This was The Beatles’ fourth performance in Widnes, Lancashire.
The event was promoted by Brian Epstein’s company NEMS Enterprises. The support act on this occasion was Lee Curtis and the All-Stars, whose drummer was Pete Best, formerly of The Beatles.
The Beatles played in Widnes a total of five times, each one at Queen’s Hall. The other dates were 3, 10 and 17 September 1962, and 18 February 1963.
Last updated: 8 June 2020
Also on this day...
- 2015: Paul McCartney live: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, New York
- 2014: Ringo Starr live: Maxwell C King Center for the Performing Arts, Melbourne, Florida
- 2009: Paul McCartney announces European tour
- 1991: US album release: Liverpool Oratorio by Paul McCartney
- 1984: Album release: Give My Regards To Broad Street by Paul McCartney
- 1968: George Harrison produces Is This What You Want? by Jackie Lomax
- 1968: Recording: Yellow Submarine film score
- 1966: George and Pattie Harrison leave India
- 1965: Recording: In My Life, Nowhere Man
- 1964: Live: Odeon Cinema, Leeds
- 1964: Mixing: I Feel Fine
- 1961: Live: Casbah Coffee Club, Liverpool
- 1960: Live: Kaiserkeller, Hamburg
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