Beatles Fest West 2009 Weekend to Kick-off on Lennon’s Birthday: Oct 9th

Beatles fans and collectors won't want to miss the 1st Annual Beatles Fest West, Friday, October 9th through Sunday, October 11th at San Francisco's Scottish Rite Center.

Online PR News – 11-September-2009 – – Beatles Fest West, opening October 9th will celebrate the music and legacy of the Beatles with live concerts and special guests throughout the weekend by internationally acclaimed Beatles tribute bands. In the line-up for the weekend are: The Fab Four (California), The Sun Kings (California); The BeaTrips (Japan); All You Need is Love (Canada); and The BeaFore (Germany). There will also be solo performances by Drew Harrison and singer Christina Trillo.

The first of three theatre shows starts Friday at 7pm with a very special birthday tribute to John Lennon. On Saturday, the activities and performances will run from noon until midnight. Sunday is set aside as Beatles AkustiK Sunday with various performances throughout the day.

The special guest for the weekend include Bruce Spizer – author and creator of The Beatles Trivial Pursuit; Jude Southerland Kessler – author of ‘Shoulda Been There’, the first researched historical novel on the life of John Lennon; and Shannon – The World’s Greatest Beatles Artist, whose paintings decorate the Hard Day's Night Hotel in Liverpool.

There will also be marketplace at Beatles Fest West that will offer a wide selection of memorabilia old and new, plus signings by our guests.

The entire staff from Beatles Radio will be onsite for Beatles Fest West. Beatles Radio is a 24/7 Internet Radio station that plays the Beatles, solos, covers, tributes along with Beatles news and trivia. The on-air personalities call themselves: Doctor Robert, Polythene Pam, Mr. Kite and Lovely Rita.

Sharing the sponsorship of Beatles Fest West 2009 is The Beatles: Rock Band™. Employees will be at the festival to demonstrate the game and provide attendees with tips. Beatles Fest West 2009 will also feature the very first Beatles Rock Band Game Challenge. Other sponsors include: and the Hard Days Night Hotel.

Festival goers can purchase a three-day all-inclusive 'Lost Weekend' pass for Beatles Fest West for just $99 each. Single day or 'Day Tripper' passes for Friday night, Saturday afternoon or Saturday evening range from $15-$35.

For more information, tickets, schedules and updates about Beatles Fest West, go to: or contact: Gareth Nicholas

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