Award-winning author and music industry veteran Pat DiCesare has reached #12 on Amazon with his new book, Hard Days Hard Nights: From the Beatles to the Doors to the Stones… Insider Stories From a Legendary Concert Promoter. His revealing memoir spans over 40 years in the music industry and details his story of how he brought the Beatles to Pittsburgh and close encounters with music’s biggest stars including Janis Joplin, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Bruce Springsteen, Alice Cooper, The Rolling Stones, The Jackson Five, and Aerosmith.
As the rave reviews continue to pour in, DiCesare is currently on a successful book signing tour which regularly brings in crowds of enthusiastic music fans eager to hear about his wild ride through rock’s most exciting decades.
The bestseller has already been named 2014’s Independent Book of the Year, been announced as the grand prize winner of the 2014 Great Midwest Book Festival, and been named Runner Up for Best Non-Fiction by the Southern California Book Festival.
In celebration of the 51st anniversary of DiCesare bringing the Beatles to Pittsburgh in 1964 for their only show in the city, the famed concert promoter will reprise his role by hosting a tribute concert featuring Beatlemania Now on September 19th at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg, PA. DiCesare said that Relive the Beatles ’64, the name of his anniversary concert, will also feature tribute artists portraying the artists who influenced the Beatles, such as: Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Bo Diddley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Little Richard.
Hard Days, Hard Nights is available at Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com (ISBN 978-1882658084, 208 pages, paperback, $19.95, Kindle, $4.99).
For additional details, visit DiCesare’s website at: www.concertpat.com