Your Beatles calendar for the week:
- 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: Jan. 18, Frederick, Md.; Jan. 19, Woonsocket, R.I. More info: www.1964thetribute.com.
- The Fab Four: Next shows, Jan. 18, Mesa, Ariz.; Jan. 19, Tucson, Ariz. More info: www.thefabfour.com.
- Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles: Jan. 15, Modesto, CA; Jan. 18, Folsom, CA. More info: www.raintribute.com.
- Pepperland, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 19. Mojo's, 1013 Park Ave., Columbia, Mo. $5 in Advance $7 day of show
- 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: Jan. 19, Carmel, Ind. More info: www.thefabfaux.com.
- Beatles Brunch, 12 p.m. Saturday, B.B. King's, New York City.
- The Cavern Beatles, 8 p.m. Jan. 13, Fritz Club im Postbahnhof, Strasse der Pariser, Kommune 8, 10243 Berlin.
- Them Beatles, Jan. 19, P.J. Molloy's, Malcom House, 7 Canmore St., KY127NU,
- Beatles Extravaganza, featuring Come Together, sponsored by Orthodox Union Singles Connection, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Fifth Avenue Synagogue, 5 East 62nd St., N.Y.
- Jan. 13, 1964: “I Want to Hold Your Hand”/“I Saw Her Standing There” released in U.S. by Capitol Records.
- Jan. 14, 1966: BBC buys broadcast rights to “The Beatles at Shea Stadium.”
- Jan. 15, 1984: Barbados police raid Paul and Linda's vacation home and find small amount of marijuana. They are fined $200 each.
- Jan. 15, 1994: Harry Nilsson dies from a heart attack at age 52.
- Jan. 16, 1980: Paul McCartney arrested in Tokyo for possession of marijuana and jailed for nine days.
- Jan. 17, 1980: Wings' tour of Japan canceled.
- Jan. 18, 1985: Wilfred Brambell, who co-starred with the Beatles in “A Hard Day's Night,” dies at age 72.
- Jan. 19, 1977: John and Yoko attend Jimmy Carter's inauguration ball.
- "31 Days: The Beatles' First American Tour" premiere, 7 p.m. Jan. 13, Lakewood Theater, 1825 Abrams Pkwy., Dallas, TX.
- U.S.: “History Detectives,” 6 p.m. ET Jan. 19 (check local listings as PBS times vary): A look at possible Beatle autographs from Miami Beach in 1964.
- “The People's Songs”: “'She Loves You' – You Never Had It So Good” on BBC Radio 2: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01lpmh4 Airs Wednesday at 2200 hours (10 p.m. UK time) in the UK and will be archived for a week afterwards. Stuart Maconie discusses the social change, optimism and Beatlemania of the early '60s.
- “Things We Said Today”: Each week, myself and Ken Michaels of “Every Little Thing” discuss the latest Beatles news topics. The latest show is our 2013 wish list. The show is available on iTunes (where you can subscribe to us), http://Fab4Radio.com and http://beatlesexaminer.podbean.com. You can also subscribe to the show's RSS feed or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- “Every Little Thing”: The next ELT will be broadcast Jan. 16 from 8-10pm (ESET) on 88.7 WNHU, West Haven, CT, and at http://www.wnhu.net. It will include a thematic set of George & Ringo pairing up in their solo careers. More information available at www.kenmichaelsradio.com. Syndicated version of "Every Little Thing" on Beatles-A-Rama at 9 a.m. PT/noon ET Saturdays. The show is also heard on Fab4Radio.com at 10 p.m. CST Sundays.
- “Fab 4 Free 4 All”: Latest show: Review of the Beatles' song “Revolution.” Available on iTunes and at www.Fab4Free4all.com.
- “Beatle Brunch”: Jan. 13: Beatles album covers, including one that got the group in trouble. Show website: www.beatlebrunch.com.
- “The John Lennon Hour”:Weekly hour of John Lennon music and history hosted by author Jude Southerland Kessler ("Shoulda Been There"). 8 p.m. ET Sunday at Beatles-A-Rama. Available through iTunes.
- “Bertone Beatle Bonanza”: Episode 18: Part 1 of an interview with Henry McCullough. Website: http://bertonebeatle.libsyn.com/
- “Dennis Mitchell's Breakfast With the Beatles”: Jan. 12-13: Rare audio from Paul McCartney’s infamous drug bust in Japan. And Beatles friend Tony Bramwell looks back at the past few months in the worlds of Paul and Ringo. 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.
- 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).
- “Chris Carter's Breakfast With the Beatles”: Jan. 13: On Sirius/XM, “slightly different” versions of Beatle songs. Airs on Sirius / XM, Ch. 21 and KLOS-FM in Los Angeles at 9 a.m. ET. The Sirius show repeats at midnight ET. Website: www.breakfastwiththebeatles.com.
- “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.
- “The Beatledd Fab Four Hour”: The program airs live from 7-8 PM ET and streams live online at http://wrkc.kings.edu. Edd Raineri is the host.
- Breakfast With the Beatles": With Host Terri Hemmert. 8 to 10 a.m. CT Sundays, WXRT in Chicago. Also streamed at http://wxrt.cbslocal.com/show/breakfast-with-the-beatles/.
- “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": On Blog Talk Radio.com.
- “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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