Aug. 23, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
"Get Back" Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles in Seattle '64
PRESENTED BY SYNERGIA NORTHWEST 2014
“Get Back” Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles in Seattle is a historic tribute concert that will feature an all-star cast of emerging and iconic northwest musicians spanning generations.
Hosted by Pat O'Day and Marco Collins, Pacific Northwest singers, songwriters, musicians and bands will pay homage to the lads from Liverpool by performing the original set The Beatles performed at the 1964 Seattle Coliseum concert which will include Beatles classics like “She Loves You” and “I Want to Hold Your Hand”, followed by "Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band" performed in its entirety with special guest musicians and singers paying tribute to the iconic album. The Sgt. Pepper’s performance will be backed by the 50 piece Synergia Northwest Orchestra.
In addition, a very special Northwest premiere of Sir Paul McCartney's classical composition, "Celebration" from his second full-length release of original classical music "Standing Stone" will be performed by the Synergia Northwest Orchestra.
"Get Back" includes performances by:
Jeff Angell (Walking Papers)
Ben Smith (Heart) and Nate Mendel (Foo Fighters) with special guests
The Kingsmen’s Barry Curtis and Friends
Carrie Akre (Hammerbox - Goodness)
Justin S. Davis (Star Anna – Strong Suit)
Chris Friel (Goodness – The Rockfords)
Spike and the Imaplers Horns
The Funky 2 Death Horns
Tor Dietrichson (Global Village – Diga Rhythm Band)
The 2014 Synergia Northwest Orchestra Conducted by Dr. Bret Smith
With more special guests to be announced
In addition to having selected Northwest music students playing with Synergia Northwest Orchestra, proceeds from the "Get Back" will benefit Pacific Northwest youth music organizations for the cause of preserving and safeguarding the Northwest’s rich musical legacy. The concert will be streamed by The Melodic Caring Project, an organization that combines music and technology to stream live concerts to hospitalized kids and teens.
The 2014 Youth Music Beneficiaries are: Northwest Choirs, Seattle Music Partners, Washington Music Educators Association (Young Musicians Excelling), Music Matters through Music Aid Northwest, Vera Project, Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Music Works Northwest.