Rundgren Radio (http://www.toddrundgrenradio.com) will be presenting a “It Was Fifty Years Ago Today: A Tribute To The Beatles’ White Album” concert featuring Christopher Cross, Micky Dolenz (Monkees), Todd Rundgren, Jason Scheff (Chicago) and Joey Molland (Badfinger) performing some of their greatest hits along with songs from The Beatles White Album. The musical director for the tour is Joey Curatolo (the musical director of RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles).
The concert is being held on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the Aronoff Center (https://local12.com/cincinnati-refined/photos-aronoff-center-performing-arts-theater-downtown-cincinnati). Tickets are on sale now at the venue’s website. (https://www.cincinnatiarts.org/events) A meet and greet with some of the artists will be available as an optional add-on.
Singer/songwriter Christopher Cross signed a solo contract with Warner Bros in 1978. His self-titled debut album was released in 1979. Besides featuring the hit songs “Sailing,” “Ride Like the Wind” (with backing vocals by Michael McDonald), “Never Be the Same,” and “Say You’ll Be Mine”, the album garnered five Grammy Awards for Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s).
Cross released his second album “Another Page” in early 1983; this album featured the hit songs “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)” (as a bonus track on the CD and cassette versions only), “Think of Laura,” and “All Right.” Christopher’s follow-up albums “Every Turn of the World” and “Back of My Mind”. He has released a handful of additional albums since then and continues to do live concerts on a regular basis.
THE BEATLES WHITE ALBUM
From The Beatles website:
The Beatles or “The White album” as it became better known was released on 22nd November, 1968 on the fifth anniversary of their second album, With The Beatles. A total of 34 new tracks were released in 1968 and 30 were contained on this one double-LP.
THE ARONOFF CENTER’S PROCTER & GAMBLE HALL
Procter & Gamble Hall is the Aronoff Center’s largest theater. It has a fully-equipped stage, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, and a beautiful ceiling studded with 3,000 fiber optic lenses that create a starlight effect. The rich color scheme of terra-cotta, teal, and ochre is accented with brass trim and cherry wood. Excellent sightlines and comfortable seating add to the enjoyment of any event.