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Dionne Warwick, Mary Wilson, Lulu Join Lineup of Beatles Tribute Show to Be Held at NYC's Apollo Theater

Image courtesy of DionneWarwick.net (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of DionneWarwick.net (via ABC News Radio)

Three major pop stars of the 1960s have been added to the lineup of the Beatles tribute concert scheduled for February 6 at New York City's famed Apollo Theater.  Dionne Warwick , original Supremes member Mary Wilson and Lulu will perform at the Twist & Shout Benefit Concert , one of a series of events being held in conjunction with the NYC Fab 50: America Celebrates The Beatles festival commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's historic first trip to the U.S.

Other artists who have joined the Twist & Shout show's bill include Barbara Harris of The Toys , Margaret Ross Williams of The Cookies and acclaimed R&B singer Bettye LaVette .  The lineup also features previously announced performers Lloyd Price , Gary U.S. Bonds , actor/director/composer Melvin Van Peebles and Tony Award-winning actress/singer Dee Dee Bridgewater , among others.

Tickets for the concert are on sale now through Ticketmaster, and cost from $20 to $150.  The NYC Fab 50 fest will run from February 6 through February 9 and will include several multi-act tribute events at various venues around the Big Apple.  All proceeds raised by the shows will benefit the Food Bank for New York City.  For more information, visit NYCFab50.com .

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