Headlining the 4th annual festival is The Hofners, one of America's foremost Beatles Tribute Shows, complete with costumes. The Hofners played last year's festival, recreating The Beatles' Ed Sullivan Show song-list from 1964, and this year they are recreating the entire Shea Stadium concert with some other surprises from the year 1965.
Also sharing top headline billing is The Blue Meanies, one of the most popular and versatile tribute bands on the East Coast, known for their high-profile tributes to The Beatles, The Monkees and Beach Boys. The New York/New Jersey-based Meanies, who have been performing together since 1984, and have played venues, festivals and concerts from NY to Liverpool.
Penny Lane, from Long Island, are one of the few dress-up tribute bands making their festival debut. They will be wearing the Sgt. Pepper costumes, and performing classics from that album. Number Nine, a Connecticut ensemble also making their first festival appearance, will be performing later-era Beatles classics.
The Oh Nos and AfterFab, both from Massachusetts, specialize in solo-Beatles material, with songs from the post-Beatle careers of Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr plus some other surprises. Both played last year's festival and were invited back.
The Navels, a Connecticut band celebrating their 20th anniversary, are no strangers to tributes. They have a female lead singer and also perform a complete Stevie Nicks/Fleetwood Mac show. For the festival they will be playing Beatles songs ranging from "I Saw Her Standing There" through "Hey Jude," with audience participation.
Another mixed male/female band is Westchester's Strictly Beatles, formerly BeatleHead, who will be performing songs mostly from the 1966-1968 years.
The final male/female act showcasing is a band of students better know as School of Rock. The star students of Bedford New York's School of Rock take the stage for their 2nd year. Solo artists performing will be soul songtress Nakita Weller and singer/songwriter/guitarist Eric Herbst from DizzyFish.
Special Guest of Honor is the legendary British Invasion guitarist Hilton Valentine of The Animals ("House of The Rising Sun"). The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer will be on hand to meet fans, take photos & sign autographs.
Featured artist is "Shannon" of The Shannon Gallery, one of the world's most famous rock & roll artists. Special guest MCs are Ken Michaels of the "Every Little Thing" radio show and Gary Theroux of RewoundRadio.com.
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles' Shea Stadium concert in 1965, full-day advance "Ticket to Ride" admissions to the Fab 4 Music Festival are only $19.65 available at: https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/
beatles-music-festival-2015 -danbury-fields-forever-fa b-4-music-festival-tickets -14945919648 . There are also V.I.P. tickets available and hotel packages.
In addition to the music, there will be more Beatle and memorabilia dealers & vendors, exhibitors, attractions, along with a large variety of food options available.
The Fab 4 Music Festival on Saturday, August 15, 2015, is presented by Liverpool Productions and hosted by Charles F. Rosenay!!!. The event charity is Theatreworks of New Milford.
With a full day of fab four fun, as The Beatles sang, "It's Guaranteed to Raise a Smile. "
For further info, visit website: www.Fab4Musicfestival.com
, email: info@Fab4MusicFestival.com , or phone (203) 795-4737.