Culture in brief: The Weeklings play The Beatles
The Weeklings will perform The Music of The Beatles at Outpost in the Burbs, on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 40 South Fullerton Ave.
Their 10-piece orchestra will perform music from the Fab Four’s early years, the White Album, and the Abbey Road album, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. They also perform power pop songs inspired by the Beatles sound; their latest, a remake of the 1966 garage rock classic “Friday on My Mind,” features Herman’s Hermits’ Peter Noone. At the Outpost, they will also perform some of The Weeklings’ fan favorite original songs.
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The band includes former members of Styx, of the original “Beatlemania” on Broadway, Jon Bon Jovi & The Kings of Suburbia, and Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes, to name a few. The Weeklings are Glen Burtnik aka "Lefty Weekling" (bass/vocals), Bob Burger aka "Zeek Weekling" (rhythm guitar/vocals), John Merjave aka "Rocky Weekling" (lead guitar/vocals) and Joe Bellia aka “Smokestack Weekling" (drums/vocals).
For tickets and information visit outpostintheburbs.org.