Your Beatles calendar for the week:
- Feb. 11, 1964: The Beatles perform at Washington Coliseum on a stage manually rotated so Ringo Starr can be seen by all fans.
- 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.
- 1964: The Tribute: Next show: Feb. 15: Muskegon, Mich. More info: www.1964thetribute.com.
- The Fab Four: Feb. 10: Salamanca, N.Y. Feb. 15: Sacramento, CA. Feb. 16: Santa Cruz, CA. More info: www.thefabfour.com.
- Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles: Feb 11: Loveland, CO.; Feb. 12: Kearney, NE. Feb. 14: Ames, Iowa. Feb. 16: Indianapolis, Ind. Info: www.raintribute.com.
- Laurence Juber: Next scheduled show 7 p.m. March 7, Powerhouse Community
- Center, 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA. More info: www.laurencejuber.com.
- The Fab Faux: Feb. 23, Easton, PA. March. 23, Glenside, PA. More info: www.thefabfaux.com.
- Beatles Brunch, 12 p.m. Saturday, B.B. King's, New York City.
- “Made In Liverpool Sunday Show,” Beatles tribute, 14:30 UK Time, The Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: www.cavernclub.org
- “The Two of Us Monday Show,” weekly tribute to Lennon & McCartney, 18:00 Mondays, the Cavern Club, Liverpool. Information: 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: www.cavernclub.org.
- Beatleshow, 5:30 p.m. nightly, Saxe Theater, Las Vegas. Tickets.
- Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to the Beatles, 8 p.m. Feb. 14-16, NAC Southam Hall, Ottawa, Canada. http://nac-cna.ca/
- Yesterday (Beatles Tribute), Feb. 16, Stargazer's Theatre & Event Center, Colorado Springs, CO. Info: http://www.stargazerstheatre.com/yesterday-the-beatles-tribute/
- Beatles Green Day Tribute, 2 p.m. Feb. 16, Lincoln Hall, Chicago. Info.
- Wild Honey Presents the Beatles' “Rubber Soul” & “Sgt. Pepper,” autism charity benefit, 8 p.m. Feb. 16, El Portal Theatre, No. Hollywood, CA. Info.
- Feb. 10, 1964: Vee-Jay Records re-releases the “Introducing the Beatles” album.
- Feb. 10, 1967: Recording session for “A Day In the Life” includes some guests, among them Michael Nesmith, Mick Jagger, Marianne Faithful, Keith Richards and Donovan.
- Feb. 11, 1964: Beatles perform at the Washington Coliseum for concert that is transmitted to theaters.
- Feb. 11, 1965: Ringo Starr and Maureen Cox are married.
- Feb. 11, 1966: Peter & Gordon release “Woman,” written by Paul McCartney but originally credited to Bernard Webb, in the UK.
- Feb. 12, 1964: Beatles perform two shows at New York's Carnegie Hall.
- Feb. 13, 1967: “Penny Lane”/“Strawberry Field Forever” single released in U.S.
- Feb. 13, 2011: The Beatles' stereo box set wins the Grammy Award for Best Historical Album, while Paul wins one for Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance for "Helter Skelter” from “Good Evening New York City.”
- Feb. 14, 1961: Earliest known footage of the Beatles shot at Casanova Club in Liverpool.
- Feb. 15, 1965: U.S. single "Eight Days A Week"/"I Don't Want To Spoil The Party" released.
- U.S.: Paul McCartney, “30 Rock,” 11:30 p.m. ET Feb. 10, Palladia.
- UK: “The Beatles' Please Please Me - Remaking a Classic”: The Stereophonics, Joss Stone, Graham Coxon, Gabrielle Aplin, Chris Difford and Mick Hucknall re-create the Beatles' recording session at Abbey Road Studios for the album “Please Please Me.” Features appearances by Beatles engineer Richard Langham and Beatles' press officer Tony Barrow. 9 p.m. BBC Four.
- “Things We Said Today”: Each week, myself and Ken Michaels of “Every Little Thing” discuss the latest Beatles news topics. The latest show features guest Kathy McCabe with an exclusive interview about the movie “Good Ol' Freda.” A new show will be available Monday. The show is available on iTunes (where you can subscribe to us) and http://Fab4Radio.com on the weekends. You can also subscribe to the show's RSS feed or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- “Every Little Thing”: Feb. 13: An hour of Beatles/solo love songs for Valentine's Day, and a set of Yoko Ono music to celebrate her upcoming 80th birthday on Feb. 16. 8-10 p.m. ET on 88.7 WNHU, West Haven, CT, and can be streamed at www.wnhu.net. More info at www.kenmichaelsradio.com. The syndicated version can be heard on both Fab4Radio.com and Beatles-A-Rama.
- “Fab 4 Free 4 All”: Latest show: “Mind Games”: Analysis and Review.” Available on iTunes and at www.Fab4Free4all.com.
- “Beatle Brunch”: Feb. 10: Beatles love songs. Show website: www.beatlebrunch.com.
- “The John Lennon Hour”: Guest: Ken Mansfield, former head of Apple Records in the U.S. Weekly hour of John Lennon music and history hosted by Jude Southerland Kessler. 8 p.m. ET Sunday at Beatles-A-Rama. Available through iTunes.
- “Bertone Beatle Bonanza”: Episode 19: Part 1 of an interview with Henry McCullough. Website: http://bertonebeatle.libsyn.com/
- “Dennis Mitchell's Breakfast With the Beatles”: Feb. 9-10: A tribute to the “Please Please Me” album with all of the songs on the record, including special versions and rare outtakes. Also, an interview with Little Richard's original drummer Charles Connor. The program adds a new affiliate, KXEA-FM in Clinton, Missouri On radio stations in the U.S., Sweden, Canada, New Zealand, U.K. and Germany and online on MaccaRadio, Fab4Radio and Beatles-A-Rama and LV Classic Rock. Website: www.beatlesradioshow.com.
- “Chris Carter's Breakfast With the Beatles”: Feb. 10: Beatles love songs and music from “The Ed Sullivan Show.” On both Sirius/XM satellite radio and KLOS-FM (95.5). The Sirius show repeats at midnight ET. Website: www.breakfastwiththebeatles.com.
- “The Beatledd Fab Four Hour”: Feb. 15: Bob Miranda, lead singer of the 60’s pop group The Happenings (“See You In September”; “I Got Rhythm”), will be interviewed. The program, hosted by Edd Raineri, airs live on Friday nights, 7-8 PM ET on WRKC-FM in Wilkes-Barre, PA. It also streams live online at: http://wrkc.kings.edu. It's on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beatleddfabfourhour.
- “I've Got a Beatles Podcast”: “Please Please Me Turns 50.” Infomation: 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).
- “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/.
- “On the Beat”: 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.
- “Beatles and Beyond”: Hosted by Pete Dicks. Latest show features an interview with Angie McCartney, Paul's stepmother. Available at http://www.quaywestonline.co.uk/.
- "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.
- “Just Four Guys”: New shows available at 4 p.m. ET Tuesdays at www.mvyradio.com.
- "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.
- “Across the Universe,” hosted by Glenn Calderone from 8-10 p.m. EST Tuesdays on Inravio.com. http://www.inravio.com/batu.html
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