Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Come along to one of our shows
for a
Night Out You'll Never Forget !


4th April - Cleveland Bridge Social, Darlington 

15th May - Savoy Hotel, Blackpool with Dave Berry, and The Fortunes (TBC)

16th May - Newbury show ground (with The Searchers and The Swinging Blue Jeans)

13th June - Garstang - private gig

20th June - Seashore hol park Gt Yarmouth

11th July - Seacroft, Hemsby

7th Aug – Cotgrave Club, Notts

3rd Oct - Newark Showground Truckfest. With Sounds Force 5


30th Sept to 3rd Oct - 3 Day Cruise TBA






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

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!


Monday, 7 October 2013

This week, on  the 9th 10th and 11th October

The Dakotas are appearing on

Yesterday Once More's 60s Superstars Week


Puente Real Hotel, Torremolinas, Spain

along with Tony Crane, Mike Pender & Dave Berry

Come along and say HOLA!


 To Book call 01934 733958

Monday, 9 September 2013

Toni Baker is doing a live radio interview today - Sunday 15th Sept at 4.00pm UK time
on Bay Radio, Spain (

Toni has compiled his Top 13 favourite records from the 60s and 70s - Baker's Dozen! 
(and the reasons why!)
Live on the air on
the John Curtis Show.
Tune in folks, it'll be a lot of fun!
Here's the FM details ......
Please like their facebook link!

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

The Dakotas are headlining tonight - 19th July -
at The Cheshire Showground.

The Northern Motorcaravan Show 19-21 July 2013,
Cheshire Showground,Tabley, Nr Knutsford WA16 0HJ 

First band on, is Cupid's Inspiration at 8.45 pm.

The Dakotas will be onstage at 9.45pm

If you are going, please come up and say Hello!!

Thursday, 6 June 2013

Friday 14th June!!
Cumnock Festival, Ayrshire
Mike Pender's Searchers ........ AND The Dakotas!!!
What a show!!!

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