Portsmouth Music Scene


The Portsmouth Music Scene
1935


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8-1-1935
Len Harriss Stylists with Mr L Singer as MC

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31-1-1935
Mr L Singer's Orchestra

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16-2-1935
Mr L Singer's Dance Band

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20-2-1935
Mr L Singer's Orchestra

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21-2-1935
Len Harris and his Stylists plus hot trumpet and vocals from Bruts Gonella, brother of Nat

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4-3-1935
Mrs Tammadge's Band

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6-3-1935
Madame Courtney's Piano Accordion Band

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12-3-1935
The Graham Leslie Five

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19-3-1935
Nancarrow and his Orchestra

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19-3-1935
Singers Band

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23-3-1935
Vincent Norman with his London Dance Band

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1-5-1935
Mr Harry Barnard's Orchestra

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8-8-1935
Bastion break-in

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15-8-1935
Chuckles at the piano

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31-8-1935
Graham Leslie's Embassy Band

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3-10-1935
The Universal Band

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7-10-1935
Graham Leslie's Dance Band

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15-10-1935
Leonard Singer's Orchestra

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15-10-1935
Vincent Norman and his Band

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24-10-1935
The Ambassadors Band

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1-11-1935
Etonians Dance Band

4 november 1935

4 November 1935

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6-11-1935
British Rhythm Club at Kimbells

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11-11-1935
Norman Vincent's Band

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16-11-1935
Wilfred Greenhouse and his Band

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26-11-1935
The DeReske Orchestra

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2-12-1935
Graham Leslie and his Embassy Band

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19-12-1935
Orchestra under the direction of Leonard Singer

20 december 1935

20 December 1935


From the pages of the Portsmouth Eveneing News, 15th August 1935


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The Roseberry Hall, in recent years was know as the Liberal Club.
The Esplanade Assembly Rooms were at Clarence Pier.
The present Hampshire Ex-Services Men's Club near the Fratton Road end of Clive Road, was previously known at the Fratton Hall. The Beneficial is the building in Portsea near the Gunwharf.
The Kingsley Hall was situated on the corner of Fawcett Road and Heyward Road close to the Fawcett Inn.
The Tramway Hall was in Stubbington Avenue, directly behind Whites,
but the area is now a service raod to the back of shos in London Road North End.
Murdochs and Godfreys were two of the best known local retailers of pianos, and many homes had one.

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The Burgoyne Cafe was at the top of Burgoyne Road on the west side where there is now a car park,
and after the war became one of the British Cafes

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The majority of the venues mentioned above would have had music and dancing on many days and nights throughout the year.

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