The Silver Beetles had a day off on 22 May from their Scottish tour with Johnny Gentle, but continued the following day with a performance in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire.
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The day after their Scottish debut, the Silver Beetles travelled 150 miles north to Inverness to continue their seven-date tour with Liverpudlian singer Johnny Gentle.
The Silver Beetles' seven-date tour of Scotland, backing singer Johnny Gentle, began on this day with a performance at the Town Hall in Alloa, Clackmannanshire.
This was The Silver Beetles' only known performance at the Iron Door Club on Temple Street, Liverpool. It was a lunchtime show featuring The Silver Beetles and Cass and the Cassanovas.
For one night only, the group performed as The Silver Beats, for their first proper show for Liverpool promoter Brian Kelly.
London-based music promoter Larry Parnes travelled to Liverpool to audition groups to back Billy Fury on a tour of northern England and Scotland. The audition took place at the Blue Angel, a club run by The Silver Beetles' new manager Allan Williams. The venue was previously known as the Wyvern Social Club, and was located... Read more »
The second and final appearance by The Nerk Twins, alter egos of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, playing at the pub run by McCartney's cousin Bett Robbins.
This date saw the first of two dates by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, performing as the Nerk Twins at the Fox and Hounds pub in Caversham, Berkshire.
Although they hadn't won the regional final of Carroll Levis' TV Star Search in Liverpool in October, Johnny and the Moondogs nonetheless qualified for the final round.
Although the Quarrymen had entered the competition two years previously without success, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison returned to Liverpool's Empire Theatre for another preliminary audition for the ABC TV's talent show TV Star Search.
The Quarrymen's Saturday night residency at Mona Best's Casbah Coffee Club came to an end on this evening. In time-honoured musical tradition, it was because of an argument about money.
This was the Quarrymen's penultimate Saturday night show at the popular Casbah Coffee Club, a members-only club situated in the basement of a large house in Liverpool's Hayman's Green.
This was the Quarrymen's fifth performance at Mona Best's Casbah Coffee Club, a members-only venue in Liverpool's Hayman's Green.
This was The Quarrymen's fourth consecutive Saturday performance at Mona Best's members-only Casbah Coffee Club.
The Quarrymen performed at Mona Best's Casbah Coffee Club on seven consecutive Saturdays between August and October 1959. This was their third engagement at the venue.
Following their success performance on the opening night of the Casbah Club, the Quarrymen were booked for a Saturday night residency by the owner, Mona Best.
This was the opening night of a new social club for teenagers, based in the cellar of a large Victorian house at 8 Hayman's Green, Liverpool.
The Quarrymen performed at this venue on just one occasion. As with their 1 January performance at Wilson Hall, it was a late Christmas party.
This was the last known performance by the Quarrymen at Wilson Hall. Unlike the previous three, it wasn't promoted by Charlie 'Mac' McBain, and there were no Teddy boys causing trouble.
Although The Quarrymen had few formal engagements between March 1958 and the end of the year, they did perform often at parties and family events.