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The Akron Civic Theatre in conjunction with RSM Productions and 97.5 WONE will present The Rubber City BeatleFest 2014 on Feb. 1 at 6:45 p.m.
BeatleFest begins with the doors opening at 6:45 p.m. in the Civic Grand Lobby with memorabilia exhibitors Steve Madonna, Jim Hoffert, and Lawrence Puljic. Attendees will also be able to view a photo exhibit by George Shuba, Cleveland’s first and foremost Rock Photographer, and have the opportunity to purchase Beatle-themed paintings by noted artist, Billy Nainiger.
This year’s musical show will start at 8:00 p.m. and features Jim Bonfanti, the founding member of two of Ohio’s greatest rock bands, The Choir and The Raspberries. Bonfanti will be performing with the Fantom 4. The ReBeats will be performing songs from the post “Revolver” album era and feature their “Beatle-Delic” light show. Closing the show will be Hard Days Night who will be recreating the set list from the famous Ed Sullivan Show 50 years ago.
Ticket prices are $25 reserved, $15 general admission or a special date night offer of two reserved tickets for $40. Tickets are on sale now at the Akron Civic Theatre Box Office, (330) 253-2488, or online at www.akroncivic.com.