Photos | Celebrating the Beatles | SummerStage

Images by: Jeremy Gordon

Summerstage Gala - The Music of the Beatles :: 6.3.14 :: Central Park :: New York, NY

On Tuesday night, SummerStage in NYC's Central Park officially kicked off its season with a tribute to The Beatles. The gala and concert raised over a million dollars for over 750 parks throughout New York City's five boroughs. Highlights for the evening included the house band of G.E. Smith and his All Star Band on "She Said, She Said," Jon Batiste on piano for "Blackbird," and everyone singing together for the encore on "All You Need Is Love" led by Earth Wind and Fire’s Philip Bailey.

Setlist:

David Broza: In My Life, Twist and Shout
Paula Cole: Get Back, She’s Leaving Home
Marshall Crenshaw: It’s All Too Much, Some Other Guy
GE Smith & His All-Star Band: She Said, She Said
Jon Batiste: Blackbird, Paperback Writer
Teddy Thompson: And Your Bird Can Sing, Can’t Buy Me Love
Southside Johnny: Helter Skelter, Drive My Car
Philip Bailey: I Saw Her Standing There, Got to Get You Into My Life
Encore: All You Need is Love

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