THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
On Screen: 4:00pm or 7:30pm (You Pick!)
THE LOT LA JOLLA
Introduction in Auditorium #1 (projected on all screens)
Discussion follows screenings in Auditorium #1 (and televised live on screen in Auditorium #3)
EIGHT DAYS A WEEK: THE TOURING YEARS
February 9th, 1964, 8:12pm EST - after a brief commercial break, four young men from Liverpool step onto the Ed Sullivan stage, changing culture forever.
Seventy-three million people watched The Beatles perform that night, the largest audience in television history. But it is what the band did next that would introduce them to the entire world, permanently transforming the music industry and forever ingraining them into the fabric of popular culture... They went on tour.
By the time the band quit touring in August of 1966, they had performed 166 concerts in 15 countries and 90 cities around the world. The cultural phenomenon their touring helped create, known as """"""""Beatlemania,"""""""" was something the world had never seen before and, arguably, hasn't since.
This is the story of the band's exceptional touring years - an intimate portrait of the band, and a behind-the-scenes look at The Beatles on tour. Exploring the effect it had on their relationships, as well as their musical evolution, and looking at how they transformed the world of music, the film features interviews, unheard music and exclusive concert footage from the biggest band of all time.
Running Time: 129 Minute*s. Not Rated.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE ON A THURSDAY.
*ALSO PLEASE NOTE: This program features the 99 minute documentary EIGHT DAYS A WEEK: THE TOURING YEARS along with a 30 minute concert film BEATLES LIVE AT SHEA STADIUM 1965.