Concerts & Package Tours : 1963  (July - August)

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Summer Season 1963

Blackpool (ABC)

opens June 1st 1963

 


 

Cliff Richard & The Shadows
Arthur Worsley & Charlie Brown
Dailey & Wayne
Carole Gray
Norman Collier
Ugo Garrido
The Pamela Devis Dancers
The Telstars

"Holiday Carnival"

Produced by Leslie Grade



 

Full copy of programme

Summer Season 1963

Blackpool (North Pier Pavilion)

opens May 31st 1963

Matt Monro
Eric Morecambe & Ernie Wise
Lena Martell
Paul Burnett

"Show of Stars"

Promoter - Bernard Delfont

Summer Season 1963

Blackpool (Queens Theatre)

 


 

Lonnie Donegan
Miki & Griff
Des O'Connor (TV's newest comedy personality)
Jill Westlake (Glamour in song)
Peter Goodright ("It's only me)
The Clark Brothers (American entertainers)
The Kestrels (Ace harmony group)
The Tiller Girls
Ken Moule & The Orchestra

"Putting On The Donegan"

Promoter - Leslie Grade


Full copy of programme

Summer Season 1963

Blackpool (Rainbow Theatre, South Pier)

Full copy of Sunday programme

 

 

The Karl Denver Trio
Marty Wilde & The Wildcats"
Eden Kane
Julie Grant
Daryl Quist
The Fleerekkers
Larry Burns (compere)

"The Big Star Show"

"Sunday Special"

Promoter - Larry Parnes

Full copy of Weekday programme



 

Summer Season 1963

Bournemouth (Winter Gardens)

June 3rd 1963 to September 21st 1963

Winifred Atwell
Lance Percival
Ronnie Carroll
Antonio Vargas & The Spanish Dancers
Gerard Sety
Des Lane
Toni Ros
The Mistins
Don Robb Group

"Star Light Roof"

Promoter - Harold Fielding

Summer Season 1963

Bridlington (Grand Pavilion)

Adam Faith
Bobby Dennis
Jean & Peter Barbour
Joanne Michelle
Tina Scott
Tom Mennard

"It's A Grand Night"

Full copy of programme

Summer Season 1963

Great Yarmouth (Windmill Theatre)


 

Joe Brown & The Bruvvers
Mark Wynter
Rolf Harris
The Tornados
The Off-Keys
Jody & Holly
Al Paige (Compere)

"The Big Star Show"

Promoter : Larry Parnes

Full copy of programme

Souvenir Brochure

Summer Season 1963

Great Yarmouth (Royal Aquarium)


 

Helen Shapiro
Ballet Montmartre
Peter Jay & The Jaywalkers
Colin Day
Ronnie Corbett
The Trebletones
Jimmy Saville (compere)


 

Full copy of programme

Summer Season 1963

Great Yarmouth (Britannia Theatre)

July 23rd, 30th
July 7th, 14th, 21st
September 1st, 8th, 15th


 

 

Billy Fury
The Tornadoes
Freddy & The Dreamers
Tommy Bruce
Mike Preston
Dickie Pride
Mike & Tony Nevitt
The Barron Knights
Al Paige (compere)

"The Sunday Special"

Promoter - Larry Parnes

Full copy of programme
 

Summer Season 1963

Great Yarmouth (Britannia Theatre)

July 28th
August 4th, 11th, 18th 25th

Joe Brown & The Bruvvers
Freddie & The Dreamers (11th and 25th August)
Maureen Evans
Mike Preston
Dickie Pride
Vince Eager
Mike & Tony Nevitt
The Barron Knights with Duke D'mond
Al Paige (compere)

"The Sunday Special"

Promoter - Larry Parnes

Full copy of programme

Summer 1963

Torquay (Princess Theatre)

Danny Williams
John Barry Seven
The Kestrels
The Brook Brothers
The Jetblacks
Chris Carlsen (compere)
Princess Theatre Orchestra - Harold Collins

Promoters - Bernard Delfont & Arthur Howes

Full copy of programme
 

July 5th 1963

Old Hill (Ritz Ballroom)

The Beatles
Denny & The Diplomats (Denny Laine)

A long arranged date that Brian Epstein would have preferred to cancel

 
July 5th 1963

London (Alexandra Palace)

Gene Vincent
Craig Douglas
Shane Fenton & The Fentones
John Barry Seven
Screaming Lord Sutch
Cyril Davies Rhythm & Blues All-Stars
Barron Knights
Barrie James Show
Robb Storme & The Whispers

"All Night Festival of Beat Music"

July 1963

07 - Weston-super-Mare (Odeon)
14 - Southend (Odeon)
19 - Llanelli (Ritz)
21 - Llandudno (Odeon)
26 - East Grinstead (Whitehall)
27 - Birmingham (Bingley Hall)
28 - Southport (Floral Hall)

August 1963

04 - Bournemouth (Gaumont)
11 - Folkestone (Odeon)
18 - Blackpool (ABC)
25 - Great Yarmouth (ABC)
31 - Wimbledon (Palais)

September 1963

01 - Llandudno (Odeon)
03 - Waltham Cross (Imperial)
06 - Banbury (Winter Gardens)
08 - Bournemouth (Gaumont)

Some of the above dates may have been Gene Vincent solo appearances

Some of the artists didn't appear on all shows on the tour




 

Gene Vincent
Heinz Burt
Mike Berry & The Innocents
Bille Davis
The Brook Brothers
The Bachelors
Sounds Incorporated
The Outlaws
The Saints
The Roof Raisers
Tony Allen

Promoter - Don Arden


 

Full copy of programme

July 1963

07 - Blackpool (Hippodrome)
14 - Blackpool (Queen's)
21 - Rhyl (Pavilion)
28 - Great Yarmouth (Wellington Pier)

August 1963

04 - Scarborough (Floral Hall)
11 - Morecambe (Winter Gardens)
18 - Blackpool (Queen's)
25 - Great Yarmouth (Wellington Pier)

September 1963

01 - Blackpool (Queen's)
08 - Blackpool (Hippodrome)

Sunday Concerts

This programme may not be the actual one for the above dates

Adam Faith
The Roulettes
Tommy Wallis & Beryl
Erkey Grant
Terry Young Combo
Dave Reid (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes


 

Full copy of programme



 

July 7th 1963
July 14th 1963
August 11th 1963
August 25th 1963

Blackpool (ABC)

The Beatles
Jack Douglas (compere)
 
July 8th 1963

Margate (Winter Gardens) - week

The Beatles
Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas
Lana Sisters
Dean Rogers
Don Crockett
Pan Yue Jen Troupe
Derek Roy (compere)

Setlist

Roll Over Beethoven
Thank You Girl
Chains
Please Please Me
A Taste of Honey
I Saw Her Standing There
Baby It's You
From Me To You
Twist & Shout

Full copy of programme


July 1963

13 - Finsbury Park (Astoria)
14 - Hammersmith (Odeon)
17 - Glasgow (Odeon)
18 - Leeds (Odeon)
19 - Birmingham (Odeon)
20 - Manchester (Odeon)
21 - Liverpool (Odeon)
26 - Cardiff (Apollo)
27 - Lewisham (Odeon)
28 - Hammersmith (Odeon)

Full copy of programme

Nat King Cole
Ted Heath & His Music

Promoter - William Victor

July 14th 1963

Bournemouth (Winter Gardens)

Shirley Bassey
Jan & Kelly (New recording stars)
Peter Regan (Singing star from "The Talk Of The Wown")
Tommy Reilly (Introducing)
The Freemen (The boys in harmony)
Bob Prost & His Concert Orchestra

Promoter - Harold Fielding

Full copy of programme
 

July 15th 1963

Bradford (Majestic Ballroom)

Gerry & The Pacemakers

July 19th 1963
July 20th 1963

Rhyl (Ritz Ballroom)

The Beatles  
July 21st 1963
August 4th 1963

Blackpool (Queen's Theatre)

The Beatles  
July 22nd 1963

Weston-Super-Mare (Odeon) - week

The Beatles
Gerry & The Pacemakers
Tommy Quickly
The Lana Sisters
Sons Of The Piltdown Men
Tommy Wallis & Beryl
Billy Baxter (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes
 

July 28th 1963

Great Yarmouth (ABC)

The Beatles  
July 28th 1963

Blackpool (Opera House)

Billy Fury
The Tornados
Jill Day
The Raindrops
Des Lane
Bob Miller & The Millermen

"Sunday Night at the Blackpool Opera House"

Promoter - Harold Fielding

Full copy of programme

July 29th 1963

Southend (Odeon) - week

Gerry & The Pacemakers
Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas
The Countrymen
Tommy Quickly
Sons Of The Piltdown Men
Tommy Wallis & Beryl
Billy Baxter

Promoter - Arthur Howes

Full copy of programme
 

 

August 1963

02 - Liverpool (Grafton Rooms)
03 - Liverpool (Cavern)

The Beatles Final appearance at these venues
August 4th 1963

Blackpool (Opera House)

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen
Jet Harris & Tony Meehan
Mark Wynter
Susan Maughan
Bob Miller & The Millermen

"Sunday Night at the Blackpool Opera House"

Promoter - Harold Fielding

 
August 4th 1963

Blackpool (Queens Theatre)

The Beatles  
August 4th 1963

Bournemouth (Winter Gardesn)

Billy Fury  
August 4th 1963

Torquay (Princess Theatre)

Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas
Derek Roy
Mickey Most
Judy Jones
Russ Sainty & The Nu-Notes
Rod & Caralyn
Princess Theatre Orchestra - Harold Collins

Promoters - Bernard Delfont & Arthur Howes

Full copy of programme

August 5th 1963

Flixton (Abbotsfield Park)

The Beatles
Brian Poole & The Tremeloes
The Dennisons

"The Annual Urmston Show"

The interesting parts of the programme

(unless you are interested in registering your cucumber etc)

 

 

August 6th & 7th 1963
August 9th & 10th 1963

St Saviour, Jersey (Springfield Ballroom)

The Beatles

Promoter - John Smith

 
August 8th 1963

St. Peter Port, Guernsey (Auditorium Candie Gardens)

The Beatles  
August 9th 1963

TV





"Ready Steady Go" - ITV
"The weekend starts here"

First show was introduced  by Keith Fordyce
Pat Boone
Chris Barber
Billy Fury
Brian Poole & The Tremeloes
Joyce Blair

Last show December 23rd 1966



Kathy McGowan joined the show in 1964

August 10th 1963

Nelson (Imperial Ballroom)

John Leyton
Tommy Quickly
Sons Of The Piltdown Men
Garry & Lee
Black Kats

August 11th 1963

Blackpool (Queens Theatre)

Gerry & The Pacemakers
The Brook Brothers
Chas McDevitt & Shirley Douglas
Dean Rogers
George Meaton
Red Price Combo
Bob Bain (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes

Full copy of programme

August 11th 1963

Blackpool (Opera House)

Billy Fury
The Tornados
Jill Day
The Raindrops
Des Lane
Bob Miller & The Millermen

"Sunday Night at the Blackpool Opera House"

Promoter - Harold Fielding

Full copy of programme

August 11th 1963

Bournemouth (Winter Gardens)

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan
The Springfields
Mark Wynter
Jan & Kelly
The Hollies
The Eric Delaney Band

Promoter - Harold Fielding

Full copy of programme

August 11th 1963

Torquay (Princess)

Alma Cogan
The Searchers
The Countrymen
Lee Curtis & The All-Stars
Peter Quinton
Harold Collins & Orchestra
 
August 12th 1963

Llandudno (Odeon) - week

The Beatles
Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
Tommy Quickly
The Lana Sisters
Sons of Piltdown Men
Tommy Wallis & Beryl
Billy Baxter (compere)

 

 

August 18th 1963

Blackpool (Opera House)

Shirley Bassey
Bob Miller & The Millermen

"Sunday Night at the Blackpool Opera House"

Promoter - Harold Fielding

 
August 18th 1963

Bournemouth (Winter Gardens)

Billy Fury
The Tornados
Jan & Kelly
Bert Weedon
The Bell-Tones
The Eric Delaney Band

Promoter - Harold Fielding

Full copy of programme

August 18th 1963

Torquay (Princess)

The Beatles
The Fourmost
The Kestrels
Lynne Perri
Barry Barnett
Bob Bain (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes

August 19th 1963

Bournemouth (Gaumont) - week

The Beatles
Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
Tommy Quickly
Tommy Wallis & Beryl
The Lanas
Sons of the Piltdown Men
Billy Baxter (compere)

"The Beatles Show"

Promoter - Arthur Howes

Full copy of programme

August 23rd 1963

The Beatles

She Loves You
I'll Get You

Parlophone R5055

Recorded July 1st 1963

August 25th 1963

Blackpool (ABC)

The Beatles
Charles McDevitt & Shirley Douglas
Jack Douglas
Patti Brooks
Terry Young
Colin Day
Sons of the Piltdown Men
Gary & Lee

August 25th 1963

Blackpool (Opera House)

Billy Fury

"Sunday Night at the Blackpool Opera House"

Promoter - Harold Fielding

 
August 26th 1963

Southport (Odeon) - week

Setlist

Roll Over Beethoven
Thank You Girl
Chains
A Taste Of Honey
She Loves You
Baby It's You
From Me To You
Boys
I Saw Her Standing There
Twist & Shout

The Beatles
Gerry & The Pacemakers
The Fourmost
Sons of the Piltdown Men
Tommy Quickly
Gary & Lee
Tommy Wallis & Beryl
Billy Baxter (compere)

Promoter - Arthur Howes

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