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Danbury Fields Forever Beatles Music Festival full entertainment line-up announced

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Danbury, CT - On Saturday, August 3, 2013, in celebration of The Beatles' 50th anniversary, thousands of fans will "Come Together" for "DANBURY FIELDS FOREVER," a day-long music, arts and food festival of at Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Avenue Ext. in Danbury, Connecticut. The Noon-8pm event is a fund-raiser for Sandy Hook, with 100% of net ticket sales benefiting charity. The event is seeking sponsorships.

Open to all ages, this returning family-friendly festival will feature 10 bands, each representing different eras or presentations of Beatles music.
The complete line-up of entertainment has been announced, including special tributes to John Lennon and George Harrison. estival-goers will enjoy acts including "Something;" an acoustic ensemble from New York City; the "BeatlesTracks Band" from Mass., who Cha Chi Loprete of Boston's WZLX Radio called "a really great Beatles Tribute Band;" "Guitar Charlie," a guitar virtuoso who performed at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral in a special John Lennon Memorial concert; "Fools On The Hill," a Connecticut band who played the first "Danbury Fields Forever" last year; Jeff Slate, who leads the band "Bird of Paradox" featuring members of Paul McCartney & Wings and John Lennon's Elephant's Memory;" hard-rocking "Genetic Control," specialists in psychedelic version of Beatle classics, the "Lennon Legacy Show," a special and touching tribute to John, "The Mystery Tour" performing latter-day Beatles songs in full Sgt. Pepper costumes; and "The Hofners," featuring legendary Mike "Ringo" Streeto on drums, Mark Ehmann ("Hard Night's Day") on bass and Dave Pal ("Beatlemania Again") on rhythm, recreating the Ed Sullivan era with the earliest Beatles classics. Rounding out the

The final band booked for the extravaganza is The Cryers, who have been performing throughout the U.S. and Canada since 1991. The Cryers have performed with Denny Laine (Moody Blues, Wings), Terry Sylvester (Hollies), Ian Mitchell (Bay City Rollers) and many great rock & roll groups. Sid Bernstein, the man responsible for bringing the Beatles to America, calls this band “Magical!” Cryers' leader Joe Orlando and Belle Liao also co-own the Monmouth Academy of Musical Arts in New Jersey ( In keeping with the core philosophy of giving back to the global community by teaching and promoting the love of music, a portion of the band's proceeds goes straight back to the Academy in The Cryers' campaign of Love, Joy, Peace and Purpose Through Music©.

An entire-day "ticket to ride" admission starts at only $20.00 from There are also VIP packages. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Another feature of the festival will be music and memorabilia vendors and exhibits, plus family features such as face-painting and inflatables for kids.

For further info call (203) 795-4737, email or visit

As The Beatles sang, "'s guaranteed to raise a smile!"

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