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1963, January

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, January 31, 1963 - 0 Comments

Beatles at the Cavern Club again in Liverpool for lunch. Then at night in the Majestic Ballroom, in Birkenhead where the Beatles gave two entirely separate "house" performances at 8:00 and 11:00. At this time, this was unheard for a ballroom.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Wednesday, January 30, 1963 - 0 Comments

The only thing the Beatles did today was spend some time at the Cavern Club in Liverpool at the lunchtime hour.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Tuesday, January 29, 1963 - 0 Comments

Today the Beatles took a day off.......

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, January 28, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles today at the Majestic Ballroom on Westgate Rd. in Northumberland.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, January 27, 1963 - 0 Comments

A return visit to the Three Coins Club on Fountain St. in Manchester, Lancashire.

The club was part owned by radio disc jockey Jimmy Savile (first played by the Beatles soon after it opened in late 1961)

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Saturday, January 26, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles appeared at the El Rio Club on Queen Victoria St, Macclesfield, Chesshire and King's Hall, on Glebe St. Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire. Twenty-one miles separated this double booking. At the El Rio Club, the Beatles were supported by locals, Wayne Fontana and the Jets, Fontana later fin...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Friday, January 25, 1963 - 0 Comments

A dance promoted by the local Baptist Church youth club was at the Co-operative Hall, Market St. Lancashire

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, January 24, 1963 - 0 Comments

Before setting off to North Wales for an engagement in Assembly Hall, on High St. Mold, Flintshire, the Beatles made a personal appearance at NEMS' central Liverpool record store, signing copies of their "Please Please Me" single and giving a brief acoustic performance from the foot of the staircase...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Wednesday, January 23, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles drove north to Liverpool Wednesday morning and arrived just in time for the night-time Cavern Club engagement. The journey was quite eventful. Their van's windscreen had shattered into bits, in the freezing cold. The Assistant road manager at the time, Mal Evans - Neil Aspinall had remai...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Tuesday, January 22, 1963 - 0 Comments

BBC Paris Studio in London. The Beatles appeared live on one BBC radio program and recorded sessions for two others. Then off to the Paris Studio on Regent Street to accompany the broadcast of their new single, "Please Please Me'. The Beatles chatted live on air. Other guests were Joan Regan, Jon Pe...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, January 21, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles' 3rd appearance on "The Friday Spectacular" at the EMI House in London. Broadcast by Radio Luxembourg, chatting to series Hosts, Shaw Taylor and Muriel Young. The show was recorded before a live audience of 100 teenagers listening to 'Please Please Me' and 'Ask Me Why'. Tony Barrow refer...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, January 20, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles at the Cavern Club in Liverpool

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Saturday, January 19, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles appeared at the Town Hall Ballroom, Pauls Moss, Dodington, Whitchurch, Shropshire

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Friday, January 18, 1963 - 0 Comments

Beatles - Appearing at the Floral Hall Ballroom in Morecambe

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, January 17, 1963 - 0 Comments

Every ticket for the Majestic dance was sold in advance, much to the disappointment of an extra 500 fans outside the venue. The Cavern Club, Liverpool at lunchtime and the Majestic Ballroom, in Birkenhead in the evening.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Wednesday, January 16, 1963 - 0 Comments

A Manchester booking for the Beatles, appearing live on the Granada Television Show "People & Places" and then recording a BBC radio appearance for "Here we go". This all happened at Studio 4, Granada TV Center, & Playhouse Theatre in Manchester.

Their schedule was first a rehearsal in Studio 4 at ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Monday, January 14, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles had an engagement in Ellesmere Port, the industrial town about 19 miles south of Liverpool, at the Civic Hall on Whitby Rd. Ellesmere Port in Wirral, Cheshire.

A crowd of about 700 fans packed the hall for this Wolverham Welfare Association Dance.

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, January 13, 1963 - 0 Comments

Alpha Television Studios, Aston Rd. North, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire

This was the Beatles' most important television appearance to date, a taping for the very popular "Thank your lucky stars". Most of Britain's teenage population viewed this weekly program, in which top acts of the day mimed ...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Saturday, January 12, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles date tonight was in the Invicta Ballroom, High St. Chatham, Kent

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Friday, January 11, 1963 - 0 Comments

Lunchtime it was at the Cavern Club, of course in Liverpool. Then the Beatles made the hazardous afternoon journey south from Liverpool to Old Hill, blizzards made them unable to drive the 11 miles to King's Hearth at the Ritz Ballroom on York Rd. for the 2nd part of a double booking in the Midlands...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, January 10, 1963 - 0 Comments

The Beatles' first home-town engagement in nearly a month, heading a five-act bill. The evening was a resounding success, with a record-breaking attendance crowding into the large Grafton Rooms.One enterprising local stole 100 tickets a few days beforehand only to find that they were numbered and de...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Tuesday, January 8, 1963

Scottish Television, Theatre Royal, Hope Street

Glasgow, Lanarkshire

The Beatles remained north of the border after the Aberdeen date and travelled down to the Scottish Television studios in Glasgow for an appearance on the children's magazine program Roundup, presented by Paul Young and Morag Hoo...

The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Sunday, January 6, 1963

The last night of the tour ended at the Beach Ballroom, Sea Beach, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Saturday, January 5, 1963

Played at Museum Hall, Henderson St. Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Friday, January 4, 1963

Played at the Town Hall, High St. Dingwall, Ross and Cromarty

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Thursday, January 3, 1963 - 0 Comments

At last the tour got under way at the TWO SHOES BALLROOM, South College St. Elgin, Morayshire

This ballroom was slightly L-Shaped, which meant that some of the dancers could not see the Beatles on the stage....

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The Beatles - A Day in The Life : Wednesday, January 2, 1963

The opening night of a five-date booking in Scotland and the Beatles' first proper tour, also a return visit to the town played as support to Johnny Gentle on May 25, 1960 - was cancelled owing to the terrible weather conditions which had the whole of Scotland in an icy grip. Snowdrifts made virtual...

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