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Beatles tribute comes to Walker Center



Article Published: May. 1 | Modified: May. 10
Beatles tribute comes to Walker Center

‘1964 ... The Tribute’ stars Mark Benson as John Lennon, Graham Alexander as Paul McCartney, Tom Work as George Harrison and Bobby Potter as Ringo Starr.

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The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, wraps up its 2013-14 season with “1964” … The Tribute on Friday, May 9, at 8 p.m.

Since the early 1980s, “1964” has been thrilling audiences around the globe by taking them on a journey through a quintessential moment in music history. The High Country is invited to be a part of the journey May 9 at the Walker Center, with “1964” showcasing The Beatles’ greatest hits, including “Yellow Submarine,” “Let It Be,” “Hey Jude,” “Help!” “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds,” “Day Tripper,” “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and “Penny Lane.”

According to the tribute act’s description, more than 20 years of researching and performing have made “1964” masters of their craft. They are hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute, which has earned them the distinction from Rolling Stone magazine as the “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth.”

“1964” recreates an early ’60s live Beatles concert, with period clothing, hairstyles and on-stage banter. The band features Mark Benson as John Lennon, Graham Alexander as Paul McCartney, Tom Work as George Harrison and Bobby Potter as Ringo Starr.

A limited number of tickets is available for this performance. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact the Walker Center box office at (336) 838-6260 or (walker.boxoffice@wilkescc.edu)
The Walker Center is on the campus of Wilkes Community College, located at 1328 S. Collegiate Drive in Wilkesboro.

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