LOS ANGELES - The Dodgers will play host to Beatles Night and the Chicago Cubs Friday, August 26 (7:10 p.m. vs. CHC). A ticket package that includes a ticket to the game and a co-branded Beatles/Dodger 50th anniversary beach towel (image attached) can be purchased at www.dodgers.com/Beatles.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles performance at Dodger Stadium in 1966, the final year the band toured together. The concert at Dodger Stadium August 28, 1966 was the second to last ever tour date for The Beatles. The final time they performed together in the U.S. was one day later August 29, 1966 in San Francisco.
The Beatles/Dodgers ticket package includes a beach towel that features an image of the August 28, 1966 concert ticket. A pregame performance by renowned Beatles tribute band, The Fab Four - The Ultimate Tribute, will take place prior to the game on August 26 at approximately 6:00 p.m. The Fab Four - The Ultimate Tribute will perform the Beatles' greatest hits including songs that were performed by the Beatles at their 1966 Dodger Stadium concert.
The national anthem will be performed by Brian Ray, lead, rhythm and bass guitarist with Sir Paul McCartney. Ray has worked with an extensive list of artists in addition to his own solo career. Friday Night Fireworks presented by Denny's that evening will feature a Beatles mix by "Breakfast with the Beatles" host Chris Carter. Fans are invited onto the field for Friday Night Fireworks presented by Denny's immediately following the game.
Remaining ticket packages for the 2016 season are: Hello Kitty Night September 2 (7:10 p.m. vs. San Diego), Clippers Night September 19 (7:10 p.m. vs. San Francisco), Law Enforcement Appreciation Night September 21 (7:10 p.m. vs. San Francisco) and Hispanic Heritage Night September 24 (6:10 p.m. vs. Colorado).
For a complete list of special events and theme games, please visit www.dodgers.com/events. For more information on purchases of 30 tickets or more please email email@example.com.
Media interested in covering Beatles Night on August 26 at Dodger Stadium should contact the Dodgers' Public Relations department by replying to this email or calling (323) 224-1301.