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Shane Landers as Paul McCartney, plays the bass Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

The Return brings Beatles music back to life

By Parker Otto, Columnist | February 9, 2020

DeKALB — When the lights dimmed on the Egyptian Theatre stage, four Georgian musicians rushed on and became the iconic, Liverpudlian, mop-top Beatles.The Return, an American Beatles tribute band, performed Friday with a mix of the early hits and later...

Beatles tribute band coming to Egyptian Theatre

By Parker Otto, Columnist | February 5, 2020

DeKALB — The end of The Beatles came in 1970 when Paul McCartney announced he was leaving the group, but 50 years later the music of The Beatles lives on and will be performed by The Return, an American Beatles tribute band. The show will be 7:30 p.m....

The Fab Four and The Stones to square off at Egyptian Theatre

The Fab Four and The Stones to square off at Egyptian Theatre

By Andrew_Howe | March 7, 2019

 The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 54 years ago. The argument at the time, and one that still persists, was that the Beatles were a pop group and the Stones were...

Liverpool Legends bring Beatles’ spirit

By Sam Malone | November 6, 2017

For one night and one night only, Beatlemania returned to DeKalb as Beatles tribute band, the Liverpool Legends, performed at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., Saturday.Taking audience members through the expansive discography of The Beatles, the...

Liverpool Legends to perform as the Beatles

By Sam Malone | November 2, 2017

After a “Hard Day’s Night” students can drive their cars down to catch Beatles tribute band, the Liverpool Legends, as they take the audience back to Beatlemania 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.The fourth and final installment...

NIU UNICEF Campus Initiative to screen ‘The Concert for Bangladesh’

By Northern Star staff | March 5, 2015

NIU UNICEF Campus Initiative will hold a screening of “The Concert for Bangladesh” at 7 p.m. March 19 in Cole Hall, Room 100.The movie features performances from George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston and Leon Russell....

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