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Upcoming Fairs 2017

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7 October
The Netherlands - Roosendaal - Tongerloplein
14 October in Belgium - Mons, 30th Beatles Day
29 October The Netherlands Leiden (new venue) Beat-Meet 
11-12 November  The Netherlands - Utrecht Jaarbeurs big Record Fair

(check out our events page)

Welcome to Beatles International news. We will do our best to keep you up to date about anything Beatles related. Therefore this page will be updated frequently. Check out the new sub-pages, attached to various main pages.

 

Beat-Meet 29 October 2017 : Update !

Live Beatles & sixties music by Xavier Baudet.
Special presentation by Jan Cees ter Brugge (Beatles Podcast) about Sgt.Pepper.
Special Beatles Record Art exhibition by artist Henk Zielman.

Have a look at the pictures of our great new venue below, don't miss it!
Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday October 29th. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Scheltema Leiden : front of venue (on "Oude Singel").

Scheltema Leiden - sidestreet entrance: Marktsteeg 1, Leiden. (Foyer / entrance)
Scheltema Leiden - Theatre room (Beatles market & exhibition area)

Scheltema Leiden : Theater cafe (Live Beatles music & "Sgt.Pepper in sound & vision" presentation by Jan Cees ter Brugge- Beatles Podcast).

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Sgt Pepper’s Vinyl Jukebox

In 1967 the Beatles released the hit album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Fifty years on and the LP’s immense critical and cultural success ensures it remains a true classic with its influence still felt across genres and decades.Now, Sound Leisure introduces our own tribute to this most iconic of albums with the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Vinyl Jukebox. The jukebox is officially endorsed by Apple Corps Limited and designed and built by Sound Leisure Ltd under exclusive licence.
Jukebox Pepper1 The jukebox cabinet features durable printed
 artwork from the iconic Sgt. Pepper's album
 cover which is also referenced inside the
 cabinet, wrapping around the Vinyl Mechanism
 and standing atop it to create a visually enticing
 3D effect. The custom speaker cloth features
 the famous drum skin design and side glasses
 are screen printed with the Sgt.Pepper's florets.

 Sound Leisure’s unique Vinyl Mechanism is the
 only vinyl jukebox mechanism being
 manufactured anywhere in the world.
 It holds seventy 7” records giving the user the
 option to select the A or B side (140 selections).
 Sit back and watch as the psychedelic swirls
 spin to life alongside The Beatles in all their
 Sgt. Peppers uniformed splendour.
 The revolving title rack allows easy access to
 your favourite records and Sound Leisure’s
 Label Magic software gives you a quick and
 easy way to create and print your own jukebox
 labels. Track selections can be made directly
 from the jukebox button bank or via the infra-red
 remote control which also offers control of the
 volume, reject, shuffle mode and lighting
 controls.

 The Sgt. Pepper's Jukebox also incorporates
 Sound Leisure’s Bluetooth receiver giving you
 the ability to stream digital music from any compatible device.  A great sound is provided from needle to ear via the five way in built speaker system and D4 amplifier which also features an auxiliary input, outputs and connections for additional speakers.

We are very proud to introduce to you The Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Vinyl Jukebox. This very special jukebox is a dream come true for any Beatles fan, and it sounds just as good as it looks!

IMPORTANT NOTE: This product is custom built to order. This may affect your rights as a consumer. Please consult our Terms and Conditions for more information and go to our website: https://soundleisure.com/classic-jukeboxes/jukeboxes/sgt-peppers-vinyl-jukebox
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Manufactured under licence: (c) 2017 Apple Corp Limitied. A Beatles TM product and
  • 70 x 7" vinyl record rotating jukebox mechanism. (140 selections - A/B sides)
  • D4 amplifier :  2 x independent stereo channel outputs, 60W RMS per channel.
  • 2 x mid / 2 x tweeter and 1 x 12" Twin cone bass speaker
  • Remote control for home use - record selection / shuffle play / aux input / volume / reject record
  • 140 selection rotating title display.
  • (printed using Sound Leisure's Label Magic software - 12 months subscription fee included)Jukebox Pepper2a
  • Aux input (phono)
  • Aux output (phono)
  • Microphone input
  • Bluetooth connection as standard

DIMENSIONS

Height: 1410mm
Width: 780mm
Depth: 700mm
Weight: 120KG

PRICE

£8,995.00

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A brand new, most recommandable book released on the international market, written by a great friend from Liverpool, a novel featuring The Beatles!
David is thinking of having a launch party in Liverpool for this detective book, "Inspector Rocke".
As something different, and a bit of fun, what do you reckon to him hosting a murder/mystery evening?
If so, who is up for coming - sometime in June? He likes to know if it is worth doing. 
Please reply a.s.a.p. to www.inspectorrocke.com

The blockbuster show - which premiered with a special performance in Liverpool - has already wowed crowds across the UK.
(photoDominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

The Sessions - a live re-staging of the Beatles at Abbey Road Studios - was showcased at the ECHO arena at the end of last month in a one-off charity gig.

Since then, the 45-strong cast has performed to a sold-out Royal Albert Hall and in Belfast, Dublin and Brighton.

2016 Sessions 1 On March 30th Liverpool saw the pre-premiere of
 The ABBEY ROAD Sessions in the Echo Arena in Liverpool. 
 Brought to stage by the same man who brought
 Elvis Presley back 'alive' a couple of years ago,
 he now, with the help of the original Beatles' sound engineer
 Geoff Emerick, shows us how the Beatles worked
 in Studio 2 of the famous London recording studios.

 For more (BI witness) details about the show,
 read more in the 'BI' section of this News page.

 

Ringo Starr and George Martin giving an acceptance speech at the Grammy awards in Los AngelesHis family thanked "everyone for their thoughts, prayers and messages of support" after his death at home on Tuesday, his manager said.

The Beach Boys frontman opens up about his new solo album No Pier Pressure and alleged ‘rivalry’ with The Beatles.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/spain/11509616/Cynthia-Lennon-John-Lennons-first-wife-dies-latest-reaction.html

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Starr will be inducted alongside Bill Withers and Green Day

Sir Paul McCartney is to induct former Beatles bandmate Ringo Starr into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Starr is the last of The Beatles receive the musical honour.

Sir Paul will usher in the 74-year-old at the 30th annual ceremony at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum next month.

The Beatles are already in the hall as a group, as are John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison as solo artists.

Other inductees will include Green Day, Lou Reed and Bill Withers.

Speaking to Rolling Stone magazine, Starr said it meant "recognition" of his work.

He added: "And it means, finally, the four of us are in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame even though we were the biggest pop group in the land."

Eagle Joe Walsh will perform some of Starr's music, while Withers' music will be performed by John Legend.

It is not known if Withers, who quit the music business more than 30 years ago, will sing himself.

Patti Smith will induct Reed, who died in 2013, while Beck will perform the Velvet Underground singer's music.

Joan Jett, the late Stevie Ray Vaughan, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, and the "5'' Royales will also be elevated to the elite musical club at the Cleveland ceremony.

Artists become eligible to enter the Hall of Fame 25 years after their first release.