Contact: Eileen Conte
BEATLES TRIBUTE CONCERT
IN WILLIAMS PARK
Sponsored By Florida International Museum & Starbucks
St. Petersburg, FL (October 21, 2005) The public is invited to a free community Beatles Concert in Williams Park on Saturday, November 5, featuring Live and Let Die, the Paul McCartney Tribute Band. Presented by Florida International Museum (FIM) and Starbucks, the concert is held in conjunction with the popular FIM exhibit The Beatles! Backstage and Behind the Scenes.
“This concert is something the entire family can enjoy,” said FIM executive director Kathy Oathout. “We will have children's activities, food vendors, Starbucks, and the Eagle 107.3 will do a remote broadcast.” The festivities last from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM, with Live and Let Die performing from 3-5. Patrons are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets and to come early. Patrons will be given discount coupons for The Beatles! Backstage and Behind the Scenes which is featured at FIM through January 7, 2006. The award-winning exhibit comes direct from a successful season at The Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
The exhibition focuses on The Beatles groundbreaking 1964 trip to the United States and includes photography, memorabilia, video, and music. The exhibit consists of 84 historic black and white photographs from the unpublished archives of CBS and LIFE photographer Bill Eppridge and memorabilia from the extensive collection of Bill Haack including exact replicas of the Beatle's instruments, (as used on the Ed Sullivan Show).
T he Beatles! Backstage and Behind the Scenes photography is organized, circulated and presented by Vickie A. Rehberg, president of ArtVision Exhibitions, LLC, a full-service exhibition and marketing company, providing photographic exhibitions to fine art museums and distinguished venues worldwide. Please visit www.artvisionexhibitions.com .
For more information please contact Eileen Conte, at 727.341.7901. To learn more about Florida International Museum visit www.floridamuseum.org .
The Florida International Museum is a non-profit educational institution supported, in part, by the Florida Arts Council, State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs, St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Pinellas County and the City of St. Petersburg. Other major sponsors include Ernst & Young, the Institute of Museum & Library Services, Progress Energy, Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, Starbucks, and the St. Petersburg Times.