Concerts & Package Tours : 1962  (March - April)

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March 2nd 1962

Liverpool (Empire) - six weeks

Russ Conway
The Springfields
Janie Marden
Paul Andrews
Bill Maynard
The Reg Wale Four

Full copy of programme

March 3rd 1962

Slough (Adelphi)

Helen Shapiro
The Brook Brothers
Four Jays (Britain's top comedy vocal team)
Colin Day ("Till")
Dale Sisters (Your Sunday babies)
Red Price Band
Dave Allen (compere)

Full copy of programme

March 3rd 1962

Portsmouth (Guildhall)

Cliff Richard
The Shadows
 
March 8th 1962

Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

Cliff Richard
The Shadows

Promoter - Arthur Kimbrell

March 9th 1962

Stockton-on-Tees (Globe Theatre)

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

March 14th 1962

Bradford (Majestic Ballroom)

Barron Knights with Duke D'Mond

March 15th 1961

Liverpool (Liverpool Jazz Society, Temple Street)

The Beatles
Gerry & The Pacemakers
Rory Storm & The Wild Ones

March 1962

16 - Kilburn (Gaumont State)

17 - Finsbury Park (Astoria)
18 - Liverpool (Empire)
19 - Glasgow (St Andrews Hall)
20 - Newcastle (City Hall)
22 - Sheffield (City Hall)
23 - Birmingham (Town Hall)
24 - Manchester (Free Trade Hall).
25 - Hammersmith (Gaumont)

The Four Freshmen
Jeri Southern
Matt Monro
Danny Williams

Promoter - William Victor Productions Lt


 

Full copy of programme

March 21st 1962

Bradford (Majestic Ballroom)

Emile Ford & The Checkmates

 

March 25th 1962

London (Empire Pool, Wembley)

Daily Express - 7th Record Star Show
Stars Organisation for Spastics

Artists appearing

Adam Faith
Andy Stewart  (Did not appear due to illness)
Bob Sharples (Musical director)
Brook Brothers
Cliff Richard (Did not appear due to illness)
David Jacobs (compere)
Desmond Lane
Doug Sheldon
Helen Shapiro
John Barry Seven
Johnnie Stewart (Producer)
Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen with Beryl Bryden
Lonnie Donegan
Norrie Paramore (Musical director)
Ron Goodwin (Musical director)
Rosemary Squires
Russ Conway (Did not appear due to illness)
Sandu Scott (Did not appear due to illness)
Shadows
Tommy Bruce
Tony Osborne (Musical director)

Full copy of programme

"The Stage review



March 1962

31 - Brighton (Essoldo)

April 1962

02 - Newcastle (City Hall)
03 - Birkenhead (Essoldo)
04 - Glasgow (St Andrew's Hall)
05 - Blackburn (King George's Hall)
06 - Woolwich (Granada)
07 - Walthamstow (Granada)
08 - Tooting (Granada)
09 - Sheffield (City Hall)
10 - Birmingham (Town Hall)
11 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)
12 - Worcester (Gaumont)
13 - Bristol (Colston Hall) - see below
14 - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
15 - Slough (adelphi)
16 - Norwich (Theatre Royal)



 

Brenda Lee
GeneVincent
Rory Blackwell & His Blackjacks
Nero & The Gladiators
Sounds Incorporated
Bob Bain (compere)

Promoter : Don Arden


Full copy of programme

"The Stage" review - Tooting Granada

 

 



 

March 1962

30 - Bexleyheath (ABC)
31 - Bradford (Gaumont)

April 1962

01 - Birmingham (Hippodrome)

see also January 1962

The Honeys replaced the Two-Tones on later dates

Cliff Richard & The Shadows
The Dallas Boys
The Honeys
The Trebletones
Patti Brooks
Tony Marsh (compere)

Promoter : Arthur Howes


Full copy of programme

April 1962

01 - Lewisham (Gaumont)
02 - Watford (Gaumont)
03 - Preston (Gaumont)
04 - Hanley (Gaumont)
05 - Southend (Odeon)
06 - Bournemouth (Gaumont)
07 - Chelmsford (Odeon)
08 - Victoria (New)
09 - Salisbury (Gaumont)
10 - Cardiff (Sofia Gardens)
11 - Swansea (Brangwyn Hall)
12 - Cheltenham (Gaumont)
13 - Rochester (Gaumont)
14 - Finsbury Park (Astoria)
15 - Kilburn (Gaumont State)

Nina & Fredrick
Malcolm Mitchell & His Trio
Daisy May & Saveen
The Harmonichords
Joe Church
The Two Tones

The Harmonichords became The Bachelors

Full copy of programme

April 1962

01 - Cardiff (New Theatre)
02 - Fareham (HMS Collingwood)
12 - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
13 - Canterbury (Odeon)
14 - Hastings (Pier Pavillion)
15 - Ipswich (Gaumont)
21 - Birmingham (Cannon Hill Park)
22 - Weymouth (Pavilion)

Temperance Seven  
April 1962

02 - Preston (Public Hall)
03 - Wakefield (Regal)
04 - York (Rialto)
05 - Grantham (Granada)
06 - Doncaster (Gaumont)

5th was originally scheduled to be Sunderland

Helen Shapiro
Norman Vaughan
The Four Jays
Colin Day
Dave Allen
The Dale Sisters
Red Price Band

Full copy of Grantham programme

 

April 4th 1962

Bradford (Majestic Ballroom)

The Allisons

April 1962

05 - Perth (Playhouse) - three nights
12 - Kirkcaldy (Rio) - three nights
19 - Dunfermline (Alhambra)  - three nights
26 - Dumfries (Lyceum) - three nights

Marty Wilde  
April 1962

12 - Maidstone (Granada)
13 - Bedford (Granada)
14 - Kettering (Granada)
15 - Peterborough (Embassy)
16 - Chesterfield (ABC)
17 - Newcastle (City Hall)
19 - Birmingham (Town Hall)


 

Petula Clark
Emile Ford & The Checkmates
The Allisons
Jimmy Justice
Susan Singer
The Trebletones
Joe Black (compere)


Full copy of programme

April 13th 1962

Bristol (Colston Hall)


Ticket - Bristol

Brenda Lee
Jess Conrad
Rory Blackwell & His Blackjacks
Nero & The Gladiators
Sounds Incorporated
Bob Bain (compere)

Promoter : Don Arden


Jess Conrad


Poster - Bristol

Jess Conrad replace Gene Vincent in Bristol

The normal programme was used with addition of a "wrap round"
that contained a photo of Jess Conrad and the revised
running order

Copy of this "wrap round"

April 15th 1962

London (Empire Pool, Wembley)

Acker Bilk & His Paramount Jazz Band
Adam Faith
Bert Weedon
Billy Fury
Bob Miller & The Millermen
Brook Brothers
Cliff Richard
Danny Williams
David Jacobs (compere)
Eden Kane
Helen Shapiro
Joe Brown
John Leyton
The Shadows
Shane Fenton
Springfields
Ted Heath & His Music

NME Poll Winners' All Star Concert

Full copy of programme

April 1962

20 - London (Palladium)
21 - Manchester (Odeon)
22 - Liverpool (Empire)

Adam Faith
Neil Sedaka
Emile Ford & His Checkmates
The Raindrops
Ted Heath & His Phase 4 Music
Gary Marshal (compere)

Promoter : Vic Lewis

"The Greatest Easter Parade Show"

 

Full copy of programme

April 1962

21 - Glasgow (St. Andrew's Hall)
22 - Birmingham (Hippodrome)
23 - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
24 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)
25 - Doncaster (Gaumont)
26 - Worcester (Gaumont)
27 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
28 - Bournemouth (Winter Gardens)
29 - Rugby (Granada)
30 - Dartford (Granada)

May 1962

01 - Aylesbury (Granada)
02 - Kingston (Granada)
03 - Harrow (Granada)
04 - Grantham (Granada)
05 - Mansfield (Granada)
06 - Tooting (Granada)
07 - Plymouth (ABC)
08 - Maidstone (Granada)
09 - Bedford (Granada)
10 - Kettering (Granada)
11 - Woolwich (Granada)
12 - Slough (Adelphi)
13 - Walthamstow (Granada)


 

Gary (U.S) Bonds
Johnny Burnette
Gene McDaniels
The Flee Rekkers
Four Kestrels
Rolly Daniels
Condors
Danny Rivers
Mark Wynter (compere)

"Rock 'n' Twist USA"

Promoter - George Cooper

Full copy of programme

April 1962

21 - Margate (Winter Gardens) - two nights
23 - Tunbridge Wells  (Essoldo)
24 - Salisbury (Gaumont)

 

Helen Shapiro
The Brook Brothers

April 1962

22 - Blackpool (Queen's)
29 - Peterborough (Embassy)

The Shadows

Promoter - Arthur Howes

Sunday concerts

April 23rd 1962

Liverpool (Empire) - week


The Shadows
Chas McDevitt & Shirley Douglas (Beauty & the beat)
Frank Ifield (Columbia recording star)
Jackie Trent (Britain's newest singing personality)
Clarkson & Leslie (The essence of versatility)
Joe Black (Crazy but harmless)
Dailey & Wayne (Comedy team)
The Pan Yue Jen Troupe


 

Full copy of programme

April 24th 1962

Keighley (Essoldo)

Gene Vincent
Ricky Valance
Tommy Bruce
Peter Wynne
Danny Rivers
Vince Eager
The Echoes

April 1962

29 - East Ham (Granada)
30 - Southampton (Guildhall)

May 1962

01 - Greenford (Granada)
02 - Sutton (Granada)
08 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
 

Gene Vincent
Jess Conrad
Emile Ford
The Allisons
Jimmy Justice
Patti Brooks
Bob Bain (compere)

Promoter - Don Arden


Jess Conrad

Full copy of programme

April 1962

29 - Newcastle (City Hall)
30 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)

May 1962

01 - Birmingham (Town hall)
02 - Cardiff (Sophia Gardens)
03 - Blackburn (King George's Hall)
04 - Grimsby (Gaiety)
05 - Portsmouth (Guildhall)
06 - Cannock (Danilo)
07 - Brighton (Essoldo)
08 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
09 - Sheffield (City Hall)
10 - Bradford (St. George's Hall)

Not part of same tour

11 - Birmingham (Ritz/Plaza)
12 - Norwich (Theatre Royal)
13 - Hull (Cecil)
14 - Mitcham (Majestic)
15 - Tunbridge Wells (Essoldo)
16 - Wigan (Empress)
17 - New Brighton (Tower)
18 - Glasgow (St. Andrew's Hall)
19 - Nelson (Imperial)


 

Jerry Lee Lewis
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
The Viscounts
Vince Eager
The Echoes
Mark Eden
Danny Storm
Buddy Britten
Dave Reid (compere)

Promoter : Don Arden



 


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Full copy of programme

April 30th 1962

London (Palladium) - 2 weeks

Shirley Bassey
The Temperance Seven
Mike & Bernie Winters
Lionel Blair & His Twist Dancers
The Kuban Cossack Dancers (From the white steppes of Ukraine)
Richiardi Jr. (America's master of magic)
Paul Andrews (Creating an impression)
Sergio Franchi (Italy's newest singing personailty)
Ted Rogers (Versatile comedian)
The Skylons (Thrills in the air)
The London Palladium Orchestra (Reg Cole)

Promoters - Leslie A. Macdonnell & Bernard Delfont

Full copy of programme

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