Jul 9 2008
by Vicky Anderson, Liverpool Daily Post
TOMORROW sees the first Beatles Day take place in Liverpool.
The day, which will celebrate the city's most famous sons and raise
money for charity at the same time, culminates with Summer Pops show
Imagine – The Concert, where everyone from the Swinging Blue Jeans to
John Power will be giving their own spin on a classic Beatles song.
But before that, Beatles tribute bands will be found busking all
around the city – even on roofs, to re-enact the Fab Four's last gig
on the top of the Apple Corps building.
Beatles Mop-top wigs, are available for £5 at outlets in the city
centre, with proceeds going towards the Alder Hey Imagine Appeal and
Between 6am and 9am the Backbeat Beatles will be doing their thing on
a ferry 'cross the Mersey, and from then until 6pm The Beatlemaniacs
will play live from a double decker bus, around all the Beatles
hotspots such as Strawberry Fields and Penny Lane, stopping for a
special performance in Williamson Square from 12pm until 2pm
The band's former publicist Sam Leach will be meeting Beatles fans at
the Grapes next Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 3pm to 6pm.
For more information visit www.beatlesday.tv.