Portsmouth Music Scene


The Portsmouth Music Scene
1939


1/1/1939 Sunday. Nil
2/1/1939 The Optimistic 8 Rhythm Band play at the Unity Hall, Arundel Street.
The Harry Goss Dance Band play at the Drivers Ballroom on the Hard. Although, an alternative, the Dominoes are named in the Evening NEWS report.
Jack Dunn and his Ambassadors play at the Esplanade Ballroom.
Hugh Fossard and his Band play at the Clarence Pier Pavilion.
Rosebery Hall Duncan Road the New Melody Band play.
Bertís Band play at St Columbus Hall Highland Road.
Dennis Hardage and his Band play at the Cumberland Ballroom.
The Wellington Hall, Stan Mathews plays for dancing.
Buntings Band play at the City Hall in Lake Road.
3/1/1939 Hugh Fossard and his Band play at the Clarence Pier Pavilion.
Fratton Hall Goldsmith Avenue Ace Serenaders Band.
4/1/1939 Cumberland Ballroom matinee The Regal Band play.
5/1/1939 St Maryís Institute The Collegians play.
6/1/1939 The Paramount Band at the Rosebery Hall, Duncan Road
Stan Mathews plays for dances at the Wellington Hall.
The Ramblers Dance Band play at the City Hall in Old Portsmouth.
At the Cumberland Ballroomm, the Denis Hardage Band plays.
Jack Dunn's Band play at the Esplanade Ballrooms.
7/1/1939 Saturday. Mick Mitchell and his Band play at Kimbells Osborne Road.
At the Cumberland Ballroomm, the Denis Hardage Band plays.
Stan Mathews plays for dances at the Wellington Hall.
The Blue Rhythm Band under the direction of Arthur Steele play at the Oddfellows Hall.
Billy Bennetts Brilliant Band play at the Ambassador Cosham.
At the City Hall, Old Portrsmouth, Buntings Band play.
9/1/1939 Jack Dunn's Band play at the Esplanade Ballrooms.
The New Melody Band at the Rosebery Hall, Duncan Road
The Collegians play at the Drivers Cafe on the Hard.
At St Columbus Hall, Highland Road Bert's Band play.
10/1/1939 The Accordion Serenaders play at the Fratton Hall.
11/1/1939 At St Patrick's Hall Winter Road, the Accordion Serenaders and the Silver Stars play.
The Collegiaans play at the Co-op Hall Albert Road.
The Selecta Band play at the St Cross Mission, Eastney Road.
Billy Bennetts Brilliant Band play at the Ambassador Cosham.
At the Cumberland Ballroomm, the Denis Hardage Band plays.
Wally Fry Orchestra at the Savoy Cafe, Southsea.
12/1/1939 The Solent Light Orchestra play on South Parade Pier.
13/1/1939 The Ramblers Dance Band play at the City Hall in Lake Road.
At Clarence Pavillion Hugh Fossard and his Band play.
14/1/1939 Saturday. At the City Hall in Lake Road, Buntings Band play.
At Clarence Pavillion Hugh Fossard and his Band play.
The Blue Rhythm Band under the direction of Arthur Steele play at the Oddfellows Hall.
At Kimbells Southsea, Mick Mithcell's Band with Dot Perryman and Iris White play.
At Kimbells Coprner House in Commercial Road, The Southsea Cabaret Revellers unde the direction of Jospeh F Coward, entertain at the Pickfords and Chaplins Staff dinner.
15/1/1939 At the Assembly Rooms Garden Club, Drayton Jack Dunn's Band play.
The Collegians Championship Band play at Hilsea Lido.
At the City Hall in Lake Road, Buntings Band play.
The Super Rhythm Boys play at the Unity Hall, Arundel Street.
Billy Bennetts Brilliant Band play at the Ambassador Cosham.
16/1/1939 Jack Dunn's Band play at the Esplanade Ballrooms.
Buntings Band play at the City Hall Lake Road.
At the Cumberland Ballroomm, the Denis Hardage Band plays.
The New Melody Banmd at the Rosebery Hall, Duncan Road
At Clarence Pavillion Hugh Fossard and his Band play.
Bertís Band play at St Columbus Hall Highland Road.
The Harry Goss Dance Band play at the Drivers Cafe on the Hard.
17/1/1939 At Clarence Pavillion Hugh Fossard and his Band play.
6-1-1939-4 18/1/1939 De Beer and his Famous Band appear at the Guildhall.
The Collegians play at Kimbells Southsea for the Waterlooville MCC(Motor Cycle Club?).
The Regal Band play at the Cumberland Ballroom.
Billy Bennett's 'Superb Orchestra' play at the Ambassador Ballroom Cosham.
The Will Druce band play at Milton Church Hall.
At the City Hall Lake Road Buntings Band play for dancing.
20/1/1939 At the City Hall Lake Road music from the Ramblers.
21/1/1939 Saturday, The Premier Dance Band play at the Co-op Hall Garnier Street, Fratton.
The Stan Matthews Orchestra play at the Wellington Hall.
At the Oddfellows Hall, music from the Blue Rhythm Band under the direction of Arthur Steele.
At the Ambassador Ballroom Cosham, Billy Bennetts Brilliant Band.
Hugh Fossard Band playing afternoon and evening at Clarance Pier Pavilion.
The Collegians play at Hilsea Lido Cafe.
At the City Hall Lake Road Buntings Band play for dancing.
23/1/1939 Jack Dunn and his Ambassadors play at the Esplanade Ballroom.
The Dennis Hardage Band play at the Cumberland Ballroom.
Bert's Band play at St Columbus Hall, Highland Road.
The Collegians play at the Drivers Cafe on the Hard.
24/1/1939 The Stan Matthews Orchestra play at the Wellington Hall.
At the Fratton Hall Goildsmith Avenue, the Accordion Seranaders play.
25/1/1939 The Will Druce Band play at the Co-op Hall, Garnier Stret, Fratton.
The Dennis Hardage Band play at the Cumberland Ballroom.
The Futurist Band play at Tangier Road Hall.
Bert Hatfield and his Globetrotters Accordion Band play at the Kingsley Hall, Fawcett Road, admission 6d.
At the City Hall Lake Road Buntings Band play for dancing.
26/1/1939 The Collegians play for HMS Excellent on Whale Island.
27/1/1939 Billy Bennetts Brilliantband play at Lee Tower, Lee on the Solent.
To be continued! ---- go to 1944

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2-1-1939

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2-1-1939

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3-1-1939
The Alma Orchestra

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3-1-1939
Johnn Payne and his Arabs

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3-1-1939
The Dominos

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3-1-1939

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4-1-1939
De Reske Band

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4-1-1939
Bob Smith's Krackerjacks

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4-1-1939
Will Druce and his Band

13 january 1939

13 January 1939

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14-1-1939
Mick Mitchell and his Band, Dot Perryman nand Iris White

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26-1-1939
Will Druce and his Band

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3-2-39
Bert Osborne

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10-2-1939
The Super Rhythm Boys

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2-3-1939
Graham Leslie Band

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13-3-1939
The De Reske Band

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4-4-1939
Graham Leslie and his Orchestra

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28-4-1939
The Universal Dance Band

24 may 1939

24 May 1939

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13-7-1939
The Super Rhythm Boys

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30-8-1939
Mick Mitchell and his Band

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31-8-1939
Collegians Dance Band

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