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Paul McCartney live at the Cavern Club, Liverpool

Sir Paul McCartney had announced an appearance at Liverpool’s world-famous Cavern Club on the Parkinson television show on 3 December 1999. Eleven days later it took place, with just 300 tickets available.

Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime)

This was The Beatles’ final lunchtime show at Liverpool’s Cavern Club. Although they played subsequent shows at the venue, they were all evening performances.

Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (evening)

An evening performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club. Also on the bill were Pete Hartigan’s Jazzmen, The Dennisons, The Merseybeats and The Swinging Blue Jeans.

Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool

The Beatles performed two shows on this day. The first was a lunchtime booking at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, where they were guaranteed an enthusiastic reception from their loyal fanbase.

Rehearsal: Cavern Club, Liverpool

Two days before their first Abbey Road recording session, The Beatles undertook a second day of rehearsals at the Cavern Club, Liverpool.

The Quarrymen first play the Cavern Club

The Cavern Club would become a regular venue for Beatles shows while they remained a Liverpool secret. Once Beatlemania took hold, however, they rarely played in their home city again.