February 14, 2012
America On Wheels and SCHOOL of ROCK Tune Up for Beatles
The America On Wheels Museum in partnership with Discover
Lehigh Valley and other arts organizations and businesses
involved in Rock Through the Valley is presenting “It’s
A Hard Day’s Night: A Tribute to the Beatles and their Accomplishments
to Rock n’ Roll.” The day will commence with a series of
scheduled events from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 am – 4 pm Beatles Memorabilia and Beatles Rock Art Show
11am & 2 pm A Hard Day’s Night (movie in the Orientation
11:30 – 2:30 Ice Cream Novelties in the Rocking HubCap Café
3 pm – 4 pm School of Rock Beatles Performance
Vendors on site with Beatles Memorabilia - March 3 from
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Vendors on site with Beatles Memorabilia - March 4 from
The art of the Beatles Exhibit features rare artwork created
by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, plus famous
Fab Four Photographs, original Beatles animation paintings,
album cover lithographs, Beatles posters, Beatles Hirschfeld
drawings and more. Some of the many highlights include very
rare hand signed artwork from Paul McCartney, signed Art
Drumhead from Ringo Starr, Hand signed photograph taken
by the late Linda McCartney, original Beatles cartoon paintings
from Ron Campbell (the director of the TV Beatles 1960’s
Cartoon series and animator from Yellow Submarine), poster
reproduction of the famous “Being For the Benefit of Mr.
Kite” circus poster, new officially licensed framed photo
collages from the Beatles from 1962 – 1968 and much more.
Prices range from $3.00 to $4,000. Vendors will also be
stationed throughout the museum’s galleries. Visitors will
be able to view the unique collection of vehicles on site
while shopping for their favorite Beatles keepsake. You
can find information about all the rock related events and
promotions going on throughout the year by visiting www.rockthroughthevalley.com.
Executive Director, Linda Merkel, says “America On Wheels
is excited to bring this unique event to the museum. Our
visitors will be able to stroll down Penny Lane and Abby
Road and view artwork and memorabilia celebrating these
rock icons who helped shape the history of Rock n’ Roll
from the 1960’s to 1970’s. “The School of Rock is thrilled
to be invited by America On Wheels to be part of this event.
The Beatles were one of the pioneers of today’s rock movement
and share a special place in the hearts of our teachers
and our students” says Ray Thierrin, School of Rock, Easton.
Other exhibits at America On Wheels include Chevy Firsts,
a celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Chevrolet. On
display are examples of cars from their inaugural model
year, such as Corvair, Camaro and Corvette. Other rare and
unique vehicle on display are a 1948 Tucker featured in
the movie Tucker, A Man and His Dream, a 1909 Marsh-Metz
motorcycle once owned by screen legend Steve McQueen, a
1933 Hupmobile and 1935 Suburban, each of which is only
one of five in existence.