Any info on some of these clubs/coffee bars of the 60s? Any info gratefully accepted.
Al Kaza, Fennel Street
Deno's Whitworth St
Jackies Explosion Club
Two J's Coffee Bar
Cellar 64, Stretford Road
HiFi Coffee Bar, Richmons Street
The Golden Gate Oxford Rd Station App
Regent Combo, Rochdale Rd
The Seven Stars off Dantzic St,
Candy Club, ,Oldham Road
The Stage and Radio on Newton St
The Garden of Eden Whitworth St
The Paddock Club Lower Mosley St
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A Few You've Missed. The Vic. Clayton Le Moors. D.J. Plus Johnny Kidd and the Pirates. Nero and the Gladiators. The Dolphins. Eddie Martin. The Jazz. Great Harwood. D.J. Local Groups. The Mirabelle. Blackburn. D.J.
SURELY SOMEONE REMEMBERS THE POCO A POCO IN STOCKPORT, CIRCA 1969 / 1970 / 1971. I PLAYED THERE SO MANY MANY TIMES AS STRANGE BREW WITH A LOT OF BIG STARS SUCH AS THE SHADOWS, THE PEDDLARS. THE SEARCHEERS GERRY MARSDEN ENGELBERT HUMPERDINK AND MANY MORE.EVEN DAVID BOWIE WAS THERE IN HIS EARLY DAYS. FRED SHAW WAS THE COMPERE, FOLOWED BY VINCE MILLAR, BOTH GREAT GUYS.IF YOU DO GET IN TOUCH, THIS WAS ONE OF THE VERY FINEST CABARET CLUBS IN THE U K , AND I HAVE PLAYED THEM ALL.
You've missed out a club in Brierfield near Nelson, called the Birdtrap. It was an all nighter on a smaller scale than the Twisted Wheel. No groups just a DJ with wicked Soul, blues and Motown tunes. We used to go there after The Imp if we didn't have the bus fare to get to The Wheel. We went in late 60s early 70s
Just been reading about Ivans Meads. Remember seeing them sing sins of the Family fall on the daughter.Sure it was called Jungfraue or similar. It was near manchester cathedral. Think teacher from Burley St had something to do with it. Also got them to do a gig at ardwick lads club 66/68. We would go to Jungfraue most weekends. Used to have some good soul groups on. Anyone got any memories or help
Thought I would have seen St Francis youth club in Newall Green. 1960's into the 70's and the Royal Oak pub known as Mad Movies in the late 70's. Both great venues for new music with my brother Billy Royal and me as DJ's. Maybe you could add these to the list... Other good jocks around at the time included Mick Burrell and Martin Ellis, real names McCaren and Skues...
Enjoyed going down memory lane with you all.My Agency was Stylmaster Theatrical Agency St Helens,did loads of clubs n pubs in and around M/c Wasn't huge,however,enthusiastic,and reliable,had the odd stuff up( who doesn't ?) Had a great relationship with clubs,acts n fellow Agents. Left for Australia in 1974 ,never went back in the business,however,loved live Ent. for ever.First thing I do visiting England is find a club or an act/band and relive it all,great memories ( back for 5/6/7/sept 2015 - will be doing same) . All the acts n agents n clubs mentioned bring floods of great memories. Will pass on web site to my eng. friends in Aus. Brian Durkin,Brian Mills,L.E n John Martin, Ian Hamilton Garrick,Towers,Room at the Top,Wigan Casino,Dominoe,Fagins,Talk of the North,Yew Tree All Great memories. Would like to make contact with Geoff Franklin , anyone help? Thanks again for the Trip.Alan
Hello Out there, over the years I have tried to remember a group I saw at Grey St Youth Club as far as i remember the club was just off Hyde Rd lay not BOC Car sales petrol station ac 1959.across from the garage was CLOWES ST \\\ THE GROUP wore gold larmi suits and were very polished act I heard for the first time a eco chamber they sounded the best Any one have an inkling who they MAY HAVE BEEN were Les
We used to love going to Sinatra's in Failsworth as it quite a mixed age group. I remember one night coming out of the club with two guys we had been dancing with. We were met by a couple of women who started to hit us over the head. How could we know these guys were married? What a laugh!
theres a photo of the top cat club round about 1980 todd street near victoria station in the manchester local images collection went to many clubs in late 60s/70s don't know to much about it…did it have live bands or play music anybody any information
The Top Cat club was a seedy little place up a staircase on the 1st floor. It was your typical 60's 'dive'. We used to go for a lads night out in our teens as the Cat had the usual 3 strippers, blue comedian and a singer all doing a couple of 'spots' each. The place was minging really and full of prostitutes, bandits and us! Never any music to speak of it was just a cheap old night out.
Anyone remember The 5 Ways at Hazel Grove (big pub) having a regular Saturday night in one of its rooms. I think they charged to go in but the music was a juke box. We used to go there quite a bit. Remember playing Cream's White Room on the juke box over and over when it had just come out.
Hi Tony I used to go to the Five Ways(on the Poynton road), Hazel Grove in about 1965/66. I thought it was on a Sunday night, but I may be wrong. I used to go with one of my first girlfriends, Christine Pratt. We'd get the 92 bus to the Rising Sun then walk to the Five Ways. Looking on Google street view it is still there. Cheers Dave Hamer