The Fest For Beatles Fans Chicago 2014

The Fest For Beatles Fans Chicago 2014

The Fest For Beatles Fans Chicago 2014 (#ChiFest14) is here! Taking place at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare from Friday, August 15 - Sunday, August 17. As they continue to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the Beatles in America, this year's Chicago Fest promises to be hex-citing!

Among the musical guests that vill be in attendance at the Fest are Peter Noone, Micky Dolenz, Mike Pender, Laurance Juber, Mark Rivera, Mark Hudson, and of course Liverpool, the finest Beatles tribute band in the vorld.

Renowned Beatles historian Mark Lewisohn vill also be at the Fest, as vill Rob Shanahan (Ringo Starr's photographer), Wally Podrazik, Bruce Spizer, photographer/author Nancy Lee Andrews and many more special guests.

EVENT TIMES:

  • FRIDAY, AUGUST 15 - 5:00PM TILL 12 MIDNIGHT
  • SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 - 10:30AM TILL 12 MIDNIGHT
  • SUNDAY, AUGUST 17 - 10:30 AM TILL 12 MIDNIGHT

MUSICAL GUESTS:

  • PETER NOONE
  • MICKY DOLENZ
  • MIKE PENDER
  • LAURENCE JUBER
  • LIVERPOOL
  • MARK HUDSON
  • MARK RIVERA

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES:

  • The Ashram (NEW)
  • Giant Beatles Marketplace
  • The Fest Shop
  • Beatles Museum and Art Contest
  • Beatles Memorabilia Exhibit - Jeff Augsburger
  • Beatles A/V & Video Presentations
  • Celebrity Art Exhibit with Neal Glaser
  • Beatles Puppet Shows & Parade with Bob Abdou
  • Sound-Alike Contest
  • Battle of the Beatles Bands
  • Beatles Albums & Singles Exhibit by David Rauh
  • Beatles 60s Dance Party/Look-Alike & Dress Up Contests
  • Trivia & Name That Tune Competitions
  • Art Exhibit with Eric Cash
  • The Ashram
  • Beatles Yoga with Annette
  • The Beatles Karaoke Room
  • Poetry Jam with Deco
  • We Can Write It Out with Mark Hudson (NEW)
  • Door Prizes
  • Open Mic Late Night hosted by Michelle Joni + Michelle My Pelle

FOR THE LITTLE CHILD:

As more second generation Beatles fans are having children, the Fest is expanding their show to include more activities geared to the 12 and under crowd.

  • Puppet Show with Bob Abdou
  • Beatles Parade
  • Kids Korner Art - All weekend in the Art Museum
  • Kids Trivia Contest
  • Kids Name That Tune
  • Kids Beatles Yoga

BEATLES PHOTOGRAPHERS:

  • ROB SHANAHAN
  • NANCY LEE ANDREWS

BEATLES ARTISTS:

  • ERIC CASH
  • RON CAMPBELL
  • NEIL GLASER

BEATLES AUTHORS:

  • MARK LEWISOHN
  • VIVEK TIWARY
  • BRUCE SPIZER
  • AL SUSSMAN
  • DAVID BEDFORD
  • RICHARD BUSKIN
  • CHUCK GUNDERSON
  • CANDY LEONARD
  • DAVE SCHWENSEN
  • JIM BERKENSTADT
  • KENNETH WOMACK
  • ANTHONY ROBUSTELLI
  • JUDE SOUTHERLAND KESSLER
  • JUDITH KRISTEN
  • ROBERT RODRIGUEZ

EMCEE:

  • TERRI HEMMERT

OTHER GUESTS:

  • LANEA STAGG
  • MARC RUBINSTEIN
  • DANNY DONUTS
  • TOM FRANGIONE
  • SUSAN RYAN

HOTEL:

  • The Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, IL.
  • 9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue, just outside O'Hare Airport

Rooms are $145.00 per night. For Reservations, call 847-696-1234 and tell them you are coming to the FEST to get the reduced rates.

If you vould like to book your room online, click HERE.

Buy tickets to THE FEST by clicking HERE.

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