Best Buy is going full Beatlemania with their efforts to celebrate the release of The Beatles: Rock Band and The Beatles remastered studio albums. On Wednesday, September 9, Best Buy will give away all-expense paid trips to London to tour The Beatles’ famous stomping grounds and an exclusive tour of Abbey Road studios. Which sounds amazing. Fans can enter to win the trip during the day while morning show Djs give away other prizes.
“With their timeless music, The Beatles have long been a favorite of Best Buy customers,” said Gary Arnold, senior entertainment officer for Best Buy. “The Beatles: Rock Band and The Beatles’ remastered studio albums are two of the most highly anticipated entertainment releases of the year, and we’re thrilled to celebrate with the fans and provide our customers a unique experience they can’t get anywhere else.”
Here are some of the details:
Best Buy brings The Beatles phenomenon back to life with a series of in-store festivities:
* Be the first to play the new The Beatles: Rock Band. A playable version of the new game is currently available at more than 800 Best Buy stores. For a complete store list, go to www.bestbuy.com.
* On 9/9/09, the festivities kick off at 8 a.m. Prizes and memorabilia giveaways, including gadgets, exclusive Beatles’ t-shirts, The Beatles: Rock Band game will occur throughout the day. In addition, customers are eligible to win a one-year Reward Zone Premier Silver membership with benefits including special access to sought after entertainment events.
* Live radio broadcasts from top morning show DJs.
Entries will be accepted on the day of the event through in-store kiosks in the 10 event locations. The Djs will announce the winner the next day. The 10 cities are: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco. Visit to see all the specific Best Buys that will be hosting the event.