Danbury Mayor proclaims July 26-27 ‘Beatles Weekend’
Two-day ‘Danbury Fields Forever’ festival will be at Ives Concert Park
DANBURY, CONN. — In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ arrival in America, a Beatles-themed music festival, “Danbury Fields Forever,” will be on Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27, 2014, at Ives Concert Park on the Western Connecticut State University Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave Extension in Danbury. Danbury Mayor Mark D. Boughton will be at the festival at 2 p.m. on Saturday to issue a proclamation stating that it is “Beatles Weekend” in the Hat City.
The family-friendly music, food and arts festival is in its third year and will feature 10 bands each day playing the music of The Beatles, solo material and songs from the ’60s. In addition to the 20 live musical acts, there will be Beatles memorabilia dealers and vendors, exhibitors and a food court. Doors will open at noon and the music will continue until 8 p.m. daily.
Advance tickets are available at https://danburyfieldsforeveriii.eventbrite.com. Ticket prices will be higher at the door.
Western Connecticut State University offers outstanding faculty in a range of quality academic programs. Our diverse university community provides students an enriching and supportive environment that takes advantage of the unique cultural offerings of Western Connecticut and New York. Our vision: To be an affordable public university with the characteristics of New England’s best small private universities.