“Best Beatles Tribute Band on Earth,” says Rolling Stone Magazine
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2013) – The illusion of the Fab Four in concert, circa 1964-69, comes to life at The Mahaffey Theater Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.
Dubbed by Rolling Stone as “the Best Beatles Tribute on Earth,” “1964”…The Tribute once again dazzles a whole new generation of fans while staying true to the memories many have held dear for more than 40 years. For more than 28 years, Mark Benson as John Lennon, Graham Alexander as Paul McCartney, Tom Work as George Harrison and Bobby Potter as Ringo Starr have successfully re-created the concert experience of The Beatles from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era – from wardrobe to hairstyles, Liverpool accents, singing nuances and vintage instruments.
Critics and fans internationally have hailed “1964”…The Tribute as the most authentic Beatles tribute in the world. The band has toured around the world at major concert venues such as Red Rocks in Denver, Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas, Shea Stadium and The Philharmonic in Liverpool. Notably, “1964” has performed a dozen times at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Tickets are $35, $40 and $45 and may be purchased online at TheMahaffey.com, charge by phone at (727) 893-7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office. Current Box Office hours are: Monday-Saturday, 9:30am-5:30pm; Sunday, 11:30am-5:30 pm, or day of, at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event. There are no added charges ever on tickets purchased directly from The Mahaffey Theater.
The Mahaffey Theater
The Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, The Mahaffey Theater hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, pop, rock, comedy, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions.
Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renown museums. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.