Beatles tribute concert planned in Virginia City

As the Summer of Love drew to a close in 1967, the Beatles released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the album’s release, Virginia City is hosting a Beatles tribute concert on Sept. 22.

The event will be at Piper’s Opera House, at the corner of Union and B streets.

The Beatles Flashback Band will bring to life hits from the Fab Four in the historic 150-year-old opera house.

The tribute band, based in Northern California and Nevada, has played at events such as the Jazz and Beyond Carson City Music Festival and Nugget Rib Cook-Off.

Like other events at Piper’s, the concert will begin with a promenade and a grand march escorting the band to the stage. Costumes are appreciated.

Doors open at 5 for the 7:15 p.m. concert. Parking will be available at the Courthouse Square parking lot on B Street.

Tickets for $20 per person are available at the Red Dog Saloon and The Corner Bar, or by email, Tickets also can be purchased at the door or reserved in advance by calling the venue at 775-847-0433 or 657-0639.

An after party is being held at the Red Dog Saloon.


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