Posts Tagged: tour

Live: Savoy Ballroom, Southsea, Portsmouth

The Beatles had performed at the Guildhall in Portsmouth, England on Saturday 30 March 1963 during the Tommy Roe/Chris Montez tour, but returned to the city on this day for a show at the Savoy Ballroom in the seaside resort of Southsea.

Live: Guildhall, Portsmouth

This was the 20th and penultimate date of The Beatles’ 1963 tour of England with Tommy Roe and Chris Montez. They played at the venue on one other subsequent occasion, on 3 December 1963.

Live: Odeon Cinema, Lewisham

The Beatles’ first concert at the Odeon Cinema in Lewisham, London, was part of their tour with Chris Montez and Tommy Roe.

Live: ABC Cinema, Exeter

The Beatles’ first trip to Exeter in Devon, England, was the 18th concert on their 1963 tour with Tommy Roe and Chris Montez. The group’s setlist on this tour contained six songs: Love Me Do, Misery, A Taste Of Honey, Do You Want To Know A Secret, Please Please Me and I Saw Her Standing… Read more »

Live: ABC Cinema, Northampton

The 17th date of The Beatles’ tour of England with Tommy Roe and Chris Montez took them to Northampton, for a performance at the ABC Cinema.

Live: Empire Theatre, Liverpool

A triumphant homecoming show for The Beatles, who gave a performance at the Empire Theatre. It was their first performance in the city in over a month, and came in the same week their debut album Please Please Me was released.

Live: ABC Cinema, Romford

The 11th date of The Beatles’ UK tour with singers Tommy Roe and Chris Montez. Also on the bill were The Viscounts, Debbie Lee, Tony Marsh and the Terry Young Six.

Live: Regal Cinema, Cambridge

This was the 10th concert of The Beatles’ 1963 tour of England with singers Tommy Roe and Chris Montez. The group performed on one other occasion in Cambridge, again at the Regal Cinema, on 26 November 1963.

Live: Regal Cinema, Gloucester

As part of their UK tour with Tommy Roe and Chris Montez, The Beatles gave their only live appearance in Gloucester. They performed at the Regal Cinema on the city’s St Aldate Street.

Live: Embassy Cinema, Peterborough

This was The Beatles’ second and final appearance at the Embassy Cinema in Peterborough, Northamptonshire. It was part of the group’s tour with Tommy Roe and Chris Montez.

Live: City Hall, Sheffield

This was the second time The Beatles performed at Sheffield’s City Hall this month; the first had been on 2 March as part of their UK tour with Helen Shapiro.

Live: Colston Hall, Bristol

Having missed three concerts due to illness, John Lennon was well enough to rejoin The Beatles onstage for both sets at Bristol’s Colston Hall.

Live: Gaumont Cinema, Wolverhampton

John Lennon missed a third concert on this day due to his persistent cold. He rejoined The Beatles onstage the following night in Bristol.

Live: Rialto Theatre, York

As with the previous night’s show in Bedford, John Lennon was unable to perform due to illness, so The Beatles took to the stage as a three-piece.

Live: Granada Cinema, Bedford

This was The Beatles’ third and final show in Bedford, although only three of them took to the stage. John Lennon was bed-bound with a heavy cold, and so Paul McCartney and George Harrison re-arranged the group’s songs to share the vocal parts between them.

Live: Granada Cinema, London

Just five days after their tour with Helen Shapiro ended, The Beatles embarked on another. Their second theatre tour began at the Granada Cinema on Barking Road, East Ham, London.