- Paul McCartney Out There! Tour: July 14: Lincoln, Neb. July 16: Kansas City, MO. (Tickets for U.S. shows available here and here.)
- Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band tour: July 15, Vancouver, B.C. July 16: Woodinville, Wash. July 17: Bend, Ore. July 19: Los Angeles. Tickets are available here.
- “Good Ol' Freda” is now out on DVD and Blu-ray and is also streaming on Netflix. Screening information at the film website at www.goodolfreda.com.
- "A Hard Day's Night", remastered, is now back on DVD. It'll be in theaters starting July 4. See the list of theaters at http://janusfilms.com/harddaysnight/.
- New York by Susan Ratisher Ryan, Fab 4 NYC Walking Tours,. Website: http://www.fab4nyctours.wordpress.com/.
- Los Angeles by Gillian Lomax's A Magical History Tour. Website: http://www.amagicalhistorytour.com.
- Liverpool by Jackie Spencer. Website: http://www.beatleguide.com.
- London walking tours by Richard Porter: http://www.beatlesinlondon.com.
- The Beatles LOVE, Cirque du Soleil, Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas. Performances: Thursdays through Mondays at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. No performances on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Tickets: http://www.dpbolvw.net/click-3589362-10881223
- 1964: The Tribute: July 18: Lafayette, Ind. Info: http://www.1964thetribute.com.
- The Fab Four: July 15: Hampton Beach. July 19: Cohasset, Mass. July 19: Paso Robles, CA. July 20: Hyannis, Mass. More info: http://www.thefabfour.com.
- Rain: Aug. 1: West Allis, Wisc. Jan. 21: Tacoma, Wash. Info: http://www.raintribute.com.
- Laurence Juber: July 14: Grammy Museum, Los Angeles. July 17: Sherman Oaks, CA. July 24-25: Interlochen, Mich. More info: http://www.laurencejuber.com.
- Britain's Finest: July 18: Orange, CA. July 25: Oklahama City, OK. Info: http://www.beatlestributeband.net.
- Creme Tangerine: July 19: Olympia, WA. http://www.cremetangerine.com/show-times/ .
- The Fab Faux: July 19: Brooklyn, N.Y. July 26: Westhampton Beach, N.Y. Aug. 23: Liverpool, UK. Oct. 18: New York City. More info: www.thefabfaux.com.
- Liverpool Legends (with Louise Harrison): Through July 31: Branson, MO. http://liverpoollegends.com/calendar.html
- Forever Fab, Pacific Beach Hotel, Waikiki Beach. 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Info: http://www.foureverfabshow.com/tickets.htm
- Bootleg Beatles: June: Shows in the U.K., Australia, Thailand, Ireland. http://www.bootlegbeatles.com/gigs.html
- Beatles Brunch, 12 p.m. Saturday, B.B. King's, New York City.
- “Made In Liverpool Sunday Show,” Beatles tribute, 14:30 London time, The Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: http://www.cavernclub.org
- “The Two of Us Monday Show,” weekly tribute to Lennon & McCartney, 18:00 Mondays, the Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: http://www.cavernclub.org.
- “Saturday With the Beatles,” weekly Beatles tribute show with the Cavern Club Beatles, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, The Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: Information: http://www.cavernclub.org.
- Beatleshow, 5:30 p.m. nightly, Saxe Theater, Las Vegas.
- Beatles Japanese box set (http://amzn.to/1lZ4Klc), July 22, from Amazon.com.
- Fest for Beatles Fans, Aug. 15-17, 2014, Chicago. Information: http://www.thefest.com.
- Magical History Tour toLiverpool and London Aug. 17-24, 2014. Information: http://www.liverpooltours.com/.
- Bestfest: Aug. 23, Casbah Club, Liverpool. Info: www.petebest.com.
- Beatles mono vinyl box, Sept. 9. http://amzn.to/1p2ukqD
- The Hawaii Pops Orchestra will present, "Top To Bottom: Sgt. Pepper and Abbey Road" in its Nightclub series with music, food, drink and dancing at the Sheraton Waikiki Ballroom on On Sept. 27. Details/tickets available at: hawaiipops.com/concerts
- Fest for Beatles Fans, Oct. 10-12, 2014, Airport Marriott, Los Angeles. Information: http://www.thefest.com.
The Art of John Lennon: Website: http://www.lennonart.com/
The Artwork of John Lennon: Website: http://johnlennonartwork.com/
July 13, 1985: Paul McCartney closes out Live Aid in London.
Beatles chart news:
- This week: In the July 19 Billboard, The Beatles “Abbey Road” is #14 on the Vinyl Albums chart. The Beatles “A Hard Day's Night” (soundtrack) is #25.
50 years ago this week on the British charts:
- Singles: On the chart of 7-11-64: Peter and Gordon “Nobody I Know” at #11. The Applejacks' “Like Dreamers Do” at #21. Beatles' “Ain't She Sweet” at #29.
- Albums: “With the Beatles” #2. “Please Please Me” #15.
50 years ago on the American charts:
- Singles from 7-4-64: Peter & Gordon's “A World Without Love” #8. “Bad To Me” #11. Peter & Gordon's “Nobody I Know” #23. “Love Me Do” #24. “I Want To Hold Your Hand” by Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops #68. “All My Loving” by the Hollyridge Strings #109.
- LPs: “The Beatles Second Album” #5. “Meet the Beatles!” #14. “Introducing the Beatles” #20. “The Beatles' American Tour With Ed Rudy” #29. “A World Without Love” by Peter & Gordon #87. Billy J. Kramer's “Little Children” LP #91.
Last week's best Beatles stories:
- New Criterion 'A Hard Day's Night' DVD uses groundwork laid by Miramax version
- Paul McCartney concert veteran says Macca is back
- Animator brings memories of Beatles cartoons and 'Yellow Submarine' to show
- Hockey fans give Paul McCartney huge welcome in Chicago
- Fans are thrilled to see Paul McCartney back on tour
- Beatles 50th anniversary TV special nominated for six Emmy Awards
- Exclusive: McCartney fans say marriage proposal idea was 'dream of a lifetime'
- McCartney makes it official: He'll play September show at Petco Park
- Paul McCartney to play San Diego's Petco Park in September, report says
- Paul McCartney to announce San Diego concert Wednesday -- report
- Paul McCartney pays tribute to his dad and Ringo Starr at Pittsburgh concert
- Ringo Starr, designer John Varvatos come together for fashion and charity
- Beatles news: 'Hard Day's Night' pics; new Paul video; McCartney-Lennon reunion
- McCartney fan proposes marriage at concert with a little help from a Beatle
- Beatles fan wants to give your birthday greetings to Ringo Starr
“Things We Said Today”: Each week, myself and Ken Michaels of “Every Little Thing” discuss the latest Beatles news topics. On the latest show on Fab4Radio.com this weekend and on iTunes and Podbean.com, we interview author and Beatles collector Dave Morrell and talk about Paul McCartney's recent Albany show, that Ken attended. “Things We Said Today” is available on iTunes (where you can subscribe to us) and Podbean.com, and can be heard at noon ET/9 a.m. PT Saturday and noon ET/9 p.m. PT and midnight ET/9 p.m. PT Sundays on Fab4Radio.com. You can write to us at email@example.com.
- “Every Little Thing”: Wednesday: An hour of Beatles/solo soundtrack music, and giveaway of a copy of the dual format version of "A Hard Day's night"; Charles Rosenay discusses the upcoming Danbury Fields Forever Beatles Festival. The show airs this Wednesday 8-10pm (est) on WNHU, West Haven, CT and can be streamed at www.wnhu.net, More info at www.kenmichaelsradio.com.
“Fab 4 Free 4 All”: Latest show: “Giles Martin and 'Hard Day's Night' 5.1”. Available on iTunes and at www.Fab4Free4all.com.
“Beatle Brunch”: Beatles songs about animals. Website: http://www.beatlebrunch.com.
“The John Lennon Hour”: 8 p.m. ET Sunday at Beatles-A-Rama. Available through iTunes. Website: http://www.johnlennonseries.com/radio_home.html.
"Magical Mystery Tour": Two-hour weekly show hosted by James D. Jones with Beatles and solo music. Saturdays at 3 p.m. CST on WKCC-FM (91.1), Kankakee Community College, Kanakee, Ill. Website: http://www.kcc.edu/radio/programs/Pages/mysterytour.aspx or http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kcc.edu%2Fradio%2FPages...
“Recipe Records”: Weekly podcast by Lanea Stagg that features food and music discussion, and often Beatles discussion. Episodes have featured Jim Berkenstadt, author of “The Beatle Who Vanished”; David Bedford, author of “Liddypool: Birthplace of the Beatles”; Al Sussman of Beatlefan; Beatles Examiner Steve Marinucci (aka me); John Lennon Series author Jude Southerland Kessler, and Pat Matthews of Beatles-a-Rama. All shows are here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/recipe-records-cookbook.
- “Dennis Mitchell's Breakfast With the Beatles”: Is it or is it not the Beatles? Show website: http://www.beatlesradioshow.com.
- “Chris Carter's Breakfast With the Beatles”: July 27: The Bayonets with Brian Ray. On KLOS-FM (95.5) 9 a.m. PT Sunday. Website.
“Chris Carter's 'British Invasion': Three-hour weekly show on Sirius/XM Ch. 21 at 9 a.m. and midnight ET Sunday.
“The Beatledd Fab Four Hour”: The show, hosted by Edd Raineri, airs live each Friday, 7-8 PM EDT, on WRKC-FM in Wilkes-Barre, PA. You can listen live online at: http://wrkc.kings.edu. The program’s Facebook page can be found at: www.facebook.com/beatleddfabfourhour. .
“I've Got a Beatles Podcast”: “Mother Nature's Dunce: The Career Mistakes of Paul McCartney.'” Information: http://ivegotabeatlespodcast.podbean.com/
Breakfast With The Beatles hosted by Cha-Chi Loprete: 8 a.m. ET Sundays, WZLX-FM (100.7 FM) in Boston or streaming at www.WZLX.com (Click on Listen Live).
“Saturday With the Beatles,” KCSN, 88.5 FM Northridge, CA at 10 am Pacific, 12 noon Eastern, and 6 p.m. London time. http://www.kcsn.org/listen/index.php
“Breakfast With the Beatles": 8 to 10 a.m. CT Sundays, WXRT in Chicago. Also streamed at http://wxrt.cbslocal.com/show/breakfast-with-the-beatles/.
“Now and Then": An hour of the Beatles at 8 p.m. ET Monday. The station's frequency is 88.9 FM and is located in the Philadelphia, PA/Southern NJ market. Available online at http://www.Z889.org.
“Here There and Everywhere”: 6 to 9 a.m. PT Thursdays, KZSC-FM. Hosted by Michael Bryant. You can listen here.
“On the Beat”: Excellent show hosted by Beatles author Spencer Leigh on BBC Radio Merseyside. Not primarily a Beatles show, but a lot of the discussion focuses on the Liverpool music scene in the '60s, often with those who were there. Airs Saturdays at 17:30 (5:30 p.m.) in the UK and archived online for a week after at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p001d7sj.
"Sounds of the Sixties": Brian Matthews, who interviewed the Beatles on the BBC in the '60s, hosts this weekly show featuring music by the Beatles and others from that decade. Programs air Saturdays and stay online for a week at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006wqlv.
"Beatlesongs": Hosted by Rob Leonard airs 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. ET Friday on 90.3 FM WHPC and streaming at www.ncc.edu/whpc.
“Breakfast With the Beatles With Andre Gardner”: The show airs from 7 to 9 a.m. ET Sundays on WMGK-FM 102.9 and 7-9 a.m. PT on KSLX-FM 100.7 in Phoenix.
“The Beatles Complete on Ukelele”: Weekly show featuring new version of Beatle song played on ukelele. Information: http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail?pid=51729
“Just Four Guys”: New shows available at 4 p.m. ET Tuesdays at www.mvyradio.com.
“Beatles Brunch” with Geoff Lloyd: Weekly Beatles show on Absolute Radio in the UK . Airs at 2200 GMT (6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT).
"Dinner Specials With May Pang and Cynthia Nielsen": More info: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/maypang.
“Mid-Evening With the Beatles,” from the Philippines, 5 to 9 a.m. Saturday morning Eastern time, at their website http://www.pbs.gov.ph/dzsr.
“Anna's Beatle Hour”: Hour show hosted by Anna Frawley with music of Beatles group and solo years. From Poland, but in English. Available weekly at noon ET on Fridays at the show's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Annabeatlehouronradiownet?fref=ts.
“Across the Universe,” hosted by Glenn Calderone from 8-10 p.m. EST Tuesdays on Inravio.com. http://www.inravio.com/batu.html
“Beatles and Beyond”: Hosted by Pete Dicks. Available at http://beatlesandbeyond.homestead.com/contact.html .
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Beatles Radio.com: http://www.beatlesradio.com
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