The Sparkles Tour Dates and Upcoming Concerts
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On tour Yes
Category Garage Rock, Rock
About The Sparkles
This was a very popular combo in West Texas between 1957 and 1972. Forming in Levelland in 1957, line-up 'A' did some recording at Norman Petty's studios in 1958 but nothing made it onto vinyl. They broke up for a while but later reformed with line-up 'B' and an unknown bassist. They underwent several further personnel changes. When Charlie Hatchet relocated to Lubbock to start a new outfit The Raiders, he took Gary Blakey with him and a new line-up (C) resulted. For a while in 1965 (line-up D) they used two drummers, although Lucky Floyd was also used as a vocalist too. Their first 45 really predates this book. U.T. stood for 'untitled' and was recorded in a garage in Clovis, New Mexico. Later in 1962 they signed for Hickory and Larry Parks, a drummer for Roy Orbison became their producer. They enjoyed some success with the resulting singles, particularly The Hip. When Louie Holt and Gary P. Nunn left the band, Bobby Smith and Lucky Floyd headed to California changing the band's name to The Pearly Gate. This was around 1968. In fact they were scheduled to play a benefit for Robert F. Kennedy at the Americana Hotel the night he was shot. The band were involved with Al Perkins at this time and did a TV show called 'Judge For The Defense'. They later returned to Austin reverting back to The Sparkles and around 1970/71 Steve Weissberg, who had played lead guitar for John Denver, was in the band. In 1972 Lucky Floyd was invited back to California to join Red Wilder Blue. The Sparkles disintegrated soon afterwards. An early sixties line-up played some reunion gigs in West Texas early in 1985.Follow on Bandsintown
Garage Rock, Rock
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Concerts & Tour Date Information
Is The Sparkles on tour?
Yes, The Sparkles is currently on tour. If you’re interested in attending an upcoming The Sparkles concert, make sure to grab your tickets in advance. The The Sparkles tour is scheduled for 1 dates across 1 cities. Get information on all upcoming tour dates and tickets for 2024-2025 with Hypebot.
How many upcoming tour dates is The Sparkles scheduled to play?
The Sparkles is scheduled to play 1 shows between 2024-2025. Buy concert tickets to a nearby show through Hypebot.
When does the The Sparkles tour start?
The Sparkles’s tour starts May 04, 2024 and ends on May 04, 2024. They will play 1 cities; their most recent concert was held in Madrid at Sala Clamores and their next upcoming concert will be in at .
What venues is The Sparkles performing at?
As part of the The Sparkles tour, The Sparkles is scheduled to play across the following venues and cities:
2024 Tour Dates:
May 04 - Madrid, Comunidad De Madrid @ Sala Clamores