Rehearsing at the Prince of Wales in New Malden, The Roosters played private parties and 13 or 14 gigs primarily in Greater London. Venues included the Carfax Ballroom in Oxford, the Ricky-Tick Clubs in Kingston, Reading, West Wickham and Windsor, the Wooden Bridge Hotel in Guildford, The Jazz Cellar in Kingston, The Scene in Ham Yard, Soho and Uncle Bonnie’s Chinese Jazz Club in Brighton. The band was active from January to August 1963.
There are two confirmed dates for the band:
15 Jul 63: Marquee Club, Oxford Street, Soho, Central London (England)
20 Jul 63: Ricky-Tick Club, St. John’s Ambulance Hall, Chatham Street, Reading, Berkshire (England)
There are three probable dates for the band:
17 Jul 63: The Jazz Cellar, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey (England)
24 Jul 63: The Jazz Cellar, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey (England)
25 Jul 63: Marquee Club, Oxford Street, Soho, Central London (England). It is also likely that this date is the Rooster's final gig.