LVCVA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of The Beatles Only Las Vegas Performances
July 29, 2014 by VegasNews.com
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) will unveil a permanent commemorative plaque celebrating the anniversary of The Beatles’ two sold-out shows at the Las Vegas Convention Center in 1964. In addition, the Las Vegas News Bureau will debut “The Beatles: Las Vegas 1964” exhibit.
The two shows were the only time in history all four members of The Beatles played in Las Vegas together.
On hand will be Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins, LVCVA Board of Directors Chairman Rossi Ralenkotter, LVCVA President/CEO, who attended both concerts, and Chuck Gunderson, author of “Some Fun Tonight! The Backstage Story of How The Beatles Rocked America: The Historic Tours of 1964-1966”.
“The Beatles: Las Vegas 1964” is a multi-media exhibit featuring the Fab Four’s visit from the fans’ perspectives. From screaming teens and security guards to publicity agents and news reporters, the News Bureau exhibit features interviews and photographs from the people who experienced the commotion on Aug. 20, 1964. The multi-media exhibition will be on display in the Grand Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center through Oct. 27.
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 at approximately 10:15 a.m.
Las Vegas Convention Center lobby 3150 Paradise Rd.
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