October 26, 2001
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.—“Not the Beatles,” “a Beatles cover band that’s actually very good,” according to the The Boston Globe, will play in the Front Room of the Keefe Campus Center at Amherst College on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 8 p.m. The show will be free and open to the public.

The band, founded in Harvard Square in 1997, is Luke Hunsberger, guitar and vocals, Frank Whalen, vocals, Ethan Mackler, bass and Jason “Ringo” Williams, drums. They are best known for their street performances in Cambridge—“The band draws huge crowds in [Harvard] Square every weekend, and their popularity seems to be growing,” according to The Harvard Independent. But Not the Beatles has also developed a cult following. The band has a Website at http://www.eecs.harvard.edu/~luke/notbeats.html.