Beatles fans, you don’t want to miss The Fest, a celebration of the Fab Four and the 50th anniversary of their appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show (the official anniversary is February 9.) Why not? Because in addition to music by Beatles cover band Liverpool and 60’s duo Chad & Jeremy, you’ll also hear from the band’s former secretary, Freda Kelly, star of the charming documentary Good Ol’ Freda, as well as saxophone player Mark Rivera and many others. Tonight is the first night of this weekend-long event. Visit thefest.com for full details.
Grand Hyatt, 109 East 42nd Street, 866-THE-FEST, 5 p.m., $65, multiday packages available here.