Schedule of Events
And take a peek below to see all of the activities Festers enjoyed in 2017...
Pure McCartney Virtual Reality Documentary Series
Paul’s first retrospective compilation in 27 years was released in June -- 67 hand picked songs from the past 46 years. TONY KAYE is the Director/Cinematographer and co-writer (with Sir Paul) on five of the short VR movies in the six-part series of VR Documentary Shorts. Oscar nominated for Lake of Fire, which he wrote, photographed, produced and directed, Tony will talk about Pure McCartney at the FEST. Plans are still developing to bring this experience to the 2017 NY METRO FEST.
Steiner Sports Exhibit
Steiner Sports is extremely excited about the opportunity to display The Beatles Collection at The New York Metro. The Beatles Collection is comprised of officially licensed Beatle Wall Art showcasing iconic album covers and group images. The Beatles Collection exhibit will be open throughout The Fest and will have an emphasis on some of their news Commemorative pieces.
Bandits On The Run
The Bandits are a Brooklyn-based criminal trio, notorious for stealing hearts and serenading strangers with their three-part harmony and nostalgic sensibilities. Performing on the Apple Jam Stage.
Lennon & Katie of Youth Be Told
Performing on the Apple Jam Stage on Saturday!
Lennon and Katie are talented 16-year-olds from Long Island, NY. Lennon is a prodigious guitarist, pianist, and songwriter. Katie is a vocalist whose voice is expressive, melodic, and engaging. Their band, Youth Be Told, has captivated audiences with their live shows of original rock music and classic rock covers.
Youth Be Told had the honor of working and recording with Grammy-winning producer Jack Douglas, who produced the Double Fantasy album with John Lennon, and we're thrilled to be welcoming two of their members to the Fest!
School of Rock
School of Rock of Saddle Brook, New Jersey is the great program for young music fans (ages 7-17) who want to learn how to play music. Their Show Team will play sets of Beatles hits on the Main Stage and the Apple Jam Stage on Sunday. Come and see the next generation of music fans pay tribute to the Fab Four!
Members of this band have been attendees for a long time and have led many a late night session. They also encourage singing along with them. Performing on the Apple Jam Stage.
This online weekly Beatles Discussion Group is always very enlightening, and includes special guests as well. Rob Leonard is the only member of the group who can make it this time to add to the flavor of the FEST.
rock CAN roll
You CAN HELP Out While You Rock Out! Please Bring some HEALTHY nonperishables (for people & PETS) to The Fest For Beatles Fans 2017! A list of most needed foods CAN be found at www.rockCANroll.org
The Theatre Within
This is The Theatre Within's fourth year with us. Their 36th annual Salute to John Lennon, with the legendary Donovan headlining, takes place on Dec. 2 at Symphony Space on Broadway and 95th street. Get tickets HERE!