BRITISH INVASION

Beatles music featured in cabaret series

Mississippi Opera will present British Invasion II: Sgt. Pepper’s & Beyond, featuring iconic music from the golden age of classic rock, May 12, 7:30 p.m., at Duling Hall. This is part of the opera’s Cabaret at Duling series. The original “British Invasion” show celebrated the arrival of the Beatles in the United States in 1964, the start of the British Invasion, and included music by The Beatles, The Dave Clark Five, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, Gerry and The Pacemakers, Herman’s Hermits, and The Who. Tickets are $30 each and are available at the door, or by calling 601-960-2300 or online at msopera.org. Preparing for the event are (from left, standing) Lynn Wentworth, Tippy Garner, Anthony Cloy, Elbert Bivins, Sharon Pratt; (seated) Elizabeth McKinley, Jane Woosley and Preston Kennedy.

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