Your Beatles calendar for the week:
- “From Bach to the Beatles,” 4 p.m. Oct. 28, Lord of the Mountains Church, Dillon, Colo. The concert will include choir singing music of J. S. Bach and music of the Beatles under the direction of Dr. Linda Shea, Director of Instrumental Music of the Summit High School music department. Website .
- Strawberry Fields: A Tribute To The Beatles – All You Can Eat Brunch: noon Nov 3 at B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill, New York, N.Y. Ticket site.
- The Ultra Sonic Rock Orchestra Beatles Show, 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Regent Theater in Arlington, Mass. Information here.
- 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.
- Laurence Juber: Next shows: Nov. 7, Arroyo Grande, CA.; Nov. 8, San Luis Obispo, CA.; Nov. 10, Santa Monica. . More info: www.laurencejuber.com.
- The Fab Faux: Nov. 3, Chicago, Ill. Nov. 10, New Brunswick, N.J. More info: www.thefabfaux.com.
- 1964: The Tribute: Nov. 3: McCall, Ind. More info: www.1964thetribute.com.
- Oct. 28, 1961: Raymond Jones goes into Liverpool’s NEMS record store and asks about a record by a group called the Beatles. The request triggers Brian Epstein’s curiosity about the group.
- Oct. 28, 1962: The Beatles played at the Empire in Liverpool on a bill that includes Little Richard, Jet Harris and Sounds Incorporated.
- Oct. 29, 1962: The Beatles perform “Love Me Do” and “A Taste of Honey” on the Granada TV program “People and Places.”
- Oct. 30, 1961: Two more fans ask Brian Epstein for the record by the Beatles.
- Oct. 31, 1963: The Beatles return to London from Sweden. The scene at the airport is witnessed by TV show host Ed Sullivan.
- Nov. 1, 1968: George Harrison releases “Wonderwall Music.”
- Nov. 1, 1969: “Abbey Road” hits No. 1 on the U.S. charts.
- Nov. 2, 1974: George Harrison begins a solo tour in Vancouver.
- Nov. 3, 1967: Filming for “Magical Mystery Tour” is completed.
Source: This Day in Music.com.
In the U.S.:
- “Time Bandits,” with music by George Harrison, 2 p.m. ET Nov. 2, Showtime Beyond. (Source: LocateTV.com.)
In the UK:
- “Flog It!”: Discovery of Beatles memorabilia. 3:45 p.m. Nov. 2, BBC 2.
- “Things We Said Today”: Each week, myself and Ken Michaels of “Every Little Thing” discuss the latest Beatles news topics. The current show reviews the newly restored “Magical Mystery Tour.” The next show, up Monday, will discuss the new “Beatles Stories” DVD. Both shows will be available on iTunes (where you can subscribe to us), Fab4Radio.com and Podbean.com. You can also subscribe to the show’s RSS feed or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Fab 4 Free 4 All”: Latest show: “John Lennon Best and Worst Solo Vocals.” Available on iTunes and at www.Fab4Free4all.com.
- “Beatle Brunch”: Oct. 28: A discussion about Sir George Martin. Show website: www.beatlebrunch.com.
“The John Lennon Hour”: Oct. 28: Guest Kit O’Toole, Beatles expert and contributing editor of Beatlefan Magazine. Weekly hour of John Lennon music and history hosted by author Jude Southerland Kessler. 8 p.m. ET Sunday at Beatles-A-Rama. “Beatles and Beyond”: Available through iTunes or Toniget.com.
- “Bertone Beatle Bonanza”: Episode 17: A chat with John Lennon’s sister Julia Baird. Website.
“Dennis Mitchell’s Breakfast With the Beatles”: Oct. 26-27: Halloween Beatles Haunted House and interview with LIFE Books Managing Editor Bob Sullivan about “With The Beatles” with photos by Bob Whitaker. (Copies to be given away.) On radio stations in the U.S., Sweden, Canada, New Zealand, U.K. and Germany, at the Cavern Club, the Hard Day’s Night Hotel and on Liver Radio in Liverpool, and online on MaccaRadio, Fab4Radio and Beatles-A-Rama and LV Classic Rock. Website: www.beatlesradioshow.com.
- “Every Little Thing”: Oct. 31: The second part of an interview with legendary New York disc jockey Dennis Elsas on his 1974 interview with John Lennon and a chance to win tickets to see his show “Rock ‘N’ Roll Never Forgets” on Nov. 7. Also, a Beatles Halloween music set. Show airs on 88.7 WNHU, West Haven, CT 8 to 10 p.m. EST and can be streamed at www.wnhu.net. More clips of the interview at www.kenmichaelsradio.com Syndicated version of “Every Little Thing” on Beatles-A-Rama at 9 a.m. PT/noon ET Saturdays.
- Breakfast With The Beatles hosted by Cha-Chi Loprete: Tracks from the Beatles live performance on Swedish radio, rare versions of “No Reply,” “Sgt Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band,” “Lovely Rita” and Billy Preston’s version of “My Sweet Lord.” Contests for Life Magazine coffee table book “With The Beatles” and The Ultra Sonic Rock Orchestra “Beatles Show” concert Nov. 3. 8 a.m. ET Sundays, WZLX-FM (100.7 FM) in Boston or streaming at WZLX.com (Click on Listen Live).
- “Chris Carter’s Breakfast With the Beatles”: Oct. 28: Songs include “Doctor Robert,” “Blue Jay Way,” “I Am the Walrus,” “Dear Prudence,” “Any Road” (George Harrison), “I’m the Greatest” (Ringo Starr), “I’m Losing You” (John Lennon). On Sirius / XM, Ch. 21 and KLOS-FM in Los Angeles at 9 a.m. ET. The Sirius show repeats at midnight ET. Information: www.breakfastwiththebeatles.com.
- “The Beatledd Fab Four Hour”: Nov. 2: Beatles fan Lizzie Bravo. Hosted by Edd Raineri and airs live on Fridays, 7-8 p.m. EST. You can listen live online at: http://wrkc.kings.edu. The program’s Facebook page.
“Breakfast With the Beatles”: With Host Terri Hemmert. 8 to 10 a.m. CT Sundays, WXRT in Chicago. Also streamed here.
- “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 here.
“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. Shows archived at http://www.mvyradio.com/archives/index.php?browse=just_four_guys.
- “Dinner Specials With May Pang and Cynthia Nielsen”: On Blog Talk Radio.com.
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