Holon Beatles Festival 311.
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Beatlemania shows no signs of letting up, at least in Holon. The fourth annual
three-day Beatles Festival in Holon is taking place on May 26-28 and the lineup
of attractions is as strong as ever.
Efrat Gosh, Hemi Rodner, Yael
Deckelbaum, Yirmy Kaplan, Shlomo Gronich and Uzi Ramirez are just some of the
performer who will be donning an English accent and reliving the days of the Fab
Four Thursday’s opening night event will feature the now-traditional performance
by the country’s premier Beatles tribute band, Magical Mystery Tour, on the roof
of the city’s Steinberg Culture and Arts Center ala the final scene in Let It
The evening will also include a tribute to George Harrison on the
10th anniversary of his death, featuring his songs from his Beatles and solo
years performed by Alma Zohar, Yair Dallal and others. The opening night ends
with Ramirez leading a power trio in “One and One and One is Three” – blues and
psychedelic interpretations of Beatles classics Day two includes a lecture by
Beatles expert and festival director Yoav Kutner, with musical accompaniment by
Deckelbaum, a fashion show of ’60s style clothing, and in the evening, an
all-star show featuring Rodner, Gronich, Kaplan and Tamar Eisenman performing
together with the Magical Mystery Tour.
The final night will feature
“Fool on the Hill,” a special show arranged by Avi Leibovitch and The Orchestra
with special guests Gosh, Shlomi Saban and Dana Adini.