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: 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 »