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McCartney Tribute Band Comes to the Merrimack Valley for Northern Essex Fundraiser

Submitted by on April 6, 2017 – 6:59 pm

Tony Kishman plays Paul McCartney in the “Live and Let Die: Tribute to Paul McCartney” band during an NECC fundraiser.

“Hey Jude,” “Penny Lane,” and “Yesterday,” are just a few of the songs to be featured at the “Live and Let Die: A Tribute to Paul McCartney,” concert on Saturday, September 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Shawsheen Road in Andover.

This event is open to the public. Tickets, which are $50 per person, are now on sale.

This Northern Essex Community College signature event is hosted by the NECC Foundation, Inc., The Women of NECC, and the NECC Alumni Association. Proceeds support the NECC Foundation Endowment.

“Live and Let Die,” is a symphonic tribute to musician and former Beatle Paul McCartney portrayed by Tony Kishman, who is a veteran of the Broadway hit, “Beatlemania”. Kishman has toured worldwide with other tribute productions including “Twist and Shout,” “Classical Mystery Tour,” and “All You Need Is Love”.

“Live and Let Die” features a four-piece band lead by Kishman. The audience can expect to hear in every detail, hit songs from the Beatles catalog and McCartney’s solo works.

“Tony Kishman sounds like Paul McCartney” said the late “fifth Beatle” and Beatles’ producer George Martin.

Even McCartney praised him, “Tony Kishman is a great musician,” he said.

Seating is reserved. For more information or to reserve tickets email Lori Smerdon at or call 978-556-3870.

Tickets can be purchased online.

For additional information visit here.

Preview the “Live and Let Die” show at the band’s website.