Concerts & Package Tours : 1961  (November - December)

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November 1961

04 - Stoke
05 - Wolverhampton
06 - Surbiton
10 - Cheam
11 - Bradford
12 - Newcastle
16 - Leyton
17 - Edmonton (Granada)
19 - Chelmsford
20 - Brighton
24 - London (Manor House)
25 - Woolwich (Granada)
26 - Harrow (Granada)
27 - Leicester

Temperance Seven
Mudlarks
Michael Cox (Edmonton only)
Bert Weedon
Joan Small
Tommy Sanderson & The Sandmen

November 1st 1961

Bradford (Gaumont Ballroom)

Robb Storme & The Whispers

Plus the final of the "Milk For Vitality" R'n'R competition

Cash prizes of 5, 3, and 2

Heat winners and finalists receive Hair Styling from CF Busby - leading hair stylist

November 1961

03 - Lewisham (Gaumont)
04 - Ipswich (Gaumont)
17 - Cambridge (ABC)
18 - Cleethorpes (ABC)

Helen Shapiro
The Brook Brothers
Danny Williams

Promoter - Arthur Howes

November 5th 1961

Portsmouth (Guildhall)

Russ Conway  
November 1961

06 - Kilmarnock (Rex)
07 - Arbroath (Palais de Dance)
08 - Ardrossan (Castlecraigs)
09 - Elgin (Two Red Shoes)
10 - Perth (City Hall)
11 - Huntly (?)
12 - Rosewell (Miner's Institute)
14 - Sunderland (Rink)
15 - Middlesborough (Rink)
16 - Crewe (New)
17 - Southampton (Park)
18 - Leytonstone (?)
19 - Southsea (Savoy)
20 - Slough (Adelphi)
21 - Kilburn (Gaumont State)
22 - Hull (Majestic)
23 - Darlington (Majestic)
24 - Nelson (Imperial)
25 - Grimsby (Gaiety)
26 - Southall (?)
27 - West Bromwich (Adelphi)
28 - Epsom (Ebbisham Hall)
29 - Bedford (Corn Exchange)

December 1961

01 - Croydon (Fairfield Halls)
02 - Prestatyn (Royal Lido)
03 - Manchester (Oasis Ballrom)

Gene Vincent
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
Johnny Duncan & The Bluegrass Boys
Jess Conrad
Sounds Incorporated

Promoter : Don Arden

November 1961

10 - Derby (Gaumont)
11 - East Ham (Granada)
12 - Wolverhampton (Gaumont)
16 - Derby (Granada)
18 - Greenford (Granada)
19 - Sutton (Granada)
24 - Mansfield (Granada)
25 - Rugby (Granada)
26 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

December 1961

02 - Slough (Adelphi)
03 - Kettering

Russ Conway
The Lana Sisters
Sylvia Sands
Scott Peters
Reg Wale Four
Johnny Laycock
Bill Maynard (compere)

Promoter - Richard Armitage

Full copy of programme

November 10th 1961

New Brighton (Tower Ballroom)

The Beatles
Rory Storm & The Hurricanes
Gerry & The Pacemakers
The Remo Four
Kingsize Taylor & The Dominoes

"Operation Big Beat"

November  1961

11 - Bradford (St George's Hall)

December 1961

17 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

 

The Temperance Seven
Ed Corrie's Concord Jazzband

 

November 1961

11 - Norwich (Royal)
12 - Liverpool (Empire)
13 - Hull (ABC)
14 - Wakefield (Playhouse)
15 - Chesterfield (Regal)
16 - Dover (ABC)
17 - Northampton (ABC)
18 - Tooting (Granada)
19 - Leicester Prison (afternoon)
19 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

Adam Faith with The Roulettes
John Barry Seven or Red Price Band
David Macbeth
Desmond Lane
Johnny Le Roy
Don Arrol (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes

Full copy of programme

November 1961

12 - Banbury  (Essoldo)
13 - West Hartlepool  (Essoldo)
14 - Huddersfield  (Essoldo)
15 - Rotherham  (Essoldo)
16 - Cannock  (Essoldo)
17 - Bury  (Essoldo)
18 - Barrow  (Essoldo)
19 - Stockton  (Essoldo)

John Leyton (The phenomenal singing star)
Gary Mills (Ace recording star)
Charles Blackwell & The Beat Boys
The Duettes (Gillian Gray)
Jimmy Crowe (London's' new ballad heartbeat)
Mike Berry (HMV recording artist)
Billy Davis (16 year old singing sensation)
The Tornadoes (appeared instead of The Outlaws)

"The John Leyton Show"

Promoter - Robert Stigwood

Full copy of programme

November 1961

17 - Edmonton (Granada)
25 - Woolwich (Granada)
26 - Harrow (Granada)

The Temperance Seven
Bert Weedon
Michael Cox

Promoters - George Cooper & Harry Dawson

November 1961

18 - Bradford (Gaumont)
19 - Liverpool (Empire)
20 - Dartford (Granada)
21  - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
22 - Blackburn (King George's Hall)
23 - Sheffield (City Hall)
24 - Manchester (Ardwick Apollo)
25 - Chester (Gaumont)
26 -Peterborough (Embassy)
28 - Birmingham (Town Hall)
30 - Stockton (Globe)

December 1961

01 - East Ham (Granada)
02 - Salisbury (Gaumont)
03 - Exeter (ABC)
 

Billy Fury
Eden Kane
Karl Denver Trio
The Allisons

Promoter - Arthur Howes

November 20th 1961

Shrewsbury (Granada) - week

Adam Faith
Don Arrol
The Kadellos
Desmond Lane
David Macbeth
Dave Reid
McAndrews & Mills

Full copy of programme

November 1961

20 - Liverpool (Empire) - week
27 - Glasgow (Empire) - week

Emile Ford  
November 24th 1961

Sheffield (City Hall)

Nationwide tour

Other dates and venues unknown

Shirley Bassey
Ken Mackintosh & His Orchestra

Promoter - William Victor


Ken Mackintosh & His Orchestra

Full copy of programme

November 1961

26 - Blyth (Theatre Royal)

December 1961

10 - Cannock (Danilo)

Emile Ford & The Checkmates
Patti Brook
Dean Rogers
The Red Price Band
Alan Randall
The Fordettes
Alan Field (Compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes

December 1961

01 - Kingston (Granada)
02 - Walthamstow (Granada)
15 - Aylesbury (Granada)
16 - Mansfield (Granada)

Helen Shapiro

Promoter - Arthur Howes

December 3rd 1961

Romford (Odeon)

Jess Conrad
The Flee-Rekkers
Vince Eager
Nelson Keene
Johnny Gentle
Michael Cox
Semitones

Promoters - George Cooper & Harry Dawson

December 20th 1961

Edmonton (Regal)

Cliff Richard & The Shadows
Dave Samson & The Hunters
Michael Cox
The Dale Sisters
Davison Brothers
Charity concert in aid of Cheshunt Boys Club
December 1961

26 - Newcastle (City Hall)
27 - Bradford (Gaumont)
28 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)
29 - Blackburn (St. George's Hall)
30 - Sheffield (City Hall)
31 - Manchester (Palace)


 

Frankie Vaughan
   at the piano Basil Tait
The King Brothers
Harry Worth
Dorothy "Dottie" Wayne
Billy Ternent & His Orchestra

"Frankie Comes To Town"

Promoter - Arthur Kimbrell

Full copy of programme

December 28th 1961

Malvern (Winter Gardens)


 

Adam Faith
Red Price
Rosemary Jarman
Dennis Wheeler with the Stage Orchestra

Full copy of programme


 

December 31st 1961

Maidstone (Granada)

Helen Shapiro (Your star for the night)
Brook Brothers (Hit parade stars)
Colin Day (Till)
Dean Rogers (Parlophone recording artiste)
Three Honeys
Red Price Band
Dave Allen (compere)


Full copy of programme

Pantomime 1961

Birmingham (Hippodrome)

December 21st 1961 to January 14th 1962

Lonnie Donegan

"Cinderella"

Promoters - Tom Arnold & Emile Littler

Full copy of programme

Pantomime 1961

Liverpool (Empire)

 

Tommy Steele
Eve Boswell
Ted Lune
Wyn Calvin
Edna Wynn
Joy Jackley

Promoter - Tom Arnold

 


Humpty Dumpty

Full copy of programme

Pantomime 1961

Stockton-on Tees (Globe Theatre)

The Shadows
Frank Ifield
Ken Platt
Dailey & Wayne
Susan Lane
John Jackson
Bettina Richman
Matt Nixon
Benjamin Whitrow

"Dick Whittington"

Full copy of programme

 

1961

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