Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Beatle's Tribute "Help!" for Last Hot Summer Night Friday

Classic rock, dance bands, and HELP, the Beatles Tribute band that toured through Temecula’s Hot Summer Nights last year, will close out the 10-week concert series, Friday, September 3. Bands performing include Open Road, The BASH, L.A. Accident, and Older than Dirt. There will also be a party jump for the kids.

HELP! features all the Beatles’ hits from early 60s to the White Album, Magical Mystery Tour and solo work not usually played by Beatles bands. The members of Help! perform everything live, no tapes or sequencers. Dressed in Sgt. Pepper, Nehru and black suits to give the feel of an authentic Beatles performance, the band has performed throughout Southern California. HELP! will play at Baily’s Courtyard from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The LA Accident showcases the smooth, wide-range vocals of Luke Andrews with an edgy and funky band that creates an irresistible fusion of funk, pop, and rock. With genuine musicianship and taste for melodic guitar riffs and solos, The LA Accident is not just another pop/rock band. With meaningful lyrics, the band performs music that everyone can relate to. There are no "accidents", things just fall into place. L.A. Accident will play at Temecula Valley Cheese Company.

Open Road first caught the eye of Summer Nights fans on August 6. Led by Kenneth Rice, this band is classified as “jazz” on Amazon.com but they consider their sound as “smoothing out the classics.” That would be classic rock with everything from Bob Seeger to Van Morrison and the Beatles. They will play in front of the Old Town Smoke Shop on Old Town Front Street from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

THE BASH encompasses a unique collection of musical talent with experience dating back to the late 1970s. They bring together classically trained musicians and players with harder edged pop and rock backgrounds. This allows the band to adeptly cover R&B, jazz, blues, and even bluegrass. Catch this band next to the Palomar Hotel.

Dynamite Dave will also be in Old Town making his balloon creations. Every Friday night at Pennypickle’s Workshop/Temecula Children’s Museum, children and their parents can enjoy science adventures from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For information visit www.pennypickles.org.

The Merc at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater features Rock ‘n Roll Friday evenings beginning at 8 p.m. Cost is $15 per person. For plays, musicals and performances at the Theater see www.temeculatheater.org. For more information and a current lineup see www.temeculaevents.org or call (951) 693-3952.