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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. The Cavern Club Mathew Street

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Edwards View Post
    The original Cavern Club opened on Wednesday 16 January 1957 as a jazz club, later becoming a centre of the rock and roll scene in Liverpool in the 1960s. Alan Sytner opened The Cavern Club, having been inspired by the jazz district in Paris, where there were a number of clubs in cellars. Sytner returned to Liverpool and strove to open a club similar to the Le Caveau jazz club in Paris. He eventually found a perfect cellar for his club with similar tunnels and arches. Sytner owned two other nightclubs