The following gig list was compiled from several sources including advertisements in the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, Geoff Docherty’s book (A Promoter’s Tale) and various band gig diaries.

1965

March 1965

Date Bands: –
Wed 03/03/65 Lectrons Colts

________________________________________________________________

April 1965

Thu 01/04/65 Moody Blues Nashville Teens
Playboys
Thu 28/04/65 Lectrons Go-Gos

________________________________________________________________

June 1965

Thu 03/06/65 Moody Blues
Thu 17/06/65 Zulus Vostox Combo
Don Juans Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders
Fri 18/06/65 Nashville Teens Gregg Burman Soul Band
Thu 24/06/65 Rue and the Rockets Junco Partners
Silver Dollars

________________________________________________________________

July 1965

Thu 08/07/65 Concords Ravens
Dynamics Mystics
Colts
Thu 15/07/65 Denims Lectrons

________________________________________________________________

August 1965

Wed 04/08/65 Denims
Fri 06/08/65 Gregg Burman Soul Band Playboys
Alan Price Combo
Thu 19/08/65 Lectrons

________________________________________________________________

September 1965

Wed 08/09/65 Howlin’ Blues Silver Dollars
Junco Partners
Fri 10/09/65 Elcort Night Hawks
Ravens Concords
Strangeways

________________________________________________________________

October 1965

Thu 28/10/65 Them Gas Board
Steam Packet

________________________________________________________________

1966

January 1966

Date Bands: –
Thu 17/02/66 Colts Outlines
Elcort Ravens
Fri 24/02/66 The Animals Graham Bond Organisation
Tiffany

________________________________________________________________

March 1966

Tue 22/03/66 Sound Incorporated Junco Partners
Rebels Pieces of Five

________________________________________________________________

April 1966

Thu 07/04/66 Invaders Originells
Junco Partners Short Blues Line
Thu 21/04/66 Pretty Things Junco Partners
Jazz Board Hylton K’s
Thu 28/04/65 Consolidated Sounds Lectrons
Why and Where Four Sect
Chosen Few Elcort

________________________________________________________________

May 1966

Thu 05/05/66 Colts
Wed 11/05/66 Junco Partners Chosen Few
Primitive Sect Jub Jub Clique Band
Urge Elcort

________________________________________________________________

June 1966

Wed 01/06/66 Von Dykes Short Blues Line
Gas Board Outlines
Junco Partners
Fri 10/06/66 Silver Dollars
Thu 16/06/66 Why and Where Four Pieces of Five
Monks Silver Dollars
Billy J Kramer and the Dakotas
Fri 17/06/66 Rue and the Rockets Primitive Sect
Hylton K’s Facts of Life
Gamblers
Thu 23/06/66 Kodiaks Tony Jackson and the Vibrations
Crying Shames Junco Partners

________________________________________________________________

July 1966

Thu 07/07/66 Outlines Invaders
Colts Chosen Few
Pieces of Five
Fri 08/07/66 Playboys Elcort
Silver Dollars Five Links
Gas Board Gamblers
Wed 13/07/66 Colts
Thu 14/07/66 Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders Gas Board
Colts Chris Farlowe and the Thunderbirds
Wed 21/07/66 Sect Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
Pieces of Five
Fri 22/07/66 Gregg Burman Soul Band Why and Where Four
Hinge Adelphis
Invaders
Thu 28/07/66 Junco Partners
Fri 29/07/66 Rumour Junco Partners
Lectrons Denims

________________________________________________________________

August 1966

Fri 05/08/66 Facts of Life Blue Stars
Short Blues Line Hinge
Movement
Thu 11/08/66 Gas Board Kodiaks
Tony Rivers and the Castaways Troggs
Fri 19/08/66 Dimples Nashville Teens
Fri 26/08/66 Movement Mystics
Shingle Outlines
Sect Facts of Life

________________________________________________________________

September 1966

Thu 01/09/66 Zombies Measles
Warriors
Fri 02/09/66 Gregg Burman Soul Band Heatwave
Bar 19 Consolidated Sounds
Fables
Fri 09/09/66 Elcort Transit
Rue and the Rockets Facts of Life
Clique
Wed 14/09/66 Sect Colts
Thu 15/09/66 Toggery Five Action
Fenmen Junco Partners
Fri 21/10/66 Gamblers

________________________________________________________________

November 1966

Tue 29/11/66 Zombies Junco Partners
Outlines


________________________________________________________________

1967

January 1967

Date Bands: –
Tue 10/01/67 Junco Partners Gas Board
Consolidated Sounds Originells

________________________________________________________________

February 1967

Tue 14/02/67 Silver Dollars Set Up
Outlines Von Dykes
Fri 24/02/67 Chuck Berry Zombies
Ronnie Jones and the Blue Jays Gas Board

________________________________________________________________

March 1967

Thu 02/03/67 Tony Rivers and the Castaways Wynder K Frog
Frankenstein and the Monsters Consolidated Sounds
Fri 17/03/67 Lusika State Group
Thu 23/03/67 Originells Junco Partners
Facts of Life Rue and the Rockets
Fri 31/03/67 Sect

________________________________________________________________

April 1967

Wed 12/04/67 Manfred Mann Gas Board
Junco Partners Sect
Phase 4
Thu 27/04/67 Move Silver Dollars
Elcort

________________________________________________________________

May 1967

Thu 04/05/67 Jerome
Wed 17/05/67 Gas Board New Religion
Urge Lynx
Kind Just Bent
Wed 31/05/67 Gas Board 10th Avenue All Stars
Moods Links
Kind Lusika State Group

________________________________________________________________

June 1967

Thu 01/06/67 Pleasure Machine Skip Bifferty
Alan Price New Religion
Sect
Fri 09/06/67 Junco Partners Originells
Outlines Adelphis
Barbed Wire
Thu 15/06/67 Tricity Klan Set Up
Skyliners Junco Partners
Thu 22/06/67 Junco Partners Outlines
Tricity Klan Sect

________________________________________________________________

July 1967

Thu 13/07/67 One in a Million Gas Board
Pleasure Machine Schye
Incense
Wed 26/07/67 Gas Board Sect
Herd Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich

________________________________________________________________

August 1967

Wed 09/08/67 Funny Farm Trend
Just Bent Sect
Thu 07/08/67 Gas Board Consolidated Sounds
Gregg Burman Soul Band Jerome

________________________________________________________________

September 1967

Wed 13/09/67 Sect Steve Brown Blues Band
Geno Disciples Honey Band
Lusika State Group

________________________________________________________________

October 1967

Fri 13/10/67 MI5

________________________________________________________________

November 1967

Thu 16/11/67 Shame Traction
Autumn States Lynx
Tues 28/11/67 Alan Price Jimmy Powell and the Dimensions
Mr Poobah’s Chicago Line Outlines


________________________________________________________________

1968

January 1968

Date Bands: –
Tue 16/01/68 Sect Mr Poobah’s Chicago Line
Just Bent Troggs
Thu 18/01/68 Outlines Set Up
His Creed Gregg Burman Soul Band

________________________________________________________________

February 1968

Wed 07/02/68 Junco Partners Urge
Traine Shady Kases
Tue 13/02/68 Pleasure Machine
Tue 28/02/68 T D Bacus and the Powerhouse Sect
Chris Farlowe and the Thunderbirds Procol Harum
Wed 28/02/68 Procol Harum Junco Partners
Winetca Sounds Graham Bond Organisation

________________________________________________________________

March 1968

Tue 05/03/68 Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers T D Bacus and the Powerhouse
John Lewis Blues Band
Fri 29/03/68 Zoot Money & Dantallion’s Chariot Mr Poobah’s Chicago Line
Pleasure Machine

________________________________________________________________

April 1968

Thu 04/04/68 Body Snatchers
Fri 05/04/68 Alan Price Set Outlines
Junco Partners Sir Percy and the Riot Squad
Wed 24/04/68 Coloured Rain Traine
Winetca Sounds Kites

________________________________________________________________

May 1968

Wed 01/05/68 Set Up Lusika State Band
Urge Shady Kases
Fri 17/05/68 Downtown Faction Georgia Quintet
Pleasure Machine Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band
Fri 24/05/68 10th Avenue All Stars Junco Partners
Village Alibi

________________________________________________________________

June 1968

Thu 06/06/68 Tony Rivers and the Castaways Jimmy Powell and the Dimensions
Sir Percy and the Riot Squad Rubber Plant
Fri 21/06/68 Hylton K’s Phase 4
Downtown Faction
Mon 24/06/68 Pleasure Machine Long John Baldry
Wed 26/06/68 New Blues Review Hector Grant
Palace of Dreams Sect

________________________________________________________________

July 1968

Wed 10/07/68 Sect Gregg Burman Soul Band
Simon Dupree and the Big Sound
Fri 12/07/68 Flirtations Mystics
Coloured Rain Traine
Fri 19/07/68 John Lewis Blues Band Downtown Faction
Traffic Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera
Wed 24/07/68 Sect Pleasure Machine
Autumn States

________________________________________________________________

August 1968

Fri 02/08/68 Plastic Penny Gregg Burman Soul Band
Wed 07/08/68 Sect 10th Avenue All Stars
Barbed Wire
Fri 16/08/68 Alan Bown Set Peter’s People
Family Junco Partners
Wed 21/08/68 Sect Junco Partners
Pleasure Machine Palace of Dreams
Fri 23/08/68 Manfred Mann Blonde on Blonde
Doc K’s Blues Band Sect
Fri 30/08/68 This Years Girl Gypsy
Gregg Burman Soul Band New Blues Review

________________________________________________________________

September 1968

Fri 13/09/68 Idle Race Hylton K’s
Winetca Sounds Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band
Thu 26/09/68 Pink Floyd Nice
Sect Coloured Rain

________________________________________________________________

October 1968

i

Fri 04/10/68 Yardbirds Junco Partners
Terry Reid’s Fantasia Downtown Faction
Fri 11/10/68 Nebraskans Manfred Mann
Links Mr Poobah’s Chicago Line
Thu 17/10/68 Move Family
Nashville Teens Peter’s People
Dolly Rocker Band
Fri 25/10/68 P P Arnold Fleetwood Mac
Wed 30/10/68 Cupids Inspiration Bakerloo Blues Line
Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band Factotums

________________________________________________________________

December 1968

Fri 06/12/68 Plastic Penny Junco Partners
Tue 10/12/68 Sect Junco Partners
Mr Poobah’s Chicago Line Traction
Thu 12/12/68 Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band Jimmy Powell and the Dimensions
Mr Poobah’s Chicago Line

Mayfair gigs 1969 to 1972

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *