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5143 Star Starred
Warner Theatre
513 13th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20004
202-783-4000
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44 events
16 reviews
3 stars
attended May 02 2009

I loved this show! They were fabulous and I'd highly recommend them to all my friends and family!

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended May 02 2009

The band did a faithful job of re-creating the real Beatle sound. I would go see them again. I would like to get a message to Will Lee the bass player. TURN DOWN THE BASS!!! Some of the songs were overpowered by the plucking of his bass and...continued

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4 reviews
12 stars
attended May 02 2009

A no-frills approach to covering the original Fab Four, they perform the music as it's meant to be heard sans the costumes and gimmicks. This incredible band hits upon every innuendo of the Beatles' vast repertoire with mastery, timing and skill. ...continued

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Website

http://www.thefabfaux.com/

Description

The Fab Faux are without a doubt the most musically satisfying Beatles tribute band on the scene today. Boasting the high visibility of TV star/musicians Will Lee from The Late Show with David Letterman and Jimmy Vivino from Late Night with Conan O’Brien; five strong lead vocalists (including Rich Pagano, Frank Agnello, Jack Petruzzelli) and a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles’ repertoire; this is the band to see if you want to know what it might have been like if The Beatles toured behind their later albums (with a healthy portion of the early guitar-based stuff that most tribute bands play.) Imagine hearing complex material like “Strawberry Fields Forever”, “I Am the Walrus”, and “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite”, performed in complete part-perfect renditions; or such harmony-driven songs as “Because”, “Nowhere Man”, and “Paperback Writer”, reproduced not only note-for-note, but with extra vocalists available to achieve a double-tracked effect!

Since their formation in the spring of ’98, the Fab Faux have created a buzz among Beatles fans in the New York City area; packing The Bowery Ballroom, Webster Hall, Irving Plaza, The Bottom Line, and The China Club with high energy shows; for an audience liberally sprinkled with fellow musicians, celebrities, and fans alike.

Apparently, people have taken notice, as the group was featured in a full-length profile on CNN that was broadcast all over the world on several of that network’s programs; and participated in a CD of original material by Beatles tribute bands, recorded in London at Abbey Road Studios! Since August ‘99, the group has performed multiple times in Liverpool, England, where they play three shows each year for that city’s annual Beatle Week festivities, including outdoor concerts for over 35,000 people on the Apple-sponsored Yellow Submarine and Let It Be stages.

So, for Beatles fans (and music fans), the choice is clear: If you want to hear songs recreated that were written, arranged, and performed with a genius and talent sadly missing from today’s music scene; if you’re too young to remember what all the fuss was about; or if you just want to see one of the best live rock bands performing today, look no further than The Fab Faux.

About the Ticket Supplier: Warner Theatre

The Warner's special place in the history of Washington began in the 1920s when dozens of grand theaters and moviehouses lit up downtown. Built first for vaudeville and silent movies, the Theatre was opened as the Earle Theatre in 1924.

The Earle switched to a movies-only policy in 1945 and in 1947, owner Harry Warner, one of the Hollywood's Warner Brothers, visited Washington and told his tour guide Julian Brylawski (one of the original builders) that since he owned the theatre, his name should be on the marquee. Thus the Earle Theatre became the Warner Theatre.