BATR featured in Premiere Magazine

BATR featured in Premiere Magazine

Beatles at the Ridge is featured in an article in the latest Premiere Magazine

H.T. Moore with the late Sonny Burgess at the 2016 Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival.

Written by H.T. Moore, a native of Walnut Ridge, who was working as a reporter for the Times Dispatch newspaper in 1964 when the Beatles landed at the Walnut Ridge airport, and wrote the first article about their visit. H.T. will be part of a featured panel, Friday night in the Studio on Main Street Walnut Ridge starting at 6pm. Others on the panel will be

  • Ivor Davis, British reporter who toured with The Beatles in 1964 (the only reporter on the tour from beginning to end)
  • Art Schreiber, American reporter who toured with The Beatles in 1964 (and also covered the Democratic National Convention during the first week of the tour)
  • Reid Pigman, Jr. whose father owned American Flyers Airlines
  • Eva Zavala, stewardess American Flyers Airlines
  • Bettie Westmoreland Birdsall, stewardess American Flyers Airlines
  • John Trusty, who spent time with The Beatles in Key West, 1964

View the entire schedule for Beatles at the Ridge.

View the full Premiere Magazine article.