The Band Live in the 1960s
Tredegar Workmen's Club 13/7/66

Tredegar Workmen's Club 13/7/66

Tredegar Workmen's Club 13/7/66

Tredegar Workmen's Club 13/7/66

Tredegar Workmen's Club 13/7/66

Tredegar Workmen's Club 13/7/66


The gig diary for 1964/65 was maintained by John Beardmore. The 1966/67 info was from a diary recently discovered by Adrian Williams.  We are adding new dates as people remember them.
1964
 
Date Venue Comments
Thursday 9 July British Legion hall, Rogerstone  
Saturday 11 July St Johns Ambulance St Johns Hall Rogerstone?
Monday 20 July Porthcawl Group Contest, Wales
Tuesday 21 July Catholic Hall Cwmbran  
Thursday, 30 July Excelsior club  
Tuesday, 11 August Catholic Hall, Cwmbran  
Friday, 21 August Windsor club, Newport  
Tuesday, 25 August Catholic Hall, Cwmbran  
Thursday, 27 August Rogerstone St Johns Hall Rogerstone?
Saturday, 29 August St Johns Ambulance  
Thursday, 3 September Docks Conservative Club Newport?
Friday, 11 September Newport Athletic club  
Tuesday, 15 September Catholic Hall, Cwmbran  
Friday, 18 September Earlswood  
Saturday, 19 September  Training College, Caerleon  
Tuesday, 22 September Catholic Hall, Cwmbran  
Friday, 25 September Greig Not sure where
Saturday, 26 September Standard Telephone Club, Newport  
Monday, 5 October Porthcawl  
Saturday, 10 October Newport Athletic club  
Friday, 16 October Earlswood  
Saturday, 17 October Standard Telephone Club, Newport  
Tuesday, 20 October Duffryn  
Wednesday, 28 October Coed Eva Community College  
Friday, 13 November  Army Apprentice School, Beachley  
Saturday, 12 December  Army Apprentice School, Beachley  
Friday, 18 December Caldicot College With Marty Wilde, Coronets
Saturday, 26 December Standard Telephone Club, Newport  
Thursday, 31 December Standard Telephone Club, Newport  
1965
 
Date Venue Comments
Saturday, 2 January St Woolos Hall, Newport  
Tuesday, 5 January Catholic Hall, Cwmbran  
Friday, 8 January Earlswood With The Raiders
Saturday, 9 January Oxfam, Coffee bar  
Friday, 15 January Crosskeys Institute  
Friday, 22 January St John's, Rogerstone  
Sunday, 24 January Catholic Hall, Cwmbran  
Tuesday, 26 January Newport Athletic club  
Friday, 29 January Mission Hall, Lyne Road, Newport  
Saturday, 30 January Standard Telephone Club, Newport  
Saturday, 6 February Crosskeys Institute  
Friday, 12 February Mostyn Hall, Blaenavon  
Thursday, 18 February Standard Telephone Club, Newport  
Friday, 19 February Monmouth Youth Centre  
Monday, 1 March Coed Eva Community College  
Saturday, 6 March Standard Telephone Club, Newport  
Friday, 12 March Crosskeys Institute  
Saturday, 13 March Cwmfelinfach  
Friday, 19 March  Army Apprentice School, Beachley  
Saturday, 20 March Newport Athletic club  
Friday, 26 March Tredegar NCB  
Saturday, 27 March  Army Apprentice School, Beachley  
Monday, 29 March Coed Eva Community College With The Mojos
Tuesday, 30 March Catholic Hall, Cwmbran  
Friday, 2 April Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Saturday, 3 April Crosskeys  
Sunday, 4 April Catholic Hall, Cwmbran  
Friday, 9 April East Mon School, Pontypool  
Saturday, 10 April Standard Telephone Club, Newport  
Tuesday, 13 April Abercarn Rugby Football club  
Thursday, 15 April Risca Youth Club, Pontyminster  
Monday, 19 April Majestic Ballroom, Newport  
Tuesday, 20 April Little Mill  
Friday, 23 April Crosskeys Institute With The Concords
Saturday, 24 April Girling Restaurant, Cwmbran  
Friday, 30 April Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Monday, 3 May Majestic Ballroom, Newport With The Dennisons
Saturday, 8 May Girling Restaurant, Cwmbran  
Saturday, 15 May  Army Apprentice School, Beachley  
Sunday, 16 May West End ballroom, Birmingham  
Saturday, 22 May Croesyceiliog Grammar School  
Monday, 24 May Coed Eva Community College With The Applejacks
Friday, 28 May Monmouth Youth Centre  
Saturday, 29 May  Army Apprentice School, Beachley  
Friday, 4 June Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Friday, 11 June Trevethin Youth Club  
Saturday, 12 June Newport Athletic club  
Friday, 18 June  Army Apprentice School, Beachley  
Monday, 21 June Coed Eva Community College With Johnny Kidd & Pirates
Thursday, 24 June King Hotel, Newport  
Monday, 28 June Coed Eva Community College With The Merseybeats
Sunday, 4 July West End ballroom, Birmingham  
Tuesday, 6 July Abercarn  
Thursday, 8 July King Henry VIII Grammar School, Abergavenny  
Friday, 9 July Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Saturday, 10 July Basement Club, Pontypridd  
Wednesday, 14 July Crosskeys Institute  
Friday, 16 July Crosskeys Youth Club  
Tuesday, 20 July Newbridge Memorial Hall  
Monday, 30 August Basement Club, Pontypridd  
Tuesday, 31 August Little Mill  
Saturday, 28 August ? Croesyceiliog Grammar School With Sounds Incorporated
On 15th August Sounds Incorporated played an opening set at the Beatles concert in Shea Stadium, New York City. Attendance was 55,600.   This attendance probably a few hundred.
Saturday, 4 September Town Hall, Abergavenny  
Sunday, 5 September West End ballroom, Birmingham Shown in diary, but scribbled through, so might not have played this gig
Friday, 17 September British Nylon Spinners With Manfred Mann
Sunday, 3 October West End ballroom, Birmingham  
Friday, 8 October British Nylon Spinners  
Saturday, 23 October Cardiff University  
Friday, 5 November Trevethin  
Friday, 31 December Cwmfelinfach  
1966
 
Date Venue Comments
Sunday, 2 January Cwmbran  
Tuesday, 4 January Channel View Social Club, Risca  
Friday, 7 January Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Sunday, 9 January West End ballroom, Birmingham  
Monday, 10 January Coed Eva Community College  
Friday, 14 January Usk Memo  
Saturday, 29 January Abergavenny Town Hall  
Monday, 31 January Coed Eva Community College With The Who
Friday, 4 February Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Monday, 7 February Ringland Club  
Tuesday, 8 February Channel View Social Club, Risca  
Thursday, 10 February Oldsbury Hall, Cwmbran  
Friday, 11 February Monmouth Youth Centre  
Monday, 14 February Coed Eva Community College  
Wednesday, 16 February Underwood Social Club, Llanmartin Percy left
Saturday, 5 March Discotheque, Newport (Platform One?) Andy re-joined the Pieces 21 Feb
Monday, 7 March Coed Eva Community College  
Thursday, 10 March Earlswood  
Friday, 11 March Discotheque, Newport (Platform One?)  
Thursday, 17 March Oldbury Hall  
Friday, 18 March Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Saturday, 19 March Kidwelly, Afan Lido Cancelled due to contract mix-up
Sunday, 20 March West End ballroom, Birmingham Cancelled due to contract mix-up
Thursday, 24 March Ritz Ballroom, Skewen With The Honeycombs
Friday, 25 March Abertillery Grammar School Inkwells & Wastebaskets
Saturday, 26 March Beachley Junior Ranks Club  
Thursday, 31 March Crosskeys Rugby Club  
Friday, 1 April Trevethin Social Centre  
Saturday, 2 April Girlings Canteen  
Wednesday, 6 April Discotheque, Caerphilly  
Saturday, 9 April YMCA Port Talbot  
Monday, 11 April St Illtyds, Swansea  
Tuesday, 12 April Severn Bridge, Bulwark  
Saturday, 16 April Crickhowell (for Eddie Tattersall)  
Tuesday, 19 April Severn Bridge, Channel View  
Wednesday, 20 April Tredegar NBC  
Friday, 22 April Usk Memo  
Saturday, 23 April The King, Newport  
Wednesday, 27 April Discotheque, Newport (Platform One?)  
Wednesday, 4 May Discotheque, Newport (Platform One?)  
Thursday, 5 May Caerleon College  
Friday, 6 May Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Saturday, 7 May Abertillery Jazz Club  
Sunday, 8 May West End ballroom, Birmingham  
Saturday, 14 May Croesyceiliog Grammar School  
Sunday, 15 May Wexa Sports Club, Pontypool  
Saturday, 21st May St Julians High School, Newport With our large cabinets
Sunday, 22 May Ty-Sign, Risca  
Tuesday, 24 May Duffryn Grammar School  
Wednesday, 25 May Municipal Ballroom, Beaufort  
Friday, 27 May The Beaufort, Ebbw Vale  
Saturday, 28 May Abergavenny Town Hall  
Friday, 3 June Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Saturday, 4 June Brecon Guild Hall  
Monday, 6 June Pontywaun Memo Hall  
Saturday, 11 June Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Tuesday, 14 June Channel View Social Club, Risca  
Saturday, 25 June Abertillery Jazz Club  
Monday, 11 July Pontywaun Memo Hall  
Wednesday, 13 July Tredegar Workman’s Club Crowd went crazy, pulled off stage
Friday, 15 July Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Saturday, 16 July Ritz Ballroom, Skewen  
Thursday, 28 July Abergavenny Town Hall For the Young Socialists
Friday, 29 July Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Saturday, 30 July Abergavenny Town Hall For the Young Conservatives
Friday, 26 August Discotheque, Newport (Platform One?) Adrian back from Hols
Wednesday, 31 August Tredegar Workman’s Club  
Thursday, 1 September Cwmbran Rugby Club  
Saturday, 3 September Bridge Inn (Newport?)  
Saturday, 10 September Standard Telephones Club  
Thursday, 15 September Salisbury Club, Newport  
Friday, 16 September Yew Tree, Pontnewydd  
Saturday, 17 September Oldbury Hall, Cwmbran  
Monday, 19 September Abertillery Club (Rolfs?)  
Wednesday, 21 September Beaufort Ballroom, Ebbw Vale Competition heat - we won
Friday, 30 September Beaufort Ballroom, Ebbw Vale Competition final - we won  - £30
Wednesday, 5 October Discotheque, Newport (Platform One?)  
Thursday, 6 October Birmingham College of Domestic Science  
Friday, 7 October Salisbury Club, Newport  
Saturday, 8 October London Think this was a trip out
Sunday, 9 October Basement Club, Newport  
Monday, 10 October Coedeva Community College  
Friday, 14 October Discotheque, Newport (Platform One?)  
Saturday, 15 October Malpas (?)  
Sunday, 16 October Kensington Club Discotheque  
Monday, 17 October Pontywaun Memo  
Wednesday, 19 October Tredegar Discotheque Could have been Workmens
Friday, 21 October Crossash Club Andy got married next day
Sunday, 23 October Basement Club, Newport May have been cancelled
Saturday, 29 October Rogerstone Church Hall Live Recording
Sunday, 30 October Kensington Club Discotheque  
Wednesday, 2 November Labour Club, Newport  
Thursday, 3 November Muffler Club, Newport  
Friday, 4 November Usk Memo  
Sunday, 6 November Basement Club, Newport Ted joined on drums
Monday, 7 November Pontywaun Memo Looks like we may have played
Two gigs in one day
Monday, 7 November Coed Eva Discotheque
Wednesday, 9 November Beaufort Ballroom, Ebbw Vale First with David Kubinec
Sunday, 13 November Kensington Club Discotheque  
Friday, 18 November Usk Memo  
Saturday, 19 November Malpas Church Hall  
Monday, 21 November Stowaway Club, Newport  
Friday, 25 November Crickhowell (Town Hall?)  
Sunday, 27 November Kensington Club Discotheque  
Monday, 28 November Pontywaun Memo  
Sunday, 4 December Tredegar Workmen's Hall Cinema Aberfan fund raiser with the Choice (Henry Spinetti) and Fusion (Now & Then)
Friday, 9 December Trevethin Social Centre  
Saturday, 10 December Risca (Channel View?)  
Sunday, 11 December Kensington Club Discotheque  
Wednesday, 14 December Caerleon College (Renco)  
Friday, 16 December Lysaghts Club, Newport  
Saturday, 17 December Croesyceiliog Coffee Bar  
Sunday, 18 December Tredegar Workman’s Club  
Monday, 19 December Pontywaun Memo  
Wednesday, 21 December Coed Eva Discotheque  
Saturday, 24 December Oldbury Hall  
Wednesday, 28 December Brecon  
Friday, 30 December Bassaleg (School?) Looks like we may have played
Two gigs in one day
Friday, 30 December Discotheque, Newport (Platform One?)
1967
 
Date Venue Comments
Friday, 6 January Croesyceiliog Secondary School  
Saturday, 7 January Abergavenny Town Hall  
Monday, 8 January Coedeva Community College  
Saturday, 14 January Usk Agricultural College Last with Andy. Date in question
Saturday, 28 January Abergavenny Town Hall  
Friday, 11 February Llandaff Tech  
Friday, 25 February Caerleon College  
Our set list from 1964/65

Our set list from 1964/65