- Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Showdown *RESCHEDULED*
- Dates: April 18, 2021
- Location: Mayo Civic Center
- Address: 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
- Time: 5:00PM & 8:00PM
- Price: $35 - $55
The Beatles vs. Stones shows, scheduled for Saturday, September 19 at the Mayo Civic Center, have been postponed to Sunday, April 18, 2021.
All purchased tickets will be transferred to the newly rescheduled date. Patrons may receive full refunds, if desired. Refunds can be requested by logging in to your Ticketmaster account.
The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 54 years ago. The argument at the time, and one that still persists, was that the Beatles were a pop group and the Stones were a rock band: the boys next door vs. the bad boys of rock. So who's better? These two legendary bands will engage in an on-stage, throw down - a musical 'showdown' if you will - at the Mayo Civic Center on Saturday, September 19 with 2 shows (5:00PM and 8:00PM) courtesy of tribute bands Abbey Road and Satisfaction - The International Rolling Stones Show.
Taking the side of the Fab Four is Abbey Road, one of the county's top Beatles tribute bands. With brilliant musicianship and authentic costumes and gear, Abbey Road plays beloved songs spanning the Beatles' career. They face off against renowned Stones tribute band Satisfaction - The International Rolling Stones Show, who offer a faithful rendition of the music and style of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and the bad boys of the British Invasion.
The Rochester show is part of a 125 stop tour of the U.S., Australia and Canada and has been touring since 2011.The show also performs long term residencies for a number of the Harrah's Casino properties. The production includes some of the more popular songs from the two rock pioneers and covers the scope of their musical careers, although the set list for Satisfaction usually includes Rolling Stones songs up to the 1980s.
During the two-hour show, the bands perform three sets each, trading places in quick set changes and ending the night with an all-out encore involving both bands. The band members have their outfits custom-made, since avid fans know exactly what the Beatles and Stones wore onstage during different time periods in their careers. There's a lot of good-natured jabbing between the bands as well.
Full COVID-19 Protocols and socially distanced seating is in place at the Mayo Civic Center. The show is appropriate for all ages.
This show is sponsored by: