McCartney Times

Beatles authors to headline Beatles at the Ridge Festival –

Beatles authors to headline Beatles at the Ridge Festival –

July 18
12:57 2016

Walnut Ridge, Arkansas — “Beatles at the Ridge,” the award-winning festival that USA TODAY named as “One of the 10 Best Places in the World to Learn About the Beatles,” will return to Walnut Ridge, Arkansas this September 16 and 17.Topping the charts of “things to do” that weekend will be the Fourth Annual Beatles Authors and Artists Symposium – a free two-day event featuring Beatles experts from all over the country. Headlining the weekend’s activities will be two distinguished Beatles authors: Ivor Davis and .The Symposium will celebrate the lasting influence and impact of The Beatles with a weekend full of activities that explore The Beatles’ musical and cultural influence, including discussions with noted Beatles historians, live music, recipe classes, and a special screening of the film Good Ol’ Freda, which documents Freda Kelly, former head of the Beatles Fan Club. Ivor Davis, author of The Beatles and Me on Tour, was the only journalist to complete the entire North American Tour with The Beatles in 1964, and he was present when The Beatles met Elvis months later. He was also the ghost writer for George Harrison for the Daily Express.Davis also wrote Five to Die (the first book on the Charles Manson murders), was with Bobby Kennedy the night he was assassinated, and has interviewed countless celebrities including the late, great Muhammad Ali for the New York Times Syndicate. He’ll be sharing these influential ’60s stories and more at Beatles at the Ridge.

Source: Beatles authors to headline Beatles at the Ridge Festival –

About Author



Related Articles


No Comments Yet!

There are no comments at the moment, do you want to add one?

Write a comment

Only registered users can comment.