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Beatles tribute band returns to Fargo on March 10

The Beatles tribute band Rain -- including longtime members Joey Curatolo (Paul McCartney), Joe Bithorn (George Harrison), Ralph Castelli (Ringo Starr) and Steve Landes (John Lennon) -- has been recreating the heyday of the Fab Four on stage for more than two decades now. The group will perform at the Gate City Bank Theatre at the Fargodome on Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are now on sale.

FARGO - The award-winning Beatles concert, "Rain -- A Tribute to the Beatles," triumphantly returns to the Fargodome for one performance only on Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m.

In a show the Denver Post calls "the next best thing to seeing The Beatles," "Rain" boasts a repertoire of nearly 200 Beatlemaniac favorites, ranging from such beloved songs as "Yesterday" and "Hey Jude" to classic hits including "Revolution" and "Come Together."

"Rain" covers the Fab Four from their very first Ed Sullivan Show appearance through the Abbey Road album, through the psychedelic late 1960s and their long-haired hippie, hard-rocking rooftop days.

"Rain" is a multi-media, multi-dimensional experience... a fusion of historical footage and hilarious television commercials from the 1960s lights up video screens and live cameras zoom in for close-ups.

For the four longtime band members -- Joey Curatolo (Paul McCartney), Joe Bithorn (George Harrison), Ralph Castelli (Ringo Starr) and Steve Landes (John Lennon), with a little help from their friend Mark Lewis (keyboards, percussion) -- the music is first and foremost.

For more than two decades, "Rain" has distinguished itself by focusing on details, always being faithful to The Beatles with the ultimate goal of delivering a perfect note-for-note performance.

All the music is performed live, with no pre-recorded tapes or sequences.

Like The Beatles, the onstage members of Rain are not only supreme musicians, but electrifying performers in their own right.

"Rain" is proudly presented by Jam Theatricals ( as part of the 2008-09 Broadway in Fargo at the Gate City Bank Theatre-Fargodome Season.

Tickets, priced from $26.50 to $46.50, are on sale now at the Fargodome Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets including Macy's, Discontent, Cash Wise and NDSU Memorial Union, online at the web site,, or by phone at 701-235-7171.

Discounts are available for groups of 20 or more by calling 701-298-2630.

Jam Theatricals is a Chicago-based entertainment company that presents and produces Broadway engagements throughout North America. Founded in 1997 by Arny Granat, Jerry Mickelson and Steve Traxler, Jam Theatricals manages subscription seasons in more than 30 cities.

For more information on Rain, visit the web site,