Liverpool councillors are to discuss creating a Beatles trail of some of the best-known locations connected to the group.
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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.
After nearly 300 performances at Liverpool’s Cavern Club, this was The Beatles’ final show at the venue.
The Beatles headlined an eight-hour Rhythm And Blues Marathon at the Cavern Club on Good Friday, 12 April 1963.
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.
An eight-hour music marathon was staged at the Cavern on this Sunday night, titled “Rhythm And Blues Marathon”.
After two busy days in London, The Beatles began the long drive back to Liverpool on the morning of 23 January 1963.
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.
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.
Two days before their first Abbey Road recording session, The Beatles undertook a second day of rehearsals at the Cavern Club, Liverpool.
The Beatles’ first Abbey Road recording session was booked for 6 June 1962, and the group needed to prepare material.
Having seeing their name several times in Mersey Beat magazine, and on posters around Liverpool, Brian Epstein had become curious about The Beatles.
The Quarrymen’s first performance at the Cavern Club with Paul McCartney took place on this day.
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.
The Cavern Club, which was to become world-famous after The Beatles performed there nearly 200 times, opened its doors for the first time on the night of 16 January 1957.