Cliff Bennett’s bands’ gigs 1961-1969

Welcome to another posting of a series of gig listings for 1960s bands. None of these lists is exhaustive and my idea is to add to them in the comments section below over time. They are here for future researchers to draw on.  I have also added a few interesting bits of information and will add images in time.

I’d like to encourage band members to get in touch to share memories, or for anyone to send corrections/clarifications to my email: Warchive@aol.com 

Equally important, if you attended any of the gigs below or played in the support band, please do leave your memories below in the comments section for future historians to use. If you know of any missing gigs, please add them too, if possible, with the sources.

CLIFF BENNETT & THE REBEL ROUSERS:

Fabulous 208, February 1965. Back row, L-R: Roy Young, Cliff Bennett, Sid Phillips, Moss Groves and Dave Burt. Front row, L-R: Bobby Thompson and Dave Wendels

1961:

19 August 1961 – Gaiety Ballroom, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire (website: http://peterboroughimages.co.uk/music/?p=8130)

1962:

23 June 1962 – Sawbridgeworth Memorial Hall, the Forebury, Sawbridgeworth, Herts with The Delphins (Steve Ingless book: The Day Before Yesterday)

 

15 September 1962 – Imperial Ballroom, Nelson, Lancashire (Steve Chapples research: www.lankybeat.com)

 

28 December 1962 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with Ray Dell & The Rocking Deacons (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

1963:

16 March 1963 – Long’s Ballroom, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts with The Crestas (Steve Ingless book: The Day Before Yesterday)

 

17 May 1963 – St Peter’s Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey (Surrey Comet)

 

4 June 1963 – High Wycombe Town Hall, High Wycombe, Bucks (Bucks Free Press)

 

12 July 1963 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with Roy Star & The Cherokees (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

 

2 August 1963 – St Peter’s Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey with The Impalas (Surrey Comet)

 

22 November 1963 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with Ray Dell & The Rocking Deacons and The Valiants (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

1964:

7 January 1964 – Upper Clatford Village Hall, Andover, Hampshire (Andover Advertiser)

 

24 April 1964 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with The Hustlers (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

 

18 September 1964 – Granada, Walthamstow, London with Billy J Kramer, The Ronettes, The Yardbirds, The Nashville Teens, The Dakotas and Tim Connor (Leyton & Leytonstone Guardian)

 

21 October 1964 – New Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex with Pamela Blue and Ray Russell Combo (Southend Standard & Essex Weekly Advertiser)

26 October 1964 – 76 Club, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire (website: http://www.76club.org.uk/gigs.html)

27 October 1964 – High Wycombe Town Hall, High Wycombe, Bucks (Bucks Free Press)

 

4 December 1964 – Fairfield Hall, Croydon, Surrey with The Rolling Stones, The Worryin’ Kind, Twinkle, The Quiet Five and Sack O’ Woes (Chris Broom book: Rockin’ and Around Croydon)

1965:

31 January 1965 – Blue Moon, Hayes, Middlesex (Harrow Weekly Post/Greenford Weekly Post)

 

19 February 1965 – Granada, East Ham with Roy Orbison, The Rockin’ Berries, Marianne Faithful, Three Quarters and Frank Berry & The Untamed (Leyton, Leytonstone and Waltham Forest Guardian)

 

4 April 1965 – Blue Moon, Hayes, Middlesex (Harrow Weekly Post)

26 April 1965 – Blue Moon, Hayes, Middlesex with The Impacts (Dorothy Bullock list) This might be another year

 

1 May 1965 – Rhodes Centre, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts with Vandels Blues (Steve Ingless book: The Day Before Yesterday)

2 May 1965 – Southall Community Centre, Southall, Middlesex with Mike Dee & The Prophets (Middlesex County Times & West Middlesex Gazette)

15 May 1965 – Graven Hill Theatre, Bicester, Oxfordshire with The Apollos (Oxford Mail)

21 May 1965 – Beaconsfield Youth Club, Beaconsfield, Bucks (Bucks Free Press)

30 May 1965 – Southall Community Centre, Southall, London (Middlesex County Times & West Middlesex Gazette)

 

16 June 1965 – Agincourt Ballroom, Camberley, Surrey (Aldershot News)

 

4 August 1965 – Top Hat, Littlehampton, West Sussex (Littlehampton Post)

8 August 1965 – Redcar Jazz Club, Redcar, North Yorkshire with Ronnie Jones & The Blue Jays (Dennis Weller, Chris Scott Wilson and Graham Lowe’s book)

30 August 1965 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with The Mark Leeman Five and Heinz & The Wild Boys (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

 

 

3 September 1965 – Birdcage, Eastney, Hampshire with St Louis Checks (Dave Allen research)

12 September 1965 – Agincourt Ballroom, Camberley, Surrey with The Condors (Aldershot News)

19 September 1965 – Blue Moon, Hayes, Middlesex (Harrow Weekly Post/Greenford Weekly Post)

 

16 October 1965 – Starlight Ballroom, Boston Gliderdrome, Boston, Lincolnshire with Tom Jones & The Squires, The Gaylords and The Planets (Lincolnshire Standard)

17 October 1965 – Southall Community Centre, Southall, London (Middlesex County Times & West Middlesex Gazette)

20 October 1965 – Farnborough Town Hall, Farnborough, Hampshire (Aldershot News)

23 October 1965 – Victoria Cross Gallery, Wantage, Oxfordshire with The Voyds (Oxford Mail)

Fabulous 208, October 1965. Back row, L-R: Roy Young, Sid Phillips, Cliff Bennett, Dave Burt. Front row, L-R: Moss Groves and Chas Hodges

4 December 1965 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with support (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

19 December 1965 – Dungeon Club, Nottingham with The In Crowd (Nottingham Evening Post)

1966:

2 January 1966 – Blue Moon, Hayes, Middlesex (Harrow Weekly Post)

12 January 1966 – Farnborough Town Hall, Farnborough, Hampshire (Aldershot News)

21 January 1966 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with The Triads and The Walker Show Band (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

23 January 1966 – Winter Gardens, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire with Tandi & The Overtones (Grimsby Evening Telegraph)

5 February 1966 – Gaiety Ballroom, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire with The Donne Boys (website: http://peterboroughimages.co.uk/music/?p=8130)

 

27 March 1966 – Blue Moon, Hayes, Middlesex (Melody Maker)

 

24 April 1966 – Redcar Jazz Club, Redcar, North Yorkshire with The Alan Bown Set (Dennis Weller, Chris Scott Wilson and Graham Lowe’s book)

30 April 1966 – Birdcage, Eastney, Hampshire (Dave Allen research)

 

1 May 1966 – Plaza Ballroom, Newbury, Berkshire (Andover Advertiser)

2 May 1966 – Atlanta Ballroom, Woking, Surrey (Aldershot News)

4 May 1966 – Tower Ballroom, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk with The John Lofty Sounds (Yarmouth Mercury)

25 May 1966 – Farnborough Town Hall, Farnborough, Hampshire (Aldershot News)

 

4 June 1966 – Ram Jam, Brixton, London with The Amboy Dukes (Melody Maker)

 

1 July 1966 – Grimsby Mecca, Grimsby, Humberside (Grimsby Evening Telegraph)

 

17 August 1966 – Orchid Ballroom, Purley, London (Coulson & Purley Advertiser)

 

9 September 1966 – Beat Festival, Scunthorpe United Football Ground, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire with Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames, Chris Farlowe & The Thunderbirds, The Troggs, Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas, The Ram Jam Band, The Creation, The Mindbenders and The Fenmen (Grimsby Evening Telegraph)

11 September 1966 – Black Prince, Bexley, London (Fabulous 208)

13 September 1966 – Sherwood Rooms, Nottingham (Nottingham Evening Post)

13 September 1966 – Dungeon Club, Nottingham (website: https://dungeonmods.wordpress.com/)

16 September 1966 – Midnight City, Birmingham with The Moody Blues (Birmingham Evening Mail)

17 September 1966 – Gaiety Ballroom, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire with The Sounds (website: http://peterboroughimages.co.uk/music/?p=8130)

23 September 1966 – Cardiff Capitol Theatre, Cardiff, Wales with The Moody Blues, The Scaffold, The Fourmost and others (Melody Maker)

27 September 1966 – High Wycombe Town Hall, High Wycombe, Bucks (Bucks Free Press)

 

2 October 1966 – Union Rowing Club, Trent Bridge, Nottingham (Nottingham Evening Post)

10 October 1966 – Atlanta Ballroom, Woking, Surrey (Aldershot News)

11 October 1966 – Klooks Kleek, West Hampstead, London (Geoff Williams’ research: Decca Studios and Klooks Kleek book)

13 October 1966 – Ram Jam, Brixton, London (Melody Maker)

21 October 1966 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with Easy Come Easy Go (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

25 October 1966 – Marquee, Wardour Street, Soho, London with Episode Six (Tony Bacon’s book: London Live)

 

4 November 1966 – Gaiety Ballroom, Grimsby, Humberside (Grimsby Evening Telegraph)

5 November 1966 – Beachcomber Club, Nottingham with Farinas (Nottingham Evening Post)

5 November 1966 – Britannia Rowing Club, Nottingham (Nottingham Evening Mail)

15 November 1966 – Marquee, Wardour Street, Soho, London with Episode Six (Tony Bacon’s book: London Live)

 

1 December 1966 – Club A Go Go, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (website: http://www.readysteadygone.co.uk/club-agogo-newcastle-2/)

3 December 1966 – Faculty of Technology Union, Manchester with The Senators (Manchester Evening News and Chronicle)

8 December 1966 – Locarno, Coventry, West Midlands (Coventry Evening Telegraph)

10 December 1966 – Floral Hall, Southport, Lancashire (Manchester Evening News and Chronicle)

16 December 1966 – Starlite, Greenford, London (Melody Maker)

18 December 1966 – Britannia Rowing Club, Nottingham (Nottingham Evening Mail)

22 December 1966 – Redcar Jazz Club, Redcar, North Yorkshire with The Fenmen, Sounds Incorporated and The Skyliners (Dennis Weller, Chris Scott Wilson and Graham Lowe’s book)

28 December 1966 – Top Rank Suite, Southampton, Hampshire (Southern Evening Echo)

1967:

7 January 1967 – Rhodes Centre, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts with The Beat Syndicate (Steve Ingless book: The Day Before Yesterday)

7 January 1967 – Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London with Herbie Goins & The Night Timers, The Creation, The Artwoods and St Louis Union (Melody Maker)

21 January 1967 – Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, Kent with Mixed Feelings (Folkestone & Hythe Gazette)

 

2 February 1967 – St Giles Youth Club, Willenhall Baths Assembly Hall, Willenhall, West Midlands with The ‘N’ Betweens, The Ensemble and Scarab (Express and Star)

26 February 1967 – Agincourt Ballroom, Camberley, Surrey (Aldershot News)

 

5 March 1967 – Union Rowing Club, Trent Bridge, Nottingham (Nottingham Evening Post)

18 March 1967 – Dreamland, Margate, Kent with The Epics (East Kent Times & Mail)

27 March 1967 – Blue Lagoon, Newquay, Cornwall with The Other Five and The Triple Vintage (West Briton & Royal Cornwall Gazette)

31 March 1967 – Harvest Moon Club, Guildford, Surrey (Aldershot News)

 

1 April 1967 – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex with Daddy Linburg with The Fingers and The Committee (Southend Standard)

2 April 1967 – Beau Brummel Club, Alvaston Hall Hotel, Nantwich, Cheshire with Phil Ryan & The Scorpions (Crewe Chronicle)

14 April 1967 – Brighton Arts Festival, Brighton, West Sussex with Paul Jones, The Move, Geno Washington, Jimmy James & The Vagabonds, Mike Stuart Span and others (Melody Maker)

20 April 1967 – Sherwood Rooms, Nottingham with The Alan Price Set (Nottingham Evening Post)

30 April 1967 – Redcar Jazz Club, Redcar, North Yorkshire with The Mooche (Dennis Weller, Chris Scott Wilson and Graham Lowe’s book)

13 May 1967 – New Cornish, Riviera Lido, St Austell, Cornwall with Cousin Jacks (West Briton & Royal Cornish Gazette)

16 May 1967 – Klooks Kleek, West Hampstead, London (Geoff Williams’ research: Decca Studios and Klooks Kleek book)

27 May 1967 – Hertford Balls, Oxford with Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, Swinging Blue Jeans, The Action and Hamilton & The Movement (Cherwell)

29 May 1967 – Civic Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire with The Shades (Crewe Chronicle)

 

8 June 1967 – Waggon and Horses, Wall Heath, West Midlands (Express & Star)

25 June 1967 – Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, London (Poster)

 

1 July 1967 – Clockwork Orange, Chester, Cheshire with Monopoly (Crewe Chronicle)

3 July 1967 – Park Hall Hotel, Goldthorn Park, Wolverhampton, West Midlands with The Uglys and Choice (Express & Star)

8 July 1967 – Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, Kent (Folkestone & Hythe Gazette)

21 July 1967 – Tiles, Oxford Street, London with The Courtells (Melody Maker)

22 July 1967 – Victoria Cross Gallery, Wantage, Oxfordshire with Steam Machine (Oxford Mail/Wiltshire Gazette/Newbury Weekly News)

 

5 August 1967 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Melody Maker)

23 August 1967 – Regal Ballroom, Minehead, Somerset with The West Coast Sound (Somerset County Gazette)

26 August 1967 – Glastonbury Town Hall, Glastonbury, Somerset with Jangless Gallery (Somerset County Gazette)

28 August 1967 – Pynkney Hall Blues Festival, Fakenham, Norfolk with The Move, Alan Bown, Family and The Workshop (Melody Maker)

 

10 September 1967 – Redcar Jazz Club, Redcar, North Yorkshire with The Pleasure Machine (Dennis Weller, Chris Scott Wilson and Graham Lowe’s book)

17 September 1967 – Hotel Leofric, Coventry, West Midlands with Taylor Upton Big Jump Band (Coventry Evening Telegraph)

24 September 1967 – Beau Brummel Club, Alvaston Hall Hotel, Nantwich, Cheshire with Phil Ryan & The Scorpions (Crewe Chronicle)

30 September 1967 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Melody Maker)

 

8-14 October 1967 – Towers Theatre Club, Warrington, Cheshire with others (St Helens Newspaper)

8-14 October 1967 – Garrick, Leigh, Greater Manchester with others (St Helens Newspaper)

29 October 1967 – Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, London (Poster)

1 November 1967 – Warmingham Grange Country Club, Warmingham, Cheshire (Crewe Chronicle)

3 November 1967 – Hairy Bob’s Cavern, Scarborough (Scarborough Evening News)

7 November 1967 – Klooks Kleek, West Hampstead, London (Geoff Williams’ research: Decca Studios and Klooks Kleek book)

11 November 1967 – New All-Star Club, 9a Artillery Passage, E1, London (Melody Maker)

12 November 1967 – Newbury Plaza, Newbury, Berkshire (NewburyWeekly News)

12 November 1967 – “Big C”, 1 Camp Road, Farnborough, Hampshire (Aldershot News)

17 November 1967 – G-Ranch Discotheque, Maidstone, Kent (Maidstone Gazette)

18 November 1967 – Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, Kent (Folkestone & Hythe Gazette)

19 November 1967 – Starlight Ballroom, Crawley, West Sussex with All Night Workers (Crawley Advertiser)

24 November 1967 – Queens Rink Ballroom, Hartlepool, County Durham with The Tony King Sound (Hartlepool Mail)

 

4 December 1967 – Park Hall Hotel, Goldthorn Park, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

5 December 1967 – Samantha’s, Bournemouth, Dorset (Bournemouth Echo) Billed as Cliff Bennett & His Band/debut in Bournemouth

17 December 1967 – Beau Brummel Club, Alvaston Hall Hotel, Nantwich, Cheshire, Nantwich, Cheshire with Jaytree Organisation (Crewe Chronicle)

25 December 1967 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Melody Maker)

1968:

22 January 1968 – Queen’s Ballroom, Wolverhampton, West Midlands with The Soul Seekers (Express & Star) Billed as Cliff Bennet & His Band

 

4 February 1968 – Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, London (Poster) Billed as Cliff Bennett Show

10 February 1968 ­– Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Melody Maker)

17 February 1968 – Walsall Town Hall, Walsall, West Midlands (Express & Star) Billed as Cliff Bennett Band

25 February 1968 – Redcar Jazz Club, Redcar, North Yorkshire with The Candy Choir (Dennis Weller, Chris Scott Wilson and Graham Lowe’s book) Billed as Cliff Bennett Band

 

14 March 1968 – Zodiac Club, Eden Park Hotel, Beckenham, Kent (Melody Maker)

16 March 1968 – Corn Exchange, Chelmsford, Essex (Melody Maker) Billed as Cliff Bennett & His Band

29 March 1968 – Cue Club, Paddington, London (Melody Maker) Billed as Cliff Bennett & His Band

31 March 1968 – Crown and Cushion, Perry Barr, West Midlands with Traction (Birmingham Evening Mail) Billed as Cliff Bennett & His Band

12 April 1968 – Clockwork Orange, Chester, Cheshire with Adges Convention (Crewe Chronicle) Billed as Cliff Bennett & His Band

14 April 1968 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Melody Maker)

15 April 1968 – Park Hall Hotel, Goldthorn Park, Wolverhampton, West Midlands with The Montanas (Express & Star)

19 April 1968 – Punchbowl, Lapworth, West Midlands (Birmingham Evening Mail)

19 May 1968 – Warmingham Country Club, Warmingham, Cheshire (according to Crewe Chronicle, this is the first gig by The Rebel Rousers after their split with Cliff Bennett). I would welcome any insights from readers

CLIFF BENNETT BAND:

8 June 1968 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with supporting groups (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/) Billed as Cliff Bennett & His Band

21 June 1968 – Kursaal Ballroom, Southend, Essex with Georgie Fame’s Band (Southend Standard)

 

27 July 1968 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Melody Maker)

 

22 August 1968 – Blue Lagoon, Newquay, Cornwall with The Sweetshop and The Fire Brigade (West Briton & The Royal Cornwall Gazette)

 

22 September 1968 – Kew Boathouse, Kew, London (Thames Valley Times) Billed as Cliff Bennett & His Band

26 September 1968 – Klooks Kleek, West Hampstead, London (Geoff Williams’ research: Decca Studios and Klooks Kleek book)

 

24 October 1968 – Bag O’Nails, Kingley Street, Soho, London with Circus (Fabulous 208)

1969:

13 February 1969 – Klooks Kleek, West Hampstead, London (Geoff Williams’ research: Decca Studios and Klooks Kleek book)

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7 thoughts on “Cliff Bennett’s bands’ gigs 1961-1969”

  1. incredible,i saw cliff bennett and the rebel rousers, several times, i lived in bedford at the time, anyway, we have a site called bedford mods ,reunited, and i have been posting some of my old photos, we were the original mods, went to all the all nighters, and to the gaiety theatre, and the dungeon etc etc, so, i got this great photo, outsdie a record shop in bedford, called carousels, with the booths etc, long gone now, but there is a huge poster for cliff bennett ,and the rebel rousers, at the corn exchange, bedford, where many top bands played, cream genesis, etc, we are trying to determine which year, i say 1966, another mod historian says ,1968, i see no mention of it here, by the way ,great work, i saw all the bands mentioned on here, and still go to gigs, and still play blues/soul etc, best regards ,graham ingle

  2. Found tonnes more gigs to add:

    5 January 1964 – New Central Ballroom, Aldershot, Hampshire with The Stormers (Aldershot News)
    8 January 1964 – Farnborough Town Hall, Farnborough, Hampshire (Aldershot News)

    2 February 1964 – Agincourt Ballroom, Camberley, Surrey with Daniel Boone & The Emeralds (Aldershot News)

    18 May 1964 – Clacton Pier, Blue Lagoon Ballroom, Clacton, Essex with Shane & The Shane Gang (Essex County Standard)
    20 May 1964 – Farnborough Town Hall, Farnborough, Hampshire with Kerry Rapid & The Seltones (Aldershot News)

    3 August 1964 – Clacton Town Hall, Clacton, Essex with The Washington DCs (Essex County Standard)
    9 August 1964 – New Central Ballroom, Aldershot, Hampshire with The Cromwells (Aldershot News)

    11 September 1964 – Greenwich Town Hall, Greenwich, London with two supporting groups (South East London Mercury)

    16 July 1965 – Harvest Moon Club, Guildford, Surrey with The In Crowd (Surrey Advertiser)

    6 November 1965 – Harvest Moon Club, Guildford, Surrey with The Moggies (Surrey Advertiser)

    10 June 1966 – Christchurch College, Canterbury, Kent (Fabulous 208)
    11 June 1966 – Student’s Union, Bristol University, Bristol (Fabulous 208)
    12-19 June 1966 – Greasebrough Social Club, near Rotherham, South Yorkshire (Fabulous 208)
    18 June 1966 – Mod Club, Rotherham, South Yorkshire (Fabulous 208)
    21 June 1966 – Worcester College, Oxford (Fabulous 208)

    2 July 1966 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Fabulous 208)
    3 July 1966 – USAF Bentwaters, Suffolk (Fabulous 208)
    14 July 1966 – RAF Gaydon, near Leamington Spa, Warwickshire (Fabulous 208)
    28 July 1966 – Gray’s Club, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear (Fabulous 208)
    29 July 1966 – Town Hall, Cullen, Scotland (Fabulous 208)
    29 July 1966 – Ballerina Ballroom, Nairn, Scotland (Fabulous 208)
    30 July 1966 – Town Hall, Tain, Scotland (Fabulous 208)
    31 July 1966 – Black Ballroom, Aberdeen, Scotland (Fabulous 208)

    6 August 1966 – Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, Dorset (Fabulous 208)
    12 August 1966 – Town Hall, East Ham, London (Fabulous 208)
    12 August 1966 – In Crowd, Hackney, London (Fabulous 208)
    13 August 1966 – Expresso Continental, Eastbourne, East Sussex (Fabulous 208)
    19 August 1966 – Iron Curtain Club, St Mary’s Cray, London (Fabulous 208)
    20 August 1966 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Fabulous 208)
    21 August 1966 – Union Rowing Club, Trent Bridge, Nottingham (Fabulous 208)
    24 August 1966 – Locarno, Stevenage, Hertfordshire (Fabulous 208)

    10 September 1966 – Spa Bridlington, Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire (Fabulous 208)
    15 September 1966 – Chiltern 100 Club, RAF Station, High Wycombe, Bucks (Fabulous 208)
    16 September 1966 – Harpenden Town Hall, Harpenden, Hertfordshire (Fabulous 208)
    17 September 1966 – Starlite Ballroom, Greenford, London (Fabulous 208)
    29 September 1966 – Ashton Palais, Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester (Fabulous 208)
    30 September 1966 – Town Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire (Fabulous 208)

    1 October 1966 – Technical College, Southall, London (Fabulous 208)

    4 March 1967 – Bal Tabarin, Downham, London (South East London Mercury)
    16 March 1967 – Kilburn Polytechnic, Kilburn, London with Ronnie Jones & The Blue Jays and The Syn (Melody Maker)

    2 July 1967 – The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire (Evening Sentinel)
    30 July 1967 – Sunday Club, Addlestone, Surrey (Woking Herald)

    1 September 1967 – Pink Flamingo, Soho, London (Melody Maker)
    16 September 1967 – Civic Hall, Guildford, Surrey with The Flashbacks (Surrey Advertiser)

    15 October 1967 – The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire (Evening Sentinel)

    9 December 1967 – The Polytechnic, Great Titchfield Street, London (Melody Maker) Billed as Cliff Bennett & His Band
    26 December 1967 – The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire (Fabulous 208)
    29 December 1967 – Benn Memorial Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire (Fabulous 208)
    31 December 1967 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Fabulous 208)

    6 February 1968 – Cheltenham Spa, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (Melody Maker)

    15 March 1968 – Gig in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire (Melody Maker)
    19 March 1968 – Rasputin’s, London (Melody Maker)
    19 March 1968 – Lotus Ballroom, Forest Gate, East London (Melody Maker)

    17 May 1968 – Mistrale Club, Beckenham, London (Melody Maker) Billed as Cliff Bennett & His Band

    23 May 1968 – Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, London (Poster) This was The Rebel Rousers

    6 July 1968 – Civic Hall, Guildford, Surrey with Pattersons Generation (Surrey Advertiser)
    9 July 1968 – Fishmonger’s Arms, Wood Green (Melody Maker) This is The Rebel Rousers

    2 November 1968 – Shrewsbury Music Hall, Shrewsbury, Shropshire (Melody Maker) This was The Rebel Rousers

  3. A tonne more gigs to add here:

    8 July 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post) EARLY GIGS BILLED AS REBEL ROUSERS
    15 July 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)
    22 July 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)

    12 August 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)
    26 August 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)

    9 September 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)
    23 September 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)
    30 September 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)

    11 November 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)

    2 December 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)
    24 December 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)
    31 December 1961 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)

    24 March 1962 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, Middlesex (Uxbridge Post)

    20 May 1962 – Blue Moon, Hayes, Middlesex with Lord Sutch & The Savages (Uxbridge Post)

    8 September 1963 – New Central Ballroom, Aldershot, Hampshire with The Dominoes (Aldershot News)

    26 June 1964 – Attic Club, 1a High Street, Hounslow, Middlesex with The Travellers (Kingston & Malden Borough News)

    25 July 1964 – Majestic Ballroom, Luton, Bedfordshire with The Half Dozen (Luton News)

    21 August 1964 – Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, Dorset (Bridport News)

    13 October 1964 – Granada Bedford, Bedford, Bedfordshire with Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas, The Kinks, The Nashville Teens, The Yardbirds and Bill Black’s Combo (Luton News)

    6 May 1965 – Bowes Lyon Youth Centre, Stevenage, Herts with The Saracens (Hertfordshire Express)

    7 August 1965 – Coronation Ballroom, Ramsgate, Kent with The Cygnets (East Kent Times)

    5 May 1966 – Starlight, Crawley, West Sussex with The Cadalucks (Caterham Weekly Press)

    6 July 1966 – Grafton Rooms, Liverpool (Fabulous 208)
    7 July 1966 – West Midlands Training College, Walsall, West Midlands (Fabulous 208)
    9 July 1966 – Britannia Rowing Club, Nottingham (Fabulous 208)

    7 August 1966 – Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, London (South East London Mercury)
    14 August 1966 – Princess Theatre, Torquay, Devon with The Walker Brothers (Fabulous 208)
    15 August 1966 – Blue Lagoon, Newquay, Cornwall (Fabulous 208)
    26 August 1966 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Fabulous 208)

    28 September 1966 – Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley, London (South East London Mercury)

    7 October 1966 – Royal College of Advanced Tech, Manchester (Fabulous 208)
    8 October 1966 – Marcam Hall, March, Cambridgeshire (Fabulous 208)
    9 October 1966 – Tofts, Folkestone, Kent (Fabulous 208)
    15 October 1966 – Lancaster University, Lancaster, Lancashire (Fabulous 208)
    16 October 1966 – Harpenden Public Hall, Harpenden, Hertfordshire (Fabulous 208)
    18 October 1966 – Silver Blades, Bradford, West Yorkshire (Fabulous 208)
    20 October 1966 – Locarno Ballroom, Burnley, Lancashire (Fabulous 208)
    22 October 1966 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Fabulous 208)
    23 October 1966 – The Place, Hanley, Staffordshire (Fabulous 208)
    28 October 1966 – Bath Pavilion, Bath (Fabulous 208)
    29 October 1966 – Exeter University, Exeter, Devon with The Artwoods (Fabulous 208)
    30 October 1966 – Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, London (South East London Mercury)

    6 November 1966 – Birmingham Theatre, Birmingham, West Midlands with Lee Dorsey and Jerry Lee Lewis (Fabulous 208)
    7 November 1966 – Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon, London with Lee Dorsey and Jerry Lee Lewis (Fabulous 208)
    12 November 1966 – Public Hall, Heacham, Norfolk (Fabulous 208)
    16 November 1966 – Skyline Ballroom, Hull (Fabulous 208)
    18 November 1966 – Sutton-in-Ashfield Baths, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire (Fabulous 208)
    19 November 1966 – Winter Gardens, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset (Fabulous 208)
    26 November 1966 – Training College, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear (Fabulous 208)

    2 December 1966 – Iron Curtain Club, St Mary’s Cray, London (Fabulous 208)
    4 December 1966 – ABC, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales (Fabulous 208)
    9 December 1966 – Bradford University, Bradford, West Yorkshire (Fabulous 208)
    12 December 1966 – St Luke’s College, Exeter, Devon with Zoot Money’s Big Roll Band (Fabulous 208)
    17 December 1966 – Riverside Dancing Club, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire (Fabulous 208)

    23 December 1966 – Locarno Ballroom, Derby, Derbyshire (Fabulous 208)
    24 December 1966 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Fabulous 208)

    8 January 1967 – Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, London (Fabulous 208)
    9 January 1967 – St Matthew’s Baths Hall, Ipswich, Suffolk (Fabulous 208)
    10 January 1967 – King’s Hall, University College, Gower Street, London (Fabulous 208)
    13 January 1967 – City Leeds Training College, Leeds, West Yorkshire (Fabulous 208)
    20 January 1967 – High Hall, Birmingham University, Birmingham, West Midlands (Fabulous 208)

    3 February 1967 – Beddington Hall, Leeds, West Yorkshire with Sounds Incorporated (Fabulous 208)
    4 February 1967 – Chelsea College, Chelsea, London (Fabulous 208)
    10 February 1967 – Starlite Ballroom, Greenford, London (Fabulous 208)
    11 February 1967 – Ravern Club, Lincoln, Lincolnshire (Fabulous 208)
    23 February 1967 – Golden Dancing Club, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire (Fabulous 208)
    24 February 1967 – Sheffield University, Sheffield, South Yorkshire (Fabulous 208)

    2 March 1967 – Bradford University, Bradford, West Yorkshire with The Tremeloes and The Trend (Fabulous 208)
    17 March 1967 – Saint College, Southampton, Hampshire (Fabulous 208)
    19 March 1967 – Black Prince Hotel, Bexley, London (South East London Mercury)
    20 March 1967 – College of Education, Worcester, Worcestershire (Fabulous 208)
    23 March 1967 – Glow Ballroom, Llanelli, Wales (Fabulous 208)

    6 April 1967 – King’s Hall, Belle Vue, Greater Manchester with The Tremeloes, Sounds Incorporated, The Move and Mirage (Fabulous 208)
    12 April 1967 – Whitehaven College, Whitehaven, Cumbria (Fabulous 208)
    13 April 1967 – RAF Uxbridge, Uxbridge, London (Fabulous 208)

    15 April 1967 – Pavilion Theatre, Felixstowe, Suffolk (Fabulous 208)
    19 April 1967 – Catacombs Club, Eastbourne, East Sussex (Fabulous 208)
    20 April 1967 – College of Technology, Nottingham (Fabulous 208)
    21 April 1967 – Queen’s Rink, West Hartlepool, County Durham (Fabulous 208)
    22 April 1967 – Clouds, Derby (Fabulous 208)
    27 April 1967 – Crystal Ballroom, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear (Fabulous 208)
    5 May 1967 – Bishop Grosset Estate College, Lincoln (Fabulous 208)
    7 May 1967 – Royal Hall, Northwich, Cheshire (Fabulous 208)
    11 May 1967 – Kilroy’s Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire (Fabulous 208)
    19 May 1967 – Top Rank Suite, Bristol (Fabulous 208)
    20 May 1967 – Burton’s, Uxbridge, London (Fabulous 208)
    21 May 1967 – Central Hotel, Gillingham, Kent (Fabulous 208)
    22 May 1967 – Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, London (Fabulous 208)
    28 May 1967 – Working Men’s Club, Kettering, Northamptonshire (Fabulous 208)

    2 June 1967 – Golden Diamond Club, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire (Fabulous 208)
    3 June 1967 – College of Technology, Manchester (Fabulous 208)
    4 June 1967 – Union Rowing Club, Nottingham (Fabulous 208)
    5 June 1967 – Social Club, Aylesbury, Bucks (Fabulous 208)
    11 June 1967 – Palace Ballroom, Douglas, Isle of Man (Fabulous 208)
    12 June 1967 – Trinity College, Cambridge with The Alan Price Set (Fabulous 208)
    17 June 1967 – Surf City Club, Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Fabulous 208)
    29 June 1967 – Aston University, Birmingham with Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band (Fabulous 208)
    30 June 1967 – Liverpool University, Liverpool with Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band (Fabulous 208)

    1 July 1967 – Benn Memorial Hall, Rugby, Warwickshire (Fabulous 208)
    7 July 1967 – Culham College, Abingdon, Oxfordshire (Fabulous 208)
    9 July 1967 – Swan, Yardley, West Midlands (Fabulous 208)
    12 July 1967 – Cavern Club, East Dereham, Norfolk (Fabulous 208)
    13 July 1967 – Club Franchi, Jarrow, Tyne & Wear (Fabulous 208)
    14 July 1967 – Town Hall, Hawick, Scotland (Fabulous 208)
    15 July 1967 – Corn Exchange, Kelso, Scotland (Fabulous 208)
    26 July 1967 – Nautilus Club, Lowestoft, Suffolk (Fabulous 208)
    31 July 1967 – Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, London (Fabulous 208)

    12 August 1967 – Tavern Club, East Dereham (Fabulous 208)
    24 August 1967 – Blue Lagoon, Newquay, Cornwall (Cornish Guardian)

    2 September 1967 – Town Hall, Tavistock, Devon (Fabulous 208)
    3 September 1967 – Central Hotel, Gillingham, Kent (Fabulous 208)
    8 September 1967 – RAF Digby, Lincoln (Fabulous 208)
    9 September 1967 – Clouds, Derby (Fabulous 208)
    9 September 1967 – Night Owl, Leicester (Fabulous 208)
    15 September 1967 – Windrush Club, RAF Little Rissington, Gloucestershire (Fabulous 208)
    22 September 1967 – Airmen’s Club, West Ruislip, London (Fabulous 208)
    23 September 1967 – Keys Hall, Brentwood, Essex (Fabulous 208)
    29 September 1967 – Recreation Ground, Wootton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire (Fabulous 208)

    7 October 1967 – Hatfield College of Tech, Hatfield, Herts (Fabulous 208)
    16 October 1967 – Yeoman’s Club, Stafford, Staffordshire (Fabulous 208)
    27 October 1967 – Mildert College, Durham, County Durham (Fabulous 208)
    29 October 1967 – Nicholas Youth Club, Basildon, Essex (Fabulous 208)
    31 October 1967 – Candlelight Club, Scarborough, North Yorkshire (Fabulous 208)

    4 November 1967 – Nautlius Club, Lowestoft, Suffolk (Fabulous 208)
    21 November 1967 – Boys High School, Leek, Staffordshire (Fabulous 208)
    25 November 1967 – Pier Pavilion, Felixstowe, Suffolk (Fabulous 208)
    26 November 1967 – Nottingham University, Nottingham (Fabulous 208)

    1 December 1967 – Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl, Wales (Fabulous 208)
    2 December 1967 – Winter Gardens, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset (Fabulous 208)
    3 December 1967 – Leofric Hotel, Coventry (Fabulous 208)
    6 December 1967 – Scotch Club, Torquay, Devon (Fabulous 208)
    7 December 1967 – Quay Club, Exeter, Devon (Fabulous 208)
    19 December 1967 – Chalet Club, Birmingham (Fabulous 208)
    20 December 1967 – Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland (Fabulous 208)
    21 December 1967 – Marimba Club, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire (Fabulous 208)
    22 December 1967 – New Central Pier, Morecambe, Lancashire (Fabulous 208)
    23 December 1967 – String of Beads, Bradford, West Yorkshire (Fabulous 208)

    According to Record Mirror, the band were in Cologne on 11 March for a TV programme and were due to fly to the US in June (the latter seems unlikely)

    1 May 1968 – Spa Lounge & Ballroom, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (Stroud News)
    26 May-2 June 1968 – Garrick Club, Leigh, Greater Manchester (Fabulous 208)

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