Concerts & Package Tours : 1961  (May - June)

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May 1st 1961

London (Palladium) - 2 weeks

Frankie Vaughan
The Allisons ("Are You Sure")
Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen ("Samantha")
The Bell-Tones (Four voices - Four trumpets)
Maxin Coates (New singing personality)
Gil Dova (America's prince of clowns)
Joe Church (Comedy with a difference)
Gladys Morgan (Welsh comedienne)
Page & Bray (American dance stylists)
Tony Fayne (Sporting impressionist)
Roberts Brothers Chimps
Arthur Worsley with "Charlie Brown" ("It's in the bag")
The Skylons (Thrills in the air)
The George Carden Dancers

Promoters - Leslie Macdonnell and Bernard Delfont

 


 

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

May 1961

01 - Wells
02 - Leominster
03 - Ludlow
04 - Sedgly
05 - Hereford
06 - Walsall

Craig Douglas
Tessie O'Shea
Teddy Foster & His Band
 
May 1961

01 - Southampton (Gaumont) - week
08 - Kingston
09 - Dartford
10 - Greenford
11 - Woolwich
12 - Walthamstow
13 - Tooting
15 - Taunton (Gaumont) - week
22 - Sunderland (Empire) - week
29 - Shrewsbury (Granada) - week

June 1961

05 - Mansfield (Granada)
06 - Grantham (Granada)
07 - Kettering (Granada)
08 - Aylesbury (Granada)
09 - Maidstone (Granada)
10 - Slough (Granada)
12 - Belfast (Opera House) - week

Tommy Steele
The Viscounts (Britain's top vocal group)
Syd & Paul Kaye (Comedy in the modern manner)
Shirley Sands (Glamorous singing star of TV and stage)
Reg Thompson (Comically yours)
Les Brazilianos (Carnival in Mexico)

 

Full copy of Taunton programme (Flickr)

Full copy of Granada programme (Flickr)

May 1961

05 - Doncaster (Gaumont)
06 - Stockton (Globe)
07 - Derby (Gaumont)
08 - Ardwick (Apollo)
09 - Ayr (Playhouse)
10 - Dundee
11 - Leith
12 - Glasgow (Odeon)
13 - Wythenshaw
14 - Newcastle (City Hall)

Adam Faith
John Barry Seven

May 1961

06 - Leeds (Odeon)
07 - Coventry (Theatre)
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20 - Rotherham (Essoldo)
21 - Stockport (Essoldo)
22 - Cannock (Danilo) - see below
27 - Colchester (Regal)
28 - Cambridge (Regal)

The Shadows
The Brook Brothers
Peter Elliot
Patti Brooks
Red Price Combo
Julie Jones
Dave Allen (compere)
 
May 7th 1961

Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

The Allison
Cherry Wainer
Chas McDevitt & Shirley Douglas
The Hunters
The Kew Kats
Dave Sampson
Mike Preston
Dave Reid (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Kimbrell

May 1961

08 - Hanley (Theatre Royal)
22 - Brighton (Hippodrome)
29 - Birmingham (Hippodrome)

Emile Ford & The Checkmates  
May 1961

13 - Hammersmith (Gaumont)
14 - Birmingham (Hippodrome)
15 - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
16 - Cheltenham (Gaumont)
17 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
19 - Southend (Odeon)
20 - Lewisham (Gaumont)
23 - Hull (ABC)
24 - Sheffield (City Hall)
25 - Stockton (Globe)
26 - Manchester (Apollo)
27 - Newcastle (City Hall)
28 - Liverpool (Empire)

Robert Horton
The Mudlarks
Alan Randall
The Two Tones
Ronnie Aldrich & The Squadronaires
Norman Vaughan (compere)

Promoters - Arthur Howe & Leslie Grade

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

May 22nd 1961

Cannock (Danilo)

The Shadows
Patti Brook
Peter Elliott
Judy Jones
The Brook Brothers
The Red Price Combo
Dave Allen (compere)


Full copy of programme (Flickr)
 

June 1961

03 - Birmingham (Town Hall)
04 - Peterborough (Embassy
 

The Shadows
Peter Elliott (Birmingham only)
The Dallas Boys (Peterborough only)
Patti Brook
Sheila Southern
Chas McDevitt & Shirley Douglas
Red Price Combo
Dave Allen (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes

 

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

June 4th 1961

Blackpool (Opera House)

Adam Faith
Craig Douglas
The Saints
Eden Kane
Cherry Wainer
David Lane
Mike Shaun
Bob Miller & The Millermen
Denny Piercy

"Melody Maker Festival of Jazz & Pop"

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

 

June 10th 1961

Coventry (Theatre)

Adam Faith  
June 1961

10 - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
11 - Bristol (Colston Hall)

The Shadows
David Macbeth
Dean Rogers
Chas McDevitt & Shirley Douglas
Red Price Combo
 
June 1961

15 - London (Her Majesty's Theatre) - Season

 

Marty Wilde

"Bye Bye Birdie"

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

June 17th 1961

Taunton (Gaumont)

The Andrews Sisters

June 18th 1961

Gravesend
Southend
Calais

"The Royal Daffodil"

The Shadows
Gene Vincent (see below)

"Rock Across The Channel"

Because of illness Gene Vincent did not appear

June 1961

23 - Shrewsbury (Granada)
24 - Mansfield (Granada)
25 - Wakefield (Playhouse)

The Shadows
Billy Fury
Peter Elliott
Red Price Combo

Promoter - Arthur Howes

June 24th 1961

Newcastle (City Hall)

Shirley Bassey
Ken Mackintosh & His Orchestra

Promoter - Arthur Howes

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