4 hrs ago
Cosimo Matassa services to be held on an ironic date
New Orleans will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' Sept. 16, 1964, concert at City Park on the same day it says goodbye to Cosimo Matassa.
20 hrs ago
Today in Rock: September 14
On this day in 1963 The Beatles ' "She Loves You" becomes England's best-selling single of all time, On this day in 1968 Big Brother and the Holding Company's platter Cheap Thrills enters the charts. Also on this day "The Archies" Saturday morning cartoon show debuts.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
This Week In Music
Every week here at 303 Magazine we like to review some important events that have occurred recently in the music world. Here are three things that we felt were important to report on this week.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
The Beatles: Recalling the mob scene in City Park 50 years ago
Photo by Ted Rozumalski -- Paul McCartney, George Harrison and John Lennon on stage during the September 16, 1964 concert in New Orleans. The Beatles played their only New Orleans concert on Sept.
Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for LI Comedy, Family-Friendly Festivals & Other Events
This weekend on Long Island is packed with fun for the whole family! From festivals, comedy shows to music performances, there's plenty to do. The end of summer is near, so take advantage of outdoor fun on Long Island with plenty of family-friendly festivals, including the Copiague Chamber of Commerce's Long Island Family Festival, an apple festival and fair, Bayville's Waterside Festival, Hofstra's annual Italian festival and more! You can also get in some evening fun and laughter with Sinbad at NYCB Theatre at Westbury and the talent at the HarborFest All Star Comedy Show at Bay Street Theater.
Before it was 'September 11": 15 world events you didn't know shared the date
Image 1 of 15: 1609 - Looking for a northeast route to the Orient, harsh weather spurred English explorer Henry Hudson to change course. As a result, he crossed the Atlantic and ended up in current-day New York Harbor.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Paul McCartney, John Mellencamp, The Lumineers
Nicki Minaj has finally announced the release date for her forthcoming album via a post on Twitter, "11.24 The Pinkprint." Still no word yet on a tracklist.
The Orlando Sentinel
Beatles gave Florida fans a lifetime ticket to ride 50 years ago
He rousted a film crew away from a windblown stage at the Gator Bowl . Finally, after weeks of drama and doubt, 23,000 people could enjoy some history.
The Daily Breeze
Steve Smith: U2 release new album free on iTunes; Beach Boys debut new George Harrison tribute
SEPTEMBER 09: Apple CEO Tim Cook greets the crowd with U2 singer Bono as The Edge and Larry Mullen Jr look on during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Today in Rock: September 10
On this day in 1962 The BBC bans Bobby "Boris" Pickett's Halloween novelty single "Monster Mash," finding it in poor taste. . On this day in 1963 while traveling in London, John Lennon and Paul McCartney encounter Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham, who worked as a promoter for The Beatles earlier in the year.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Bob Dylan and The Cure cover Paul McCartney tracks for new album
An album paying homage to Sir Paul McCartney's musical career featuring covers of his best-loved songs by world-renowned artists will be released in November. 'The Art of McCartney' will pay homage to the 72-year-old singer's extensive career by featuring new studio covers of his best-loved hits by world renowned artists.
National Public Radio
All Together Now: The Beatles Are (Back) In Mono
By now, three-fourths of the way through The Beatles ' sort-of-official 50th anniversary year, Fab Four fatigue is understandable. The past eight months alone have seen the Emmy-nominated Night That Changed America TV special , the reissue of the American album catalog, an ongoing flood of increasingly repetitive books and the indefatigable 72-year-old Paul McCartney continuing his more-or-less dozen-year tour.
Los Angeles Times
Is 'The Beatles in Mono' necessary? Yes and no.
John Lennon, left, Ringo Starr, George Harrison and Paul McCartney, in 1963 - and their producer, George Martin, preferred working in mono. The Beatles - John Lennon, left, Ringo Starr, George Harrison and Paul McCartney, in 1963 - and their producer, George Martin, preferred working in mono.
The Beatles Launch Mono Vinyl Box Set In Abbey Road Studios
Howlett; Sean Magee, the remastering and cutting IT WAS A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME opportunity to hear The Beatles as they were intended in the hallowed space where they created their extraordinary music. To mark the launch of The Beatles In Mono vinyl remasters, Apple Records and MOJO hosted a special evening gathering at Abbey Road's legendary Studio 2 to listen to tracks from the new versions and hear a panel of distinguished guests discuss how the group recorded and mixed their songs.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Remembering The Beatles 50 years after storming the stage with City Park fans
Nevermind that I was just entering 7th grade and still playing with Barbie dolls: When I learned The Beatles would perform at City Park Stadium on Sept. 16, 1964, I knew I had to be there.
The Beatles played Boston Garden 50 years ago
The Beatles sit before a battery of microphones on Sept.18, 1964 at a news conference before a concert in Dallas. From left, are: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, and Ringo Starr.
Today in Rock: September 8
On this day in 1954 The DJ Alan Freed makes his move from Cleveland to New York, where he starts broadcasting his "Alan Freed Rock 'n' Roll Show" on WINS. The first white DJ to play black music, Freed brings R&B music to a wider audience in New York.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Award-winning musical biography of Beatles comes to Campbell on...
Almost everyone knows that The Beatles are one of the most acclaimed bands in rock and roll history because their music has the hypnotic qualities that made teenage girls scream and artists today and yesterday cite them as one of their influences. While many of us don't have the opportunity to see the two surviving Beatles Paul McCartney or Ringo Starr live in concert these days, the closest thing to watching an actual Beatles concert will be In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles at the Heritage Theatre in Campbell on October 20 at 7:30 pm.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
CMT All-Time Top 40: The Beatles
The Beatles have been voted No. 14 on the list of CMT All-Time Top 40: Artists Choice .
Rock legend Peter Frampton coming to the GSR in Reno
Rock guitar legend Peter Frampton will be rockin' the Grand Theatre inside the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno on Saturday September 20, 2014 Grammy winner Peter Frampton remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history. At sixteen, he was lead singer and guitarist for British band the Herd.