Your Beatles calendar for the week:
- George Harrison born 70 years ago. (See below.)
- An exclusive interview with Tony Sheridan from 1992 on "Every Little Thing" (see radio listings)
- 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://bit.ly/HRmbk4
- 1964: The Tribute: March 2: Brookshire, Tex. More info: www.1964thetribute.com.
- The Fab Four: Next shows: March 8: Columbus, Ohio, Wendover, Nev. March 9: Florence, Ind. More info: www.thefabfour.com.
- Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles: Feb. 24: Springfield, Ill. Feb. 25, Bowling Green, KY. Feb. 26: Athens, Ohio. Feb. 27: Mansfield, Ohio. March 1-3: Worchester, Mass. Info: www.raintribute.com.
- Beatles Brunch, 12 p.m. Saturday, B.B. King's, New York City.
- The Fab Faux: March. 23, Glenside, PA. More info: www.thefabfaux.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.
- “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 available here.
George Harrison birthday events:
- George Harrison 70th birthday celebration: 6 p.m. Feb. 25, George Harrison star, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Vine Street, Hollywood, CA. Public cake-cutting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. led by Chris Carter, radio host of "Breakfast With the Beatles."
- Fourth annual George Harrison birthday show, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 West 42nd St., New York City.
- George Harrison Acoustic Birthday Tribute Dinner Show, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E. 38th St., Austin, Texas. Coffeehouse website.
- Image meet and greet with "Yellow Submarine" animator Ron Campbell for five fans who reserve one of a group of paintings. To reserve one of the five original paintings, go to www.rockartshow.com and click on the Ron Campbell banner at the top of the page.
- Feb. 24, 1963: The Beatles “Please Please Me” single was issued in the U.S. on Vee-Jay Records, which also was the home of the Four Seasons. It went unnoticed.
- Feb. 25, 1943: George Harrison born. His birthday has been in question when he revealed his birthday was actually Feb. 24. The actual birth certificate shows George's birthday as Feb. 25.
- U.S.: Paul McCartney, “Good Evening New York City,” 1 p.m. ET, Feb. 27, AXS TV.
- UK: “Antiques Roadshow”: A visit to Scarborough include a find of a roll of Beatles wallpaper, 8:30 a.m. and 1:40 p.m. Feb. 26, 1 a.m. Feb. 27, Yesterday.
- “Things We Said Today”: Each week, myself and Ken Michaels of “Every Little Thing” discuss the latest Beatles news topics. The latest show features a look at the Joe Smith interview. 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”: This week: Clips from an exclusive interview with Tony Sheridan from 1992. Sheridan discusses meeting the the Beatles and recording specific songs. 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: “Please Please Me”: Analysis and Review.” Available on iTunes and at www.Fab4Free4all.com.
- “Beatle Brunch”: Feb. 24: A tribute to George Harrison. Show website.
- “The John Lennon Hour”: 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. 22-23: A celebration of George Harrison's 70th birthday with many of his songs with and without The Beatles and excerpts from the DVD “The Dark Horse Years.” Also featured: A clip of Harrison and Ravi Shankar on “The Dick Cavett Show” and a new tribute by some slide guitar players. 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. Show website. www.beatlesradioshow.com.
- “Chris Carter's Breakfast With the Beatles”: Feb. 24: A show celebrating George Harrison's birthday and also the Beatles at the movies in honor of the Oscars. On both Sirius/XM satellite radio and KLOS-FM (95.5). The Sirius show repeats at midnight ET. Website.
- “The Beatledd Fab Four Hour”: 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.” 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).
- “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. 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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