Wednesday, June 26, 2013

BUDDY HOLLY ** CONCERT DATES **




1958 Tour Dates

JANUARY
EVERLY BROTHERS TOUR
FEATURING: The Everly Brothers, The Rays, Royal Teens, Shepherd Sisters, Paul Anka, Margie Rayburn,
Danny & The Juniors, The Tuneweavers, Hollywood Flames, Jimmy Edwards, Billy Brown, Mello-Kings,
Al Jones, Sam Donahue & His Orchestra


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Less than 5 posters are known to exist from this tour!

8 - Coliseum - Charlotte, NC
9 - Venue Unknown - Raleigh, NC
10 - Venue Unknown - Winston-Salem, NC
11 - Municipal Auditorium - Norfolk, VA
12 - Mosque - Richmond, VA (2 shows)
13 - Coliseum - Baltimore, MD
14 - St. Joseph Armory - Hazelton, PA
15 - Venue Unknown - Youngstown, OH
16 - Venue Unknown - Columbus, OH
17 - Venue Unknown - Hershey, PA
18 - Venue Unknown - Buffalo, NY
19 - Auditorium - Rochester, NY
20 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
21 - Syria Mosque - Pittsburgh, PA
22 - Venue Unknown - Erie, PA
23 - Cincinatti Gardens - Cincinatti, OH
24 - Venue Unknown - Louisville, KY

Hawaii - Featuring: Paul Anka, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jodie Sands
27 - Civic Auditorium - Honolulu, Hawaii (2 shows)




AUSTRALIAN TOUR
LEE GORDON'S WORLD HIT PARADE
Featuring: Paul Anka, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jodie Sands, Johnny O'Keefe

30 - Sydney Stadium - Sydney, New South Wales
31 - Newcastle Stadium - Newcastle, New South Wales


FEBRUARY

1 - Sydney Stadium - Sydney, New South Wales (3 shows)
3 - Cloudland Ballroom - Brisbane, Queensland (2 shows)
4 - West Melbourne Stadium - Melbourne, Victoria (2 shows)
5 - West Melbourne Stadium - Melbourne, Victoria (2 shows)

Hawaii - FEATURING: Paul Anka, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jodie Sands
9 - Scofield Barracks - Honalulu, Hawaii


BIG GOLD RECORD STARS
20 - Kellogg Auditorium - Orlando, FL (2 shows)
21 - Ft. Hesterley Armory - Tampa, Fl (2 shows)
22 - National Guard Armory - Jacksonville, FL (2 shows)
23 - Connie Mack Stadium - West Palm Beach, FL (2 shows)
24 - Dade County Auditorium - Miami, FL (2 shows)
25 - War Memorial Auditorium - Ft. Lauderdale, FL (2 shows)


MARCH

UK TOUR
Featuring: Gary Miller, The Tanner Sisters, Des O'Conner, The Montanas, Ronnie Keene & His Orchestra


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1 - Trocadero - Elephant & Castle, London (2 shows)
2 - Gaumont State - Kilburn, London (2 shows)
3 - Gaumont Theatre - South Hampton, Hampshire (2 shows)
4 - City Hall - Sheffield, Yorkshire (2 shows)
5 - Globe Theatre - Stockton-On-Tees, Durham (2 shows)
6 - City Hall - Newcastle-On-Tyne, Northumberland (2 shows)
7 - Gaumont Theatre - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire (2 shows)
8 - Odeon Theatre - Nottingham, Nottinghampshire (3 shows)
9 - Gaumont Theatre - Bradford, Yorkshire (2 shows)
10 - Town Hall - Birmingham, Warwickshire (2 shows)
11 - Gaumont Theatre - Worcester, Worchestershire (2 shows)
12 - Davis Theatre - Croydon, London (2 shows)
13 - Grenada Theatre - East Ham, London(2 shows)
14 - Grenada Theatre - Woolwich, London (2 shows)
15 - Gaumont Theatre - Ipswich, Suffolk (3 shows)
16 - De Montfort Hall - Leicester, Leicestershire (2 shows)
17 - Gaumont Theatre - Doncaster, Yorkshire (2 shows)
18 - Ritz Theatre - Wigan, Lancashire (2 shows)
19 - Regal Cinema - Hull, Yorkshire (2 shows)
20 - Philharmonic Hall - Liverpool, Lancashire (2 shows)
21 - Granada Theatre - Walthamstow, London (2 shows)
22 - Gaumont Theatre - Salisbury, Wiltshire (2 shows)
23 - Colston Hall - Bristol, Gloucestershire (2 shows)
24 - Capitol Cinema - Cardiff, Glamorgan (2 shows)
25 - Gaumont Theatre - Hammersmith, London (2 shows)

ALAN FREED'S BIG BEAT SHOW
FEATURING: Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Frankie Lymon, The Diamonds, Billy Ford, Danny & The Juniors,
The Chantels, Larry Williams, Screaming Jay Hawkins, The Pastels, Jo-Ann Campbell, Ed Townsend,
Alan Freed Orchestra with Sam "The Man" Taylor
28 - Brooklyn Paramount Theatre - Brooklyn, NY (2 shows)
29 - Brooklyn Paramount Theatre - Brooklyn, NY (3 shows)
30 - State Theater - Hartford, CT
31 - Loews Paradise Theater - Bronx, NY


APRIL

1 - Convention Hall - Philadelphia, PA
2 - Coliseum - New York, NY
3 - Coliseum - Baltimore, MD (2 shows)
4 - Memorial Hall - Dayton, OH
5 - Auditorium - Grand Rapids, MI
6 - Public Hall - Cleveland, OH
7 - Memorial Hall - Canton, OH (2 shows)
8 - War Veterans Memorial Auditorium - Columbus, OH (2 shows)

9 - The Arena - Windsor, Ontario, Canada (2 shows)
10 - The Arena - London, Ontario
11 - The Auditorium - Kitchener, Ontario
12 - Sports Arena - Toledo, OH
13 - IMA Auditorium - Flint, MI
14 - Cincinatti Gardens - Cincinatti, OH
15 - Kiel Auditorium - St. Louis, MO
16 - Municipal Theater - Tulsa, OK (2 shows)
17 - Municipal Auditorium - Oklahoma City, OK (2 shows)
18 - The Forum - Wichita, KS (2 shows)
19 - Auditorium - Kansas City, MO
20 - Auditorium - Omaha, NE
21 - Civic Centre - Bartlesville, OK (2 shows)
22 - Waterloo Auditorium - Waterloo, IA
23 - Orpheum Theater - Madison, WI (3 shows)
24 - Riverside Theatre - Milwaukee, WI (3 shows)
25 - Municipal Theatre - Minneapolis, MN
26 - Civic Opera House - Chicago, IL (2 shows)
27 - Memorial Coliseum - Ft. Wayne, IN (afternoon)
27 - Civic Centre - Lansing, MI (evening)
28 - Central High School Auditorium - Kalamazoo, MI (2 shows)
29 - Coliseum - Evansville, IN
30 - Auditorium - South Bend, IN


MAY

1 - Syria Mosque - Pittsburgh, PA (2 shows)
2 - Buffalo, NY (2 shows)
3 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2 shows)
4 - The Forum - Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2 shows)
5 - Lewiston, Maine
6 - Boston Gardens - Boston, MA
7 - The Arena - Providence, RI (2 shows)
9 - The Arena - Hershey, PA


JULY
SUMMER DANCE PARTY
Featuring: Tommy Allsup's Blues Band & in some cases local artists opened

4 - Buck Lake Ranch - Angola, IN (3 shows) with Frankie Avalon
5 - Les Buzz Ballroom - Spring Valley, IL
6 - Muskegon, MI
8 - Electric Park Ballroom - Waterloo, IA
9 - Matters Ballroom - Decorah, IA
10 - National Guard Armory - Oelwein, IA (2 shows)
11 - National Guard Armory - Duluth, MN
12 - Rothschild Pavillion - Wausaw, WI
13 - Crystal Rock Ballroom - Rhinelander, WI



OCTOBER
BIGGEST SHOW OF STARS FOR 1958 - Autumn Edition
FEATURING: Frankie Avalon, Bobby Darin, The Olympics, Dion & The Belmonts, Bobby Freeman,The Elegants, Jimmy Clanton,
The Danleers, Duane Eddy, Clyde McPhatter, Jack Scott, The Coasters, Sil Austin Orchestra, The Roses (backed Buddy & The Crickets)

3 - Worcester Auditorium - Worcester, MA
4 - State Theater - Hartford, CT
5 - Forum - Montreal, Quebec
6 - Memorial Centre - Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
7 - Memorial Auditorium - Kitchener, Ontario
8 - Sports Arena - Toledo, OH
9 - Indiana Theatre - Indianapolis, IN (2 shows)
10 - State Fair Coliseum - Louisville, KY
11 - Veterans Memorial Auditorium - Columbus, OH
12 - Stanbaugh Auditorium - Youngstown, OH (2 shows)
13 - Syria Mosque - Pittsburgh, PA (2 shows)
14 - Akron Armory - Akron, OH (2 shows)
15 - Community War Memorial Building - Rochester, NY
16 - Catholic Youth Center - Scranton, PA
17 - Municipal Auditorium - Norfolk, VA (2 shows)
18 - Park Center - Charlotte, NC

1 comment:

  1. I was at theCloudland Ballroom Brisbane on 3rd February 1958. It was a fabulous concert and l loved the whole rock and roll experience.

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