Beatles Promoter Sid Bernstein Dead at 95

08/22/2013
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(Radio.com) The man credited with bringing the Beatles to America and taking rock concerts into stadiums has died, according to the BBC. Sid Bernstein was 95.

Bernstein was the first concert promoter to bring a rock show to Carnegie Hall and Madison Square Garden. As a promoter, he was behind some of the Beatles' most important bookings in America, including their concerts at Carnegie Hall in 1964 and Shea Stadium in 1965.

He went on to work with a number of other British Invasion bands, including the Animals, the Kinks and the Rolling Stones, as well as American acts including the Rascals. more on this story

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