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The Iveys & Badfinger concerts
1964-1984
compiled by Tom Brennan
with assistance from Dan Matovina

created: February 24, 2001
last revised: June 03, 2016

The Iveys concerts
1968
compiled by Tom Brennan
with assistance from Dan Matovina
research by Keith James

The Iveys' most exciting year. They are signed to Apple Publishing, then Apple Records, and have their first recording sessions for their first single and album. The Iveys' first single, "Maybe Tomorrow", is released.

1968 promo photos

Songs known to have been played this year:

And Her Daddy's A Millionaire
Crawling Up A Hill
Hideaway
I'll Kiss You Goodnight
I'm In Love
It Ain't Necessarily So
I Thank You
Lady Madonna
The Letter
Long Tall Sally
Maybe Tomorrow
Needle In A Haystack
No Escaping Your Love
N.S.U.
Purple Haze
Red House
Release Me
Respect
Revolution
River Deep, Mountain High
634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.)
So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star
Stone Free
Storm In A Teacup
Summertime
Summertime Blues
Walk Away Renee

When Will I Be Loved
The Wind Cries Mary

January 6, 1968 (Saturday)
Marquee Club
London, England, U.K.

with The Open Mind



January 11, 1968 (Thursday)
Hebburn Workingman's Club
Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, U.K.



January 12, 1968 (Friday)
Technical College
Chelmsford, England, U.K.

with The Glass Opening



January 13, 1968 (Saturday)
The Spa Lounge
Cheltenham, England, U.K.



January 14, 1968 (Sunday)
Bank Hall Miners Club
Burnley, England, U.K.



January 19, 1968 (Friday)
Queens Hall
Burslem, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets

with Geno Washington



January 20, 1968 (Saturday)
Thingamajig Club
Reading, England, U.K.



January 21, 1968 (Sunday)
Summerhouse
Kingswinsford, England, U.K.



January 25, 1968 (Thursday)
Marquee Club
London, England, U.K.

with The Neat Change

Mal Evans and Peter Asher of Apple Publishing attend at the invitation of Bill Collins



January 26, 1968 (Friday)
Youth Club
Peterborough, England, U.K.

with The Track


January 27, 1968 (Saturday)
Dorothy Ballroom
Cambridge, England, U.K.

with The Bubble



February 2, 1968 (Friday)
Royal Art College
Kensington Grove, England, U.K.

with Black Cat Bones



February 3, 1968 (Saturday)
Marquee Club
London, England, U.K.

with The Open Mind



February 8, 1968 (Thursday)
Silver Horse Club
Arborfield, England, U.K.



February 10, 1968 (Saturday)
Embassy Suite
Colchester, England, U.K.



February 14, 1968 (Wednesday)
St. Matthews Youth Club
Reading, England, U.K.



February 14, 1968 (Wednesday)
Thingamajig Club
Reading, England, U.K.



February 17, 1968 (Saturday)
Top Spot Ballroom
Rhos-On-Wye, South Wales, U.K.

with The Lot 4



February 18, 1968 (Sunday)
R.F. Club
Seven Sister, South Wales, U.K.



February 19, 1968 (Monday)
Langland Bay Hotel
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.



February 20, 1968 (Tuesday)
The Catholic Hall
Gorseinon, South Wales, U.K.



February 21, 1968 (Wednesday)
Glanmor Jazz Club
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.



February 22, 1968 (Thursday)
RAF Club
St. Athens, South Wales, U.K.



February 23, 1968 (Friday)
Partycummer Workingman's Club
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.



February 24, 1968 (Saturday)
Ritz Entertainments Club
Skewen, South Wales, U.K.

with The Powerstop



March 3, 1968 (Sunday)
Palais-de-Danse
Asthon-under-Lyne, England, U.K.

performed 2 sets



March 7, 1968 (Thursday)
Culdrose Sea Hawk Club
Helston, Cornwell, England, U.K.



March 8, 1968 (Friday)
Freshwater East Club & Golden Sands Restaurant (a.k.a. The Sands)
Pembroke, South Wales, U.K.

[concert ad]



March 10, 1968 (Sunday)
Wharf Hotel
Worcester, England, U.K.



March 11, 1968 (Monday)
The Yeoman
Stafford, England, U.K.



March 12, 1968 (Tuesday)
Memorial Hall
Aberdare, South Wales, U.K.



March 14, 1968 (Thursday)
Community & Youth Center
Milford Haven, South Wales, U.K.



March 15, 1968 (Friday)
Croesxyciliog Sec. School
Cwmbran, South Wales, U.K.



March 16, 1968 (Saturday)
Caerlyon College
Newport, Monmouth, South Wales, U.K.



March 18, 1968 (Monday)
The Glen
Llanelli, South Wales, U.K.

performed 2 sets

with Eyes Of Blue



March 19, 1968 (Tuesday)
Top Rank Ballroom
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.



March 23, 1968 (Saturday)
Marquee Club
London, England, U.K.

[Melody Maker ad, March 23 issue] thanks to Dan Matovina

with The Gods



March 28, 1968 (Thursday)
Thingamajig Club
Reading, England, U.K.



March 29, 1968 (Friday)
St. Benedicts Club
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.

[concert ad]



March 30, 1968 (Saturday)
The Castle Hotel
Llandovery, South Wales, U.K.




April 1, 1968 (Monday)
Langland Bay Hotel
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.

[
concert ad]

gig was canceled--Iveys were recording in London on April 2 and April 4



April 5, 1968 (Friday)
Thingamajig Club
Reading, England, U.K.



April 6, 1968 (Saturday)
Queens Hall
Narbeth, South Wales, U.K.

[concert ad]

with Granny's Intentions



April 7, 1968 (Sunday)
Woodpecker Club
Port Talbot, South Wales, U.K.

with Liquid Umbrella



April 11, 1968 (Thursday)
Litherland Town Hall
Liverpool, England, U.K.

[concert ad]



April 12, 1968 (Friday)
Kabel Club
Prescot, Lancashire, England, U.K.

[concert ad]



April 13, 1968 (Saturday)
The Harlequin Club
Liverpool, England, U.K.



April 14, 1968 (Sunday)
Sandwich Country Club
Warmingham, England, U.K.



April 15, 1968 (Monday)
The Black Lion
Cardigan, South Wales, U.K.

with The Fawn Glass



April 17, 1968 (Wednesday)
St. Matthews Youth Club
Reading, England, U.K.



April 18, 1968 (Thursday)
Marquee Club
London, England, U.K.

with Marmalade



April 20, 1968 (Saturday)
Evington Boys Club
Leicester, England, U.K.



April 27, 1968 (Saturday)
University of Wales
Aberstwyth, South Wales, U.K.

with The Scarlet O'Hara



April 29, 1968 (Monday)
The Glen
Llanelli, South Wales, U.K.



May 4, 1968 (Saturday)
The Wellington Manor
Crowthorne, England, U.K.



May 10, 1968 (Friday)
Sport Centre
Brackley, England, U.K.

with The Maddening Crowd



May 11, 1968 (Saturday)
The Cobweb Club, Dolphin Ballroom
Hastings, England, U.K.

with The Lace



May 16, 1968 (Thursday)
RAF Lythan
Chippenham, England, U.K.

with Mandy (all-girl group)



May 17, 1968 (Friday)
Baronial Hall, Tottenham College Of Art
Tottenham?, England, U.K.



May 23, 1968 (Thursday)
The Cambridge Hotel
Camberley, England, U.K.



May 25, 1968 (Saturday)
Atlantic College
Llantwitt Major, South Wales, U.K.



May 30, 1968 (Thursday)
Thingamajig Club
Reading, England, U.K.



June 1, 1968 (Saturday)
The Cavern Club
Liverpool, England, U.K.



June 3, 1968 (Monday)
The Ritz Ballroom
Rhyl, Wales, U.K.



June 4, 1968 (Tuesday)
The Church Hall
Aberdare, South Wales, U.K.



June 5, 1968 (Wednesday)
The Pavilion
Hemel Hempstead, England, U.K.

with John Fred & The Playboys



June 6, 1968 (Thursday)
The Roman Way
Luton, England, U.K.



June 8, 1968 (Saturday)
Dorothy Ballroom
Cambridge, England, U.K.



June 15, 1968 (Saturday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

[Iveys photo at Ye Ye Club - date unknown]

with I Titani



June 16, 1968 (Sunday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 17, 1968 (Monday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 18, 1968 (Tuesday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 19, 1968 (Wednesday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 20, 1968 (Thursday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 21, 1968 (Friday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 22, 1968 (Saturday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

The Casuals did not perform



June 23, 1968 (Sunday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 24, 1968 (Monday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 25, 1968 (Tuesday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 26, 1968 (Wednesday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 27, 1968 (Thursday)
The Cavern Club
Liverpool, England, U.K.

[
June 7, 1968 letter from Bill Collins to The Cavern owner, Alf Geoghegan]
[concert ticket] thanks to Paul Nyman
gig was canceled--The Iveys were performing in Italy


with Status Quo, The Night Life, Thompsons Dark Space, Billy Butler



June 27, 1968 (Thursday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 28, 1968 (Friday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Casuals



June 29, 1968 (Saturday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy

with The Cliffters



June 30, 1968 (Sunday)
Ye Ye Club
Rimini, Italy



July 4, 1968 (Thursday)
Dreamland Ballroom
Margate, England, U.K.

with Geno Washington



July 5, 1968 (Friday)
The Cavern Club
Margate, England, U.K.



July 6, 1968 (Saturday)
Dreamland Ballroom
Margate, England, U.K.

with Jimmy James & The Vagabonds



July 7, 1968 (Sunday)
Dreamland Ballroom
Margate, England, U.K.



July 13, 1968 (Saturday)
Marquee Club
London, England, U.K.

[Melody Maker ad, July 13 issue] thanks to Dan Matovina

with The Neat Change



[July, 1968 letter from Bill Collins to The Cavern owner, Alf Geoghegan]


July 20, 1968 (Saturday)
The Cavern Club
Liverpool, England, U.K.

[color photo from Life magazine, September 13, 1968 issue]


July 21, 1968 (Sunday)
Bowaters Club
Ellesmere Port, England, U.K.



July 28, 1968 (Sunday)
Seven Sisters RF Club
unknown town, South Wales, U.K.


July 29, 1968 (Monday)
Langland Bay Hotel
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.

with Eyes Of Blue


August 3, 1968 (Saturday)
Dorothy Ballroom
Cambridge, England, U.K.



August 11, 1968 (Sunday)
St. Patrick's Youth Centre
Walsall, England, U.K.



August 17, 1968 (Saturday)
The Marquee
Baston, England, U.K.

with Flower Pot Men; Muffin Bank



August 23, 1968 (Friday)
Top Rank Suite
Swansea, South Wales, U.K.

with Four Grapes


August 24, 1968 (Saturday)
The Sands Club
Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, U.K.



August 29, 1968 (Thursday)
The Hilltop Hotel
Hatfield, England, U.K.



September 6, 1968 (Friday)
Thingamajig Club
Reading, England, U.K.

performed 3 sets

[taped by Bill Collins]

Hide Away
Purple Haze
Walk Away Renee
Medley: It Ain't Necessarily So/Summertime
634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.)
Crawling Up A Hill
Lady Madonna
The Letter
I'll Kiss You Goodnight
And Her Daddy's A Millionaire
No Escaping Your Love
Long Tall Sally
So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star
River Deep, Mountain High
N.S.U.
Respect
Summertime Blues
Stone Free
Storm In A Teacup
Release Me
When Will I Be Loved
Needle In A Haystack
I Thank You/"Time To Go"

set list incomplete and order unknown



September 13, 1968 (Friday)
Wellington Manor
Crowthorne, England, U.K.

performed 3 sets



September 20, 1968 (Friday)
Sibylla's Club
London, England, U.K.



September 21, 1968 (Saturday)
Sibylla's Club
London, England, U.K.



September 28, 1968 (Saturday)
Gliderdrome (Starlite Ballroom)
Boston, England, U.K.

with Duster; Epics



October 1, 1968 (Tuesday)
Del Arestusa
Chelsea, England, U.K.



October 3, 1968 (Thursday)
The Cambridge Hotel
Camberly, England, U.K.



October 4, 1968 (Friday)
Sibylla's Club
London, England, U.K.



October 5, 1968 (Saturday)
El Grotto Club
Ilford, England, U.K.



October 6, 1968 (Sunday)
Fryern's Community Centre
Basildon, England, U.K.



October 7, 1968 (Monday)
Golden Torch
Stoke-On-Trent, England, U.K.



October 9, 1968 (Wednesday)
Sibylla's Club
London, England, U.K.

Revolution

set list incomplete

first performance of The Beatles' "Revolution"
(sung by Pete)


October 12, 1968 (Saturday)
Faculty Of Technology
Manchester, England, U.K.

with Fairport Convention



October 13, 1968 (Sunday)
The Royal Naval Club
Widres (Lancs), England, U.K.

performed 3 sets



October 15, 1968 (Tuesday)
The Viadnet Club
Newton-le-Willows, England, U.K.



October 19, 1968 (Saturday)
Town Hall
Abergavenny, South Wales, U.K.

[Arthur Howes contract]
[Bill Collins' receipt]



October 20, 1968 (Sunday)
Jewish Youth Club
Stanmore, England, U.K.



October 25, 1968 (Friday)
Wellington Manor
Crowthorne, England, U.K.



October 26, 1968 (Saturday)
Wellington Manor
Crowthorne, England, U.K.



October 28, 1968 (Monday)
Sibylla's Club
London, England, U.K.



October 29, 1968 (Tuesday)
Sibylla's Club
London, England, U.K.



October 30, 1968 (Wednesday)
Sibylla's Club
London, England, U.K.



October 31, 1968 (Thursday)
Sibylla's Club
London, England, U.K.



November 1, 1968 (Friday)
Sibylla's Club
London, England, U.K.


[list of entertainment for November | Meet you at Sibylla's picture ad] thanks to Norman Bellis

name listed as The Ivies


November 2, 1968 (Saturday)
U.S.A.F. Club
Bentwaters, Ipswich, England, U.K.



November 3, 1968 (Sunday)
Royal Pier Ballroom
Southampton, England, U.K.



November 9, 1968 (Saturday)
County Home of Lord Banbury
Circester, England, U.K.



November 23, 1968 (Saturday)
Hull University
Hull, England, U.K.



November 27, 1968 (Wednesday)
Hatchett's Club
67 Piccadilly, W.1., Mayfair, London, England, U.K.

[concert ad]

with The Playground



December 7, 1968 (Saturday)
Wellington Manor
Crowthorne, England, U.K.



December 10, 1968 (Tuesday)
BBC's Paris Cinema Studio, Lower Regent Street
London, England, U.K.

Live on BBC Radio One's "One O'Clock Club"



December 14, 1968 (Saturday)
Rhodes Centre
Bishops Stortford, England, U.K.

with Clem Curtis



December 31, 1968 (Tuesday)
Alexandra Palace
Alexandra Park, North London, England, U.K.

[programme cover | programme page with The Iveys]

with The Small Faces; Spooky Tooth; Gun; John Mayall; Amen Corner; Mike Raven
The Iveys didn't perform due to the show running late


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