The Beatles played Dodger Stadium in 1966 — louder than the Blue Crew beating the Giants eight days a week; and the Fab Four played the Hollywood Bowl the two years before that – recurring opportunities for your grandmas to put the "mania" in Beatlemania, perhaps providing the inspiration for the "Scream" movies.
Bob Eubanks was to blame for bringing the Beatles to SoCal, and he just won't let it be. Now, he wants to tell us all about it. That Mop Top flashback moment, "Backstage with the Beatles," is coming to the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks on Sunday. Eubanks will be himself and Ticket to Ride, will be the Beatles.
Source: Bill Locey, Special to Ventura County Star