On Sunday, February 26th, WXPN’s own Helen Leicht will host a Beatles tribute show featuring Scot Sax, Mutlu, Rob Hyman (of the Hooters), Jim Boggia, and more.
Tickets to the 21+ show are $8–$10; all proceeds go to the Ovarian Cancer Organization.
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