Monday, 25 January 2016

 Come along for a
Night Out You'll Never Forget!

5th March - Private party - Arden Hall

8th April - Vauxhall Hol Park 60s weekender, Gt Yarmouth

10th April - Newton Con Club, Hyde
Afternoon Show (Charity for Theatre Royal, Hyde)

 15th April - Richmond, Skegness 60s weekender

21st May - Kulturhuset Kilden, Denmark 

17th June - The Culture Centre Leopoldsburg Belgium

16th July - Charnock Farm with 57 Chevy 

30th Sept to 3rd Oct - 3 day 60s cruise (Click here to book)

14th Oct - 60s Merseybeat festival, Tencreek Hol Park Looe, Cornwall
click here to book

15th Oct - Private Party, Blackpool 

18th Oct - New Brighton Floral hall with The Merseybeats





 see "Tour Dates" section above for full list including unavailable dates

Wednesday, 30 December 2015



Had a great Night at Butlins Minehead.


Rock n Roll !

Nice to meet up with The Animals, and Dave Berry too!

Sunday, 1 November 2015

8th Nov - Nice gig at Masonic Guildhall Stockport - Afternoon gig
(Charity for Theatre Royal in Hyde)

The show featured The Dakotas, Alan Warner (Foundations)
Terry Rice Milton (Cupids Inspiration) Roger Nicholas (Gidea park)
and Simon Eldridge (Edison Lighthouse)
Also, Eddie Vee as Elvis, Richard Headingley compered the show,
and Sofia Spencer sang up a storm too!

After The Dakotas set, the all-star band played for 2 hours!

A couple of celebs came along to watch the show.
Pete Maclaine, the original Dakotas singer before Billy J!

and Eric Haydock, bass player from the Hollies





 see "Tour Dates" section above for full list including unavailable dates

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Great gig at Stamford Corn Exchange! 30 10 15





Tuesday, 26 May 2015


Great gig 3rd Oct !
Newark showground Truckfest ...

guess what we found? :)



Monday, 21 October 2013

The Dakotas’ John Walker charity show 12/10/13
Would anyone who attended the show please leave a comment

Thank you so much to everyone who came along to support
The Dakotas' 4th John Walker charity show
at Uppermill Civic Hall
on Friday 18th Oct.

 The room was totally buzzing! The raffle prizes were amazing.
 It was great to have John's wife Cynthia come over from the US
especially for the show.
John's own guitar was auctioned off and made £1000 alone
 for Save the Children and Bury Hospice!!!! 
All the artistes had an absolute ball.
Thanks to everyone who graced the stage:
The Usual Suspects, Chris Fender Black with Rosie B,
Geoff Turton from The Rockin' Berries,
and Tony Crane from The Merseybeats.

 What an Amazing line-up of talent!

 It was a pleasure to share the stage with them.
Special thanks go to Kevin Cain the lighting master with his son Ben,
and to Paul Brierley for the great sound
and to Michael Troy Cartmell for photographing
everything that moved or stood still.

 Thanks to our own front man Ronnie Ravey for compering the entire event single handed.

People will be talking about this show for a L O N G time!!!





Tuesday, 15 October 2013

John Walker charity show


Tickets £12.00 each (plus booking fee)     


 and can be collected from

Uppermill Civic Hall on the night

or Whittles Live Music Venue anytime after 1st September 

 or even sent via Royal Mail Recorded Delivery!


Tony Crane (The Merseybeats)

 Geoff Turton (The Rockin Berries)

 Chris Fender Black & Rosie B (from the C'mon Everybody show)

 The Fabulous Dakotas

 The Usual Suspects.

All proceeds to Save the Children and Bury Hospice.

 Lots of raffles and auctions and surprises on the night too!


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