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Contact: Millie Gonzalez
E-mail: mgonzale@kean.edu

Kean University to Host Yesterday, A Tribute to the Beatles Concert

UNION, NJ - The Graduate and Part-time Student Council at Kean University is bringing back the past with Yesterday, A Tribute to the Beatles concert on Friday, November 5, in Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Ave. in Union, N.J. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets are on sale now. They are $15 for the general public; $10 for Kean University alumni. To purchase tickets, visit keanstage.com/buytickets.html (fees apply) or visit the Wilkins Theatre Box Office Monday thru Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Performing Beatles covers since 1986, Las Vegas-based Yesterday has toured nationally and internationally in Japan, Canada, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Bahamas, and at United States military bases throughout the world. Invited by the U.S. Postal Service to entertain at the unveiling of the “Yellow Submarine” postage stamp, Yesterday has also performed at the prestigious Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. Performing with many of today’s most renowned symphonies in their “POPS” series, Yesterday also provides charts for a 50-piece orchestra with scores for such Beatles classics as Something, A Day In The Life, Penny Lane and Sgt. Pepper.

Joining forces with Yesterday Productions, the largest Beatles Tribute Production Company in the world, Yesterday’s most recent show, The British Are Coming! depicts the Beatles “live” U. S. performances. The show has been performed at the Horizon Resort Casino’s Golden Cabaret Theater in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, and more locally in Atlantic City, N.J., at The Tropicana Hotel and Casino’s Liverpool Club Theater. The venue is a reproduction of the famed Cavern Club, home of the Beatles first shows, created specifically for Yesterday by the Tropicana.

Yesterday has been featured on radio and television, and in magazine publications. such as Rolling Stone Magazine, NBC, CBS, and ABC, Dick Clark’s Your Big Break and Ed McMahon’s Star Search.

For further information, please contact Carli Hench at 908.737.5251 or cahench@kean.edu.

Founded in 1855, Kean University has become one of the largest metropolitan institutions of higher education in the region, boasting a richly diverse student, faculty and staff population. Kean continues to play a key role in the training of teachers and is a hub of educational, technological and cultural enrichment, offering more than 50 undergraduate degrees and more than 45 options leading to a master’s degree, doctorate, professional diploma and/or state certification(s). Five undergraduate colleges and the Nathan Weiss Graduate College now serve more than 15,000 students.