The Grammy Museum at L.A. Live is presenting 'Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles!' an exhibit debuting in Los Angeles on July 1, 2016. The traveling exhibit continues the celebration of the 50 year anniversary of the year that the 'Fab Four' arrived in the United States and their impact on pop culture.
The Beatles' exhibit will be on the second floor of the Grammy Musuem from July 1-Sept. 5, 2016. Curated by the Grammy Museum, the exhibit includes over 400 pieces of memorabilia, rare photographs, records, tour artifacts, clothing, videos and more. Tickets for the exhibit are currently on sale.
The British band first landed on American soil on Sun., Feb. 7, 1964/The Beatles, consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, made their live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on Feb. 9, 1964, an event viewed by a record-breaking television audience of 73 million people The history-making broadcast was followed by a second appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" on Feb. 16, 1964. The group played a concert in Washington D.C., which was followed by two appearances at Carnegie Hall in New York City. While the group toured America, Beatlemania ensured in the U.S. and around the world.
Beatlemania is the term coined to describe the excitement generated by the four mop-top musicians from Liverpool. It hard to describe the phenomenon to people who did not experience it first hand. The group was greeted by the shrieks of adoring fans where ever they went.
'Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles!' opened at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Feb., 2014. The exhibit has traveled to the Midwest Music Museum at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn.,, the Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Okla., LBJ Presidential Library in Austin Texas, and GRAMMY Museum Mississippi in Cleveland, Miss..