The Iron Door Club Timeline
Events from 1960 to 1964
by Peter R. McCormack


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"Kingsize Taylor Holds Up The Dominoes"
Photo 1961 Dick Mathews

Iron Door Club Performances Timeline


This page provides a timeline of special Iron Door Club events and performances. The information has come from the personal records of Geoff Hogarth and other published material from public and private domains.

Should you know of a date that is not here, please take the time to send it in using the email contact at the top of this page. Please understand that this is a work in progress and while every attempt is made to insure accuracy, it is a dynamic process in which newly uncovered information may result in adjustments.



DateActivityPlayers
1958 Iron Door Club
Official Naming
Geoff Hogarth and Harry Ormesher
Saturday
April 9, 1960
Iron Door Club
Official Opening
Licensed Establishment
Geoff Hogarth and Harry Ormesher
Sunday
May 15, 1960
Iron Door Club
Lunchtime
The Silver Beetles
Cass and the Casanovas
May 1960 Iron Door Club
Managers Hired
Brian (Jess) James and Clem Dalton
November 16, 1960 Iron Door Club
Closing
December 22, 1960 Liverpool Jazz Society
Opening
Friday
March 3, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Jazz Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Bill Bailey's Calypso Band
Cha Cha Calypso Band
Druids Jazz Band
Saturday
March 4, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Jazz Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Ambassadors of the North
Panama Jazz Band
Dave Linds Jazzmen
Sunday
March 5, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Jazz Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Buddy Halpman's Jazzmen
Monday
March 6, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Big Three
Monday
March 6, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Rocking Good Time Tonight
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Gerry and the Pacemakers
The Beatles
Rory Storm and the Hurricanes
The Big Three
Kingsize Taylor and the Dominoes
Derry and the Seniors
Tuesday
March 7, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rory Storm and the Wild Ones
Faron Ruffley
Wednesday
March 8, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FOUR GREAT BANDS
Thursday
March 9, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gerry and the Pacemakers
Friday
March 10, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Derry and the Seniors
Saturday
March 11, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Rock Around The Clock
All Night Rock Ball
7:30 pm - 7:30 am
Gerry and the Pacemakers
The Beatles
The Remo Four
Rory Storm and the Hurricanes
Kingsize Taylor and the Dominoes
The Big Three
Derry and the Seniors
Ray and the Del-Renas
Dale Roberts and the Jaywalkers
Johnny Rocco and the Jets
Faron and the Tempest Tornadoes
Sunday
March 12, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Sunday Night
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Druids Jazz Band
Monday
March 13, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Big Three
Monday
March 13, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Beat Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
The Beatles
Gerry and the Pacemakers
Kingsize Taylor and the Dominoes
Tuesday
March 14, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Rory Storm and the Wild Ones
Wednesday
March 15, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerry and the Pacemakers
The Beatles
Rory Storm and the Wild Ones
Thursday
March 16, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Gerry and the Pacemakers
Friday
March 17, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Rory Storm and the Wild Ones
The Big Three
Friday
March 17, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
St. Patrick's Night
Rock Ball
Rock and Cha Cha Ball
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
The Beatles
Gerry and the Pacemakers
Kingsize Taylor and the Dominoes
Simon Cardovo and his
Royal Carribean Steel Band
Bill Bailey's Calypso Band
Saturday
March 18, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Rock & Roll Rendezvous
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Robin and the Ravin Ravens
Bob Vegas five
Monday
March 20, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Gerry and the Pacemakers
Monday
March 20, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Evening
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Steve Bennet and the Syndicates
The Big Three
Ray and the Del-Renas
Tuesday
March 21, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Rory Storm and the Wild Ones
Wendesday
March 22, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Rory Storm and the Wild Ones
Kingsize Taylor and the Dominoes
Thursday
March 23, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Big Three
Friday
March 24, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Swinging Lunchtime
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Gerry and the Pacemakers
Friday
March 25, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Late Night Rocking
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Gerry and the Pacemakers
Kingsize Taylor and the Dominoes
Bill Bailey's Calypso Band
Saturday
March 25, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Jazz Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Noel Walker Stompers
Sunday
March 26, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Jazz Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Buddy Halpman
Dave Lind's Jazzmen
Monday
March 27, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Rock and Jazz Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Panama Jazz Band
The Big Three
Wednesday
March 29, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Beat Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
FOUR GREAT BAND LINEUP
Thursday
March 30, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
All Night Jazz Ball
Compere: Bob Wooler
7:30 pm - 7:30 am
Noel Walker Stompers
Buddy Halpman Jazzmen
Dave Lind's Jazzmen
Panama Jazz Band
Bill Bailey's Calypso Band
Druids Jazzband
Friday
March 31, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
Good Friday
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
Gerry and the Pacemakers
Rory Storm and the Hurricanes
Kingsize Taylor and the Dominoes
Jay Roberts and the Jaywalkers
Bill Bailey's Calypso Band
Saturday
April 1, 1961
Liverpool Jazz Society
All Night Rock Session
8:00 pm - 8:00 am
Gerry and the Pacemakers
Remo Four
Rory Storm and the Hurricanes
Kingsize Taylor and the Dominoes
The Big Three
Dale Roberts and the Jaywalkers
Ray and the Del-Renas
Derry and the Seniors
Johnny Rocco and the Jets
The Pressmen
Cilla Black
Ricky Temple
Saturday
September 30, 1961
Storyville Jazz Club
Opening
Friday
October 12, 1962
Iron Door Club
Beat Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mark Peters and the Cyclones
The Pathfinders
Saturday
October 13, 1962
Iron Door Club
Beat Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Freddie and the Dreamers
Sonny Webb and the Cascades
Sunday
October 14, 1962
Iron Door Club
Beat Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Compere: Ken Laurie
The Spidermen
The Thunderbirds
Friday
November 9, 1962
Iron Door Club
Beat Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
The Undertakers
The Spidermen
Saturday
November 10, 1962
Iron Door Club
Beat Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sonny Webb and the Cascades
Rory Storm and the Hurricanes
The Statesmen
Sunday
November 11, 1962
Iron Door Club
Beat Night
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
The Dennisons
The Thunderbirds



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"Liverpool Jazz Society Handbill"
March 1961

DateActivityPlayers
Sunday
March 1, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Talismen
The Redcaps
The Raynes
Tuesday
March 3, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Freddy Starr & the Midnighters
St. Louis Checks
Thursday
March 5, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Kim Roberts & Corvettes
Phil Corbett & Coasters
Friday
March 6, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Mark Peters & Silhouettes
The Chants with the Harlems
Chick Graham and the Coasters
Saturday
March 7, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Pathfinders
The Pilgrims
Vic and the TT's
Sunday
March 8, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Ricky Gleason and the Top Spots
The Spidermen
Lee Paul and the Boys
Tuesday
March 10, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Meteors
Jimmy Powell & Five Dimensions
Phil Ryan and the Cresents
Thursday
March 12, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Cimerons
Mike Cadillac & Playboys
Friday
March 13, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Spidermen
The Excheckers
Sonny Webb and the Cascades
Saturday
March 14, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Lee Paul and the Boys
The Centremen
Sunday
March 15, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Sony Kaye and the Reds
The Chants with The Harlems
The Pilgrims
Tuesday
March 17, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Ian and The Zodiacs
Dominant Four
Thursday
March 19, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Vince Earl and the Talismen
Sonny Webb and The Cascades
Friday
March 20, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Four Diminsions
The Centremen
Saturday
March 21, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Spidermen
Group One
Sunday
March 22, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Mark Peters and The Silhouettes
The Excheckers
The Dions
Tuesday
March 24, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Dennisons
Phil Ryan and The Cresents
Thursday
March 26, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Ian and The Zodiacs
The Spidermen
Friday
March 27, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Riot Squad
Eden Kayne
The Pilgrims
Saturday
March 28, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Cimerons
Sunday
March 29, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
The Excheckers
Dave Bery and The Cruisers
The Megatones
Tuesday
March 31, 1964
Iron Door Club
Evening
Freddie Starr and the Midnighters
The Four Dimensions


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"The Royal Carribean Steel Band"
Circa 1961

Submitted on January 1, 2007 - Revised October 15, 2008
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