The Walker Center presents ‘1964’ … The Tribute on May 9

By Wendy Byerly Wood

April 27, 2014

WILKESBORO — The Walker Center, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, wraps up its 2013-2014 season with “1964” … The Tribute on May 9 at 8 p.m. This performance is sponsored by Wells Fargo.

Since the early ’80s, “1964” has been thrilling audiences around the globe by taking them on a journey through a quintessential moment in music history that will live forever. Be a part of the journey on May 9 at the Walker Center. Sing along to favorite Beatles’ hits like “Yellow Submarine,” “Let It Be,” “Hey Jude,” “Help!” “Lucy in The Sky With Diamonds,” “Day Tripper,” “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and “Penny Lane.”

Over 20 years of researching and performing have made “1964” masters of their craft. They are hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute, which has earned them the distinction from Rolling Stone magazine as the “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth.”

“1964” recreates an early ’60s live Beatle concert with period clothing, hairstyles and on-stage banter with an accuracy that is unmatched. Sing along to your favorite Beatles’ hits with Mark Benson as John Lennon, Graham Alexander as Paul McCartney, Tom Work as George Harrison, and Bobby Potter as Ringo Starr.

A limited number of tickets are available for this performance. For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact the Walker Center Box Office at 336-838-6260 or walker.boxoffice@wilkescc.edu.