Beatles Train On Merseyrail
The Beatles themed train arrived at Lime Street Station on the Liverpool loop, and for once I had my camera with me at the opportune time – So Carpe Diem or what?
The Beatles train is wrapped in images of the individual Beatles — John, Paul, George and Ringo — and iconic images of the band.
A popular Beatles tribute festival takes place again this weekend in Louisville, KY. Abbey Road on the River is scheduled for Thursday through Monday at areas along the Ohio River in downtown Louisville. More than 65 bands from around the world are on the list to perform not only Beatles music, but all sorts of music from the ’60s.
Sir Paul Mccartney has declared Austin, Texas is America’s most vegan-friendly city following a nationwide study by his friends at Peta. The rocker will present Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell and city officials with Peta’s Most Vegan-Friendly City in the U.S. award before his second concert backstage at the Frank Erwin Center tonight.
A key piece of Beatles memorabilia has been discovered in a garage in Ascot, east of London. John Lennon’s 1967 Sgt Pepper’s Gypsy Caravan has been hidden from public view for more than 40 years, but its remains have been acquired by Alan Carr, a well-known charity fundraiser, who hopes to restore the caravan to its former glory.
Ticket website Cheap Concert Tickets has slashed prices across the board on Paul McCartney concert tickets. Jan, the owner of Cheap Concert Tickets, says they are doing this to help McCartney fans see Sir Paul live in concert, and that she is also a huge McCartney fan and plans to see him live this summer.
It was the location of one of the most significant encounters in popular music history, now a team of eight history students from the University of Chester in the UK has been asked to do research for a guide for St Peter’s Church in Woolton, Liverpool, one of the essential stops for Beatles tourists, where John Lennon met Paul McCartney.
Paul McCartney’s sold-out concert in Austin on Wednesday, the first of a two-night stand and the only Texas stop on his “Out There” tour, was as nostalgic, playful and human as it was historic, as Paul flubbed the opening chords to “Maybe I’m Amazed.” He said, “Shoot! What’s the chords? I tell you what. It proves that we’re live.”
A Russian court has denied parole to a member of punk band Pussy Riot who has begun a hunger strike in jail. Last month, fellow band member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was also denied parole. Internationally famous musicians including Paul McCartney had been among those calling for them to be freed.
Music students from South Tyneside College in North East England have followed The Beatles with their own tour of the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool. To mark the special occasion, they performed Helter Skelter in one of four shows played during a week-long mini-tour as a requirement of their two-year foundation music degree.
Singer-songwriter James McCartney took the stage at a sold-out Cafe Nine Tuesday night in his first-ever appearance in New Haven, on the very day that his first full-length album of all-new material was released, for the start of his his first-ever 47-date, 27-state tour. He looks kind of like his father’s son, but doesn’t really sound like him. Nor does he need to.
Paul McCartney has written a letter in support of Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina, who has announced that she is going on hunger strike after being refused the right to attend her own parole hearing. McCartney has also written another letter in support of jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who was last month denied parole.