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Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)

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Although The Beatles had previously played three lunchtime shows at Liverpool’s Cavern Club, performances at the venue were not regular. However, this day was the beginning of a week of lunchtime sessions held at the club.

Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool

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This was The Beatles’ eighth performance at the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool’s Hayman Green. The venue was owned by drummer Pete Best‘s mother Mona.

Live: Aintree Institute, Liverpool

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This was the 15th performance given by The Beatles at Aintree Institute, which was situated at Longmoor Lane in Aintree, Liverpool. It was put on by Brian Kelly for his Beekay Promotions.

Live: St John’s Hall, Bootle

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This was The Beatles’ third appearance at St John’s Hall in Bootle, at an event promoted by local teenager Dave Forshaw.

Live: Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool

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This was The Beatles’ ninth show at Litherland Town Hall, where they had given a triumphant homecoming performance on 27 December 1960, following their first trip to Hamburg.

Live: Aintree Institute, Liverpool

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This was the 14th performance given by The Beatles at Aintree Institute, which was situated at Longmoor Lane in Aintree, Liverpool. It was put on by Brian Kelly for his Beekay Promotions.

Live: Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool

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This was The Beatles’ eighth show at Litherland Town Hall, where they had given a triumphant homecoming performance on 27 December 1960, following their first trip to Hamburg.

Live: Cassanova Club, Liverpool

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This was The Beatles’ fifth performance at the Cassanova Club, promoted by Sam R Leach. The date was rescheduled from 18 February, when The Beatles had originally been booked to perform.

Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)

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This was The Beatles’ third performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club. As with the previous two, it was a lunchtime show taking place from 1-2pm.

Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool

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This was The Beatles’ seventh performance at the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool’s Hayman Green. The venue was owned by drummer Pete Best‘s mother Mona.

Live: Aintree Institute, Liverpool

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This was the 13th performance given by The Beatles at Aintree Institute, which was situated at Longmoor Lane in Aintree, Liverpool.

Live: Grosvenor Ballroom, Wallasey

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The Silver Beetles had played at the Grosvenor Ballroom in Liscard, Wallasey several times in 1960. This was The Beatles’ first show at the venue in 1961, and also their first performance across the Mersey that year.

Live: Aintree Institute, Liverpool

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This was the 12th performance given by The Beatles at Aintree Institute, which was situated at Longmoor Lane in Aintree, Liverpool.

Live: Litherland Town Hall, Liverpool

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This was The Beatles’ seventh show at Litherland Town Hall, where they had given a triumphant homecoming performance on 27 December 1960, following their first trip to Hamburg.

Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)

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This was The Beatles’ second performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club. As with their debut on 9 February 1961, it was a lunchtime show taking place from 1-2pm.

Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool

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This was The Beatles’ sixth performance at the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool’s Hayman Green. The venue was owned by drummer Pete Best‘s mother Mona.