FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.qns.com AUGUST 18, 2016 • The Queens Courier 31 The British are coming to the LIC Flea Music Series! BY THE QUENS COURIER STAFF firstname.lastname@example.org/@QNS Some of the greatest songs from the British Invasion era of rock ‘n’ roll will highlight the latest installment of the LIC Flea & Food market’s Music Series which continues this Saturday, Aug. 20. The British Invasion Experience will take the stage from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and entertain fans with a high-energy performance covering charttoppers from British rock groups such including The Beatles, The Dave Clark Five, Herman’s Hermits, The Hollies, The Yard Birds, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Cream and Pink Floyd. The members of the British Invasion Experience engage their audiences as they flashback to the British groups of the 1960s and show how they influenced music and popular culture through the years. On Sunday, the music series continues with a DJ spinning tunes from 1 to 5 p.m. While enjoying the music both days, guests can chow down on some of the best global grub in Queens. The LIC has a number of new vendors including Boil Boil Ramen and Willie’s Burger Spot along with favorites that LIC Flea visitors have come to love. These include Whats the Dillaz, which won the 2016 Visitors Favorite Award; Tae NYC, which won best food with authentic Thai cuisine; Lizzmonade, the Best Beverage winner with madeto order fruit-infused lemonade; and The Dessert Kitchen, which won the Best Dessert award for its Asian sweet treats. Flea guests can also shop to their heart’s content at favorites such as Torie’s Treasures biker hip jewelry, vintage items from Maggiebeth Vintage, high end vintage threads from Lady V Second Time Around. They can also discover new vendors like Zoey n Lola’s handcrafted jewelry and Small Town Charm’s handmade, one-of-a-kind items. After shopping and eating, kick back and grab a brew at the all-Queens Beer Garden. If you like what you sip, then pick up a ticket for the first Queens Beer Festival on Oct. 15-16. Tickets are available at www.queensbeerfest.com. The LIC Flea and Food Market is located at 5-25 46th Ave., a short walk from the East River Ferry stop and the Court Square-23rd Street subway station. For more information, visit www.licflea.com. In this two and a half hour high energy performance, The British Invasion Experience dedicates the first half of their show paying tribute to the Beatles, from their introduction on the Ed Sullivan show through their career to the roof top of Abbey Road Studios. Then experience the explosion of well known hits from other British groups such as The Dave Clark Five, Herman’s Hermits, The Hollies, The Yard Birds, The Kinks,The Rolling Stones, and The Who, ending with the psychedelic era of such groups as Cream and Pink Floyd. Inspired by these music icons, the members of The British Invasion Experience dedicated to engaging their audiences as they flashback to the British groups of the 60’s era, and how they have impacted music and our culture as we know it today. “The popularity of the group and the quality of their music has been very evident by the large number attendees at these events. We look forward to them returning.” -Glen Irwin, Executive Director; Ocean City Development Corporation, Ocean City, MD CHECK OUT THIS VENDOR AT THE LIC FLEA & FOOD MARKET! Small Town Charm offers their extensive re-purposed blue jeans line, garden teacups (birdfeeders/planters), and plenty of other items they have crafted from upcycled materials. In addition, they have vintage home goods, including fine glassware and Pyrex, kitchenalia, tools and hardware, furniture pieces, and whatever else fits in with their aesthetic. Some pieces are sold in their current state, and others are re-invented.
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