Your Beatles calendar for the week:
New Year’s Eve:
- Beatles Tribute New Years Eve Celebration, 7 p.m. Dec. 31 (Continues to 1 a.m.), Naples Hilton and Towers, Naples, Fla. $150, ages: 18 and over. Tickets.
- Des Moines Symphony New Year’s Eve Pops, “The Classic Hits of The Beatles,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31, Des Moines Civic Center, Des Moines, IA Tickets.
- Laser Beatles, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 30, Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint, Mich. Website: http://www.sloanlongway.org/
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 available here.
1964: The Tribute: Next show: Jan. 12, New York City. More info: www.1964thetribute.com.
The Fab Four: Next shows, Jan. 11-12, Pechanga Resort and Casino, Temecula, CA. More info: www.thefabfour.com.
- Laurence Juber: Next scheduled show 7 p.m. March 7, Powerhouse Community Center, 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar, CA. More info: www.laurencejuber.com.
The Fab Faux: Next show: Jan. 12, Chicago, Ill. More info: www.thefabfaux.com.
- Beatles Brunch, 12 p.m. Saturday, B.B. King’s, New York City.
- Dec. 31, 1969: BBC broadcasts “Man of the Decade,” about John Lennon.
- Jan. 1, 1962: Beatles audition for Decca Records, record 15 songs. Decca turns them down.
- Jan. 2, 1971: George Harrison’s “All Things Must Pass” album tops Billboard album chart in U.S.
- Jan. 3, 1926: George Martin born.
- Jan. 3, 1964: Beatles make their first appearance on U.S. TV on “The Jack Paar Show.”
- Jan. 4, 1962: Latest issue of Mersey Beat features headline “Beatles Top Poll.”
- U.S.: “The Beatles from Liverpool to San Francisco,” 8 p.m. Jan. 4, BBC America.
- “Things We Said Today”: Each week, myself and Ken Michaels of “Every Little Thing” discuss the latest Beatles news topics. The latest show is on Paul McCartney’s “12.12.12.” The next show will be up Monday. 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.
“Every Little Thing”: The next live broadcast Wednesday, Jan.2, and include a birthday salute to George Martin featuring George’s work with the Beatles, solo Beatles, and Beatle-related. The show airs 8-10pm (EST) on 88.7 WNHU, West Haven, CT. and can be streamed at www.wnhu.net. More Information at www.kenmichaelsradio.com. Syndicated version of “Every Little Thing” on Beatles-A-Rama at 9 a.m. PT/noon ET Saturdays.
- “Fab 4 Free 4 All”: Latest show: Review of “The Beatles With Tony Sheridan” reissue. Available on iTunes and at www.Fab4Free4all.com.
“Beatle Brunch”: Dec. 30: The Decca audition on Jan. 1, 1962. Show website: www.beatlebrunch.com.
- “The John Lennon Hour”: Weekly hour of John Lennon music and history hosted by Jude Southerland Kessler. 8 p.m. ET Sunday at Beatles-A-Rama. Available through iTunes.
“Bertone Beatle Bonanza”: Episode 18: Part 1 of an interview with Henry McCullough. Website: http://bertonebeatle.libsyn.com/
- “Dennis Mitchell’s Breakfast With the Beatles”: Dec. 29-30: A review of 2012 and the celebration of the band’s 50th anniversary, plus the new McCartney/Nirvana track “Cut Me Some Slack.” On radio stations in the U.S., Sweden, Canada, New Zealand, U.K. and Germany and online on MaccaRadio, Fab4Radio and Beatles-A-Rama and LV Classic Rock. Website: www.beatlesradioshow.com.
Breakfast With The Beatles hosted by Cha-Chi Loprete: 8 a.m. ET Sundays, WZLX-FM (100.7 FM) in Boston or streaming at www.WZLX.com (Click on Listen Live).
- “Chris Carter’s Breakfast With the Beatles”: Dec. 30: David Chase, writer/director of the new film “Not Fade Away.” On Sirius / XM, Ch. 21 and KLOS-FM in Los Angeles at 9 a.m. ET. The Sirius show repeats at midnight ET. Website.
“The Beatledd Fab Four Hour”: The program airs live from 7-8 PM ET and streams live online at http://wrkc.kings.edu. Edd Raineri is the host.
- Breakfast With the Beatles”: With Host Terri Hemmert. 8 to 10 a.m. CT Sundays, WXRT in Chicago. Also streamed at http://wxrt.cbslocal.com/show/breakfast-with-the-beatles/.
“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 at www.ncc.edu/whpc.
“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.
“Dinner Specials With May Pang and Cynthia Nielsen”: On Blog Talk Radio.com.
- “Mid-Evening With the Beatles,” from the Philippines, 5 to 9 a.m. Saturday morning Eastern time, at their website http://www.pbs.gov.ph/dzsr.
- “Across the Universe,” hosted by Glenn Calderone from 8-10 p.m. EST Tuesdays at http://www.inravio.com/batu.html.
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