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The Mersey Beatles Sgt Pepper 50th Anniversary Show Live At the Hare & Hounds on June 4th

ABOVE: The Mersey Beatles Performing Sgt Pepper live

It was 50 years ago in June 1967 that The Beatles released what is regarded by many to be the greatest album of all time - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Now King's Heath Walk Of Fame are delighted to present The Mersey Beatles in a special intimate gig at the Hare & Hounds on Sunday 4 June to jointly celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the album's release and the 54th Anniversary of The Beatles third and final appearance in 1963 at the now sadly burnt down Ritz Ballroom next door to the Hare & Hounds on York Road.

Described by the British Beatles Fan Cub as 'the Best Beatles tribute band', The Mersey Beatles were all born and grew up in Liverpool. They were the resident band at the legendary Cavern Club for over 10 years and now regularly tour throughout Europe and the U.S.A. Earlier this year they returned to perform their Sgt Pepper show at Liverpool's prestigeous Epstein Theatre.

John Lennon's sister Julia Baird comparing them to other Beatles tribute bands said 'The Mersey Beatles are the most authentic I've heard ... and I've heard them all'.

A British Beatles Fan Club review said 'The quality of the music was superb with each song reproduced in the original key with spot-on harmonies and perfect guitar solos that had the audience marvelling at the sheer quality of the talent on view'.

Joe Flannery, Brian Epstein's assistant, said 'When I saw them in The Cavern they perfectly recreated the atmosphere that the original Beatles produced. It was like listening to The Beatles again'.

In the first half of tonight's concert The Mersey Beatles will perform Sgt Pepper in it's entirety and in the second 20 of The Beatles greatest hits.

Doors open 7 pm.

Support to be announced.

First 50 Advance Discount tickets cost just £12.50 + booking fee from www.skiddle.com/e/12922152

Standard tickets will then cost £15 + booking fee

Please note the Hare & Hounds is an upstairs standing and dancing venue just like the old Ritz Ballroom.

 
Out Of The Shadows return to play great Rock'n'Roll music at Fletchers on 7 May

Come to the eagerly awaited return to Fletchers Bar on Sunday 7 May of the award winning Out of The Shadows in fantastic 3-hour rock'n'roll show starting at 3 p.m. And wear your dancing shoes because this multi-talented group have had the audience dancing in every conceivable space on their last two appearances here.

Hailing from Stourbridge, they have regularly been voted Top Club Act by regional club entertainment officers and audience members. They are a great good time rock 'n' roll band. Expect to hear some of the greatest vocal hits from the late 1950's onwards from Eddie Cochran's Summertime Blues through to Dire Straits' Walk Of Life as well as a few of The Shadows' greatest instrumental hits.

If you have not seen them before, don't miss out again as another great Lazy Sunday Afternoon's entertainment is guaranteed.

Advance Tickets cost £4 from Kitchen Garden Cafe or £4.40 from www.wegottickets.com/event/392459

Any remaining tickets will cost £5 on the door.

 
Celebrate The Beatles Birmingham Debut at King's Heath's All You Need Is Love Fest on Sunday 12 February

Come along on Sunday 12 February and join in this year's celebration of The Beatles Birmingham debut at the now sadly burnt down Ritz Ballroom on King's Heath's York Road.

From 3 to 6 p.m. a special pre Valentines Day "All You Need Is Love" concert will take place at Fletchers Bar directly opposite the ruins of the old ballroom at which a great selection of local musicians will sing their favourite Beatles' Love Songs.

Expect to hear many of the musicians that contributed tracks to King's Heath Walk of Fame's first CD 'Rubber Soul Rebound' (a 50th Anniversary re-make of The Beatles classic album) including Acoustica, David Garside, Eleanor Dattani, The Eggmen, Peters plays Lennon, and Tim Walkerdine. Guaranteed to make a great Valentine's Day present the CD as well as digital downloads can be ordered from:- https://kingsheathwalkoffame.bandcamp.com/album/rubber-soul-rebound Also appearing on stage will be the very talented Alex Vann, Mr Apollo and Ukulele Theatre plus John Kennedy reading from John Lennon's works.

This annual event usually sells out quickly so get your tickets now! Tickets can be bought from Kitchen Garden Cafe for £4 cash or £4 + booking fee from www.wegottickets.com/event/382651 Any remaining tickets will cost £5 on the door.

 
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