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Did the Beatles play in Indiana?

Did the Beatles play in Indiana?

In September 1964 — 50 years ago — The Beatles came to Indianapolis for two shows. It was the only appearance the Fab Four made in the Hoosier state.

Where was the Beatles first concert ever?

The group made their first public concert appearance in the United States on February 11 at the Coliseum in Washington, D.C., and 20,000 fans attended.

Did the Beatles play concerts?

The Beatles never formally gave up touring. They simply played the last contracted concert of their 1966 world tour in San Francisco and did not arrange any new dates. In a 2016 interview promoting Ron Howard’s documentary Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years, Ringo Starr told Mojo: “The Beatles were never gone.

When were the Beatles at the Indiana State Fair?

Sept 3, 1964
Among the people who saw the Beatles perform at the Indiana State Fair on Sept 3, 1964, were two boys who’d grow up to figure prominently in Indiana politics: Mike McDaniel, a lobbyist and former Republican state chairman, and Democrat John Gregg, a former House Speaker in the Indiana General Assembly and the 2012 …

When did the Beatles come to Indianapolis?

September 3, 1964
See the Beatles’ arrival at Weir Cook Municipal Airport, September 3, 1964 (from WISH-TV’s “Our Fair Beatles.”)

Which album is considered the Beatles greatest masterpiece?

It’s the album in The Beatles discography that comes closest to the majesty of Revolver. Revolver wasn’t always so highly regarded. A few months after it was released, The Beatles began recording Sgt Pepper, an event that was chronicled with great fanfare as the band sequestered themselves in Abbey Road studios.

How much did a Beatles concert ticket cost?

Tickets: They were priced at $3.50, $4.50 and $5.50 each. Payment: The Beatles were guaranteed a minimum of $50,000, plus a percentage of ticket sales.

How many people saw the Beatles at the State Fair?

The Beatles performed two shows on this day, which were watched by a total of 29,337 people. The other acts on the bill were, in order of appearance, The Bill Black Combo, The Exciters, Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry, and Jackie DeShannon.

Who was on the bill for the Beatles in Indianapolis?

The other acts on the bill were, in order of appearance, The Bill Black Combo, The Exciters, Clarence ‘Frogman’ Henry, and Jackie DeShannon. The nights before and after they stayed at the Speedway Motel on West 16th Street. Prior to the first concert Ringo Starr went missing.

What was the State Fair in Indianapolis like?

Indianapolis was good. As we were leaving, on the way to the airport, they took us round the Indy circuit, the 500 oval, in a Cadillac. It was fantastic. I couldn’t believe how long the straightway was; and to be on the banking and see all the grandstands was great.

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