Live: Cavern Club, Liverpool (lunchtime) Tuesday 9 January 1962 Live The Beatles gave their 71st lunchtime performance at Liverpool’s Cavern Club on this day. The group’s lunchtime shows in the Cavern typically lasted from 12-2pm. Overall this was their 111th appearance at the Mathew Street cellar club, including their late-night shows.Although the precise number of their Cavern performances is not known, The Beatles played at least 155 lunchtime and 125 evening shows at the Mathew Street venue between 9 February 1961 and 3 August 1963. Also on this day…Want more? Visit the Beatles history section.