Join us for a night celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles Abbey Road. East Texas Songwriters will share their favorite Beatles song followed by an original songs inspired by Abbey Road. Performers include: Heather Little, Meredith Crawford, Chris Rasco, Ian Power, Owen Tiner, Daniel Westmoreland, Paula Coots, Clay Jurenka, The Kirbys & a few other surprise guests.
Abbey Road was the eleventh studio album by The Beatles, released on 26 September 1969 on their own Apple Records label. The recording sessions were the last in which all four Beatles participated. The two-sided hit single from the album, “Something” backed with “Come Together”, was released in October and topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States.
Abbey Road incorporates genres such as blues, pop and progressive rock, and makes prominent use of the Moog Synthesizer and Leslie speaker. Side two contains a medley of song fragments edited together to form a single piece in a kind of pop symphony.
Abbey Road was an immediate commercial success and reached number one in the UK and US, although it initially received mixed reviews. Over time, the album became viewed as among the Beatles’ best and many critics have ranked it as one of the greatest albums of all time. The album’s iconic cover featuring the four band members walking across the crosswalk outside Abbey Road Studios has become one of the most famous and imitated images in popular music.
Show starts at 8 pm. Doors open at 7:30pm. The venue is a listening room in an old church built n 1922, complete with original pews. Seating is general admission, no reserved seats. Enter through the grand staircase at the front of the building. Limited concessions are available (sodas, water, coffee & chips and candy), BYOB.
Advance tickets ($15) available online until day of show, or cash at the door.