The Beatles seems to be as popular as ever, even in our fair city. This weekend Brooklyn Bowl will host the 2nd Annual the Beatles Complete on Ukulele Festival. Roger Greenwalt will play the entire Beatles catalog on ukulele over the course of 13 hours, with “60 guest singers, 80 guest musicians, and 16 Yoko Impersonators…” Vanessa Carlton and Adam Green are both scheduled to appear. It's happening on Sunday, December 6 from 11 am to midnight. Admission is $10, a portion of the proceeds go to Yoko Ono.
And, on Tuesday December 8, the anniversary of John Lennon‘s death, Glasslands is hosting an indie-rock tribute. It will feature performances by members of: Acrylics, Amazing Baby, Gillian Rivers and the SET Quartet, Here We Go Magic, Lauren Bahr, Nicole Atkins, Psychic, The Royal Chains, and Suckers, performing songs of John Lennon. Admission is $6, doors are at 8 pm.
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Finally, a great coffee table book full of awesome pictures and loads of timelines, album details, and history of The Beatles is on sale now. It's called John, Paul, George, & Ringo and you can get it here. And, it's only $24.98!