Atlantic City Convention Hall - Atlantic City, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 39° 21.344 W 074° 26.309
18S E 548378 N 4356404
Quick Description: The Beatles played here in 1964.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 9/23/2010 10:57:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM9RBP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 8

Long Description:
The Beatles played here August 30, 1964 at the Atlanitc City Convention Hall during their first US tour. See photos of the tickets (which ranged in price from $2.75 to $5.50! here: (visit link)

This 2007 news article (visit link) by concert-attendee Larry Kane, has some additional information about the Atlantic City concert-- including the fact that The Righteous Brothers, who had been the opening act for the Beatles quit because they were totally outshadowed by the Fab Four. They were replaced here by Clarence "Frogman" Henry. Kane also informs us that the Beatles used a decoy limo to distract their fans.
Location:
Georgia and Mississippi Avenues and the Boardwalk Atltantic City, NJ


Type of location: Concert venue

Connection to The Beatles:
They played here 8/30/1964.


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