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24.01.2007 - "Beatles-Forever!" festival news

As it was earlier reportedthere have been fixed the date and the place of the Fourth International Music Festival "Beatles-Forever!"
The Festival is to take place on the 16-th of the June 2007 and will be devoted to the 65-th anniversary of Paul McCartney.
The place of the Festival conducting will traditionaly become SOK "Logoisk" tht is situated 30 km from Minsc, Vitebsk direction, near Logoisk town.
The entrance is free.
Visa support, hotel accomodation and transfer: "VNESHINTOURIST" travel company, phone 00375-17-293-18-66, e-mail: incoming@mail.bn.by

For today the following musicians and bands have confimed their participation:

 

Double Fantasy Duo
Belarus

The formation of this duo is obligated to the appearance of the first Beatles Café on the territory of the ex-USSR in Minsk in 2003. The professionalism of these musicians is indisputable. At different time they had been the participants of the famous Belarusian group Pesnyary, but united in a duo due to their great love to The Beatles band.
The performance of these musicians with Beatles repertoire cant leave anyone indifferent and always deserves great applause. Right now they play in various bands famous not only in Belarus. Vladimir Tkachenko guitar, arranger of The State Orchestra under Michael Finberg conducting. Victor Molchanov guitarist of the Pesnyary band.
Double Fantasy Duo is the permanent participant of all the festivals Beatles-Forever! in Minsk and some other cities also had a chance to appreciate their mastery.

The cast of the duo:
Vladimir Tkachenko acoustic guitar, violin, sitar
Victor Molchanov - acoustic guitar, steel-pedal-guitar

 

Leonid Tihomirov
Russia

The name of Leonid Tihomirov, an actor, composer, musician, is well-known not only in his native city St. Petersburg but far beyond its boarders in Moscow, Toliatti, Minsk. From 1974 he has been a participant of many parties, festivals and holidays devoted to The Beatles band. Leonid sincerely loves The Beatles band and always gives a piece of his soul performing the songs of The Fab Four to all presented at his concerts. He has been singing Beatles songs from 1967.

Leonid Tihomirov acoustic guitar, harp, vocals

 

The Prellies band
Great Britain

The Prellies band was formed in 2002. Their repertoire is mainly consists of the songs which The Beatles performed in the early 60s in Hamburg and Liverpool. They are trying to perform the way The Beatles did playing fast and thrilling Rock-n-Roll.
Their first performance was at The Casbah Coffee Club, then at The Jacaranda Coffee Bar. Since 2003 they constantly take part in the annual Liverpool Beatles-Week. Besides they played with Tony Sheridan and acted in a BBC film The Lost Beatles devoted to Stuart Sutcliffe. 

The cast of the band:
Gareth Evans bass guitar, vocals
Trevor Townsend lead guitar, vocals
Martin Cadwallader rhythm guitar, vocals
Chris Henderson - drums

 

The Sunflowers band
Russia

The Sunflowers band was formed in Saint Petersburg in the early 2000s. 
There are plenty of Beatles songs in their repertoire right now. This band requires more and more experience every year and now it can be considered one of the most interesting groups in the city on the Neva river. The musicians participate in all the Beatles festivals held in Saint Petersburg, Moscow and also perform in a Petersburg café Liverpool. 

The cast of the band:
Baigarin Timur guitar, keyboards, vocals
Smirnova Irina bass guitar, vocals
Semenov Alexander guitar, vocals
Klasovich Valeriy drums

 

Back from the USSR band
Russia

Back from the USSR was formed in 2005 and since their formation they have played many concerts in their homeland of Russia as well as across the continent. First appearing in 2005 at the Beatles Week in Liverpool they quickly became one of the fans favourites over there and were immediately invited by the organizers to participate in the next festival. Right after the successful concerts in Liverpool there appeared a report in Internet that Alena Yarushina, the soloist of the band, was socially recognized the best vocalist at the Beatles Week in Liverpool.
Front man Valeriy Yarushin started his musical career in the early 70s with the band Ariel who became one of the most popular USSR rock-pop bands
At the moment the musicians are getting ready a new programme for the international festivals.
Special emphasis in this programme is laid on vocal of Alena Yarushina and keyboard solo of her brother Oleg. 

The cast of the band:
Valeriy Yarushin bass guitar, vocals
Alena Yarushina vocals
Alexander Trapezdnikov guitar, back vocals
Oleg Yarushin keyboards, back vocals
Alexander Akinin - drums

 

"Mal Evans Memorial Band"
Netherlands

Mal Evans Memorial Band consisting of great musicians, performing the songs of their idols, was formed in 1998. Beatle fans know and love this band because of their huge enthousiasm.
It was named in honour of a roadie and a good friend of The Beatles Mal Evans, who unfortunately tragically died.
In 2005 the band received the prestigious Golden Apple Award from the Dutch fan club Beatles Unlimited for the best performance of a Beatle tune. They were chosen (along with other bands) to appear at the annual Beatle Week festivities in Liverpool in august 2006.
February 2007 sees the release of an album consisting of dutch versions of Beatle songs.

The cast of the band:
Marcel van der Linden percussion, vocals
Janneke van Heeswijk drums
Martin Jansen keyboards, guitar
Jan Hovers bass guitar
Harry Eberhard - guitar

 

V.S.O.P. band
Belarus

V.S.O.P. band was formed in 2005 in Minsk. Four musicians, having played and playing in different projects, were united by great desire to perform together. The greater part of their repertoire is the songs of The Beatles a huge love and tribute to the great band. The musicians perform well-known Beatles songs in hard-rock arrangement.  
The band is held in respect among many famous musicians. They often participate in clubs and Beatles festivals. The band consists of two musicians. They are Andrey Kozlovskiy and Alexander Nesterovich, the former participants of a legendary Belarusian rock band Suzore.

The cast of the band:
Andrey Kozlovskiy guitar, vocals
Alexander Nesterovich keyboards, back vocals
Andrey Starikov bass guitar, back vocals
Leonid Jurkevich - drums

 

Valeriy Shchezhin
Russia

Valeriy Shchezhin, a composer, performer and arranger lives in the city of Samara. In different times he worked as a soloist playing the balalaika, a Russian folk instrument, in Saratov and Samara Philharmonic Society; and as a composer and arranger of the ensemble of folk instruments Souvenir.
He is a prize-winner of various Russian and foreign contests and festivals. He released three albums. He is the author of more than 100 songs and academic music.
His arrangement of The Beatles songs and their performance on the balalaika fascinates everybody irrespective of age.

 

Lucy-in-the-sky band
Germany

For the last 10 years Lucy-in-the-sky has been one of the most popular and successful Beatles-Cover-Bands in Germany. They perform songs in their own unmistakable lively and vivid style rather than sticking too close to the original sound.
Coming up on a stage in original sixties-style suits they take the audience back in time to the bloom of Rock-n-Roll.
The band participate in many concerts in Germany and abroad, take part in various Beatles festivals in France, Spain (Star Club in Mallorca) and England (Liverpool Beatles-Week).

The cast of the band:
Peter Seel lead guitar
Bernd Gudernatsch bass guitar
Christoph Latsch rhythm guitar
Robin Achenbach - drums

   
 
   
 
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10.04.2009
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24.12.2008
22.07.2008
29.10.2007
09.07.2007
30.05.2007
10.04.2007
27.12.2006
24.01.2007 - "Beatles-Forever!" festival news

As it was earlier reportedthere have been fixed the date and the place of the Fourth International Music Festival "Beatles-Forever!"
The Festival is to take place on the 16-th of the June 2007 and will be devoted to the 65-th anniversary of Paul McCartney.
The place of the Festival conducting will traditionaly become SOK "Logoisk" tht is situated 30 km from Minsc, Vitebsk direction, near Logoisk town.
The entrance is free.
Visa support, hotel accomodation and transfer: "VNESHINTOURIST" travel company, phone 00375-17-293-18-66, e-mail: incoming@mail.bn.by

For today the following musicians and bands have confimed their participation:

 

Double Fantasy Duo
Belarus

The formation of this duo is obligated to the appearance of the first Beatles Café on the territory of the ex-USSR in Minsk in 2003. The professionalism of these musicians is indisputable. At different time they had been the participants of the famous Belarusian group Pesnyary, but united in a duo due to their great love to The Beatles band.
The performance of these musicians with Beatles repertoire cant leave anyone indifferent and always deserves great applause. Right now they play in various bands famous not only in Belarus. Vladimir Tkachenko guitar, arranger of The State Orchestra under Michael Finberg conducting. Victor Molchanov guitarist of the Pesnyary band.
Double Fantasy Duo is the permanent participant of all the festivals Beatles-Forever! in Minsk and some other cities also had a chance to appreciate their mastery.

The cast of the duo:
Vladimir Tkachenko acoustic guitar, violin, sitar
Victor Molchanov - acoustic guitar, steel-pedal-guitar

 

Leonid Tihomirov
Russia

The name of Leonid Tihomirov, an actor, composer, musician, is well-known not only in his native city St. Petersburg but far beyond its boarders in Moscow, Toliatti, Minsk. From 1974 he has been a participant of many parties, festivals and holidays devoted to The Beatles band. Leonid sincerely loves The Beatles band and always gives a piece of his soul performing the songs of The Fab Four to all presented at his concerts. He has been singing Beatles songs from 1967.

Leonid Tihomirov acoustic guitar, harp, vocals

 

The Prellies band
Great Britain

The Prellies band was formed in 2002. Their repertoire is mainly consists of the songs which The Beatles performed in the early 60s in Hamburg and Liverpool. They are trying to perform the way The Beatles did playing fast and thrilling Rock-n-Roll.
Their first performance was at The Casbah Coffee Club, then at The Jacaranda Coffee Bar. Since 2003 they constantly take part in the annual Liverpool Beatles-Week. Besides they played with Tony Sheridan and acted in a BBC film The Lost Beatles devoted to Stuart Sutcliffe. 

The cast of the band:
Gareth Evans bass guitar, vocals
Trevor Townsend lead guitar, vocals
Martin Cadwallader rhythm guitar, vocals
Chris Henderson - drums

 

The Sunflowers band
Russia

The Sunflowers band was formed in Saint Petersburg in the early 2000s. 
There are plenty of Beatles songs in their repertoire right now. This band requires more and more experience every year and now it can be considered one of the most interesting groups in the city on the Neva river. The musicians participate in all the Beatles festivals held in Saint Petersburg, Moscow and also perform in a Petersburg café Liverpool. 

The cast of the band:
Baigarin Timur guitar, keyboards, vocals
Smirnova Irina bass guitar, vocals
Semenov Alexander guitar, vocals
Klasovich Valeriy drums

 

Back from the USSR band
Russia

Back from the USSR was formed in 2005 and since their formation they have played many concerts in their homeland of Russia as well as across the continent. First appearing in 2005 at the Beatles Week in Liverpool they quickly became one of the fans favourites over there and were immediately invited by the organizers to participate in the next festival. Right after the successful concerts in Liverpool there appeared a report in Internet that Alena Yarushina, the soloist of the band, was socially recognized the best vocalist at the Beatles Week in Liverpool.
Front man Valeriy Yarushin started his musical career in the early 70s with the band Ariel who became one of the most popular USSR rock-pop bands
At the moment the musicians are getting ready a new programme for the international festivals.
Special emphasis in this programme is laid on vocal of Alena Yarushina and keyboard solo of her brother Oleg. 

The cast of the band:
Valeriy Yarushin bass guitar, vocals
Alena Yarushina vocals
Alexander Trapezdnikov guitar, back vocals
Oleg Yarushin keyboards, back vocals
Alexander Akinin - drums

 

"Mal Evans Memorial Band"
Netherlands

Mal Evans Memorial Band consisting of great musicians, performing the songs of their idols, was formed in 1998. Beatle fans know and love this band because of their huge enthousiasm.
It was named in honour of a roadie and a good friend of The Beatles Mal Evans, who unfortunately tragically died.
In 2005 the band received the prestigious Golden Apple Award from the Dutch fan club Beatles Unlimited for the best performance of a Beatle tune. They were chosen (along with other bands) to appear at the annual Beatle Week festivities in Liverpool in august 2006.
February 2007 sees the release of an album consisting of dutch versions of Beatle songs.

The cast of the band:
Marcel van der Linden percussion, vocals
Janneke van Heeswijk drums
Martin Jansen keyboards, guitar
Jan Hovers bass guitar
Harry Eberhard - guitar

 

V.S.O.P. band
Belarus

V.S.O.P. band was formed in 2005 in Minsk. Four musicians, having played and playing in different projects, were united by great desire to perform together. The greater part of their repertoire is the songs of The Beatles a huge love and tribute to the great band. The musicians perform well-known Beatles songs in hard-rock arrangement.  
The band is held in respect among many famous musicians. They often participate in clubs and Beatles festivals. The band consists of two musicians. They are Andrey Kozlovskiy and Alexander Nesterovich, the former participants of a legendary Belarusian rock band Suzore.

The cast of the band:
Andrey Kozlovskiy guitar, vocals
Alexander Nesterovich keyboards, back vocals
Andrey Starikov bass guitar, back vocals
Leonid Jurkevich - drums

 

Valeriy Shchezhin
Russia

Valeriy Shchezhin, a composer, performer and arranger lives in the city of Samara. In different times he worked as a soloist playing the balalaika, a Russian folk instrument, in Saratov and Samara Philharmonic Society; and as a composer and arranger of the ensemble of folk instruments Souvenir.
He is a prize-winner of various Russian and foreign contests and festivals. He released three albums. He is the author of more than 100 songs and academic music.
His arrangement of The Beatles songs and their performance on the balalaika fascinates everybody irrespective of age.

 

Lucy-in-the-sky band
Germany

For the last 10 years Lucy-in-the-sky has been one of the most popular and successful Beatles-Cover-Bands in Germany. They perform songs in their own unmistakable lively and vivid style rather than sticking too close to the original sound.
Coming up on a stage in original sixties-style suits they take the audience back in time to the bloom of Rock-n-Roll.
The band participate in many concerts in Germany and abroad, take part in various Beatles festivals in France, Spain (Star Club in Mallorca) and England (Liverpool Beatles-Week).

The cast of the band:
Peter Seel lead guitar
Bernd Gudernatsch bass guitar
Christoph Latsch rhythm guitar
Robin Achenbach - drums

   
 
   
 
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