Renovating The Blues

THE GIG LIST 1966

NOTE: This list is very incomplete and some dates and/or venues probably need correcting.
Please contribute any additions or corrections. The support of all Cream fans is appreciated: email me.

Once again the input of the collector Bob Elliott is very much appreciated.

1967 1968

Very early (July) pop publicity shot - silly clothes were very popular
in these sort of promos (I've got worse!)

MONTH

DATE

PLACE

VENUE

April?-June

 

Neasden, London

Ginger's Home (jamming)

June

Willesden, London

Church/Scout Hall (rehearsals)

July

29th

Manchester, Eng

Twisted Wheel

31st

Windsor, England

6th National Jazz & Blues Festival


At the National Blues Festival, 31st July
It was raining heavily

 

 

August

2nd

West Hamstead, London

Klooks Kleek

5th Edmonton, England Cooks Ferry Inn
6th Torquay, Eng Town Hall
9th Wood Green, England Fishmongers Arms

16th

Soho, London

Marquee Club

19th Kingston, Surrey Cellar Club

26th

Soho, London

The Flamingo

27th

Brixton, London

Ram Jam Club

London Chalk Farm Studios
September

2nd

Manor House, London

"Bluesville 66" The Manor House

4th

Windsor, England

Thames Hotel, Ricky Tick

11th

Hull, Eng

Skyline Ballroom

London Mayfair Studios

15th

Hanley, Eng

Gaumont Cinema (2 shows)

16th Hitchin, Eng Hermitage Ballroom
17th Grantham, Eng Town Hall
18th Hayes, Eng Blue Moon Club
19th Woking, Eng Woking Cinema
23rd Newbury, Eng Corn Exchange
26th Croydon, Eng Star Club, Star Hotel
27th Soho, London Marquee Club
30th Hounslow, Eng Ricky Tick

 

October

1st

London

Regent Polytechnic (Jimi Jams)

2nd Kirk Levington, Yorkshire, England 'Country Club'
3rd Chester ?
5th Reading ?
6th York ?
8th Brighton, Sussex Kings College
9th Portsmouth, Eng Birdcage Club
11th Soho, London Flamingo Club
12th London Central Polytechnic
13th Swindon, Wiltshire McIlroys Ballroom (courtesy Chris Taylor)
20th Willenhall, Eng Assembly Hall

21st

London

‘Bandbeat’ BBC Radio 1

21st Manor House,London "Bluesville 66" The Manor House
London Mayfair Studios


Publicity shot about November

 

 

November

London Mayfair Studios
3rd Brixton, London Ram Jam Club
4th Wembley, Eng TV Studios "Ready Steady Go"
5th East Ham, London Town Hall
7th Gosport, Eng ?

8th

London

‘Saturday Club’ BBC ‘Light Programme’ Radio 1

8th Soho, Eng Marquee Club
11th Sutton, Eng Public Baths
12th Liverpool, Eng Liverpool University
13th Redcar, Eng Coathams Hotel "Redcar Jazz Club"

15th

London

Klooks Kleek

17th London Burkes
18th Hoverton, Eng Village Hall
19th Cheltenham, Eng Blue Moon Club
21st London "Monday Monday" BBC Radio 2
21st Bath, Eng The Pavilion
22nd Bristol, England Corn Exchange "Chinese R &B Club"
25th Dunstable, Eng California Ballroom

28th

London

‘Guitar Club’ BBC Radio 1

December

London Mayfair Studios
  2nd Hornsey, Eng Hornsey Art College
3rd Portsmouth, Eng Birdcage (Ginger collapses)
4th Greenford, Eng Starlite Ballroom
5th Ipswich, Eng Baths Hall
7th Hull Hull University
8th London Mayfair Studios

9th

London

‘Rhythm & Blues World Service’ BBC Radio 1

9th Manor House, London "Bluesville 66" The Manor House
10th Isleworth, Eng Polytechnic
12th Edmonton, Eng Cooks Ferry Inn
13th Exeter, Eng Exeter University
14th Bromley, Eng Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel
15th Sussex, Eng Sussex University (Ginger Collapses again)
16th-18th France TV & Radio Appearances
17th Place Blanche, Paris La Locomotive Club
19th Camberly, Eng Agincourt Ballroom
21st London Top of the Pops, BBC Radio
22nd Worthing, Eng The Pavilion
23rd Birmingham, Eng Odeon
30th Chalk farm, London Roundhouse

1967

Copyright 1998 Graeme Pattingale and Bob Elliott. We are happy for anyone to use it for non-profit purposes if they give proper credit to our work and that of Marc Roberty.

 

 

Late '66/early '67, at one of the many UK gigs. Note Jack with harmonica neck stand (Cat's Squirrel, Four Until Late?)

16th March 1998

Last update 7th May 2001