Hits by two of the greatest rock bands, the Beatles and the Eagles, will be performed for one night only at The Prospect Playhouse, on Oct 18.
Popular local band Sea N’ B will be staging the presentation, called BeagleMania: One Night Only to raise money for the drama society’s educational programs.
The performance will feature a selection of popular hits by both bands, including All my Lovin’, Can’t Buy Me Love, Come Together, Let It Be, Desperado, Tequila Sunrise, Lyin’ Eyes and Hotel California. Thus, the BeagleMania merger of the two bands’ names.
The Sea N’ B Band, formed by Chuck and Barrie Quappe in 2001, began as a duo and has since grown into a four-piece band featuring a selection of diverse musicians, including bass guitarist Roger “Bugs” Wilson and drummer Mark McTaggart.
“BeagleMania provides something different to our audiences and will educate newcomers while celebrating with those who remember two extraordinary bands,” Barrie Quappe said. “It is not intended to be a sound-alike event. It is to present a few of the favorite songs from these two super bands.
“The Sea N’ B Band performs many of these songs in their regular performances and constantly receives requests for these two groups from members of the audience, so the idea of putting a show together featuring these two timeless bands was born.”
She added: “The Beatles and Eagles are known not only for their achievements in sales, but also for their originality and ability to be themselves. They are an inspiration to other musicians.”
The Beatles, who made their first demo record in 1962, remain music legends 50 years later.
American band The Eagles formed in 1971 with Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner. The group’s first best-of-collection Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975, is among the best-selling albums of all time, selling more than 26 million copies. After being inactive in the ‘80s, the band reunited in 1994 and still tour.
Tickets are $10 and are available from the CDS box office. Call 938-1998 for information. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.