It’s been 50 years since the Beatle’s arrived in Boston. 50 years ago the Beatles played Boston Garden in front of over 14,000 fans. To put it into perspective, ticket prices started at just $3.50. Wouldn’t that be a steal today? To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles playing Boston, the West End Museum presents The Beatles Invade Boston: 50th Anniversary Celebration from September 12-14.
The exhibit features photos of the group’s historic visit to Boston as well as a host of fun activities commemorating the group’s arrival in Beantown. On Friday September 12, don’t miss a meet and greet with Ron Campbell a director and an animator on ABC’s Saturday morning cartoon series The Beatles . At 7:00 p.m., to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the legendary Madison Press Conference individuals who attended the famed press conference in the 60’s will relive their experience, share memories and watch film clips. At 9:00 p.m. there will be a singalong of Beatles songs with Roger Greenawalt.
Enjoy a screening of The Beatles cartoons by Ron Campbell on Saturday September 13 as well as a selection of donuts and coffee-it’s the perfect way to kick off a Beatles filled Saturday. Head to afternoon tea hosted by Professor David Gallant from Suffolk University. The author of Ticket to Ride shares his memories of the 1964 concert at 4:00 p.m. . At 7:30 p.m. rock out to a Beatles cover band! On Sunday September 14 enjoy a film screening of A Hard Day’s Night. For the ultimate Beatles fan it’s a jam-packed weekend of Beatles-centric events.