This was The Beatles' fourth performance in Widnes, Lancashire.
The event was promoted by Brian Epstein's company NEMS Enterprises. The support act on this occasion was Lee Curtis and the All-Stars, whose drummer was Pete Best, formerly of The Beatles.
The Beatles played in Widnes a total of five times, each one at Queen's Hall. The other dates were 3, 10 and 17 September 1962, and 18 February 1963.