Elmhurst musician opened for the Beatles

Published: Friday, July 26, 2013 10:28 a.m. CDT

ELMHURST – A local musician will speak at the Elmhurst Historical Museum about his career as a young musician including his experience opening for the Beatles.

In 1965, Elmhurst resident Gary Goldberg, front man for the Cave Dwellers, performed for thousands of people in what was then called Comiskey Park before the Beatles took the stage.

Recently, Numero Group, a Chicago record label dedicated to preserving music history by reissuing vinyl compilations, rediscovered Goldberg. Rob Sevier, founder of the label will joing Goldberg.

The adult program begins at 7 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Elmhurst Historical Museum's Education Center, 120 E. Park Avenue. For more information visit www.elmhursthistory.org or call 630-833-1457.

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