1961

December 31, 1961

January 02 – Elgin City Supporters’ Club The New Year’s Midnight Fling

Fridays dancing 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Saturdays dancing 8 – 11.30 p.m.

January 12 – Modern Dancing Enterprises presents Elgin heat in the North Of Scotland Jiving Championships for the W.D. & H.O. Wills “Capstans Cup”

January 25 – Post Office Engineers’ Annual Dance

February 08 – Moray and Nairn Badmington Association Annual Ball

February 28 – The Playhouse Cinema Staff Dance

March 31 – Finals of the jiving championships

Thursdays dancing 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. with the resident band

April 06 – Charlie Gall And His Jazzmen plus Alex. Sutherland Par Four with Pablo Martinez and Nita Cowley

April 20 – Finals of “Who Is The Beat Girl 1961?” competition

April 27 – Tubby Hayes Quartet. Tubby (seen above) in full blow.

Monday nights – Tombola Night with The Moray Rugby Club

May 04 – Robin Hall and Jimmy McGregor and The Galliards

May 25 – A.H.U. Spring dance

June 15 – Winners of the 1960 All Scotland Jazzband Championship – Andy Lothian And His East Coast Jazzmen, with Sheila on vocal

June 29 – Return visit of the Charlie Gall Jazz Band featuring the trombone of Cyril Preston

July 20 – The ex-Ken Colyer player Mac Duncan And His Jazzmen

July 27 – Robin Hall And Jimmie McGregor supported by The Alex. Sutherland Sextet

August 03 – The Dick Williams Jazzmen

August 10 – Bert Weedon and his guitar

August 17 – The Original Downtown Syncopators of “I’ve Got A Talking Picture Of You” fame

August 24 – The Kenny Ball Jazzmen

September 28 – Jean Lambe and The Mike Cotton Jazzmen


October 12 – Clinton Ford (above) with the Cyril Preston Jazzmen

October 19 – Shane Fenton and The Fentones with The Alex. Sutherland Sextet. Here’s Shane with, “I’m A Moody Guy” which entered the chart this week.

October 20 – Special 2-Band Friday Night Show – The rocking daddy Sonny Brummel And His Playboys joining The Alex Sutherland Sextet

October 26 – Scotland’s own showband The Johnny Douglas “New Beat” Combo with Lindsey Scott plus The Alex Sutherland Sextet

October 27 – The New City Jazzmen join The Alex Sutherland Sextet in a two-band show

October 31 – The Springfields, seen above with, “Wimoweh”.

November 02 – The Clyde Valley Stompers

November 09 – Gene Vincent with Sounds Incorporated plus The Alex Sutherland Sextet

November 16 – Erle Jacobson with The Erle Blue Stars

November 23 – King of the trumpet – Kenny Baker (above)

November 24 – New City Jazzmen

November 20 – The Elgin heats of the North of Scotland Jiving Championships plus the selection of “Miss Elgin” in the contest for “Miss Bristol” (N.E. of Scotland) 1961.

December 07 – The Brook Brothers. Here they are with “Double Trouble”

December 08 – Special 2-Band Show with The Apaches joining our resident group

December 09 – Saturday afternoon “Teen Dancing”. Music by the rocking beat of The Sabres

December 14 – The Chris Lamb Showmen

December 21 – The Bluegrass Boy, Johnny Duncan with The Alex Sutherland Sextet

December 24 – Jim Reddie And His Tuxedo Jazzmen

December 25 – Xmas Dance

December 26 – The Elgin Academy F.P.’s Annual Ball

December 28 – The Jim McHarg Jazzmen

December 30 – Teenage jiving competition

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1960

December 31, 1960

July 28 – The Elgin Gala Association. Gala Opening And Carnival Night of the Two Red Shoes Ballroom. Dancing to the music of The Alex. Sutherland Sextet with vocalist Jean Lambe

Public dancing every Friday and Saturday. Dancing to the music of The Alex. Sutherland Sextet with vocalist Jean Lambe

August 09 – Dancing to the music of The Alex. Sutherland Sextet with vocalist Jean Lambe

August 11 – The Sixteen Club Carnival late Night

August 12 – Dancing to the music of The Alex. Sutherland Sextet with vocalist Jean Lambe

August 25 – Alexander’s Social Club Dance

September 01 – The Moray Rugby Club Dance. The Alex. Sutherland Sextet

September 15 – Sid Phillips And His Orchestra

September 22 – Modern Dancing Enterprises invite you to come and choose “Miss Elgin”. A heat in the contest for “Miss North-East Of Scotland 1960”

October 06 – Humphrey Lyttleton And His Band

October 10 – The Moray Rugby Club Holiday Dance. Dancing to the music of The Alex. Sutherland Sextet with vocalist Jean Lambe

October 13 – “Miss Hopeman” and “Miss Burghead” will be chosen in the contest for “Miss North-East Of Scotland 1960”. Dancing to the music of The Alex. Sutherland Sextet with vocalist Jean Lambe

November 02 – Confederation Of Health Service Employees Jubilee Celebration Dance. Dancing to the music of The Alex. Sutherland Sextet with vocalist Jean Lambe

November 03 – Elgin Golf Club presents Nat Gonella And His Georgians

November 07 – Scottish Country Dance Rally with Caberfeidh Band

November 18 – Finals of “Miss North-East Of Scotland 1960”. Dancing to the music of The Alex. Sutherland Sextet

November 24 – Special “Over-30s” Night

November 29 – 736 Squadron Annual Dance

December 02 – Heat of “Daily Express” Gaytown “Miss Scotland 1961”

December 05 – Scottish Country Dance Rally with Caberfeidh Band

December 15 – The Pete Ridge Jazzmen with Little Mo plus The Alex. Sutherland Sextet

December 22 – Elgin Academy School Dance (Private Function)

December 26 – Special Boxing Day Dance

December 28 – The Elgin Academy F.P. Annual Dance

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