Concerts & Package Tours : 1961  (September - October)

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September 2nd 1961

Stevenage (Football Ground)

Billy Fury  
September 1961

03 - Bridlington (Spa)
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24 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

Sunday concerts

September 1961

03 - Margate
30 - Bournemouth (Winter Gardens)

Helen Shapiro

Bournemouth with Jimmy Hall & Robin McGregor

 
September 4th 1961

Manchester (Palace)

Johnnie Ray
The Two Tones (Two In Harmony)
Martin Granger's Puppets
Flack & Lamar (Turn On The Taps)
Johnny Silver (Star Comedian)
Rondart & Jean (Champion Dart Blowers)
Tommy Wallace & Beryl (Musical Moments)

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September 4th 1961

Margate (Winter Gardens) - week

 

Helen Shapiro
The Four Montis
The Rexanos
The Swinging Red Price Combo
Rikky Baron
Derek Roy (compere)

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September 10th 1961

London (Empire Pool, Wembley)


 

Adam Faith
The Allisons
Billy Fury
Bob Miller & The Millermen
Bob Wallis Jazzmen
Brook Brothers
Cliff Richard
Eden Kane
Jess Conrad
John Barry Seven
John Leyton
Shadows
Temperance Seven
Pete Murray (compere)

"The Big Stars of 1961 Concert"

Presented by New Musical Express

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September 11th 1961

Bradford (Mecca Locarno)

Monday Night At The Mecca

"Off The Record"

Mecca opened Saturday 9th September 1961

September 1961

17 - Torquay (Princess)
25 - Shrewsbury (Granada)

Eden Kane

Craig Douglas (Torquay)
Ruby Murray (Torquay)

 
September 18th 1961

Ilford (Room At The Top) - 2 weeks

Adam Faith

His first cabaret booking

September 1961

18 - London (Savoy Hotel) - two weeks

October 1961

02 - Liverpool (Empire) - week
08 - Dublin (Theatre Royal) - week
16 - Birmingham (Hippodrome) - week
23 - Newcastle (Empire) - week
30 - Glasgow (Empire)

November 1961

06 - Nottingham (Theatre royal) - week
12 - Leicester
13 - Bristol (Hippodrome) - week
19 - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
20 - Hull (Regal)

December 1961

01 - Wolverhampton (Gaumont) ???
02 - Manchester (Free Trade Hall) or the 1st

Nina & Frederik
Malcolm Mitchell Trio
Joe Church
Mike & Bernie Winters
The Salici Puppets
Vic Perry
The Three Sonnettes
Bryan Burdon (compere)

Promoter : Phil Raymond

 

Cancelled concerts

October 22 - York (Rialto)
November 10 - Hull (Regal)

 

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September 1961

19 - Southport
21 - Barrow
22 - Whitehaven
23 - Spennymoor

Billy Fury

Dance Hall dates

 
September 23rd 1962

London (Palace Theatre)

Shirley Bassey
Bob Monkhouse
Danny Williams
The DeLaine Sisters
Ken Mackintosh & His Orchestra
with Shirley Weston & Kenny Bardell
Harold Berens (compere)

"An Evening With Shirley Bassey"

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September 1961

23 - Watford
24 - Coventry
26 - Lewisham
27 - London (Ken Colyer's Club)
28 - Surbiton
30 - Norwich

Temperance Seven  
September 25th 1961

Chester (Royalty) - week

Emile Ford & The Checkmates
Joan Small
The Two Fordettes
Alan Field
Griff Kendall
David MacBeth
 
October 1961

01 - Birmingham (Hippodrome)
~~
08 - Liverpool (Empire)



 

Cliff Richard
The Shadows
Patti Brook
The Two Tones
The Red Price Group
Alan Field (compere)


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October 1961

01 - Liverpool
02 - East Ham
06 - Croydon
08 - Salisbury
09 - Wembley
11 - Tottenham
13 - Preston
15 - Nottingham
17 - Reading
18 - Crawley
20 - Southsea
22 - Romford
27 - Sheffield
28 - Spennymoor
29 - Birmingham
30 - Hayes

Temperance Seven  
October 1961

01 - Colchester (Odeon)
02 - Dartford (Granada)
03 - Harrow (Granada)
04 - Huddersfield (ABC)
05 - Finsbury Park (Astoria)
06 - Kingston (Granada)
07 - Walthamstow (Granada)
08 - Worcester (Gaumont)
09 - Gloucester (Regal)
10 - Wolverhampton (Gaumont)
11 - Taunton (Gaumont)
12 - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
13 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
14 - Southall (Dominion)
15 - Peterborough (Embassy)

The supporting acts varied

Full copy of Wolverhampton programme



 


 

Adam Faith & The Roulettes
John Barry Seven

David Macbeth
Desmond Lane
Johnny Le Roy
Dave Allen (compere)

The Honeys
Gerry Dorsey
Johnny Le Roy
Chris Carlsen (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes


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October 1961

05 - Ireland - 13 days

Emile Ford  
October 1961

07 - Brighton (Essoldo)
14 - Stoke (Kings Hall)

Helen Shapiro

Promoter - Arthur Howes

October 1961

09 - Maidstone (Granada)
10 - Aylesbury (Granada)
11 - Kettering (Granada)
12 - Grantham (Granada)
13 - Mansfield (Granada)
14 - Slough (Granada)
15 - Rugby (Granada)
22 - Bedford (Granada) - week

Craig Douglas  
October 9th 1961

Bradford (Alhambra)

Ken Dodd
Rosemary Squires (HMV recording star)
The Mudlarks (Britain's No. 1 vocal group)
Elizabeth & Collins (Sensational continental speciality)
Jim Couton (The topical comedian)
Tom Kraft & Dottie (American comedy adagio act)
Four Zio Angels (In stylish steps)
Alhambra Orchestra - Robert Feugill

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October 1961

17 - Cannock (Danilo)
18 - Huddersfield  (Essoldo)
19 - Hull (ABC)
20 - Lincoln (ABC)
21 - Cleethorpes (ABC)
22 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
23 - Worthing (Plaza)
24 - Cambridge (Regal)
25 - Romford (Ritz)
26 - Dover (ABC)
27 - Gloucester (Regal)
28 - Walthamstow (Granada)
29 - Tooting (Granada)
31 - Woolwich (Granada)

November 1961

01 - Beford (Granada)
02 - Aylesbury (Granada)
03 - Kingston (Granada)
04 - Slough (Adelphi)
05 - Colchester (Regal)
06 - Maidstone (Granada)
07 - Kettering (Granada)
08 - Harrow (Granada)
09 - Mansfield (Granada)
10 - Grantham (Granada)
11 - Taunton (Gaumont)
12 - Coventry (Theatre)
18 - Bradford (Gaumont)
19 - Empire (Liverpool)
20 - Dartford (Granada)
21 - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
23 - Sheffield (City Hall)
24 - Manchester (Ardwick Apollo)
25 - ?
26 - Peterborough (Embassy)
27 - Blackburn
28 - Birmingham (Town Hall)
29 - ?
30 - Stockton (Globe)

December 1961

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



 

 

Billy Fury
Eden Kane
Joe Brown
Karl Denver Trio
The Allisons
Tommy Bruce
Chas McDevitt & Shirley Douglas
Peter Jay & The Jaywalkers
Dave Sampson
The Viscounts
Gordon Peters
Terry Hale
Don Muday

Some artists did not appear on all dates

Promoter : Larry Parnes
"A Star Spangled Night"





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Full copy of Granada programme





October 17 1961

Coventry (Theatre) - seven weeks


 

 

 

Tommy Steele
Teddy Johnson & Pearl Carr
Jimmy James
The Raindrops
Joe Baker & Jack Douglas
Desmond Walter-Ellis
The KIms
Regine & Andre Berny


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October 1961

20 - Sutton (Granada)
21 - Kilburn (Gaumont)

November 1961

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

December 1961

01 - Kingston (Granada)
02 - Walthamstow (Granada)
15 - Aylesbury (Granada)
16 - Mansfield (Granada)
22 - Bedford (Granada)
23 - Maidstone (Granada)
Helen Shapiro
Danny Williams
Brook Brothers
Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor and The Galliards
The Two Tones
Red Price Combo
Joe Baker and Jack Douglas

Promoter - Arthur Howes

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1961

Date and venue unknown


 

Helen Shapiro
The Brooks Brothers
Danny Williams
The Dale Sisters
Dean Rogers
Red Price
Dave Allan (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes

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October 1961

22 - Bury (Theatre Royal)
29 - Dewsbury (Pioneer)

Emile Ford & The Checkmates
Patti Brook

Promoter - Arthur Howes

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Concerts & Package Tours : 1961  (September - October)

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