September 9th, proved to be one of the most memorable days in Beatles History.” announced Beatles Jam promoter Vince Cartier.   “09.09.09 was the day for the worldwide release of the long awaited “The Beatles: Rock Band” and the digitally re-mastered original Beatles catalogue in both mono and stereo.”  Cartier Added, “It will prove to be one of the most memorable days Beatles History”

 Fitzgerald’s 1928,  ZT Amplifier’s 200 Watt Lunchbox Combo Amps and BASS ALE are pleased to announce they will be hosting The Beatles Jam. The Beatles Jam has been set for Wednesday October 14th .  The Jam starts at 8:00 PM and ends at 11:45PM. 

 The Beatles Jam is a monthly open mic night that is exclusively dedicated to the songs of The Beatles. Any Band, Musician, Singer or Fan of the Beatles and their music are invited to participate in this unique evening of Great Food, Spirits and Music.  “Performers will be asked to sing songs from band’s earliest days through to 1966,” stated Cartier.  “I believe this will indeed be a special evening of music and will fit nicely into this historic day. We will be performing a live Beatles Rock Band!”

 The Beatles “Rock Band” game recreates the music of the band’s earliest days at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, England. Gamers then travel across the Atlantic to experience the band’s unforgettable 1964 performance on The Ed Sullivan Show, the sold-out concert at New York’s Shea Stadium in 1965, and conclude at The Beatles’ memorable concert at Budokan in Tokyo, Japan in 1966.


Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI Music are also delighted with the release of the original Beatles catalogue, which has been digitally re-mastered for the first time since the original CD’s were releases in 1987.  Each of the CDs will be packaged with replicated original UK album art, including expanded booklets containing original and newly written liner notes and rare photos. For a limited period, each CD will also be embedded with a brief documentary film about the album. On the same date, two new Beatles boxed CD collections will also be released.


The Beatles: Rock Band will also offer a new set of hardware replicas representing the instruments made famous by John, Paul, George and Ringo. Featured in the set are the Rickenbacker 325 and Gretsch Duo Jet guitars -hailed as two of the celebrated, signature instruments played by John Lennon and George Harrison throughout their careers. Also included is a Hofner bass controller – a large-scale replica of the bass famously used by Sir Paul McCartney. Rounding out the set is a Ringo Starr inspired, Ludwig – branded Rock Band 2 drum set with a classic pearl finish and vintage replica Beatles kick drum head.


The two CD collections comprises all 12 Beatles albums in stereo, with track listings and artwork as originally released in the UK, and ‘Magical Mystery Tour,’ which became part of The Beatles’ core catalogue when the CDs were first released in 1987.  In addition the collections ‘Past Masters Vol. I and II’ will be combined as one title, for a total of 14 titles over 16 discs. This will mark the first time that the first four Beatles albums will be available in stereo in their entirety on compact disc. These 14 albums, along with a DVD collection of the documentaries, will also be available for purchase together in a stereo boxed set.


All Beatles Jam performers will receive photographs and recordings of their performance, as for use on their MySpace, Facebook sites or Website.  Time slots are reserved on a first come first serve basis. Reservations are recommended! Each participant will be limited between 3-4 Songs of their choice depending on the turnout. 


The last 45 minutes of the evening will be dedicated to a Group Beatles Jam for anyone to participate.  Participants can bring instruments but are asked to use The ZT Amplifier’s 200 Watt Lunchbox Combo Amps The Official Amp of The Beatles Jam. All Sound and PA system will be provided.  Please No Drums.  BASS ALE will also be available at a special Beatles Jam Price.  All Patrons who attend The Beatles Jam are asked to drink responsibly.


For more information or to sign up call 201.323.2899 or email Fitzgerald’s 1928 Tavern, 13 Herman St, Glen Ridge, NJ 973-748-4702;;;




PHOTO CAPTION: Glen Ridge’s, Tom Haneke, performing at The Beatles Jam at Fitzgerald’s 1928.  The next Beatles Jam at Fitzgerald’s will be on Wednesday, September 9th.