Friday, 27 December, 1963 The Beatles and guests play another two performances of “The Beatles Christmas Show” at the Astoria Cinema in Finsbury Park. John Lennon and Paul McCartney are named ‘Outstanding Composers of 1963′ by music critics of The Times newspaper.
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Saturday, 3 August, 1963 The end of an era. The Beatles last performance at the Cavern Club, the venue that became synonymous with their early career. In two and a half years they played at the Matthew Street club in the heart of Liverpool city center close to 300 times. Brain Epstein promises that they [...]
Friday, 12th April, 1963 “From Me to You/Thank You Girl” (Parlophone 5015), the Beatles’ second single, is released in the U.K. and will spend 17 weeks on the charts; and be the first to hit the No.1 spot. The Beatles perform at the Cavern Club, headlining an eight-hour “Rhythm and Blues Marathon.” This is the [...]
Tuesday, 19th February, 1963 The Beatles perform a nighttime show at the Cavern Club, Liverpool. The supporting act is Lee Curtis & the All-Stars, the group for which Pete Best is drummer. This is the last time that any of The Beatles will see Pete Best in person.
Monday, 4th February, 1963 The end of an era as The Beatles perform what will be their last lunchtime show at the Cavern Club, Liverpool
Sunday, 3rd February, 1963 The Beatles perform a night time show at the Cavern Club, headlining an eight-hour, eight band “Rhythm and Blues Marathon
Thursday, 31st January, 1963 The Beatles played another lunch time gig at The Cavern before heading over the River Mersey to Birkenhead for a show at the Majestic Ballroom. Such was the demand for tickets at the Majestic that the Fab Four played two seperate shows at the same venue, one starting at 8:00pm and [...]
Wednesday, 30th January, 1963 The Beatles returned to Liverpool for their regular Wednesday lunch time engagement at The Cavern.
Wednesday, 23rd January, 1963 The Beatles suffer through a chilly and uncomfortable journey from Lonodn after the windsheild of their van is shattered. They arrive back in Liverpool just in time to perform their scheduled night time gig at The Cavern.
Sunday, 20th January, 1963 The Beatles played a night time gig at The Cavern on Matthew St, in Liverpool city center.