Bootleg Beatles opens 2014 concert season
Rosalinda L. Orosa (The Philippine Star) - January 17, 2014 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - The Bootleg Beatles, the acclaimed entertain- ment group from Lon- don, that provides the closest thing to a true Beatles experience in con- cert, will be arriving for a series of shows in the Philippines on January, 2014.

A production of Viva Live Inc. and Redstone Media Productions, The Bootleg Beatles in Concert will be held at the Plenary Hall of the PICC on Roxas Blvd. tonight. The show will be followed by another perfor- mance at the SMX Convention Center in Davao on Jan. 18 and then also on Jan. 19 at the Grand Ballroom of the Solaire Resort and Casino, the Bootleg Beatles’ official residence while in Manila.

The Bootleg Beatles was formed in 1980. Envisioned as a tribute band, the group has performed in sold-out concerts all over the world. Playing the leads are Adam Hastings as John Len- non; Steve White as Paul McCartney; Andre Barreau as George Harrison; and Hugo Degenhardt as Ringo Starr on drums, percussion and vocals. They all sing and play musical instruments and look like the Beatles.

Watching the Bootleg Beatles in concert is the only opportunity for fans of the legendary lads from Liver- pool to approximate what might have been a Beatles performance. The show will bring to life the era of Beatlema- nia from 1963 to 1969 with songs like I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Do You Want To Know A Secret, Yesterday and I Saw Her Standing There, Here There And Everywhere, Eleanor Rigby, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, With A Little Help From My Friends, Across The Universe, The Long And Winding Road, Let It Be and many others.

The official TV partners of Boot- leg Beatles in Concert are PBO, Viva Channel,          2nd     A venue          and            Jack     TV . The official media partners are Manila Bulletin;       People’ s         Journal           and            People’ s T onight     with     PEP .ph           and      ClickTheCity as online partners, with special thanks to Outdoor Advertising Association of the Philippines (OAAP).

Tickets to Bootleg Beatles in Concert at the PICC are now available at Tick- etnet 911-5555; SM Tickets 470-2222; Ticketworld 891-9999; PICC 789-4734; and Viva Concerts 687-7236. Ticket prices are Flat Center (P4,700); Flat Left/Right (P3,700); Level 2 Center, Left/Right (P3,700); Level 2 Side Left/ Right (P3,100); Level 3 Center Left/ Right (P3,100); Level 3 Side Left/Right (P2,500); Balcony (P1,000); and Gallery (P600).

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE ADAM HASTINGS ANDRE BARREAU BEATLES BOOTLEG BEATLES CENTER LEFT CONVENTION CENTER DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET ELEANOR RIGBY SIDE LEFT
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