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Cavern Club opens in Liverpool, England 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 16 1957)

(Wednesday, January 16, 1957, 7:00 p.m. GMT)The Cavern Club, a jazz club that later became a center of the rock and roll scene in Liverpool, England (The Beatles performed there nearly 300 times between 1961 and 1963), opened its doors tonight with the Merseysippi Jazz Band as the first act to perform. Continue reading Cavern Club opens in Liverpool, England 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 16 1957)