Concerts & Package Tours : 1963  (May - June)

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May 5th 1963

Letchworth (Broadway Cinema)

Gene Vincent
The Outlaws
Suzy Cope
Sounds Incorprated
Johnny Temple
Bob Bain (compere)

Promoter - The Mark Gold Organisation

May 1963

06 - Birmingham (Town Hall)
07 - Sheffield (City Hall)
08 - York (Rialto)
09 - Croydon (Fairfield Halls)
10 - Bristol (Colston Hall)
11 - Bournemouth (Winter Gardens)
12 - Newcastle (City Hall)

Jerry Lee Lewis
Gene Vincent
Heinz Burt
Andy Cavell & The Saints
Mickie Most
Dev Douglas
Brad Newman
The Outlaws
Chris Carlsen (compere)

Promoter : Don Arden



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May 12th 1963

Hammersmith (Lyric)

Temperance Seven

May 13th 1963

Nottingham (Theatre Royal) - week

Karl Denver Trio
Mark Wynter
Mike Preston
Julie Grant
Toni & Margo
Harbin & Day
Jody & Holly

 


 

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May 1963

13 - Torquay (Princess) - week
20 - Manchester (Palace)
27 - Sunderland (Empire) - week

 

Adam Faith
The Roulettes
Mack & Kirk
Dave Reid

TORQUAY
Maureen Evans
Des Lane
Dean & Chapter

MANCHESTER
Don Arrol
Des Lane
Harbin & Day

SUNDERLAND
Joe (Mr Piano) Henderson
Betty Smith Quintet
Bobby Dennis
Debbie Lee

May 1963

14 - Hammersmith (Odeon)
15 - Victoria (New Victoria)
16 - Lewisham (Odeon)
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18 - Manchester (Free Trade Hall)

Nationwide tour


 

Ray Charles & His Orchestra

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Alternative version of programme

May 15th 1963

London (Kilburn State Theatre)

 

added to end of the Del Shannon April/May tour

The Four Season
Del Shannon
The Brook Brothers
Freddie & The Dreamers
The Terry Young Six - Erkey Grant
Rod & Carolyn
The Eagles

Promoters - Peter Walsh & Kennedy Street Enterprises

May 16th 1963

Romford (Odeon)

The Beatles
Billy J. Kramer & The Dakota
Gerry & The Pacemakers

"Mersey Beat Showcase"

Promoter - John Smith

Five more dates (17,18,19,20, 23 June) were cancelled by Brian Epstein

At the time of this concert the above acts were 1,2 and 3 in the charts

May 1963

17 - Hansworth & Oldhill (Plazas)
18 - Coventry (Matrix) & Swadlincote (Rink)

The Four Seasons  
May 17th 1963

London (Palladium)

 

Arthur Haynes
Frank Ifield
Susan Maughan
Ken Norris & Joan Savage
Nicholas Parsons
Bob Wallis & His Storeyville Jazzmen
Rudy Cardenas

"Swing A Long"

Promoters - Leslie A. Macdonnell & Bernard Delfont

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May 1963

18 - Slough (Granada)
19 - Hanley (Gaumont)
20 - Southampton (Gaumont)
22 - Ipswich (Gaumont)
23 - Nottingham (Odeon)
24 - Walthamstow (Granada)
25 - Sheffield (City Hall)
26 - Liverpool (Empire)
27 - Cardiff (Capitol)
28 - Worcester (Gaumont)
29 - York (Rialto)
30 - Manchester (Odeon)
31 - Southend (Odeon)

June 1963

01 - Tooting (Granada)
02 - Brighton (Hippodrome)
03 - Woolwich (Granada)
04 - Birmingham (Town Hall)
05 - Leeds (Odeon)
07 - Glasgow (Odeon)
08 - Newcastle (City Hall)
09 - Blackburn (King George's Hall)

Beatles
Gerry & The Pacemakers
Roy Orbison (special guest)
David Macbeth
Terry Young Six
Erkey Grant
Louise Cordet
Ian Crawford
Tony Marsh (compere)

Promoter : Peter Walsh



 

 

 

 

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June 1963

01 - Nelson (Imperial)
02 - Scarborough (Futurist)

 

Del Shannon
Julie Grant
Jan & Kelly
The Trebletones
The Blue Diamonds with Alan Davison & Dave Storm
Al Saxon (compere)

Promoter - Paul Cave

The above is the Scarborough show

Full copy of Scarborough programme


 

June 1st 1963

Margate (Winter Gardens) - two nights

Jet Harris |& Tony Meehan
Tommy Bruce & The Bruisers

June 3rd 1963

Botwell, Hayes. Middlesex

London's Greatest Ever Open Air Pop Festival

Del Shannon
Gerry & The Pacemakers
Vince Taylor
Eden Kane
Kenny Lynch
Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
Brian Poole & The Tremeloes
Freddie & The Dreamers
Jimmy Crawford & The Messengers
Screaming Lord Sutch
Cherry Roland
Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers
Tony Holland & The Pack-a-Beats
The Cresters
Ray Anton & M Squad
Micky Most
Robb Storme & The Whispers
Jackie Lynton & Teanbeats
Johnny, Mike & The Shades
The Golli-Golli Boys
The Blue Diamonds

June 6th 1963

London (Palladium)

Adam Faith
Alma Cogan
Frank Ifield
The King Brothers
Vera Lynn
Susan Maughan
Garry Miller
plus many others

Royal Midnight Performance

"D-Day With The Stars"

In aid of the Army Benevolent Fund

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June 28th 1963 

Queens Hall, Leeds



Beatles
Acker Bilk
Voltairs with Sammy King
Ryles Brothers with Gay Saxon
Garth Cawood (compere)

Beatles were initially billed as support but actually topped the bill . A few weeks earlier From Me To You had just become their first number 1 single

 





 

 

 

 

 

June 30th 1963
July 28th 1963
September 1st 1963

Torquay ( Princess Theatre)

Sunday Concerts

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan
The Brook Brothers
Shane Fenton & The Fentones
The Hillsiders
Tommy Wallis & Beryl
Harold Collins & The Theatre Orchestra

Promoters - Bernard Delfont & Arthur Howes

Full copy of programme
 

June 30th 1963

Great Yarmouth (ABC)

Setlist

Some Other Guy
Thank You Girl
Do You Want To Know A Secret
Misery
A Taste Of Honey
I Saw Her Standing There
Love Me Do
From Me To You
Baby It's You
Please Please Me
Twist & Shout

The Beatles
The Brook Brothers
Tommy Wallis & Beryl (Exciting vibes duo)
Terry Young Combo
Ted Rogers (compere)

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Beatles - ABC - Great Yarmouth

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