Saturday, August 15, "Your Mother Should Know" that the Ives Concert Park, on the west side campus of Western CT State University presents, "The Fab 4 Music Festival: Danbury Fields Forever." 

This year, "The Hofners" headline this "Magical Mystery Tour." Last year their "Ticket To Ride" was the re-creation of the Beatle's Ed Sullivan Show set list from 1964. "I've Got A Feeling" that this year they'll be recreating the entire Shea Stadium concert from 1965.


Co-headlining this year's Beatle's Fest are "The Blue Meanies" known for their high profile tributes to The Beatles, The Monkees, and The Beach Boys! Also on the bill is "Penny Lane" one of the few dress-up bands making their debut this year, and "Get Back" with The Oh Nos and AfterFab, both from Massachusetts, specializing in solo Beatles material. It's "Getting Better" "Because" there are 10 bands playing Beatle Fest this year! The festival will also feature more Beatle and memorabilia dealers, vendors, and exhibitors, along with a larger variety of food choices.

L to R....Hilton Valentine and Chas Chandler of The Animals...Gettyimages

Also on the bill this year, a special guest appearance by the lead guitarist of "Eric Burdon and the Animals", Hilton Valentine"It Won't Be Long" now, it's coming up on August 15 at the Ives Concert Park. Visit for "Every Little Thing" pertaining to Beatles Fest. "This Boy" recommends you purchase your tickets in advance at

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