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The Cavern Beats

Experience the 'Benzedrine beat' up close and personal, in all its savage glory, with Liverpool's premier beat merchants, The Cavern Beats. This fab beat combo perform the hits, misses, B-sides and lost classics from the golden age of Merseybeat with a passion and energy not seen since the heady days of the '60s beat boom. As Merseybeat and Hamburg legend Kingsize Taylor said after seeing the boys in action, "I haven't heard a sound like that since the Star-Club in 1962!"

Formed in 2005 by drummer Tony, these four lads from Liverpool authentically recreate the look and the sound of those Liverpool days and Hamburg nights, from the Cavern to the Star-Club where the original Mersey Sound was born. The group's ethos is based around the early 60s, as they believe that this is when beat music was at its most exciting.

They have a twice weekly residency at the legendary Cavern Club, Swingin' Saturdays 'lunchtime session' & Shakin' Sundays, where the boys play to a world-wide audience every week and are established favourites at the world's most famous club. They made their debut International Beatleweek, Liverpool appearance in 2006 to a great reception and have played the festival every year since, as Liverpool's beat ambassadors to the worldwide Beatle community.

Since their inception, they have performed all over the UK, Europe and the Middle East. Successful headline appearances at the Beatles Day festivals in Switzerland and Italy (including a follow-up appearance at Teatro Adriano in Rome where The Beatles also debuted in the city in 1965), Bavois Beatles Night festival, Switzerland, Belgium, the Atombeat Festival at Alloa Town Hall in Scotland, two successful trips to Bahrain and barnstorming performances at Liverpool's Beatles Day event, have solidified their reputation for the best in beat. They also have many 60s weekenders to their credit, a UK theatre show tour and have backed many 60s artists, such as Hamburg legend, Tony Sheridan at the huge 'Lennon Remembered' gig at Liverpool's Echo Arena. Mach Schau indeed!

They continue to keep it beat and be in demand to represent Liverpool and it's beat heritage on the worldwide stage.

So, 'with the hi-fi high and the lights down low', get ready to twist 'n' shout with The Cavern Beats -'The best Merseybeat group to come out of Liverpool since the 60s!' - THE BEAT magazine.

Merseybeat ...
Just like it used to be.

Act Information


Standard four man beat group. Two guitars, bass & drums with three vocals out front.

Extra Line-up(s)

Within our set, we can do a number of related shows. A 'hits' package, a dedicated '60s beat' show, a rock 'n roll show and a complete 'Beatles only' set.

Also included

We have a small but powerful PA system. We prefer to use venues' own lighting.


North West based and will travel to these areas: Midlands, North East, North West, Scotland.

Previous Clients

Cavern City Tours, Liverpool City Council, International Beatle Week, Beatles Day, CMP Promotions, Pontins, CMW Promotions, Whitby 60s Festival, Yesterday Once More, Swiss, Italian, German & Belgian Beatles festivals, Amersham Rock 'n' Roll Club, Rockin' & Shakin' theatre tour, Tony West Entertainment, BCM Promotions, Mersey Ferries, Billy Butler Show, Radio Merseyside, British Heart Foundation, Merseycats, Merseyrats, Marie Curie Foundation, Linda McCartney Centre, Cavern Mecca, Welshpool 60s Festival, Mathew Street Festival, Britannia Hotels, Age UK, Redrow Homes, Marina Dalglish Foundation, Hard Days Night Hotel, The Merseybeat Story, Operation Big Beat, Fort Perch Rock.


Thanks a million Cavern Beats for your brilliant performance at our wedding at the Hilton Hotel, Liverpool, January 2013. You were friendly, professional, and very talented musicians. We also appreciated your flexibility with setting-up arrangements on the day (both before and during the reception). You got all our guests up dancing with your mix of Merseyside music and helped to make our reception the fun event it was. Thanks again!

-Olga and Malcolm


�The best Merseybeat group to come out of Liverpool since the 60s!�


"One of the UK's top 60s groups, recreating the Liverpool Cavern sound with passion and accuracy. Bob Wooler would've loved these guys! No gimmicks or silly wigs, just classic beat played by mega musicians. The VERY best Merseybeat group by a country mile!"


�The ultimate Merseybeat experience!�


�It�s still happening, authentic, raw and exciting!�


�One of the most authentic beat groups I�ve heard since the 60s!�


�Went down a storm with the crowd, raising the roof and setting the mood for a fabulous day.�


�So authentic! You captured the rawness and excitement of the early 60s. I had shivers down my back.�


�One of the best bands we�ve ever had here. People are still talking about you!�


�The original Mersey Sound is in good hands. The other groups have to raise their game when they know they�re on the bill with you!�


�We were so impressed with you guys, you took us right back to the original Cavern. Thanks for making the night so memorable�


�It was like watching footage of a 60s TV pop show! You guys had the look and the sound spot on.�



COLIN PRYCE-JONES of THE RAPIERS (Our favourite London beat group!)

�Our favourite Liverpool beat group. Thanks for keeping the music as it was in the best of times.�

KINGSIZE TAYLOR (Merseybeat legend)

�I haven�t heard a sound like that since I walked into the Star-Club in 1962! A MUST for anybody that loves the original Mersey Sound. Not many bands can capture the true feeling, which you have done to perfection! Well done + Keep on Rockin'."


�You performed an amazing, energetic and dynamic show. You had the audience in the palm of your hands!�


�The charisma and sheer joy of playing oozes from this band and you just can�t help singing and clapping along. A must see!�


�We oldies consider you guys to be the only modern band who �Get it�. Lets hope you can carry the legacy of Merseybeat on in the years to come when the winds have taken us to a different place. You�re probably the most authentic 60s revival band in the world�.


�We came from Spain expressly to see the Cavern and Beatles places. We saw you perform there and the place, the time and a band playing Beatles and Liverpool Beat really was a highlight of our lifetime. It was a great performance from a great beat and rock �n� roll band. Thank you again�


�The most authentic sounding band we�ve had here! Better than a lot of the groups that claim to be 60s. Consider yourselves booked for next year!�


Authentic 60s look & sound.
Cavern Club's resident group.
Many years experience worldwide, at all levels.



The Beatles My Bonnie
The Beatles Love Me Do
The Beatles Please Please Me
The Beatles From Me To You
The Beatles She Loves You
The Beatles Thank You Girl
The Beatles I�ll Get You
The Beatles One After 909 (�63 Version)
The Beatles You Can�t Do That
The Beatles Twist N Shout
The Beatles Hard Day�s Night
The Beatles There�s A Place
The Beatles All My Loving
The Beatles Eight Days A Week
The Beatles I Feel Fine
The Beatles I Saw Her Standing There
The Beatles I Should�ve Known Better
The Beatles I Wanna Hold Your Hand
The Beatles I Call Your Name
The Beatles Misery
The Beatles Tell Me Why
The Beatles She�s A Woman
The Beatles Can�t Buy Me Love
The Beatles I Wanna Be Your Man
The Beatles All I�ve Got To Do
The Beatles It Won�t Be Long
The Beatles Ask Me Why
The Beatles P.S I Love You
The Beatles Do You Want To Know A Secret?
The Beatles Don�t Bother Me
The Beatles No Reply
The Beatles A Taste Of Honey
The Beatles Happy Just To Dance With You
The Beatles Baby It�s You
The Beatles So How Come No-One Loves Me?
The Beatles �Til There Was You
The Beatles Besame Mucho
The Beatles Sit Right Down & Cry Over You
The Beatles Red Sails In The Sunset
The Beatles And I Love Her
The Beatles I�ll Be Back
The Beatles Things We Said Today
The Beatles Ticket To Ride
The Beatles Please Mr Postman
Elvis Presley Heartbreak Hotel
Elvis Presley Blue Suede Shoes
Elvis Presley His Latest Flame
Elvis Presley Little Sister
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates Shakin� All Over
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates Hungry For Love
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates I�ll Never Get Over You
Billy J Kramer Bad To Me
Billy J Kramer I�ll Keep You Satisfied
Billy J Kramer From A Window
Gerry & The Pacemakers Ferry �Cross The Mersey
Gerry & The Pacemakers How Do You Do It?
Gerry & The Pacemakers I Like It
Gerry & The Pacemakers It�s Gonna Be Alright
Gerry & The Pacemakers I�m The One
Gerry & The Pacemakers You�ll Never Walk Alone
The Searchers Love Potion #9
The Searchers Don�t Throw Your Love Away
The Searchers Needles N Pins
The Searchers Sweets For My Sweet
Swingin� Blue Jeans Hippy Hippy Shake
Swingin� Blue Jeans You�re No Good
Swingin� Blue Jeans Shake Rattle & Roll
Rolling Stones It�s All Over Now
Rolling Stones Route 66
Everly Brothers When Will I Be Loved
The Big 3 Some Other Guy
The Big 3 What I�d Say
Brian Poole & The Tremeloes Do You Love Me?
Buddy Holly That�ll Be The Day
Buddy Holly Rave On
Gene Vincent Blue Jean Bop
Billy Fury Nothin� Shakin� (But The Leaves On The Trees)
Peter & Gordon A World Without Love
The Mojos Everything�s Alright
Chuck Berry Johnny B Goode
Chuck Berry Roll Over Beethoven
Chuck Berry Carol
Chuck Berry Maybellene
Chuck Berry You Never Can Tell
Chuck Berry Talking �Bout You
Chuck Berry Rock �N� Roll Music
Larry Williams Bonie Moronie
Larry Williams Bad Boy
Larry Williams Slow Down
Arthur Alexander A Shot Of Rhythm & Blues
Arthur Alexander Soldier Of Love
Arthur Alexander Anna
Little Richard Slippin� & Slidin�
Cilla Black Love Of The Loved
Cilla Black It�s For You

Extra Costs

The price brackets above should be used as a guide only as all quotes are bespoke.

Performance times for most acts except Tributes and some other Unique performers are usually 2 x 60 minute sets or 3 x 40 min sets.

(If you require the act to perform longer than these times you may incur extra costs.)

Travel costs vary depending on the act and will be included to the quote given to you by our agents.

Our acts would usually expect to arrive around 6pm and to be finished around midnight.

(If you need the act to arrive earlier or finish later there may be extra costs but these can be negotiated.)