The Silver Beetles' seven-date tour of Scotland, backing singer Johnny Gentle, began on this day with a performance at the Town Hall in Alloa, Clackmannanshire. Read more »
20 May 1960 (53 years ago)
14 May 1960 (53 years ago)
For one night only, the group performed as The Silver Beats, for their first proper show for Liverpool promoter Brian Kelly. Read more »
10 May 1960 (53 years ago)
London-based music promoter Larry Parnes travelled to Liverpool to audition groups to back Billy Fury on a tour of northern England and Scotland.
The audition took place at the Blue Angel, a club run by The Silver Beetles' new manager Allan Williams. The venue was previously known as the Wyvern Social Club, and was located at 106-108 Seel Street, Liverpool. Read more »
17 January 1960 (53 years ago)