By Matt Dolloff
February 9, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the first appearance of the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show. Breakfast with the Beatles and host Chachi Loprete will honor this seminal moment in music and pop culture history with a huge 50th anniversary celebration at CBS Scene in Foxboro.
Beginning at 3PM on Sunday, Feb. 9 at CBS Scene, Chachi will host a Beatles-themed party with plenty of great events and entertainment to take place. The festivities will conclude with the first airing of “The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY® Salute To The Beatles” on CBS at 8PM.
Some of the great events to experience at the party:
- Performing will be The UnBeatables, featuring members of Beatle tribute bands The Mockers and The Oh No’s.
- Meet David Gallant, who teaches a Beatles course at Suffolk University
- Play Beatles trivia and win Beatles prizes including CD’s, a limited edition 50th anniversary t-shirt, Beatles Yellow Submarine Monopoly games and more!
- Meet local Beatles Filmmaker Erik Taros, who will bring rare Beatles movies
- Watch The Ed Sullivan Show from Feb 9th 1964, Beatles Movies and various videos
- Watch the mini-documentary ‘The Beatles Boston’ from Filmmaker Eric Green
- Win tickets to see Rain, The Beatles Experience at the Citi Wang Theater on Feb 21st
- Meet Beatles collector Jim Cushman, who will bring some of his most prized Beatles collectables
- At 8pm, watch “The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY® Salute To The Beatles,” on CBS TV, Channel 4
- Purchase unique Beatle items by Kathy Joyce Decoupage
- 50th anniversary cake provided by Konditor Meister of Braintree, Mass
WZLX is thrilled to honor the Beatles’ arrival in America, which truly changed the country and music industry forever. We hope you make it to Foxboro on Feb. 9 to help us celebrate!
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- John Lennon’s Lost Guitar, Ringo’s Drumhead From ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ Debut, and Kurt Cobain’s Sweater From ‘MTV’s Unplugged’ Up For Auction
- The Beatles Release Restored “A Day In The Life” Music Video Featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
- Watch the Beatles’ ‘Revolution’ Video
- Mick Jagger Petition Signed by All Four Beatles Up For Auction