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Tribute To Paul McCartney In Stroll Down Penny Lane
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Tickets are available for a special program celebrating the life and music of Paul McCartney, scheduled at the State Theatre in Modesto on Saturday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. Photo Contributed

Celebrate the life and music of Paul McCartney in a multimedia extravaganza at the State Theatre in Modesto on Saturday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m.

Stroll Down Penny Lane is a live performance with accompanying films of the music of one of the most iconic songwriters of our age: Paul McCartney. The show includes songs spanning McCartney’s career – from early influences, to the Beatles, through the Wings period, and beyond. Guests will hear songs that have never been performed in concert – anywhere, by anyone.

Live, in concert; experience McCartney’s music and influences, from early rock and roll – like Little Richard – until now, spanning 60 years of music. Explore the ballads; a form McCartney adopted when he was a teenager. He became its acknowledged master.

At the heart of the show is an amazing band paying tribute to some of the most beloved music of the past 60 years. The musical experience is enhanced with stories, evocative images, a musical education of sorts, and animation.

Four years in the making, Stroll Down Penny Lane is the creation of Professor Stompensplatt. Equipped only with a vision, a bunch of guitars, and a voice uncannily like McCartney’s, Stompensplatt set out to create a show to share.

He assembled an outstanding band of musicians, an animator, and a video artist to create a unique concert experience. The show illuminates the creative process, musical tricks of the trade, the social climate of the times and McCartney himself. Running through it all is the sheer enjoyment of the music.

The Stroll Down Penny Lane lineup includes: Joe Anastasi aka Prof. Stompensplatt (lead vocals and rhythm guitar), Winter (lead guitar and vocals) and Mike Sugar (bassist, electric cellist, melodica, synthesizer, and vocals), Mark Abbott (drums and vocals) and Matt Twain (Keys and vocals).

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