Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)

12.00pm, Friday 18 August 1961 (52 years ago)

The Beatles’ 26th lunchtime performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club took place on this day.

The group’s lunchtime shows typically lasted from 12-2pm. This was their 36th appearance overall at the soon-to-be-famous underground venue on Mathew Street.

Although the precise number of their Cavern performances is not known, The Beatles played at least 155 lunchtime and 125 evening shows between 9 February 1961 and 3 August 1963.

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