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Live: NEMS, Liverpool

The Beatles made a personal appearance at Brian Epstein‘s central Liverpool record store, NEMS, prior to an evening concert in Mold, Wales.

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.

Live: Grafton Rooms, Liverpool

The Beatles performed in Liverpool on this evening for the first time in 1963, with a show at the Grafton Rooms, West Derby Road.

Travel: Liverpool to Hamburg

The Beatles flew from Liverpool to Hamburg on this day ahead of their third and final residency at the German city’s Star-Club, situated on Große Freiheit off the Reeperbahn, which began later that evening.

Travel: Liverpool to Hamburg

The Beatles flew from Liverpool to Hamburg on this day ahead of their second residency at the German city’s Star-Club, situated on Große Freiheit off the Reeperbahn.

Live: Grafton Rooms, Liverpool

Although The Quarrymen had previously performed at Liverpool’s Grafton Rooms, this was The Beatles’ first concert at the venue. They would play there four times in total, with the last taking place almost a year later on 2 August 1963.

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.

Travel: Hamburg to Liverpool

Following their 48-night residency at Hamburg’s Star-Club, in which they notched up 172 hours of stage time over seven weeks, The Beatles began their journey back to Liverpool.

Live: The Beatles’ first Cavern Club show

The Cavern Club, situation in Mathew Street in central Liverpool, had played host to The Quarrymen before. On this day, however, The Beatles made their debut at the venue.