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Beatlemania returns to Washington Coliseum

The sold-out "Yesterday and Today" concert was held 50 years to the minute after the Beatles played their first U.S. concert at what was then the Washington Coliseum in Northeast D.C.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 06:47am EST

Tags: Beatles, 50th anniversary, washington coliseum, Uline Arena, Beatlemania, Beatlemania Now, michelle basch, DC, NoMa

Growing up Beatles: The first concert to the end

WTOP's Katie Howard recounts her mother's love affair with the Beatles, from seeing the Fab Four at the D.C. Coliseum until her death.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 04:25pm EST

Tags: Katie Howard, Beatles

Column: A hard day's night with the Beatles

When the city editor told Mike Causey he was going to cover the first Beatles concert in D.C., he was flattered and very surprised, not to mention a little nervous, too.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 03:19pm EST

Tags: Mike Causey, Beatles, washington coliseum

Traffic advisories issued for Beatlemania, state dinner

The Beatlemania event at the Washington Coliseum will close streets near the venue Tuesday.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 06:04pm EST

Tags: Beatles, road closure, Francois Hollande, state dinner, White House

The Beatles 50 years later (Photos)

You only have this weekend to see an exhibit of photos of the Beatles taken in 1964 by then-18-year-old photographer Mike Mitchell whose photos now sell for thousands.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 02:54pm EST

Tags: alicia lozano, Beatles, Mike Mitchell, photographs

Before the Internet, how The Beatles went viral in 1964

Long before the phrase "go viral" was coined, The Beatles quickly went from being virtual unknowns in America to sensations. A Beatles historian and record executive explains how it was done.

Friday - 01/31/2014, 02:11pm EST

Tags: Steve Greenberg, Beatles, Ed Sullivan, viral, Neal Augenstein, How the Beatles went viral in

January 1964: Beatlemania blast-off

Exactly 50 years ago, many in America were first hearing music from The Beatles. The Washington, D.C. area played a large role in fanning Beatlemania.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 12:58pm EST

Tags: Larry Kane, Beatles, When They Were Boys, Ticket to Ride, Ed Sullivan, Neal Augenstein

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Beatles mystery: 1963 bootlegs downloads disappear?

It seemed like a Beatles mystery - the 1963 bootleg recordings that appeared, then seemingly disappeared from iTunes.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 06:29am EST

Tags: apple, Beatles, itunes, bootlegs, Neal Augenstein

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On anniversary of Paul McCartney death rumor: What if Twitter existed?

It's been 44 years since the first published report of a rumor that Beatle Paul McCartney was dead. In this digital age, we asked journalism experts how the "Paul is dead" story might have played out if Twitter existed at the time.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 03:59am EDT

Tags: Paul McCartney, Twitter, Tim Harper, Beatles, Ben Shneiderman, Kelly McBride, rumor, Paul is dead

John Lennon's acoustic guitar: Up close and personal

It's been 18 years since the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. DJ Cerphe Colwell will never forget his encounter with Beatle John Lennon's acoustic guitar.

Friday - 09/06/2013, 06:47am EDT

Tags: john lennon, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cerphe, Beatles, Cleveland, Yoko Ono, Gibson J 160E, Neal Augenstein, acoustic guitar

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