Thursday, 12 August 2010

Queen in 1970 and 1971

These are the gigs that have corresponding adverts in the West Briton:

1970
June 27th City Hall, Truro 'Smile' with disco Jeff Spence DJ lights. Queens first gig.
July 25th PJ's Truro




1971
July 17th The Garden, Penzance
July 19th Hayle Rugby Club 'publicising their new LP soon for release'
July 29th The Garden, Penzance 'Warm Dust with Queen'
July 31st Truro City Hall 'Return to Truro of fantastic London band formerly known as 'Smile''
August 9th Driftwood Spars 'The Legendary Drummer of Cornwall'
August 9th Hayle Rugby Club ?? there is a very small advert that says 'Beats with Queen' but they cant have played both could they?
August 12th Tregye Hotel, Carnon Downs, Truro 'Special progressive attraction from London'
August 17th City Hall, Truro 'The Third Eye presents in concert East of Eden, Queen and Magicians Workshop sound and light show'
August 21st Tregye Festival...


No adverts found for Wadebridge Young Farmer's, Culdrose, or Tregye (inside hotel)...but Queen Concerts  lists Wadebridge 24/7/71, Hayle Rugby Club for 2/8/71 (not 9/8 like the advert...), Tregye (inside hotel) 12/8/71, and Culdrose 14/8/71...

Update 22/9/10: Advert for Tregye (inside hotel) now found. See posting 22/9/10 above. According to John Deacons diary the date on the 17th July was played with Caravan...

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