Live: Astoria Cinema, Finsbury Park, London

6.00pm, Sunday 1 November 1964 (49 years ago)

The 19th date of The Beatles’ 1964 British tour was a return to the Astoria in Finsbury Park, London. The group had previously performed at the venue for The Beatles’ Christmas Show in December 1963 and January 1964.

They performed two concerts on this night, for which they were paid £850. Their set throughout the tour contained 10 songs: Twist And Shout, Money (That’s What I Want), Can’t Buy Me Love, Things We Said Today, I’m Happy Just To Dance With You, I Should Have Known Better, If I Fell, I Wanna Be Your Man, A Hard Day’s Night and Long Tall Sally.

The support acts on the tour were The Rustiks, Sounds Incorporated, Michael Haslam, The Remo Four, Tommy Quickly and Mary Wells, and the compère was Bob Bain. The evening’s two shows began at 6pm and 8.30pm.

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