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See The BackBeat Sept 13, 2014 at The Arts Center, Carrboro!!!

 

Based in Chapel Hill, NC, Beatles & 60's rock & roll band The BackBeat pleases crowds of all ages with hits from the Fab Four along with timeless classics from The Rolling Stones, Chuck Berry, The Kinks and more! Since 2001, The Backbeat have built a loyal following of college students and young-at-heart fans of all ages. Their repertoire spans The Beatles’ entire career, and they take great pride in striving to reproduce the songs as true to the originals as possible - including 3 and 4 part vocal harmonies.  Fans young and old alike share the band’s enthusiasm and love for these hits, and a splendid time is guaranteed for all!

The BackBeat:

Paul Cole - bass guitar, vocals

Andrew "Nihilo" Edwards - rhythm guitar/keyboards, vocals

Jay Manley - lead guitar, vocals     

Zsolt David - drums, vocals

Ex-Members:

Chris Chamis - drums,vocals  - June 2001 thru Dec 2007

John Covach - lead guitar -  June 2001 thru March 2004

Jon Heames - lead guitar -  March 2004 thru August 2007

Brad Newell - lead guitar - Sept 2007 thru Dec 2007

Ron Parent - lead guitar - Jan 2008 thru June 2011

Upcoming engagements

Aug 28, 2014 (Thurs) Music on Main Outdoor Concert Series, Main and Franklin Sts, Monroe NC 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Aug 29, 2014 He’s Not Here, 112 ˝ W. Franklin St , Chapel Hill (919) 942-7939, 10:30 pm to 1:30 am http://hesnotherenc.com

Sept 13, 2014 The Arts Center, 300G E. Main St Carrboro NC  Live concert plus showing of "A Hard Days Night!"  Amazing Beatles Memorabilia display by Michael Hollander!  2 shows:  Matinee - 3:30 pm Adults 5$ Kids 3$.  Evening - 7:30 pm Adults 10.00, Kids 5.00.  Both shows will have a short BackBeat set before the movie.  Evening show will have a full dance set afterwards! (starting approx 9:30 pm. http://www.artscenterlive.org/events/beatles-tribute-night/

Sept 19, 2014:   The Pittsboro Roadhouse  39 West Street,  Pittsboro NC  8 pm - 11 pm. 6.00 cover, 919-542-2432 http://pittsbororoadhouse.com/

Oct 4, 2014 He’s Not Here, 112 ˝ W. Franklin St , Chapel Hill (919) 942-7939, 10:30 pm to 1:30 am http://hesnotherenc.com

Nov 1, 2014 "Whirligig Festival" Downtown Wilson NC, 2 to 5 pm 

Nov 22, 2014 The Blue Note Grill, Durham NC 8 pm to 11 pm  6$ at door. http://www.thebluenotegrill.com/id12.html

Dec 12, 2014:   The Pittsboro Roadhouse  39 West Street,  Pittsboro NC  8 pm - 11 pm. 6.00 cover, 919-542-2432 http://pittsbororoadhouse.com/

Feb 7, 2015 Greensboro Symphony Fundraiser Gala, Greensboro NC, details to follow.

Feb 15, 2015 Wedding Greensboro NC.

Feb 21, 2015 Abbey Rd Tavern and Grill, 1195 West Chatham St.Cary, NC 27513 (919) 481-4434 9 pm to 12 midnight. http://abbeyroadcary.com/

 

Eve Carson Memorial concert 4/13/08

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Beatles and 60s Rock&Roll

 

At the Casbah 2013

 

 New Live Video!

Nowhere Man (at "He's Not Here," Chapel Hill NC March 2014)

Rock & Roll Music (from UNC Dance Marathon Feb 21, 2009)

I Saw Her Standing There, February 2008

Soundfiles from BackBeat Studios!

Go to our  Reverb Nation page

Holly Springs, Feb '09

Cat's Cradle, Oct 14, 2006

at WB Yeats, Fall 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our new ride ;)  April 2007

  Many of the guitars we use in the BackBeat are authentic Beatles instruments, i.e. the same brands and models the Beatles used.  Here are some links on Beatles equipment:

The Beatles and Rickenbacker Guitars

The World of Vox amps

Beatles Gear

Beatles Guitars

 

 

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Andrew Edwards click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other cool sites:  

 

The Experience Music Project

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Beatles (official) and (fan site)  

 

The Rolling Stones