The Midnight Special: The Beatles' Abbey Road
Thursday 12 December 2019 to
12th December 2019 20:00 - 22:45
Join The Midnight Special in a celebration of The Beatles’ final masterpiece, Abbey Road. The band will be playing the album in full to mark the 50th anniversary of the LP, faithfully reproducing the album note for note, accompanied by a full string section.
After the performance of the album, the band will return to the stage for a second set of Beatles greatest hits.
Tickets are £15 + booking fee in advance. Limited discounted Dreamland members tickets are available at £12.50 + booking fee in advance.
The Midnight Special come to Dreamland for the very first time, after performing five sold-out London shows to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and The White Album. At each of the performances, the band faithfully reproduced the albums, in full, note for note, accompanied by a full string section.
The Beatles in 1969…
After the somewhat difficult Let It Be sessions with the band on the verge of breaking up, The Beatles returned to the familiarity of Abbey Road Studios to start work on a batch of carefully crafted recordings with ambitious musical arrangements. George Martin was invited back to produce the sessions on his own insistence that “We do this like we used to…”
Abbey Road is considered by many as The Beatles' masterwork. With a feeling amongst the members that this could perhaps be their last album together, this is the sound of a whole band working flawlessly in the studio. Most notably in the 8 song medley that made up the second side of the vinyl, finishing with ‘The End’ and the fitting lyrics, “In the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make…”
This is a 14+ event, Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+.
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