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We're bringing the Beatles Project back for an early New Year's Party!
TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11 AT NOON - LINK BELOW
Rubber Soul and Revolver
Both albums performed in their entirety, with meticulous, faithful re-creations of all the original arrangements.
For anyone who may have missed it along the last 20 years, The Beatles presented a unique conundrum for us. How do you do one night of their music? Could one set list summarize and honor that legacy?
Nope. What we did is play every song they ever recorded, in chronological order. We started at the beginning, with the early singles, and eventually played Sgt Peppers and The White Albumwith a 30 piece orchestra. In December of 2014, we completed the project, playing all of Let It Be, though not on a rooftop. Maybe someday.
Now, we have the freedom to craft special shows, spanning the entire Beatles catalog. With the recent release of the remixed Revolver as an incredible box set, our interest was piqued, as hopefully was yours.
On Rubber Soul, the songwriting of John and Paul reaches full bloom. It’s 1965, and for the first time the band records an album in one continuous period of time. The result is a cohesive collection of brilliant songs influenced by R&B, pop, and soul. “I’ve Just Seen A Face.” “Michelle.” “Norwegian Wood.” “In My Life.” Perfection.
Revolver was an unparalleled musical achievement - it heralded the beginning of the psychedelic era, and represents a clear defined line in the Beatles development. This is when things started to get a little trickier for Tributosaurus to recreate, with more interesting musical ensembles and instruments appearing. A horn section for “Got To Get You Into My Life.” A sitar and Indian percussion for “Love You To.” Strings for “Eleanor Rigby.” An entire closet full of weird stuff from Abbey Road studios for “Yellow Submarine.”
Remember, these are the UK releases, so the songs may not be on the albums you think, and the order might be a little different than you remember - but they're all there, plus a couple singles they released between.
Please join us on New Years’ Eve Eve Eve. No New Years’ gig for us this year (we’ll hang out with our wives, finally!), so this Beatles gig is our chance to be with you.
See you there.
Tributosaurus Becomes THE BEATLES:
Rubber Soul & Revolver
Thursday, Dec 29th 2022 - 7:30PM
Theater on the Lake - 2401 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
Tickets at : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tributosaurus-becomes-the-beatles-rubber-soul-revolver-tickets-464611594787
Thanks to all who got their tickets - see you on Black Wednesday!
Tributosaurus Becomes Bruce Springsteen
Wednesday, November 23, 7:30PM (Black Wednesday)
at Theater on the Lake - 2401 N Lake Shore Dr., Chicago
The Christmas Spectacular is SOLD OUT.
Thanks to all who got their tickets, and we look forward to sharing some Holiday cheer with you all!
The Tributosaurus Christmas Spectacular
Saturday, December 17th at SPACE - 8PM
1245 Chicago Avenue - Evanston, IL 60202