The Paul McCartney Project

Houston • Thursday, August 19, 1965

ConcertBy The Beatles • Part of the 1965 US tour8pm show
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Country:
USA
City:
Houston
Location:
Sam Houston Coliseum

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From Chron.com, August 19, 2015:

In less than 24 hours, Beatlemania morphed Houston into a city of Beatlemaniacs! And, it all started at the airport where thousands of fans, mostly teenagers, welcomed the Fab Four. Then, downtown at the Sheraton-Lincoln Hotel, where they’d rented out the entire 18th floor, girls on the street held binoculars to their eyes hoping to catch a glimpse of the band.

At least 10,000 fans attended two identical concerts that were held at 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., and each 12-song set opened with “Twist and Shout,” followed by hits like “She’s a Woman,” “Dizzy Miss Lizzy,” and “I Wanna Be your Man.” Both shows lasted just 35 minutes. Critics said that the screaming fans were so loud that you couldn’t even hear The Beatles, and many girls were crying and passing out. […]

From HoustonPress.com – The Beatles performed two concerts during their double feature at the Sam Houston Coliseum on August 19, 1965. – Photo by Bob Bonis/Courtesy of eBay/Edelman Public Relations

Last updated on April 20, 2019

Sam Houston Coliseum

This was the 2nd concert played at Sam Houston Coliseum.

A total of 2 concerts have been played there • 1965Aug 19thAug 19th


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