Palins / The Princess Ballroom800 Gigs 1961 - 1969

The Kinks, The 'N' Betweens (formerly Slade), Herman's Hermits

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Pearl Palin was skilled at attracting some major names to play her dancehall, none more so than The Kinks, who played on the day they went to number one in 1964 with 'You Really Got Me'.


1957

Date

Day

Performers

01-Oct Sat Aston Jones Concordians with Houston Five Skiffle Group.
01-Dec Sat Ashton Jones Concordians

1958

01-Dec Sat Norman Mindenhall Band

1961

01-Apl Sat Fabulous 'Hi-Fi' Rock Group/Ashton Jones Orchestra
08-Apr Sat The Teenbeats
00-Jan Sat Vince Beresford & The Cheaters
22-Apr Sat Pete Beaumont Quintet & The Teenbeats
00-Jan Sat The Thunderbeats & Juanita & His Cha-Cha's.
10-Jun Sat Toledoes Rock Group (Bdfd) & Blue Rhythm Boys
09- Sat The Blue Rhythm Boys & Starlight Rock Group (Bradford)
24-Jun Sat Vince Beresford & The Cheaters
01-Jul Sat Blue Rhythm Boys.
29-Jul Sat Teenbeats & Blue Rhythm Boys.
01-Aug Sat Teenbeats & Blue Rhythm Boys.
12-Aug Sat Thunderbeats & Blue Rhythm Boys
19-Aug Sat The Avengers (form. Teenbeats) & The Cheetahs
26-Aug Sat The Avengers & Blue Rhythm Boys.
02-Sep Sat The Avengers & Blue Rhythm Boys.
09-Sep Sat The Tuxedoes & The Blue Rhythm Boys
11-Sep Mon Carnival Dance
16-Sep Sat Three Bands!
23-Sep Sat The Dingos (Bradford)
30-Sep Sat Blue Rhythm Boys & Silver Knights Rock Group.
07-Oct Sat The Avengers & Blue Rhythm Boys.
14-Oct Sat Brad & The Strangers & The Blue Rhythm Boys.
21-Oct Sat The Sommerville Five & The Blue Rhythm Boys
28-Oct Sat The Avengers & Blue Rhythm Boys.
04-Nov Sat The Sommerville Five.
11-Nov Sat The Toladoes
18-Nov Sat Brad & The Strangers.
25-Nov Sat The Avengers & Blue Rhythm Boys.
02-Dec Sat The Tuxedoes
09-Dec Sat The Avengers
16-Dec Sat The Strangers
26-Dec Tue The Avengers & Blue Rhythm Boys.

1962

Date

Day

Performers

07-Jan Sat Nick James & The Four Cents & The Beat Squad
21-Jan Sat Jimmy Crawford & The Ravens.
28-Jan Sat Nelson Keene/Toledos/Blue Rhythm Boys
03-Feb Sat The Hunters with Gary Lane
10-Feb Sat Terry Young & The Young Stars
17-Feb Sat Sandra & The Boyfriends
24-Feb Sat The Echoes & The Blue Rhythm Boys
03-Mar Sat Mike Sagar and The Cresters
10-Mar Sat Vince Eager & The Toledos
17-Mar Sat Danny Davis & His Own Group
24-Mar Sat Jimmy Ritchie & The Condors
31-Mar Sat Mike Dee & The Jay Walkers
07-Apr Sat The Beat Squad
14-Apr Sat Unknown
21-Apr Sat The Vikings Rock Group
28-Apr Sat Johnnie Gentle & Denny and The Witchdoctors
05-May Sat Troy Prefect & The Scholars
12-May Sat Eddie King and The Chequers
19-May Sat Sandra & The Boyfriends
26-May Sat Rolly Daniels & The Tuxedos
02-Jun Sat Bob Adams & The Echoes
09-Jun Sat Lee Walker & The Travellers
11-Jun Mon The Satellites
16-Jun Sat Steve & The Martells
23-Jun Sat Barry Corbett & The Mustangs
30-Jun Sat The Montrose Twisters
07-Jul Sat Bobby Day & The Starlighters
14-Jul Sat Closed - Wakes Week
21-Jul Sat Terry Danios & The Roulettes (with Vicky & Maureen)
28-Jul Sat The Barons
04-Aug Sat Mark Severn & The Jaguars
11-Aug Sat Denny & The Witchdoctors
18-Aug Sat Eric Lee & The Four Aces
25-Aug Sat Vince Wayne & The Falcons
01-Sep Sat Tony & The Thunderbirds
08-Sep Sat Denny & The Witchdoctors
10-Sep Mon Carnival Dance with The Young Ones
12-Sep Wed Moontrekkrers
15-Sep Sat Barry Corbett & The Mustangs
19-Sep Wed The Ravers
22-Sep Sat Sandra & The Boyfriends
29-Sep Sat Billy Twilight & The Silhouttes
03-Sep Wed The Downbeats
06-Oct Sat The Jerry Crisman Four
10-Oct Wed The Beat Squad
13-Oct Sat Ivan Jay with Roy Cooper & The Jaycats
20-Oct Sat Scott Madison and The Rangers
27-Oct Sat Dave Berry and the Dicers
31-Oct Wed Ricky Fenton and The Apaches
02-Oct Fri Tony and The Travellers
03-Nov Sat Mike Sagar and The Cresters
10-Nov Sat Barry Corbett & The Mustangs
17-Nov Sat Brent Wade and The Wanderers
24-Nov Sat The Jaybirds
28-Nov Wed Bobby Day & The Starlighters
01-Dec Sat Cris Ryan and The Strangers
05-Dec Wed The Beat Squad
07-Dec Fri Moontrekkrers
08-Dec Sat Barry Corbett & The Mustangs
15-Dec Sat Ivan Jay and The Jaycaps
22-Dec Sat Johnny Dean and The Cresters
26-Dec Wed Eric Lee & The Four Aces
29-Dec Sat Unknown
31-Dec Mon New Years Eve Carnival Dance with The Toledos

1963

Date

Day

Performers

02-Jan Wed Moontrekkers
05-Jan Sat Barry Corbett and The Mustangs
12-Jan Sat Brett Wade and The Wanderers
19-Jan Sat Eric Lees and The Four Aces
26-Jan Sat The Country Gentlemen
02-Feb Sat Deek Rivers & The Big Sound
09-Feb Sat Billy Twilight and the Silhouettes
16-Feb Sat The Toledos
23-Feb Sat Eddie King and The Chequers
27-Feb Wed Gary Leven and The Travellers
01-Mar Fri Troy and The Tramps
02-Mar Sat Moontrekkers
09-Mar Sat Mike Cadillac and The Playboys
16-Mar Sat Eric Lees and The Four Aces
23-Mar Sat Barry Corbett and The Mustangs
30-Mar Sat Johnny Dean and The Crestas
06-Apr Sat Ivan D. Jnrs.
12-Apr Fri Moontrekkers
13-Apr Sat Mal Ryder and The Spirits
15-Apr Mon Easter Monday Dance-Johnny Peters & The Crestas
19-Apr Fri The Tuxedos
20-Apr Sat Wayne Fontana and The Jets
26-Apr Fri Ian Crawford and The Boomerangs
27-Apr Sat Eddie King and The Chequers
03-May Fri Dave Berry and The Cruisers
04-May Sat Benny Parker and The Phantoms
08-May Wed Johnny Martin and The Tremors
10-May Fri Moontrekkers
11-May Sat Barry Corbett and The Mustangs
17-May Fri Jackie Hanson and The Tycoons
18-May Sat Mike Cadillac and The Playboys
24-May Fri The Country Gentlemen
25-May Sat Johnny Martin and The Tremors
31-May Fri Wayne Fontana and The Jets
01-Jun Sat Danny Davis and The Maurauders
03-Jun Mon Whit Monday Carnival Dance - The Nashville Men
07-Jun Fri Pete Maclaine and The Clan
08-Jun Sat Eric Lees and The Four Aces
12-Jun Wed Moontrekkers
14-Jun Fri The Crusaders
15-Jun Sat Wayne Fontana
28-Jun Fri John & Julie and The Blue Stars
29-Jun Sat Barry Corbett and The Mustangs
05-Jul Fri Moontrekkers
06-Jul Sat Eric Lees and The Four Aces
10-Jul Wed The Nashville Men
12-Jul Fri Tony Shane and The Jasons
13-Jul Sat Closed - Wakes Week Holiday
20-Jul Sat Carnival Dance
25-Jul Wed Barry Corbett and The Mustangs
26-Jul Fri Deek Rivers & The Big Sound
27-Jul Sat """Me and Them"""
31-Jul Wed Benny Parker and The Phantoms
02-Aug Fri The Country Gentlemen
03-Aug Sat Moontrekkers
09-Aug Fri Benny Parker and The Phantoms
10-Aug Sat Johnnie Martin and The tremors
16-Aug Fri Johnny Peters and The Crestas
17-Aug Sat Sheery Lee and The Secrets
23-Aug Fri Moontrekkers
24-Aug Sat Barry Corbett and The Mustangs
30-Aug Fri Jimmy Carr and The Corvetts
31-Aug Sat Les Magyarz
02-Sep Fri Barry Corbett and The Mustangs
03-Sep Sat Sandra and The Boyfriends
13-Sep Fri The Method
14-Sep Sat The Del Renas
16-Sep Mon The Young Ones
20-Sep Fri The Sabres
21-Sep Sat Eddie King and The Chequers
25-Sep Sat Mike Cadillac and The Playboys
27-Sep Fri The Big Three
28-Sep Sat Deek Rivers & The Big Sound
04-Oct Fri Ivan D. Jnrs.
05-Oct Sat Barry Corbett and The Mustangs
11-Oct Fri Chris Ravel and The Ravers
12-Oct Sat Eric Lees and The Four Aces
18-Oct Fri Mike Cadillac and The Playboys
19-Oct Sat Carl Wayne and the Vikings
25-Oct Fri Faron's Flamingoes
26-Oct Sat Moontrekkers
01-Nov Fri Dave Lee and The Stagger Lees
02-Nov Sat Demetrius and The Four Just Men
08-Nov Fri The Four Deltas
09-Nov Sat """Me and Them"""
15-Nov Fri Del Rio Four
16-Nov Sat Larry Avon and The Presidents
22-Nov Fri The Mersey Beats
23-Nov Sat Dennis and The Senators
29-Nov Fri The Federals
30-Nov Sat Pete Trent and the Travellers
06-Dec Fri Mike Cadillac and The Playboys
07-Dec Sat Freddy Starr and The Midnighters
13-Dec Fri The Incas
14-Dec Sat The Clearways
20-Dec Fri Wayne Fontana and The Mindbenders
21-Dec Sat Ray Verne and the Chequers
26-Dec Thu """Me and Them"" (Midnight until 3.30am)"
26-Dec Thu Pete Maclaine and The Clan (Evening)
27-Dec Fri The Raindrops
28-Dec Sat Larry Avon and The Presidents
31-Dec Tue New Years Eve Carnival Dance - The Chasers

1964

Date

Day

Performers

04-Jan Sat Ryles Brothers
10-Jan Fri The Secrets
11-Jan Sat Vance Kelly and The Crestas
18-Jan Sat The Shondells
25-Jan Sat The Stagerlees
01-Feb Sat Tony Lindell and The Sabres
07-Feb Fri The Escorts
08-Feb Sat The Rats (Hull)
15-Feb Sat The Stagerlees
22-Feb Sat Moontrekkers
28-Feb Fri The Coasters (Manchester)
29-Feb Sat Sammy King and The Voltaires
06-Mar Fri The Sheffields
07-Mar Sat Vance Kelly and The Crestas
13-Mar Fri The Crestas
14-Mar Sat Pete Trent and The Travellers
21-Mar Sat Unknown
27-Mar Fri Good Friday - Stagerlees
28-Mar Sat The Incas
30-Mar Mon Easter Monday Carnival - Vance Kelly and The Crestas
03-Apr Fri Lorraine Gray and The Chaperons
04-Apr Sat Sonny Child and Elders Consolidated
10-Apr Fri Mike Cadillac and The Playboys
11-Apr Sat The Kubas
15-Apr Wed The Paramounts
17-Apr Fri The Feel Goods
18-Apr Sat The Animals
24-Apr Fri Pete Maclean (now with The Four Just Men)
25-Apr Sat The Manhattons
01-May Fri Kris Ryan and The Questions
02-May Sat Vance Kelly and The Crestas
09-May Sat Mort Draygen and The Diamonds
16-May Sat Moontrekkers
23-May Sat Shame and The Shame Gang
27-May Wed Lee Wayne and The Falcons
29-May Fri The Escorts
30-May Sat The Contrasts
05-Jun Fri The Beat Boys
06-Jun Sat The Incas
12-Jun Fri Vince Everitt and The Black Orchids/Pythagoras Squares
13-Jun Sat The Sheffields
20-Jun Sat Unknown
27-Jun Sat The Kirbys
03-Jul Fri Mike Cadillac and The Playboys
04-Jul Sat The Cubas (Liverpool)
11-Jul Sat Closed - Wakes Week Holidays
18-Jun Sat Me and Them
25-Jul Sat Dawn and The DJ's
01-Aug Sat Benny Parker and The Dynamics
07-Aug Fri Phil's Feelgoods
08-Aug Sat The Warriors
15-Aug Sat The Chancellors
19-Aug Wed The Stirlings
21-Aug Fri Herman's Hermits
22-Aug Sat Johnny and Apaches
29-Aug Sat Johnny Hank and The Crestas
02-Sep Wed The Calderbeats
04-Sep Fri Wayne Fontana and Mindbenders
05-Sep Sat Phil's Feelgoods
09-Sep Wed The Buttons
11-Sep Fri The Kinks
12-Sep Sat Me and Them
18-Sep Fri The Escorts
19-Sep Sat The Drastics
26-Sep Sat The Prestons
03-Oct Sat The Warriors
10-Oct Sat The Pagans
16-Oct Fri Benny Parker and The Dynamics
17-Oct Sat The Stylos
24-Oct Sat Tony Lindell and The Sabres
28-Oct Wed The Cheats
01-Nov Sat Kris Ryan and The Questions
06-Nov Fri Peter and The Wolves
07-Nov Sat The Buttons
13-Nov Fri The Stylos
14-Nov Sat Eric Lee and The Crestas
20-Nov Fri Benny Parker and The Dynamics
21-Nov Sat The Stylos
27-Nov Fri The Penguins
28-Nov Sat Deek Arlon and The Offbeats
05-Dec Sat Unknown
09-Dec Wed The Misfits
11-Dec Fri Carol Kay and The Dynscords
12-Dec Sat Dawn and The DJ's
18-Dec Fri The Stylos
19-Dec Sat The Travellers
24-Dec Sat The Cheats
26-Dec Mon The Stylos and The Misfits (am)
26-Dec Mon The Gay Dogs
31-Dec Thur The Chancellors

1965

Date

Day

Performers

01-Jan Fri Dr. Pill and The Purple Hearts
02-Jan Sat Dawn and The DJ's
08-Jan Fri The Naturals
09-Jan Sat Dave Lincoln and The Senators
15-Jan Fri Shane and The Shane Gang
16-Jan Sat The Staggerlees
22-Jan Fri Eric Lee and The Crestas
23-Jan Sat The Wayfarers
29-Jan Fri The Mutineers
30-Jan Sat The Cheats
05-Feb Fri Mike Sagar and Jinks
06-Feb Sat The Pagans
12-Feb Fri Dino and The Travellers
13-Feb Sat Valentine Carnival Dance - The Crestas
17-Feb Wed The Yolkes
19-Feb Fri Dr. Pill and The Purple Hearts
20-Feb Sat Beat Preachers
26-Feb Fri The Toggery Five
27-Feb Sat The Mocking Birds
05-Mar Fri Shane and The Shane Gang
06-Mar Sat Dawn and The DJ's
12-Mar Fri The Mutineers
13-Mar Sat Johnny Peters and The Crestas
17-Mar Wed The Quare Fellas
19-Mar Fri The Peppers
20-Mar Sat The Stylos
26-Mar Fri Dino and The Travellers
27-Mar Sat Dr. Pill and The Purple Hearts
02-Apr Fri The Mutineers
03-Apr Sat The Litter
09-Apr Fri The Quare Fellas
10-Apr Sat The Stylos
16-Apr Fri The Peppers
17-Apr Sat The Wayfarers
19-Apr Mon The Quare Fellas
23-Apr Fri Dr. Pill and The Purple Hearts
24-Apr Sat Dawn and The DJ's
30-Apr Fri The Mutineers
01-May Sat Eric Lee and The Crestas
05-May Wed The Quare Fellas
07-May Fri The Peppers
08-May Sat The Staggerlees
14-May Fri The Junco Partners
15-May Sat Fitz N Starts
21-May Fri Moontrekkers
22-May Sat The Stylos
28-May Fri The Mutineers
29-May Sat The Paramounts
04-Jun Fri The Travellers
05-Jun Sat The Sheffields
07-Jun Mon Whit Monday Carnival - The Spidermen
12-Jun Sat The Escorts
18-Jun Fri The Quare Fellas
19-Jun Sat Gerry Byrnes and The Invaders
25-Jun Fri The Mutineers
26-Jun Sat The Stylos
03-Jul Sat The Quiet Five
09-Jul Fri The Misfits
10-Jul Sat Closed - Wakes Week
17-Jul Sat The Pagans
23-Jul Fri The Mutineers
24-Jul Sat The Wayfarers
30-Jul Fri The Quare Fellas
31-Jul Sat "Danny Davis, Ricky Forde and The Tennesseans"
06-Aug Fri Tom's Rigg
07-Aug Sat The Stylos
13-Aug Fri The Toreadors
14-Aug Sat The Raging Storms
20-Aug Fri The Estelles
21-Aug Sat The Litter
27-Aug Fri The Deltas
28-Aug Sat "Danny Davis, Ricky Forde and The Tennesseans"
03-Sep Fri The Mutineers
04-Sep Sat The Escorts
10-Sep Fri The Raging Storms
11-Sep Sat The Zuider Zee
13-Sep Mon Carnival Dance - Tom's Rigg
17-Sep Fri Curts Creatures
18-Sep Sat The Buttons
24-Sep Fri Dr. Pill and The Purple Hearts
25-Sep Sat The Stylos
01-Oct Fri Tom's Rigg
02-Oct Sat The Toggery Five
08-Oct Fri Pythagoras Squares
09-Oct Sat Ricky Ford and The Tennesseans
16-Oct Sat Finders Keepers
22-Oct Fri Dr. Pill and The Purple Hearts
23-Oct Sat The Warriors
29-Oct Fri David John and The Mood
30-Oct Sat The Lancastrians
05-Nov Fri The Mutineers
06-Nov Sat The Stylos
12-Nov Fri The Peppers
13-Nov Sat The Litter
17-Nov Wed The V Tones
19-Nov Fri The Misfits
20-Nov Sat Kim Dee and The Del 5
26-Nov Fri Ivans Meads
27-Nov Sat The Escorts
03-Dec Fri The Mutineers
04-Dec Sat The Stylos
10-Dec Fri Pythagoras Squares
11-Dec Sat The Mocking Birds
18-Dec Sat The Misfits
24-Dec Fri Pythagoras Squares
26-Dec Mon The Stylos and Ivans Meads (start at Midnight to 3.30am)
26-Dec Mon The Escorts (Boxing Day Night)
29-Dec Wed The Warriors
31-Dec Fri New Years Eve Carnival - Dr. Pill and The Purple Hearts

1966

Date

Day

Performers

01-Jan Sat The Mutineers
07-Jan Fri The Raging Storms
08-Jan Sat The Stylos
14-Jan Fri The Petals
15-Jan Sat Ivans Meads
21-Jan Fri Pythagoras Squares
22-Jan Sat Finders Keepers
28-Jan Fri Doctor Pill and The Purple Hearts
29-Jan Sat The Montanas
04-Feb Fri The Mutineers
05-Feb Sat The Staggerlees
11-Feb Fri Pythagoras Squares
12-Feb Sat The Stylos
18-Feb Fri Ivans Meads
19-Feb Sat The Chosen Few
25-Feb Fri The Petals
26-Feb Sat The Cymerons
04-Mar Fri The Chicago Line
05-Mar Sat Neil Landon
11-Mar Fri Ivans Meads
12-Mar Sat The Montanas
18-Mar Fri Pythagoras Squares
19-Mar Sat Finders Keepers
25-Mar Fri The Mutineers
26-Mar Sat The Stylos
01-Apr Fri The Children
02-Apr Sat Shelley
08-Apr Fri The Chicago Line
09-Apr Sat The Raging Storms
11-Apr Mon Easter Monday Carnival Dance - Pythagoras Squares
15-Apr Fri The Peppers
16-Apr Sat The Toggery Five
22-Apr Fri Ivans Meads
23-Apr Sat The Stylos
29-Apr Fri The Mutineers
30-Apr Sat The Mocking Birds
06-May Fri The Petals
07-May Sat The Montanas
13-May Fri Who's Who
14-May Sat The Kodiaks
18-May Wed The Crusaders
20-May Fri The Petals
21-May Sat Ivans Meads
25-May Wed The Sinners
27-May Fri The Children
28-May Sat The Zuider Zee
29-May Mon Whit Monday Carnival Dance - The Style
30-May Tue The Crusaders
03-Jun Fri The Paramounts
04-Jun Sat The Stylos
08-Jun Wed The Peppers
10-Jun Fri Pythagoras Squares
11-Jun Sat Shelley
17-Jun Fri The Mutineers
18-Jun Sat The Knack
24-Jun Fri The Fender Men
25-Jun Sat Ivans Meads
29-Jun Wed Richard Kent Style
01-Jul Fri The 'T' Set
02-Jul Sat The Cymerons
09-Jul Sat Closed - Wakes Week
16-Jul Sat Finders Keepers
22-Jul Fri The Peppers
23-Jul Sat Ivans Meads
29-Jul Fri The Mutineers
30-Jul Sat The Montanas
04-Aug Fri The Kodiaks
05-Aug Sat Studio Six (Scotland)
12-Aug Fri Richard Kent Style
13-Aug Sat The Cymerons
17-Aug Wed The Misfits
19-Aug Fri The Tony Merrick Scene
20-Aug Sat Ivans Meads
26-Aug Fri The Sinners
27-Aug Sat The Factotums
31-Aug Wed The 'T' Set
02-Sep Fri The Fender Men
03-Sep Sat The Knack
07-Sep Wed The Sinners
09-Sep Fri The Kodiaks
10-Sep Sat The Cymerons
12-Sep Mon Carnival Dance - The Richard Kent Style
16-Sep Fri The Dimples
17-Sep Sat The Writ
23-Sep Fri The Sinners
24-Sep Sat Ivans Meads
30-Sep Fri The Dimples
01-Oct Sat The Measles
07-Oct Fri The Black Abbotts
08-Oct Sat The Cymerons
14-Oct Fri Richard Kent Style
15-Oct Sat The Writ
21-Oct Fri The Magic Lanterns
22-Oct Sat The Knack
28-Oct Fri The Dimples
29-Oct Sat Ivans Meads
04-Nov Fri The Factotums
05-Nov Sat The Incrowd (From London)
11-Nov Fri The Fender Men
12-Nov Sat The Abject Blues
18-Nov Fri The Chuckles
19-Nov Sat The Montanas
24-Nov Wed Pythagoras Squares
25-Nov Fri The Style
26-Nov Sat The Cymerons
02-Dec Fri The Dimples
03-Dec Sat Richard Kent Style
09-Dec Fri The Sinners
10-Dec Sat The Silverstone Set
16-Dec Fri Hari-Kari
17-Dec Sat The Chuckles
23-Dec Fri The Sinners
24-Dec Sat The Rainmakers -and- Pythagoras Squares
26-Dec Mon The Dimples -and- The Sinners (Midnight - 3.30am)
26-Dec Mon Richard Kent Style
28-Dec Wed Wimple Witch
30-Dec Fri Eric Haydock's Rockhouse
31-Dec Sat The Silverstone Set

1967

Date

Day

Performers

06-Jan Fri The In Crown
07-Jan Sat The Factotums
13-Jan Fri The Fendermen
14-Jan Sat The Cymerons
18-Jan Wed Wimple Winch
20-Jan Fri The Meads
21-Jan Sat Richard Kent Style
27-Jan Fri The Impact
28-Jan Sat The Silverstone Set
02-Feb Fri The Dimples
03-Feb Sat The Chuckles
10-Feb Fri The Rainmakers
11-Feb Sat The Factotums
15-Feb Wed The Fendermen
16-Feb Fri Haydocks Rockhouse
17-Feb Sat Richard Kent Style
22-Feb Wed The 'T' Set
24-Feb Fri Gary Burns and The Invaders
25-Feb Sat The Silverstone Set
03-Mar Fri The Raging Storms
04-Mar Sat The Cymerons
10-Mar Fri The Cheshire Set
11-Mar Sat The Kids
17-Mar Fri Victor Bronx Blue Train
18-Mar Sat Phil Ryan and The Scorpians
24-Mar Fri The Big City Jump Band
25-Mar Sat Haydocks Rockhouse
27-Mar Mon Easter Monday Carnival Dance - The Dimples
07-Apr Fri The Meads
08-Apr Sat The Chuckles
14-Apr Fri The Big City Jump Band
15-Apr Sat Richard Kent Style
19-Apr Wed Ashley Kay Group
21-Apr Fri Winston's Fumbs (Jimmy Winston ex-Small Faces)
22-Apr Sat Haydocks Rockhouse
26-Apr Wed Inner Circle
28-Apr Fri The Escorts
29-Apr Sat The Dimples
05-May Fri The Fix
06-May Sat The Silverstone Set
10-May Wed The Raging Storms
12-May Fri The Soulmates
13-May Sat Richard Kent Style
20-May Wed Dawn Breakers
22-May Fri Making Sounds
23-May Sat The Iveys
26-May Fri The Fendermen
27-May Sat The Californians
29-May Mon Carnival Dance - Harvey's Team
02-Jun Fri The Big City Jump Band
03-Jun Sat Phil Ryan and The Scorpians
09-Jun Fri The Dimples
10-Jun Sat The Silverstone Set
16-Jun Fri Haydocks Rockhouse
17-Jun Sat The Big City Jump Band
23-Jun Fri The Inner Mind
24-Jun Sat The Fix
28-Jun Wed The Fendermen
30-Jun Fri Richard Kent Style
01-Jul Sat Haydocks Rockhouse
07-Jul Fri The Inner Mind
08-Jul Sat Closed - Wakes Week
15-Jul Sat The Silverstone Set
21-Jul Fri G.G. Morris and The Reaction
22-Jul Sat The Iveys
28-Jul Fri The Fix
29-Jul Sat The Scorpians
02-Aug Wed Mamas Little Children
04-Aug Fri Life 'n' Soul
05-Aug Sat Richard Kent Style
09-Aug Wed The End
11-Aug Fri The Impact
12-Aug Sat The Dimples
16-Aug Wed Septimus Spider
18-Aug Fri Ellison's Hog Line
19-Aug Sat The Silverstone Set
23-Aug Wed Randy Dandy Band
25-Aug Fri The Puzzle -and- Life 'n' Soul
26-Aug Sat Six Across
30-Aug Wed Inner Mind
01-Sep Fri The Lovin'
02-Sep Sat The Chuckles
06-Sep Wed Ellison's Hog Line
09-Sep Fri The Big City Soul Band
10-Sep Sat The John Smith Affair
12-Sep Mon Tiny Davis A Go-Go Show
15-Sep Fri The Inner Mind
16-Sep Sat The Dimples
22-Sep Fri Ellison's Hog Line
23-Sep Sat The Life 'N' Soul
29-Sep Fri Clockwork Orange
30-Sep Sat The Silverstone Set
07-Oct Fri The Randy Dandy Band
08-Oct Sat The Scorpians
13-Oct Fri The Lovin'
14-Oct Sat Roger Bloom's Hammer
20-Oct Fri The Big City Soul Band
21-Oct Sat The Peighton Checks
25-Oct Wed The Sponge
27-Oct Fri Septimus Spider
28-Oct Sat The Dimples
03-Nov Fri Ellison's Hog Line
04-Nov Sat The Silverstone Set
10-Nov Fri The New Midnite Train
11-Nov Sat The Roll Movement
17-Nov Fri No Record
18-Nov Sat Richard Kent Style
24-Nov Fri The Exits
25-Nov Sat The Scorpians
01-Dec Fri Richard G. Simpson Band
02-Dec Sat Life 'N' Soul
08-Dec Fri The Midnight Train
09-Dec Sat Wellington Kitch and The Cedar Set
15-Dec Fri The Soul Sect
16-Dec Sat The Sponge
22-Dec Fri The Big City Soul Band
23-Dec Sat Ellison's Hog Line
26-Dec Tue Life 'N' Soul (Midnight - 3.30am)
26-Dec Tue The Silverstone Set
29-Dec Fri Sons and Lovers
30-Dec Sat New Year Carnival Dance - The Dimples
05-Jan Fri The Randy Dandy Band

1968

Date

Day

Performers

06-Jan Sat Mandy's Movement
12-Jan Fri The Inner Mind
13-Jan Sat Kirk James and Studio One
19-Jan Fri The Exits
20-Jan Sat The Life 'N' Soul
26-Jan Fri Travellers Express
27-Jan Sat The Silverstone Set
02-Feb Fri The Big City Soul Band
03-Feb Sat The Scorpians
09-Feb Fri The Stroll Band
10-Feb Sat Valentines Carnival Dance - Sons and Lovers
16-Feb Fri The Soul Sect
17-Feb Sat The Exits
23-Feb Fri Cecil Gee
24-Feb Sat The Sponge
01-Mar Fri The Cast
02-Mar Sat The Life 'N' Soul
08-Mar Fri Sons and Lovers
09-Mar Sat Mandy's Movement
15-Mar Fri The Midnight Train
16-Mar Sat The Silverstone Set
22-Mar Fri The Parchment People
23-Mar Sat Buster Somers Express
29-Mar Fri The Soul Sect
30-Mar Sat The Peets
06-Apr Fri The Technique
07-Apr Sat The Reg James Explosion
12-Apr Fri The Inner Mind
13-Apr Sat The 'N' Betweens
15-Apr Mon The Sponge
19-Apr Fri The Times
20-Apr Sat Sons and Lovers
26-Apr Fri Eddisons Phonograph
27-Apr Sat The Reg James Explosion
03-May Fri Mythology
04-May Sat Six Across
10-May Fri The Rogues
11-May Sat Mr Hip Soul Band
17-May Fri The Midnight Train
18-May Sat The Technique
24-May Fri The Inner Mind
25-May Sat The Rebel Rousers
31-May Fri Blind Date
01-Jun Sat The Sponge
03-Jun Mon The Rogues
07-Jun Fri The Famous Watson Browne's Band
08-Jun Sat The Elastic Band
14-Jun Fri The Technique
15-Jun Sat Mythology
21-Jun Fri Left Hand Drive
22-Jun Sat The Chuckles
28-Jun Fri The Kondors
29-Jun Sat Seduction
06-Jul Sat Mandy's Movement
13-Jul Sat Closed- Wakes Week
20-Jul Sat The Chuckles
27-Jul Sat Todd Miller and the Prowlers
03-Aug Sat Pesky Gee
10-Aug Sat Untraceable
17-Aug Sat Life 'N' Soul
24-Aug Sat Soul Stax
31-Aug Sat The Scene
07-Sep Sat The Stroll Band
14-Sep Sat Life 'N' Soul
16-Sep Mon Rhubarb Tree
21-Sep Sat The Worrying Kind
27-Sep Fri Whisky Martin
28-Sep Sat Eddisons Phonograph
05-Oct Sat The Detroit Soul Band
12-Oct Sat The Elastic Band
18-Oct Fri Wellington Kitch
19-Oct Sat Life 'N' Soul
26-Oct Sat The Soul Sect
02-Nov Sat Art Nouveau
09-Nov Sat Klik Toc
16-Nov Sat The Rogues
23-Nov Sat Springfield Park
30-Nov Sat Stevies Fix
07-Dec Sat Gerrards Own
14-Dec Sat The Psychic
21-Dec Sat The Atlantics
24-Dec Tue The Soul Sect
26-Dec Thur Life 'N' Soul (Midnight - 3.30am)
28-Dec Sat Sweet Marriage
31-Dec Tue The Stroll Band

1969

Date

Day

Performers

04-Jan Sat Art Nouveau
11-Jan Sat The Phoenix City Smash
18-Jan Sat The Elizabethans
25-Jan Sat Ways 'N' Means
01-Feb Sat Stevies Fix
08-Feb Sat Gerrards Own
15-Feb Sat The Rumble Fat Band
22-Feb Sat The Licorice Fix
01-Mar Sat The Sad Soul
08-Mar Sat The Psychic
15-Mar Sat The Phoenix City Smash
22-Mar Sat High Society
29-Mar Sat Soul Staxx
05-Apr Sat Gerrards Own
12-Apr Sat Soul Sect
19-Apr Sat The Sad Soul
26-Apr Sat The Licorice Fix
03-May Sat The Licorice Fix
10-May Sat Art Nouveau
17-May Sat Rouges Gallery
24-May Sat Ian Bell and The Eden Rock
31-May Sat Kandy Carnival
04-Jun Wed Disco - John Dee (A DRM Discotheque)
06-Jun Fri Inner Mind
07-Jun Sat The Toy Shop
14-Jun Sat Dusty
21-Jun Sat The Elizabethans
28-Jun Sat Skin Deep
05-Jul Sat The Sad Soul
07-Jul Mon DRM DJ King Arthur
09-Jul Wed Disco - John Dee (A DRM Discotheque)
12-Jul Sat Closed - Wakes Week
26-Jul Sat Dusty (with 2 Go-Go Girls)
02-Aug Sat Seventh Dawn
09-Aug Sat The Tree - Carnival Dance
16-Aug Sat The Tree

This was the final Pearl Palin dance at The Princess Ballroom


08-Sep Mon Re-Opened 'Under New Management'
27-Sep Sat Flamingo Club & Discotheque Opens
19-Dec Fri "Last Advert of the decade, for disco dances at Princess "