The Quarrymen – Rod Davis, Colin Hanton and Len Garry – begin a U.S. tour tomorrow in New York. Called “The Happy Birthday, John!” tour, it’s a tribute to the 70th birthday of John Lennon.
Their music is not Beatles music, but the roots of the music that was to become the Beatles. That includes Elvis Presley, Lonnie Donnegan, Carl Perkins and the Everly Brothers.
Here’s the latest info on their schedule. We’re told special guests are a possibility. Many of the appearances will also include screenings of “Nowhere Boy.”
Included, where available, are ticket and information links.
- Tuesday September 21 – New York, NY – US Premiere of “Nowhere Boy”
- Thursday September 23 – Newark, NJ – New Jersey Performing Arts Center
- Friday September 24 – Woodstock, NY – Rosendale Theatre (Rosendale)
- Saturday September 25 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall (Special guest appearance with the Fab Faux, also feature the Hogshead Horns, Creme Tangerine Strings and the Nutopia Choir.)
- Sunday September 26 – New London, CT – The Garde Arts Center
- Monday September 27 – TV Show
- Tuesday September 28 – Boulder, CO – The Boulder Theatre
- Wednesday September 29 – Aspen, CO – The Wheeler Opera House
- Thursday September 30 – Los Angeles, CA. – Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre – West Coast Premiere of “Nowhere Boy”
- Friday October 01 – TV Show
- Saturday October 02 – Las Vegas, NV. – The Village at Lake Las Vegas
- Sunday October 03 – Chicago, IL – The Music Box
- Monday October 04 – New York, NY – The Paley Center
- Tuesday October 05 – Philadelphia, PA – The Keswick Theatre (Additional information.)
- Wednesday October 06 – Albany, NY – The Egg
- Thursday October 07 – Boston MA – The Regent Theatre (Arlington)
- Friday October 08 – Danbury, CT – The Palace Theatre
- Saturday October 09 – New York, NY – The Society For Ethical Culture – The “Happy Birthday John!” Concert – with Special Guests
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