Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)

12.00pm, Friday 15 December 1961 (52 years ago)

This was The Beatles’ 65th lunchtime performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club.

The group’s lunchtime shows in the Cavern typically lasted from 12-2pm. Overall this was their 97th appearance at the Mathew Street cellar club, including their late-night shows.

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

Later on this evening they played at the Tower Ballroom in New Brighton, Wallasey.

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