The Beatles' famous audition for Decca Records took place in London on New Year's Day in 1962. Read more »
The Beatles gave their 64th lunchtime performance at Liverpool's Cavern Club on this day. This was also the 14th occasion on which they performed both lunchtime and evening shows at the venue, and the final such occurrence in 1961. Read more »
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 at 106-108 Seel Street, Liverpool. Read more »
Less than a month after their first live appearance, The Quarrymen entered ABC TV's talent show TV Star Search, organised by "Mr Star Maker" Carroll Levis. Read more »