A Magical, Musical Homage to The Legendary Beatle Years!
Imagine it is Sunday night, Feb. 9, 1964, and you are part of a television audience of 73 million tuning in to watch four mop-topped kids from Liverpool on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Imagine, further, that you are able to fast-forward through the rest of the 1960s, with all of its turbulent history, while the boys mature from bubblegum tunes like "I Want to Hold Your Hand" and "She Loves You" into a band that reflects the social consciousness of the decade with "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," "Abbey Road" and "Let It Be.” The Beatles' explosion onto the American musical landscape is one of the most spectacular events in television history, and, through the magic that is The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute, you become a part of that history nearly 50 years later!
Life in America during the 1960’s, spanned the hopes and promises of the Kennedys and Camelot to the despair and disillusionment of Nixon and Vietnam, and the Beatles chronicled the times with their music. For those who lived through the era, The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute, featuring Ron McNeil (as John Lennon), Andy Sarraf (as Paul McCartney), Gavin Pring (as George Harrison,) and Eric Fidel (as Ringo Starr) – takes you back in time to recall teens screaming from the balcony of the Sullivan theater. For those of you who were weaned on Nirvana and Green Day, this is an exhilarating history lesson about the music of the '60s that you won't want to miss. In fact, if you sit back, close your eyes and listen to the music of The Fab Four, you WILL be transported back to the days of the 60's Beatles!
Formed in 1997, The Fab Four, hailed world-wide as the Ultimate Beatles Tribute, have amazed audiences in the United States and around the world, including Japan, Australia, France, Hong Kong, The United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and Brazil. Their precise attention to detail and note-for-note live performances of such classics as ”Can’t Buy Me Love,” Yesterday,” and “Hey Jude” puts The Fab Four ‘head and shoulders’ above the rest. “Everything you hear is live,” says McNeil. “There are no tapes or backing tracks.”
In order to create an authentic Beatles sound, The Fab Four use musical instruments identical to those used by John, Paul, George and Ringo. Live performances include at least three costume changes as the boys morph from the four lovable “moptops” in suits and ties who appeared on the Ed Sullivan show in 1964 to the psychedelic Sgt. Pepper personas of 1967 to the long-haired, disillusioned icons who barely were speaking to each other while recording what became the "Let It Be" album in 1969-70. “"We also include the song 'Imagine' from John Lennon's solo career because it encapsulates his message about peace and the brotherhood of man," McNeil said.
For the Holidays, the Fab Four has released “Hark!” -- a CD compilation of 22 Classic Christmas Songs performed in Authentic Beatles’ sound and styling. Transport yourself to a Beatles ‘Winter Wonderland,” where “Frosty The Snowman,” “Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer,” and “The Little Drummer Boy,” bring “Joy To The World,” on that “Silent Night, Holy Night!” Other Christmas classic favorites include “Sleigh Ride,” “The First Noel,” “Jingle Bells,” “Feliz Navidad,” “Hark! The Herald Angeles Sing” and many more! Here’s a sampling of “Hark!”
THE FAB FOUR – THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE WILL BE PERFORMING AT THE GROVE IN ANAHEIM ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2013. For ticket information, to view their touring schedule or to purchase “Hark!”, please visit the Fab Four online!
Published on Nov 15, 2013