Human Instinct’s UK gigs 1966-1968

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The New Zealand R&B band The Human Instinct moved to the UK in late 1966 and recorded a string of 45s.

Judging by the gigs below, the band may have been based in the West Midlands when they first arrived in England.

Disc & Music Echo runs a short story on the band in its 10 December issue

10 December 1966 – Connaught Hotel, Wolverhamton, West Midlands with Lady Jane & The Royal Tee (Express & Star)

18 December 1966 – Cleveland Court Club, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

19 December 1966 – Willenhall Baths, Willenhall, West Midlands with Barmy Barry Show (Express & Star)

1967

6 January 1967 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with Mike Cotton Sound (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

7 January 1967 – 3 Men in a Boat, Walsall, West Midlands (Express & Star)

8 January 1967 – Cleveland Arms, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

15 January 1967 – Cleveland Court Arms, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

20 January 1967 – 3 Men in a Boat, Walsall, West Midlands (Express & Star)

 

5 February 1967 – Staffs Volunteer, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

8 February 1967 – Kingsway Theatre, Hadleigh, Essex with The Spencer Davis Group, Sounds Incorporated, The Fourmost and The James Royal Set (Essex Chronicle)

10 February 1967 – Harvest Moon, Guildford, Surrey with The Net (West Surrey Advertiser)

12 February 1967 – Cleveland Court Club, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

22 February 1967 – Cleveland Court Club, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

26 February 1967 – Cleveland Court Club, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

27 February 1967 – Bilston United Services Club, Bilston, West Midlands (Express & Star)

 

5 March 1967 – Cleveland Court Club, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

10 March 1967 – 3 Men in a Boat, Walsall, West Midlands (Express & Star)

12 March 1967 – Cromer Olympia, Cromer, Norfolk (North Norfolk News)

15 March 1967 – Cleveland Court Club, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

18 March 1967 – Cleveland Arms, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

19 March 1967 – Staffs Volunteer, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

24 March 1967 – Starlite, Greenford, west London with The Tonicks (Melody Maker)

27 March 1967 – Royal Lido Ballroom, Prestatyn, Wales with The Raynes (website: www.45worlds.com/live)

 

7 April 1967 – Nautilus, South Pier, Lowestoft, Suffolk (Eastern Evening News)

21 April 1967 – Fiesta Hall, Andover, Hampshire (Andover Advertiser)

 

19 May 1967 – Witchdoctor, Catford, southeast London with Jet Set (South East London Mercury)

28 May 1967 – Cromer Olympia, Cromer, Norfolk (North Norfolk News)

 

3 June 1967 – Royal Links Pavilion, Cromer, Norfolk with Sugar Simone & The Programme and Eyes of Blonde (Eastern Evening News)

 

21 July 1967 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with The Gods (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

20 July 1967 – Tiles, Oxford Street, central London (Melody Maker)

22 July 1967 – Union Rowing Club, Trent Bridge, Nottingham with Roger Bloom’s Hammer (Nottingham Evening Post)

29 July 1967 – Walton Hop, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey (Woking Herald)

30 July 1967 – Starlite, Greenford, west London with Simon Dupree & The Big Sound (Melody Maker)

 

4 August 1967 – Bournemouth Pavilion, Bournemouth, Dorset with The Small Faces and Harvey Wells Soul Band (Bournmouth Evening Echo)

5 August 1967 – 3 Men in a Boat, Walsall, West Midlands (Express & Star)

6 August 1967 – Cleveland Arms, Wolverhampton, West Midlands (Express & Star)

11 August 1967 – Steering Wheel, Weymouth, Dorset (Dorset Evening Echo)

24 August 1967 – Tiles, Oxford Street, central London (Melody Maker)

26 August 1967 – Starlight Ballroom, Boston Gliderdrome, Boston, Lincolnshire with Ebony Keys, The Trend and Ray Bones (Lincolnshire Standard)

27 August 1967 – Starlite Ballroom, Greenford, west London with The Triads (Melody Maker)

28 August 1967 – Silver Blades, Streatham, southwest London (Sutton & Cheam Advertiser/Croydon Advertiser)

 

2 September 1967 – Royal Links Pavilion, Cromer, Norfolk with Eyes of Blond (Eastern Evening News)

15 September 1967 – Diss Corn Hall, Diss, Norfolk (North Norfolk News)

21 September 1967 – Tiles, Oxford Street, central London (Melody Maker)

22 September 1967 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with Maxine Brown (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

 

7 October 1967 – Penthouse, Birmingham with The Penny Peep Show (Birmingham Evening Mail)

19 October 1967 – Clay Pigeon, Eastcote, northwest London (Harrow Weekly Post)

20 October 1967 – Starlite Ballroom, Greenford, west London (Melody Maker)

22 October 1967 – Union Rowing Club, Trent Bridge, Nottingham (Nottingham Evening Post)

 

3 November 1967 – California Ballroom, Dunstable, Bedfordshire with The Plastic Dreamboat and The Track (website: www.california-ballroom.info/gigs/)

4 November 1967 – Gaiety Ballroom, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire with The Sugar Machine (Cambridge Times)

18 November 1967 – Luton Boys Club, Luton, Bedfordshire with The Say Chells (Evening Post: Hemel Hempstead)

 

9 December 1967 – Dreamland, Margate, Kent with Alan Price Set (East Kent Times & Mail)

10 December 1967 – Rendevous Club, Margate, Kent (East Kent Times & Mail)

17 December 1967 – Kettering Working Men’s Club, Kettering, Northamptonshire (Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph)

1968

8 January 1968 – Marquee, Wardour Street, Soho, central London with The Nice (Tony Bacon’s book: London Live)

19 January 1968 – Il Rondo, Leicester (Leicester Mercury)

21 January 1968 – Starlight Ballroom, Crawley, West Sussex (Crawley Advertiser)

27 January 1968 – Public Hall, Barrow, Cumbria with Angels Pavement (North Western Evening Mail)

28 January 1968 – Savoy Ballroom, Southsea, Hampshire with The Amboy Dukes (Portsmouth News)

 

14 February 1968 – Marquee, Wardour Street, Soho, central London (Tony Bacon’s book: London Live)

19 February 1968 – Rhodes Centre, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts (Steve Ingless book: The Day Before Yesterday)

24 February 1968 – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex with Jo Jo Gunn and Almond Marizpan (Southend Standard)

25 February 1968 – Starlight Ballroom, Crawley, West Sussex with Jo Jo Gunne (Crawley Advertiser)

 

8 March 1968 – Jubilee Hall, Maldon, Essex with Little John & The Shadrocks (Essex Chronicle)

9 March 1968 – Lion Hotel, Warrington with Almost Blues (Warrington Guardian)

10 March 1968 – Carlton Club, Warrington (Warrington Guardian)

16 March 1968 – Royal Links Pavilion, Cromer, Norfolk with The Bohemians (Julie Fielder book: What Flo Said Next)

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