News

Rare Beatles photographs go up for auction

Rare Beatles photographs go up for auction

BEATLES: A music fan enters the Cavern Club in Liverpool Saturday, Dec. 1, 2001, where a sign advertises a condolence book for the late George Harrison. The Beatles played frequently at the Cavern Club in the early 1960s and now the club has become famous as the place where the Beatles got their start. Photo: Associated Press/Alastair Grant

An early photograph of The Beatles featuring former drummer Pete Best is to go under the hammer later this month.

The black and white picture shows the Fab Four performing at the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool, England in 1961, a year before drummer Best was replaced by Ringo Starr.

The photographs are part of a series of recently discovered snaps of the band at the beginning of their career which will be sold at the 2014 Liverpool Beatles Memorabilia Auction.

The Cavern Club picture is expected to fetch up to $2,550.

All 330 items will go under the hammer at the Paul McCartney Auditorium at The Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts on Aug. 23.

Latest Stories

6 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Captures Road Win At Pitt

Updated
basketball on a cement floor

UVA racked up its sixth consecutive victory Saturday afternoon trouncing Pitt 64-50.

8 hours ago in Music

This week’s top rock tracks

fivefingerdeathpunch

LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

9 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

You can stream the Super Bowl

superbowl50helmets

This year, CBS will broadcast the game on TV and stream it live on cbssports.com. The network will play the same commercials on TV and on the live stream.