1974


Key: record releases in pink, gigs in blue, other in yellow.

Gig dates taken from press cuttings, ticket stubs and fan club sheets and may have been subject to change. Those marked as 'Confirmed' are known to be correct.

Items marked were added or amended on the last page update.

Date Event Misc Info
16 Mar 1974 Dreamland Ballroom, Margate Entry price 60p! Gig start time 11.45pm.
19 Apr 1974 'Hey Rock And Roll' released  
24 May 1974 Shawfield's Ground, Glasgow Supporting David Cassidy
26 May 1974 White City Stadium, London Supporting David Cassidy. Sadly, audience member, 14 year-old Bernadette Whelan was injured at the gig and passed away in hospital four days later.
28 May 1974 Maine Road, Manchester City FC Supporting David Cassidy
25 Jun 1974 DeMontfort Hall, Leicester Support band was Hector. Entry price to gig 1!
26 Jun 1974 Tiffanys, Brighton Road, Purley, London  
10 Jul 1974 Futurist Theatre, Scarborough  
13 Jul 1974 Butlins, Torquay Co-billed with Cockney Rebel
14 Jul 1974 Free Trade Hall, Manchester Confirmed. Set included, 'Bony Moronie, 'Jailhouse Rock', 'Rock Is Up' and 'Hey Rock & Roll'. Supported by Hector.
15 Jul 1974 City Hall, Newcastle Supported by Hector
18 Jul 1974 Tiffany's, Nottingham  
25 Jul 1974 Tiffany's, Portsmouth  
26 Jul 1974 Pricess Theatre, Clacton  
27 Jul 1975 Pier Pavilion, Felixstowe  
2 Aug 1974 Double Diamond, Caerphilly  
2 Aug 1974 'Rock 'n' Roll Lady' released  
23 Aug 1974 Dreamland Ballroom, Margate  
29 Aug 1974 Warren Country Club, Stockport  
30 Aug 1974 Civic Hall, Halifax  
31 Aug 1974 Withernsea  
4 Sep 1974 Recording an episode of Geordie Scene for Tyne Tees Television  
6 Sep 1974 Amigo, Strood, Kent  
7 Sep 1974 On front cover Disc & Record Mirror  
7 Sep 1974 South Pier, Lowestoft  
8 Sep 1974 Batley Variety Club  
13 Sep 1974 Recorded 'Saturday Scene' LP interview with Sally James Recorded somewhere in Hereford.
14 Sep 1974 Llanelli  
15 Sep 1974 Douglas Lido, Isle of Man  
17 Sep 1974 City Hall, Sheffield  
20 Sep 1974 Central hall, Chatham  
21 Sep 1974 California Ballroom, Dunstable Confirmed. Supported by Bruce Benson & John Jones
30 Sep 1974 Assembly Hall, Carlisle  
1 Oct 1974 Caird Hall, Dundee  
2 Oct 1974 Caley Cinema, Edinburgh Confirmed
8 Nov 1974 'Showaddywaddy' (debut album) released Silver
9 Nov 1974 Theatre Club, Wakefield  
15 Nov 1974 Locarno, Sunderland  
15 Nov 1974 'Hey Mr Christmas' released  
19 Nov 1974 In London for promotion of 'Hey Mr Christmas' Photographed by Press Association with the girls of National Children's Home, Harpenden, who sang on the record
19 Nov 1974 Bailey's, Watford  
26 Nov 1974 Baths Hall, Scunthorpe  
3 Dec 1974 Civic Hall, Bedworth  
5 Dec 1974 Barbarella's, Birmingham  
6 Dec 1974 The Globe, Stockton  
9 Dec 1974 Bailey's Watford  
10 Dec 1974 Bailey's Watford  
11 Dec 1974 Bailey's Watford  
12 Dec 1974 Bailey's Watford  
13 Dec 1974 Bailey's Watford  
14 Dec 1974 Bailey's Watford  
15 Dec 1974 Colston Hall, Bristol  
16 Dec 1974 Dome Theatre, Brighton  
18 Dec 1974 Winter Gardens, Bournemouth  
19 Dec 1974 Queens Hall, Barnstable  
20 Dec 1974 Flamingo Ballroom, Hereford  
21 Dec 1974 Glen Ballroom, Llanelli  
31 Dec 1974 Dreamland Ballroom, Margate Entry price 1.25 (advance), 1.50 on the door