The Beatles each pursued individual projects and outside interests during the late summer of 1966. On this evening Paul McCartney attended a performance of experimental music at the Royal College of Art in London. Read more »
Paul McCartney watches experimental music in London was last modified: November 15th, 2010 by Joe
Having finished touring and enjoying a break from recording, The Beatles were free to explore solo projects for the first time. John Lennon accepted an invitation from director Richard Lester to appear in his film How I Won The War. Read more »
John Lennon flies to Hanover, Germany was last modified: May 25th, 2009 by Joe
Although they made an unannounced live appearance in January 1969 on the rooftop of the Apple building, The Beatles' final live concert took place on 29 August 1966 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. Read more »
Live: Candlestick Park, San Francisco: The Beatles’ final concert was last modified: August 18th, 2014 by Joe
The Beatles' penultimate live concert took place at the Dodger Stadium at Elysian Park Avenue in Los Angeles, California. It took place the day before their final show at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Read more »
Live: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles was last modified: November 15th, 2010 by Joe
On their third rest day in Los Angeles during their final tour, The Beatles were visited by Brian and Carl Wilson of The Beach Boys, whose 11th album Pet Sounds proved a key influence on the recording of Revolver. Read more »
Day off in Los Angeles was last modified: August 30th, 2011 by Joe
The Beatles performed two shows at the Coliseum in Seattle on this day, at 3pm and 8pm, on the 12th date of their final tour. The support acts were The Remains, Bobby Hebb, The Cyrkle and The Ronettes. Read more »
Live: Coliseum, Seattle was last modified: August 23rd, 2016 by Joe
The Beatles were to have performed at Cincinnati's Crosley Field on the previous day, Saturday 20 August 1966. However, heavy rain and the risk of electrocution led to their performance being postponed until noon on this day.
The support acts on The Beatles' final tour, The Remains, Bobby Hebb, The Cyrkle and The Ronettes, had all performed the day before, prior to the downpour beginning. The Beatles were the only act to play on this day, after which they flew 341 miles to St Louis, Missouri to perform an evening concert.
We had to get up early and get on and play the concert at midday, then take all the gear apart and go to the airport, fly to St Louis, set up and play the gig originally planned for that day. In those days all we had were three amps, three guitars, and a set of drums. Imagine trying to do it now!
The Beatles were due to have played an open-air show at Cincinnati's Crosley Field on this day. However, the promoter failed to provide a cover for the group, and heavy rain began shortly before they were due to take the stage. Read more »
The Beatles’ Cincinnati concert is postponed was last modified: June 2nd, 2014 by Joe