Live Shows

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Peoria, IL (circular bar) Tommy’s first gig with the Goofers™
Washington, DC Tommy’s second gig with the Goofers™
Syracuse, NY Three Rivers Inn 6/12/51
Wildwood, NJ Martinque Café/Club 7/19/52
Miami, FL Olympia 3/3/53
Los Angeles, CA Ciro’s (Hollywood) 1/11/54
Los Angeles, CA Beverly Hills Country Club ??
Detroit, MI Coliseum 7/3/54 Michigan State Fair
Chicago, IL Palmer House 9/23/54
Las Vegas, NV Flamingo 12/30/54-1/26/55 Tony Martin, The Interludes, Costello Twins
Flamingo 1/27-2/16/55 Marie Wilson, Archie Robbins, The Continentals
Chicago, IL Chez Peree 2/27/??
Las Vegas, NV  El Rancho Hotel & Casino
Now Hilton Grand Vacations Club
Victor Mature, Gordon MacRae and Big Mama (comedian)
Las Vegas, NV Flamingo 7/28-8/24/55 Giselle McKenzie, Alan King
Las Vegas, NV Desert Inn
Now Wynn
Goofers™ opened (?) for Harry Belefonte
New York, NY Super Market Institute 4/30/55 Colgate International Circus
Pittsburg, PA Vogue Terrace 5/14/55
Las Vegas, NV Flamingo 1/28/56-?? Mills Brothers Continuous Engagement
Las Vegas, NV Flamingo 7/26-8/15/56 Giselle McKenzie, Augie & Margo
Memphis, TN Mid-South Fair 9/28-29/56 Stars Over Dixie
Havana, Cuba 1955/56 Royal Command Performance for Batista, with Nat King Cole
Havana, Cuba Capri 1955/56 (owned by Meyer Lansky)
San Bernardino, CA 4/6/57 National Orange Show
Atlantic Ocean HMS Bulwark 1957-1958 On Ship Entertainment (?)
Paris, France Chez Paree 1957(?) (before England)
London, England London Palladium 6(?)-12/57 Judy Garland, Max Bygraves
London, England 11/18/57 Royal Command Performance for Queen Elizabeth, with Count Basie and Judy Garland, Mario Lanza, Tommy Steel
Copehagen, Sweden Travoli Concert Hall 5/7/58
Oklahoma City, OK Wedgewood Village 8/24-30/58 Spring Lake Park (?)
Abilene, Texas 11/24/58 West Texas State Fair
Chicago, IL 1959 MCA Bookings
Las Vegas, NV Sahara
Now SLS Las Vegas
Various 1960+ MCA Various Fairs & Special Events
Pittsburg, PA Holiday House 5/2/60
Pittsburg, PA Holiday House 6/5/61
Pittsburg, PA Twin Coaches 5/4/63
San Francisco, CA Galaxie Night Club 8/31/63

LIVE PERFORMANCES – additional information needed

City/State/Country Location Date Event
Paris, France The Lido Unknown
Puerto Rico
New York City, NY Café Society Unknown
New York City, NY The Strand Unknown
New York City, NY Palace Theater Unknown w/Louis Prima
Reno, NV Mapes Hotel Unknown w/Marie Wilson (before England-near Levittown move)
Jackson Hole, WY Unknown Unknown
Lake Tahoe, NV

New Bergen, NJ

Cal Neva