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Beatles Dingwall gig venue to be renovated

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

EXTENSIVE repairs are to be carried out on a historic townhouse famous for hosting a doomed Beatles concert just prior to their rise to stardom.

The 280-year-old Dingwall complex with have its historic tower and town clock restored in the £90,000 work.

A paltry crowd of 19 watched a gig by the Beatles in January 1963, with many leaving because they thought the band – who went on to be the most famous musical groups in the world – were “rubbish”.

On the same night, over 1,200 watched local band the Melotones in nearby Strathpeffer.

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Source: Scotsman com

Photo Credit: Getty

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