Following In The Footsteps Of Their Heroes – THE MERSEY BEATLES Announce Biggest Ever UK Tour
After sold out shows in the USA and Europe, the world’s favourite Liverpool-born Beatles tribute band – THE MERSEY BEATLES – are embarking on an historic UK Tour.
Their GET BACK 2018 TOUR visits the very same towns, cities and historic British venues that the original Fab Four first rocked in the 1960s. Tickets are on sale now from www.ticketmaster.co.uk
than 80 of the 200-plus British venues The Beatles played between 1957
and 1966 remain today as so many historic dance halls and theatres that
shook to the original Merseybeat sound have been demolished.
unique bid to celebrate both The Beatles’ music and the special places
that helped shape that world-changing Rock 'n' Roll sound, The Mersey
Beatles will play 12 original Fab Four venues in October and November
The Get Back Tour hits Wirral, Stockport, Whitchurch,
Blackburn, Rhyl, Aldershot, Bedford, Norwich, Stoke, Coventry, Lydney,
Walthamstow, Margate, Salisbury, Alloa, Aberdeen and Newcastle.
Within a stunning two-hour show – which brilliantly captures all the hits from Love Me Do to Let It Be –
The Mersey Beatles will play the exact same songs John, Paul, George
and Ringo did at the venue, allowing audiences to really ‘Get Back in
time for a true Fab Four experience’.
Ranging from town halls and ballrooms to old cinemas and theatres, the tour opens on October 31st at Port Sunlight’s historic Hulme Hall where, in 1962, Ringo Starr made his first appearance as The Beatles new drummer.
venues include Newcastle’s Majestic Ballroom (now the O2 Academy). It
was here, after a 1963 show, that John Lennon and Paul McCartney penned
the worldwide smash She Loves You in a hotel around the corner.
17-date Get Back Tour visits England, Wales and Scotland, including a
show at Alloa Town Hall which, in 1960, the then ‘Silver Beetles’ played
as part of their first ever professional tour – just months before they
famously headed to Hamburg for the first time.
When it comes to
stage performance, The Mersey Beatles brilliantly exude the inner and
outer spirit of the original Fab Four from the costumes, the haircuts,
the instruments and, of course, that unmistakable and legendary
Julia Baird, John Lennon’s sister and director of The Cavern Club, said: “When I hear The Mersey Beatles, it really IS The Beatles”
Joe Flannery, Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein's assistant, added: “When
I saw them play in The Cavern, they perfectly recreated the atmosphere
that the original Beatles produced. It was just like listening to The
Formed in 1999 in Liverpool by four school friends, The Mersey Beatles have toured the world many times over. And the band – Mark Bloor (John), Steven Howard (Paul), Craig McGown (George) and Brian Ambrose (Ringo) cannot wait to hit the road in 2018.
“This tour is going to be amazing! We are, of course, all Beatles fans
and, as Liverpool lads we’ve been obsessed with the band since we were
in school. It’s going to be great to follow in the Fab Four’s footsteps
and truly recreate those special shows at these wonderful and historic
Mark added: “We pride ourselves on bringing a true
Beatles experience, covering all the eras from the days of The Cavern
Club, through Beatlemania to Sgt Pepper and the band’s final gig on the
rooftop of the Apple offices. We cannot wait to Get Back to where it all
began for the greatest band of all time.”
GET BACK – THE MERSEY BEATLES 2018 UK TOUR
OCT 31 PORT SUNLIGHT – Hulme Hall
NOV 6 STOCKPORT – Plaza
NOV 8 WHITCHURCH – Civic Centre
NOV 9 BLACKBURN - King George’s Hall (Windsor Suite)
NOV 10 RHYL – Pavilion
NOV 13 ALDERSHOT – Princes Hall
NOV 14 BEDFORD – Corn Exchange
NOV 15 NORWICH – Epic Studios
NOV 16 STOKE – Kings Hall
NOV 17 COVENTRY – Albany Theatre
NOV 21 LYDNEY – Town Hall
NOV 22 WALTHAMSTOW – Maud @ Mirth, Marvel and Maud
NOV 23 MARGATE – Winter Gardens
NOV 24 SALISBURY – City Hall
NOV 28 ALLOA – Town Hall
NOV 29 ABERDEEN – The Beach Ballroom
NOV 30 NEWCASTLE – O2 Academy
Tickets are on sale now via www.ticketmaster.co.uk