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Beatles tribute act returning to Wilmington stage next spring

Rain — a tribute to Britain’s Fab Four — will perform two shows at 7:30 p.m. on both May 7 and 8. Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m. (Courtesy photo)

WILMINGTON — Beatlemania is coming to downtown Wilmington’s Wilson Center next May.

Rain — a tribute to Britain’s Fab Four — will perform two shows at 7:30 p.m. on both May 7 and 8. Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.

Rain began in the mid 1970s in California, originally tagged “Reign.” In 1979, the act was featured on a made-for-TV-movie “Birth of the Beatles,” sparking their careers.

The group — Paul Curatolo (Paul), Aaron Chiazza (Ringo), Alastar McNeil (George), Steve Landes (John) — perform note-for-note Beatles’ hits, with state-of-the-art LED, high-definition screens and multimedia content. This tour will feature songs from “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and the “Magical Mystery Tour,” among other hits.

ickets, which start at $42, here or call the box office, 910-362-7999, Monday through Friday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. 


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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