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Merseybeat Monday to mark Beatles anniversary!

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

msf logoAUGUST bank holiday in Liverpool will have a distinct Merseybeat feel to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles.

As part of the Mathew Street Music Festival, which takes place on Sunday 26 and Monday 27 August, there will be a celebration of Liverpool’s most famous sons as the second day has been renamed Merseybeat Monday. Two stages will be dedicated to the Fab Four to celebrate 50 years since Ringo joined John, Paul and George in August 1962.  A selection of tracks from every Beatles album will be performed.

Over the two days, five stages across the city centre will host fantastic live music to attract all ages.


The line up will be announced soon, but the stage themes are:

Sunday 26 August

  • Chill out stage
  • 70s stage which will include a tribute to Erics
  • 80s stage
  • 90s stage
  • Made in Liverpool stage featuring ten of the best young, up and coming bands.


Monday 27 August

  • Merseybeat stage The Cavern – yesterday and today
  • Early Beatles albums
  • Later Beatles albums
  • Guitar heroes of the 60s and 70s

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