GRAND REUNION OF SOUTHPORT SIXTIES GROUPS (Wed 29th MAY) May 29th, 2013 admin Latest News Latest Whats On Shares Comments GRAND REUNION OF SOUTHPORT SIXTIES GROUPS Article by Ellen Campbell Were you a member of one of these groups in the 60’s? Rhythm’n’Blues Inc., Tony Carlton & The Mersey Boys, The Bootles, The Diplomats, Jasmine T, Inner Sleeve, The Toledos, The Mersey Four, The Jokers, Timebox, The Alibis, The Argomauts, The Diablos, The Drifting Sands, The Fireflys, The Interns, The Principals, The Rebel Rousers, The Teenbeats, Take Five, The Zeniths, Stella & The Rondels, Pete James Band, The UpSet, Cream Cheese Steam Band, The Berry Pickers, The Music Students, The Fireflys, The Tabs, The Ravells, Pete Kelly’s Solution, Fender Ray and the Gems, Pete and the Pawnees, Kingsize Taylor & The Dominoes, The Black Diamonds, The Casuals, Mike Dee & The Detours, The Rave Ons, The Smokestacks A Grand Reunion of members of Southport beat groups in the Sixties is being organised by Alex Paton, who, as drummer with The Mersey Boys, played in venues all over the North West and toured extensively in Germany in the early Sixties. The event is being held at Birkdale Conservative Club in Liverpool Road from 7.30pm on Wednesday May 29th. Admission is just £1 Compere for the evening is Ron Ellis and Sunny Lumar will be playing the music of the era. Southport boasted many young musicians in those early days of rock’n’roll, several of whom went on to fame and fortune and Alex hopes that as many as possible will come along on the night . Star Guest on the night is celebrated Merseybeat author, Manfred Kuhlmann, who has travelled over from Germany and will be signing copies of his new book, Beat Waves ‘Cross The Mersey’. Photo: Alex Paton aged 18. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!