March 1961

Travel: Liverpool to Hamburg

Stuart Sutcliffe had flown alone to Hamburg on 15 March 1961. While there he and his fiancee Astrid Kirchherr cleared some administrative paperwork to enable The Beatles to return to the city to perform.

Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool

This was The Beatles’ 11th performance at the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool’s Hayman Green. The venue was owned by drummer Pete Best‘s mother Mona.

Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening)

This was The Beatles’ first night-time performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club. Their 11 previous appearances at the venue had been lunchtime shows.

Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool

This was The Beatles’ 10th performance at the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool’s Hayman Green. The venue was owned by drummer Pete Best‘s mother Mona.

Live: Liverpool Jazz Society, Liverpool

This was The Beatles’ fifth and final performance at Liverpool Jazz Society on Temple Street, Liverpool. Earlier in the evening they had played at Mossway Hall in Croxteth.

Live: Cassanova Club, Liverpool

This was The Beatles’ seventh and final performance at the Cassanova Club, promoted by Sam R Leach. Earlier in the evening the group had played for the ninth time at the Casbah Coffee Club.

Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool

This was The Beatles’ ninth performance at the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool’s Hayman Green. The venue was owned by drummer Pete Best‘s mother Mona.