New England’s popular Beatles cover band I s there any better way to celebrate “the big 4-0” than with a threehour dose of Beatles music? Not in Molly Sheehy’s book. all ages: parents, grandparents, children, teenagers. It was just a sea of people,” said Sheehy. “I was so enthusiastic about the group, I decided we should do a concert here at Middlesex.” Sheehy used her inside connection to book BeatleJuice. Donna Holaday, prior to being elected mayor of Newburyport, was MCC’s Director of Grants Development & Management. Her husband, Joe Holaday, is a member of the band, and their two sons also occasionally play with the group. “When I first saw BeatleJuice, the guys played for three solid hours and never took a break. They obviously love what they’re doing,” said Sheehy. “This is a fun group and they have quite a following. I think people will really enjoy them.” For more information about MCC’s 40th anniversary BeatleJuice concert, call 978-656-3106. Kathy Register (doors open at 6 p.m.) 7 to 10 p.m. After attending a series of events marking MCC’s 40th anniversary – and President Carol Cowan’s 20th year as president -– Sheehy, Dean of MCC’s Lowell Campus, decided it was time to have some 40th fun with BeatleJuice, New England’s popular Beatles cover band. MCC will sponsor BeatleJuice in concert from 7 to 10 p.m., Thursday, March 31, at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium. (Doors open at 6 p.m.) Sheehy first heard BeatleJuice at an outdoor performance one summer. “A few of us took some of our Wider Horizons students – visiting student teachers from Ireland – to hear the group in a free summer concert on the waterfront in Newburyport,” she said. “It was so much fun. Everybody had a great time. I could not get over the number of people there – and they were Thursday, March 31 Lowell Memorial Auditorium 50 E. Merrimack St. Available at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium Box Office, call 978-454-2299 Tickets: $25 __________________ When I first saw BeatleJuice, the guys played for three solid hours and never took a break. They obviously love what they’re doing. Molly Sheehy Dean of the Lowell Campus __________________ • • • • • IN CONC ERT! • • • • • Profiles |11|