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Today in music history

In 1964, the Beatles made their live U.S. television debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. I Want to Hold Your Hand could barely be heard over the screams from the audience, who were also treated to All My Loving, Till There Was You, She Loves You and I Saw Her Standing There. There were 50,000 requests for the 725 available seats. The Beatles appeared on the show again a week later. Each program was watched by an estimated 70 million people.

 

Born this day

Stompin' Tom Connors, 1936

Carole King, 1942

Joe Pesci, 1943

Mia Farrow, 1945

Mena Suvari, 1979

 

Today's Lineup

Concerts

 

This Hisses

West End Cultural Centre, 8 p.m. with Pop Crimes & Slow Dancers. Tickets $15 and $20 at the door at the WECC, Ticketmaster.

Dean Brody

Burton Cummings Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $25 and $34.50 at Ticketmaster.

The Bros. Landreth

The Folk Exchange, 8 p.m., $10 at Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store.

Theatre

Ed's Garage

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Mainstage, 8 p.m. Tickets start at $29 at 204-942-6537, www.mtc.mb.ca.

Grug

Manitoba Theatre for Young People, 4 p.m., Canwest Performing Arts Centre, $15.50

My Big Fat Winnipeg Wedding

Celebrations Dinner Theatre, Canad Inns Ft. Garry, 1824 Pembina Hwy., 6:15 p.m., to March 23. Tickets $30.95 to $69.95 at 204-982-8282.

The Dishwashers

Prairie Theatre Exchange, ends tomorrow, 3rd floor Portage Place. Tickets at 204-942-5483.

 

Comedy

Rumor's

Glen Foster -- That Canadian Guy, 7:45 and 10:30 p.m. $15 at 204-488-4520 or rumorscomedyclub.com

 

Out and about

Folk for Families

With Scott Senior and Amber Epp, 1:30 p.m., Millennium Library, children's department.

Varsity View CC Winter Carnival

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; free.

 

LIterary

Dr. Michael Gilmour

Presents Animals in a Biblical Literature: Musings on the Ethical Implications, 7-8:30 p.m., McNally Robinson Booksellers.

Nightclubs

 

Alive (140 Bannatyne): Pop Vegas

Big A (1975 Portage): Super Nature

The Current (Inn at the Forks): Papa Mambo

Grant & Wilton Coffeehouse (1077 Grant): Queen's Brigade

Highway 75 Blues and Sports Bar (Pembina Hotel): The Detonaters with Damon Mitchell

Jaguars Restaurant & Lounge (1415 Regent): The Marvells

Jeffrey's (1420 Henderson): Damn Straight

Joe Black Coffee Bar (2037 Portage): Mark David Stallard with Ryan Janz

Joe's Garage (Pandora Inn, 103 Bond): Gold Commandos

King's Head (120 King): Highway 59

The Lobby On York (295 York): Stylistic Saturdays

Marion (393 Marion): Barry G Player

The New Cavalier (1650 Regent): Flip Cats

The Oak (826 Regent): Rival Sons

Palomino (1133 Portage): Momentary Madness

Park Theatre (698 Osborne): Canadian Sport Film Festival

Pony Corral (Grant and Wilton): Mike and the Eastwood Gang

Prairie Ink McNally Robinson (Grant Park Shopping Centre): Bob Watts Trio

Silver Spike (202 Bond): Pop the Trunk

Tavern United MTS Centre (260 Hargrave): Tom Dunlop

Tavern United Transcona (826 Regent): Johnni Splash

Times Change(d) (Main & St. Mary Ave.): The Wind-Ups, Andrew Neville and the Poor Choices

Toukies (Club Regent Casino): Saving Daylight

Upperdeck Sports Bar (McPhillips Station Casino): Mother Groove

Whiskey Dix (436 Main): The Valentinos

Windsor Hotel (187 Garry): Lazyhorse, the Angry Dragons, Satanic Rights

Wood Tavern (Norwood Hotel): Moneyfinger

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 9, 2013 G5

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