ABOUT THE SHUFFLE
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THE LIVERPOOL SHUFFLE
AUTHENTIC LIVE BEATLE MUSIC
performed by PROFESSIONAL BEATLEMANIACS!
Originally formed in 2003 by Joe Refano, THE LIVERPOOL SHUFFLE brings together veterans of the New York music scene with a combined 150 years of musical experience between them.
They are all avowed BEATLEMANIACS.
Where do you perform?
They delight audiences of all ages with their fun performances at corporate events, theatres, casinos, town events, festivals (they do weddings and private parties too!) They have perfomed many thousands of shows.
How do you do it?
The Liverpool Shuffle can do two different shows. The first option is just the four of us doing the early Beatle material. We can also do a 5 piece setup where we perform with a keyboardist and do some of the later material as well.
Some people feel the need to change or interpret BEATLE music the way THEY think it should be. WHY????? Beatle music is the most popular song catalogue in history and we attempt to do it the way they did.
How Long have you been doin this?
Originally formed in 2003 by Joe Refano, and 2008 and again in 2014, THE LIVERPOOL SHUFFLE brings together veterans of the New York Music Scene with a combined 180 years of musical experience between them. They are all avowed BEATLEMANIACS and it shows! They provide a LIVE Beatle show with the emphasis on THE MUSIC. They attempt to play it LIVE the way The Beatles did. No tricks, no tracks, nothing pre-recorded. They play and sing the music LIVE.
Where have you performed?
THE LIVERPOOL SHUFFLE HAS performed at many events including::
LONG BEACH SUMMER CONCERT SERIES; THE HARRY CHAPIN LAKESIDE THEATRE at Eisenhower Park; THE BROOKLYN DINER in NYC; NORTHPORT Summer Concerts; The John Lennon Theatre at the DIX HILLS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER; 89 NORTH in Patchogue; HEMPSTEAD TOWN SUMMER CONCERT SERIES; GREAT NECK Summer Concert Series at Grace Park; SACHEM Summer Concert Series; RESORTS WORLD CASINO in NYC; THE CEDAR BEACH HUT; THE JONES BEACH BANDSHELL; THE ARTISPHERE in Arlington VA; THE ROGERS PAVILLION in Westhampton Beach; WILDWOOD 60’S WEEKEND in Wildwood NJ; THE HUNTINGTON FALL FESTIVAL; THE NY WORLD'S FAIR 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION and many others.
MEET THE LIVERPOOL SHUFFLE
- Joe Ref (Refano)-Vocals-Guitars & Bass
- Was bassist with Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone-2002-2007
- Was bassist with Micky Dolenz Band - 2008
- Formed The original Liverpool Shuffle in 2003, and then re-formed it in 2008 and again in 2014
- Is the President, Composer and Producer at MEDIA MECHANIX since 1985 with collaborator and partner Paul H. Brokaw. They produce Video for Business, TV & radio commercials and original music. His thousands of original songs and instrumental music tracks air in TV shows, advertisements and movies worldwide. Visit their web site at : http://www.media-mechanix.com
- Freddy G (Giovanelli) - Vocals-Bass, Guitars, Keyboards
- Worked as Sir Paul McCartney's guitar tech and road crew member from 1988-1991 and is personal friends with Sir Paul and the band members to this day
- Subbed as Paul McCartney with Beatle Tribute STRAWBERRY FIELDS
- Was the leader of the popular Beatle Tribute ALL TOGETHER NOW
- Has been a musical tech expert with Sam Ash parent company SAMSON for many years and runs the company's EBAY services.
- He played at The Cavern Club in Liverpool 1998, 1999, 2000 with THE REMNANTS.
- Jamie Bateman - Vocals -Guitars, Harmonica
- Has been a popular musician on the New York Music scene for 30 years
- Subbed as George Harrison with Beatle Tribute STRAWBERRY FIELDS
- Has performed with LATE NIGHT AUDIO the last several years
- Jamie's parents are from Liverpool!
- Brian James-Vocals -Drums
- Has been performing on the Beatle Tribute circuit throughout the NY Tri-state area for many years.
- Played with Beatle Tribute CAVERN
- Played with Beatle Tribute ALL TOGETHER NOW
- Played with Beatle Tribute PENNY LANE
- Played with Beatle Tribute SOMETHING
We also have wonderful keyboardists available for our five man show.
- Ask for details.
So how do I book THE LIVERPOOL SHUFFLE?
THE LIVERPOOL SHUFFLE generally books
shows 4-6 months in advance.
Contact Joe Refano for information.
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