Abbey Road on the River
Organizers of Abbey Road on the River announced today that a two-day summer kick-off event will take place on Memorial Day Weekend 2021.
Penny Lane at The Park will be held Saturday, May 29 & 30 at the Big Four Station Park in Jeffersonville, Ind.
The event will feature non-stop music on two stages from 10-12 bands including The Newbees, Hard Day’s Night, The Rigby’s, Louisville’s School of Rock, and special guests all the way from San Juan Puerto Rico – the Jukebox Beatles.
Echoing the excitement of Abbey Road on the River, Penny Lane at The Park will honor and celebrate the music of The Beatles and the 1960s in a smaller socially distanced setting with food trucks, vendors, art installations, and more.
Tickets can be purchased at AROTR.com and cost $10 per person. Children 10 and under are free.
Beatles-inspired music festival
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Recap of 2019 Festival
This year's festival looked back 50 years to 1969. That was the year The Beatles' Abbey Road album was released in September. Entering popular music for the first time that year were memorable songs like Let It Be, Something, Come Together, and Here Comes the Sun. That year was also the year that thousands gathered in New York for the Woodstock. music festival. The Who released their rock opera, "Tommy" that year. Special tribute concerts will be played from some of Abbey Road on the River's favorite bands.
Classicstone and Juke Box Beatles played tribute to the Abbey Road album. The band Magic Bus commemorated Woodstock with a tribute concert, and LBB Experience paid homage to Crosby Stills & Nash. Shut Up & Drive, a band from Cincinnati played tribute to Led Zeppelin. Fans of the Bohemian Rhapsody got a Queen tribute by the Classicstone's.
There's so much more Abbey Road on the River fun! Stay tuned for more updates on the 2020 Abbey Road on the River festival.
If you're interested in purchasing tickets, visit the official event website, AROTR.com.
If these hotels are full, please check out other nearby hotels in Clark and Floyd Counties.
The Derby Hotel Louisville North
Sheraton Louisville Riverside Hotel
Still wondering if you should attend? Watch the video to hear what visitors said about last year's festival:
Want more info on things to do in southern Indiana? Check out our calendar of events.
For all Beatles merchandise, your first stop should be to the Abbey Road on the River vendors. We're sure you can find at least Four Fab purchases of the Fab Four. Merchandise includes:
- The Beatles licensed merchandise
- Flower Power Cruises
Big Four Station Park Map
Print and keep this map with you at Abbey Road on the River so you won't miss a beat! Key locations include stages A, B, C and D, box office locations, first aid, Big Four Bridge access, the "Penny Lane" vendor area, a merchandise pavilion, and the shuttle drop-off location. (2020 map to come)