Nick Opening For The Beatles in 1964

The only Canadian band ever to open for The Beatles

Pictured, in the centre is Nick Angelo, the owner of The Guitar Boutique. Nick's band, Les 4 Francais, opened for The Beatles at the Montreal Forum in 1964, and was the only Canadian band ever to open for The Beatles!

  • Les 4 Francais

    Originally from Montréal (Canada), They played the first part of The Beatles (1964-09-08) and The Dave Clark Five (1964-10-29) shows at the Forum De Montréal.

  • The Twilights

    Another band Nick played with (on the right with his 59' Jazzmaster). They recorded their Tossin' And Turnin' LP in 1962.

  • The Montreal Forum

    The Beatles performed two concerts on this night at the Forum in Montréal, Canada, to a total of 21,000 fans. It was their only visit to the city.

Nick Opening for The Beatles at the Montreal Forum in 1964

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