Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening)

The Beatles played two shows at the Cavern Club on this day; one at lunchtime, the other at night. The date would not be notable but for the attendance of Mike Smith, an A&R assistant at the Decca label, at this later show. Read more »

Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)

The Beatles gave their 64th lunchtime performance at Liverpool's Cavern Club on this day. This was also the 14th occasion on which they performed both lunchtime and evening shows at the venue, and the final such occurrence in 1961. Read more »

Live: Palais Ballroom, Aldershot

This was the first time The Beatles had performed in the south of England. They played at the Palais Ballroom in Aldershot, Hampshire, before giving their first show in London later in the evening. Read more »