In what has become fall tradition in New York City, the Royal Family Ball will once again return to the cavernous Terminal 5 on October 20 for an all-star night of funk and soul. Hosted by Soulive and Lettuce, this year’s stellar line up will feature Maceo Parker, Robert Randolph, Nigel Hall, Ledisi and Alecia Chakour. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, August 24, at 12:00PM EDT, with two tiers of tickets being offered – General Admission & VIP Rage, which includes: Rager tour laminate, a meet and greet with the band following sound check, access to a VIP viewing area, a signed poster and a download code containing recordings of the show.
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Finally, on October 9th, The Beatles’ 1967 movie Magical Mystery Tour will be reissued for the first time on Blu-Ray by Apple Films. The film, which was directed by the Fab Four, follows the band on a unscripted psychedelic-infused bus tour throughout the United Kingdom. The re-release is set to feature ” new interviews with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and other cast and crew members, a director’s commentary track by McCartney himself, a 19-minute documentary, deleted scenes, new edits of past performances, and a BBC promotional video.” The film will also receive its first-ever limited theatrical release across North America, beginning on September 27th.