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5/8 Let It BE Beatles Tribute

May 08, 2020 08:00 PM until May 08, 2020 10:00 PM

Friday May 8

The Beatles' Let It Be + 50
With the Graham Tichy Allstars
Time: 8pm, Doors 6:30pm, Tickets: $25

On Friday, May 8, 2020, the Van Dyck will present a special night of memorable rocknroll as the Graham Tichy Allstars presents "The Beatles' Let It Be + 50. That evening, Graham and his handpicked band of area music vets will follow their sold-out January 2020 "Abbey Road + 50" show by paying tribute to the final release of the most beloved rock band of all time, the Beatles' "Let It Be," which on this very date celebrates its 50th anniversary release.

Graham's band will include Graham on guitar, Dave Maswick (Stony Creek Band, Blotto) on bass, Don Young (Doc Scanlon, Big Fez, Annie & the hedonists) on guitar, Chris Osborn (Franklin Micare) on drums, and Mike Kelley (Sharks, Ernie Williams) on piano.

The final Beatles album was first released on 8th May, 1970, just prior to the launch of the cinema film of the same name. Rehearsals and recording sessions for the album had taken place in January, 1969 first At Twickenham Film Studios and later in the basement and on the roof of their Apple headquarters in London's Savile Row.

One of the most infamous chapters in The Beatles mythology involves the recording of what would ultimately be called Let It Be. Initially planned for release in the summer of 1969, Get Back, as the record was then known, was ultimately shelved due to a myriad of factors, including infighting within the group and a general dissatisfaction with the recording and direction of the album. Instead, The Beatles regrouped and recorded a whole new album, Abbey Road, released in the fall of 1969, which served as their true farewell project. However, the Get Back record was eventually revived by legendary producer Phil Spector. Released in May 1970, the reinvigorated Let It Be was the final Beatles album ever to hit store shelves.

The idea behind the album had been to capture the group "live in the studio" without overdubs or effects but this changed when producer, Phil Spector was brought in to reproduce the tracks. The Long And Winding Road, which had been given a new musical arrangement featuring orchestra and choir, was released as a single in the US and other markets but not the UK and became the group's final # 1 single.

No band in the history of music has had such a profound impact as The Beatles. The Fab Four are the single most iconic pop group of all time, and their songs remain incredibly popular, even 56 years after the release of their debut album Please Please Me.


Purchasing tickets in advance guarantees a table for dinner and the show.  If you want to have dinner, please arrive at 6:30 pm.  Purchasing tickets in groups will guarantee that you sit together.  NO groups larger than 8 ppl.