Gorton Center Live Presents-American English Part of the Gorton Center Live Series
Gorton Center Live Presents: American English
Join us for Gorton Outside with American English, the world’s best Beatles Tribute band! The show begins with the early years of Ed Sullivan and includes classic Beatles favorites such as She Loves You, Twist and Shout, I Want To Hold Your Hand, and many others. American English captures the very essence of John, Paul, George and Ringo! Next, you’ll take a trip with American English as they recreate the psychedelic era of The Beatles. And in the end, you’ll be transformed to a spectacular musical excursion of the final years of The Beatles partnership. Relive the years of The White Album, Let It Be, and Abbey Road. Moving renditions of songs such as Hey Jude, Something, and Let It Be, are sure to complete the tribute to The Beatles!
-The late Sam Leach, original promoter of the Beatles, and author of “Birth of the Beatles”
“They are without doubt the world’s premier Beatles Tribute band. And a great bunch of lads…just like the Beatles were. It amazes me how each individual member of American English is so like his counterpart in The Beatles. In looks, performance and personality. And it’s not part of their act but a true reflection of their own self.”
-Eric Burdon of “The Animals”
“These guys are more than a band, they’re a Broadway show!”
-Dick Biondi, legendary rock n’ roll DJ who introduced
the Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl and Comiskey Park
“American English is the best Beatles act since The Beatles!!!”
“The best Beatle band on the planet!”
Saturday, September 12 at 7PM in Gorton’s Parking Lot
“Lawn seats” will be sectioned off in our parking lot facing the stage. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy one of the top tribute bands in the country! We will also be selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic concessions in pre-packaged, unopened containers. Seating for this event is limited in order to comply with Illinois guidelines and we cannot exceed maximum capacity. We will have designated circles for your party that can accommodate parties of 2 to up to 6 people. All seating pods are spaced at a safe distance from each other.
YOU MUST CHECK-IN WHEN YOU ARRIVE! Please find the tented check-in table on the sidewalk in front of our building when you arrive. Due to contact tracing, it is imperative everyone checks in and receives a wrist band. We will direct you to your assigned space when you arrive.
Parking: You may park in our upper lot, across the street at the train station, and along the north side of Illinois Road.
Gates open at 6:30pm / show is at 7PM
Cash bar/concessions will be available for sale during the show.
Rain date is tentatively set for October 3rd
Seating areas in our parking lot will be clearly designated and safely spaced.
All employees/volunteers have been educated and trained on the need for personal sanitation and hygiene as well as the sanitation of our facility and all employees/volunteers will be wearing PPE at the event.
Concessions are available for purchase.
Our restrooms in the building will be open. Use your mask when heading to the restroom. There will be plenty of hand soap and sanitizer on hand.
Pets are not allowed at this event.
Please park in our upper lot, across the street at the train station, or on the north side of Illinois road.
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Film and Event Refund and Cancellation Policy: There is no refund given for unused film or event tickets.
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