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1955. Driving and Playing.

Sat 01-01 = Eagles Hall, Houston, TX

Wed 01-05 = City Auditorium, San Angelo, TX

Thu 01-06 = KDAV Radio, Lubbock, TX
Songs: Fool, Fool, Fool - Shake, Rattle And Roll

Thu 01-06 = Fair Park Coliseum, Lubbock, TX

Fri 01-07 = High School Auditorium, Midland, TX

Sat 01-08 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast
Songs: That's All Right - Hearts Of Stone - Blue Moon Of Kentucky - Fool, Fool, Fool

Tue 01-11 = High School Gym, New Boston, TX
Songs: Harbor Lights

Wed 01-12 = City Auditorium, Clarksdale, MS

Thu 01-13 = Catholic Club, Helena, AR

Sat 01-15 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast
Songs: Hearts Of Stone - That's All Right - Tweedlee Dee

Mon 01-17 = Junior College Auditorium, Booneville, MS

Tue 01-18 = Alcorn County Courthouse, Corinth, MS

Wed 01-19 = WJOL Radio, Sheffield, AL
Songs: Shake, Rattle And Roll

Wed 01-19 = Community Center, Sheffield, AL
Songs: That's All Right - Tweedlee Dee

Thu 01-20 = High School Gym, Leachville, AR

Fri 01-21 = National Guard Armory, Sikeston, MO

Sat 01-22 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast
Songs: Money Honey - I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine - Blue Moon Of Kentucky - That's All Right (w/ Sonny Trammel, steel guitar)

Mon 01-24 Monday = Humble Oil Company Camp, Hawkins, TX

Tue 01-25 = Mayfair Building, Tyler, TX

Wed 01-26 = REA (Rural Electric Administration) Building, Gilmer, TX

Thu 01-27 = Reo Palm Isle Club, Longview, TX

Fri 01-28 = Gaston High School, Joinerville, TX

Sat 01-29 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast

Mon 01-31 = High School, Bethel Springs, TN
Songs: That's All Right - Blue Moon Of Kentucky - Cottonfields - I'm Movin' On

Tue 02-01 = High School, Randolph, MS

Wed 02-02 = High School, Augusta, AR

Thu 02-03 = High School, Aubrey, AR

Fri 02-04 = Jesuit High School, New Orleans, LA

Sat 02-05 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast
Songs: Tweedlee Dee - That's All Right - Blue Moon Of Kentucky - Money Honey

Sun 02-06 = Ellis Auditorium, Memphis, TN

Mon 02-07 = Ripley High School Gym, Ripley, MS

Thu 02-10 = High School, Alpine, TX
Songs: That's All Right - Blue Moon Of Kentucky - Tweedlee Dee

Fri 02-11 = Sports Arena, Carlsbad, NM (afternoon)

Fri 02-11 = Hobbs, NM (evening)

Sat 02-12 = Legion Hut, Carlsbad, NM

Sun 02-13 = Fair Park Coliseum, Lubbock, TX (afternoon)

Mon 02-14 = North Junior High School Auditorium, Roswell, NM (7:30 and 9:30 PM)

Tue 02-15 = Fair Park Auditorium, Abilene, TX (7:00 and 9:00 PM)

Wed 02-16 = Odessa Senior High School Field House, Odessa, TX (7:30 and 9:30 PM)

Thu 02-17 = City Auditorium, San Angelo, TX (7:30 and 9:30 PM)

Fri 02-18 = West Monroe High School Auditorium, Monroe, LA (7:30 and 9:30 PM)

Sat 02-19 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast

Sun 02-20 = Robinson Auditorium, Little Rock, AR (3:00 and 8:15 PM)

Mon 02-21 = City Auditorium, Camden, AR

Tue 02-22 = City Hall, Hope, AR

Wed 02-23 = High School Auditorium, Pine Bluff, AR (7:30 and 9:30 PM)

Thu 02-24 = South Side Elementary School, Bastrop, LA (7:30 and 9:30 PM)

Sat 02-26 = Hillbilly Jamboree, Circle Theater, Cleveland, OH (7:30 and 10:30 PM)

Tue 03-01 = High School, Randolph, MS

Wed 03-02 = U.S. Armory, Newport, AR (8:00 PM)

Wed 03-02 = Porky's Rooftop Club, Newport, AR (10:00 PM)

Thu 03-03 = Arkansas Municipal Auditorium, Texarkana, AR
Songs: Roll With Me Henry (Wallflower) - Fool, Fool, Fool

Fri 03-04 = High School, De Kalb, TX

Sat 03-05 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast
Songs: Tweedlee Dee - Money Honey - Shake, Rattle And Roll - Little Mama

Mon 03-07 = City Auditorium, Paris, TN

Tue 03-08 = Catholic Club, Helena, AR

Wed 03-09 = Armory, Poplar Bluff, MO

Thu 03-10 = City Auditorium, Clarksdale, MS

Fri 03-11 = Jimmie Thompson's Arena, Alexandria, LA

Sat 03-12 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast

Thu 03-17 = Dessau Hall, Austin, TX

Sat 03-19 = KPRC-TV, Houston, TX

Sat 03-19 = College Station, TX

Sat 03-19 = Grand Prize Jamboree, Eagles Hall, Houston, TX
Songs: Good Rockin' Tonight - Baby Let's Play House - Blue Moon Of Kentucky - I Got A Woman - That's All Right

Mon 03-21 = High School, Parkin, AR

Thu 03-24 = Futrell High School, Marianna, AR
Songs: I Got A Woman

Fri 03-25 = High School, Dermott, AR

Sat 03-26 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast

Mon 03-28 = Big Creek High School Gym, Big Creek, MS

Tue 03-29 = High School, Toccopola, MS

Wed 03-30 = El Dorado High School Auditorium, El Dorado, AR

Thu 03-31 = Reo Palm Isle, Longview, TX

Fri 04-01 = Ector County Auditorium, Odessa, TX

Sat 04-02 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast
Songs: Little Mama - That's All Right - You're A Heartbreaker - Shake, Rattle And Roll

Tue 04-05 = High School Gym, Clarkson, MS

Thu 04-07 = Court House, Corinth, MS (2:30 and 8:00 PM) -- both cancelled, no sales

Fri 04-08 = B&B Club, Gobler, MO

Sat 04-09 = Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA - "Louisiana Hayride" broadcast
Songs: That's All Right - I Got A Woman - Blue Moon Of Kentucky

Wed 04-13 = High School, Breckenridge, TX
Songs: That's All Right - I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine - Tweedlee Dee - Blue Moon Of Kentucky

Thu 04-14 = Owl Park, Gainesville, TX

Fri 04-15 = High School, Stamford, TX

Sat 04-16 = Big "D" Jamboree, Sportatorium, Dallas, TX (early)

Sat 04-16 = Round-Up Club, Dallas, TX (late)

Sun 04-20 = American Legion Hut, Grenada, MS

Sat 04-23 = Heart O' Texas Coliseum, Waco, TX - "Louisiana Hayride" remote broadcast

Sun 04-24 = Magnolia Gardens, Houston, TX (afternoon)

Sun 04-24 = Cook's Hoedown Club, Houston, TX (evening)

Mon 04-25 = M-B Corral Club, Wichita Falls, TX

Mon 04-25 = High School, Seymour, TX

Tue 04-26 = City Auditorium, Big Springs, TX

Wed 04-27 = American Legion Hall, Hobbs, NM

Thu 04-28 = High School Auditorium, Andrews, TX

Fri 04-29 = Cotton Club, Lubbock, TX

Sat 04-30 = High School, Gladewater, TX - "Louisiana Hayride" remote broadcast
Songs: Tweedlee Dee

Sun 05-01 = Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, LA.

2 May. Baton Rouge, LA. High School Auditorium
4 May. Mobile, AL. Ladd Stadium
5 May. Mobile, AL. Ladd Stadium
7 May. Daytona Beach, FL. Peabody Auditorium
8 May. Tampa, FL. Fr. Homer Hesterly Auditorium
9 May. Fort Myers, FL. City Auditorium
10 May. Ocala, FL. Southeastern Pavilion 11 May. Orlando. FL. Municipal Auditorium
12 May. Jacksonville, FL. Gator Bowl Baseball Park
13 May. Jacksonville, FL. Gator Bowl Baseball Park
14 May. New Bern, NC. Srine Auditorium
15 May. Norfolk, VA. Norfolk City Auditorium
16 May. Richmond, VA. Mosque Theather.
17 May. Asheville, NC. City Auditorium
18 May. Roanoke, VA. American Legion Auditorium
19 May. Raleigh, NC. Memorial Auditorium

East Texas shows. May 20 - May 28

20 May. Kilgore, Texas. KOCA Radio
22 May. Houston, Texas. Magnolia Gardens (matinee)
22 May. Houston, Texas. Cook's Hoedown Club (eve)
25 May. Meridian, MS. American Legion Hall
26 May. Meridian, MS. Junior College Stadium
28 May. Dallas, Texas. Sportarium

Tour of west Texas. May 29 - Jun. 3

29 May. Fort Worth, Texas. North Side Cliseum (4pm)
29 May. Dallas, Texas. Sportarium (8pm)
31 May. Midland, Texas. High School Auditorium (7.30 pm)
31 May. Midland, Texas. High School Field House (8.30 pm)
1 June. Guymon, OK. High School Auditorium
3 June. Lubbock, Texas. Johnson Connelley Pontiac Showroom (7pm)
3 June. Lubbock, Texas. Fair Park Coliseum (8 pm)

Week of shows in Arkansas and Texas. Jun. 5 - Jun. 10

5 June. Hope, AR. Coliseum in Fair Park
8 June. Sweetwater, Texas. Auditorium
10 June. Breckenridge, Texas. American Legion Hall

Week long through Mississippi and Texas. Jun. 14 - Jun. 19

14 June. Bruce MS. High School Gymnasium
15 June. Belden MISS. High School Gymnasium
17 June. Stamford, Texas. Roundup Hall, High School
18 June. Dallas, Texas. Sportarium
19 June. Houston, Texas. Magnolia Gardens (matinee)
19 June. Houston, Texas. Cook's Hoedown Club (eve)

Tour with Marty Robbins. Jun. 20 - Jun. 30

20 June. Beaumont Texas
21 June. Beaumont Texas
23 June. Lawton, OK. McMahon Memorial Auditorium (8pm)
23 June. Lawton, OK. Southern Club (11pm)
24 June. Altus, OK.
26 June. Biloxi, MS. Slavonian Lodge Auditorium
27 June. Kessler, MS. Air Force Base
28 June. Kessler, MS. Air Force Base
29 June. Mobile, AL. Radio Ranch Club
30 June. Mobile, AL. Radio Ranch Club

Tour of six towns in four days. Jul. 1 - Jul. 4

1 July. Plaquemine, LA. Casino Club
3 July. Corpus Christi, Texas. Hoedoen Club
4 July. Stephenville, Texas. City Recreation Hall
4 July. DeLeon, Texas. Hodges Park (afternoon)
4 July. Brownwood, Texas. Soldier's & Sailor's Memorial Hall (8pm)

Local shows on the way to Louisiana Hayride. Jul. 20 - Jul. 22

20 July. Cape Girardeau MO. Cape Arena
21 July. Newport, AR. Silver Moon Club

Florida Tour. Jul. 25 - Jul. 31

25 July. Fort Myers, FL. City Auditorium
26 July. Orlando, FL. Municipal Auditorium.
27 July. Orlando, FL. Municipal Auditorium
28 July. Jacksonville, FL. Gator Stadium Baseball Park.
29 July. Jacksonville, FL. Gator Stadium Baseball Park.
30 July. Daytona Beach, FL. Peabody Auditorium
31 July. Tampa, FL. Ft. Homer Hesterly Armony

Webb Pierce package tour. Aug. 1 - Aug. 5

1 August. Tupelo, MS. Fairgrounds
2 August. Muscle Shoals, AL. Sheffield Community
3 August. Little Rock , AR. Robinson Auditorium
4 August. Camden, AR. Municipal Auditorium
5 August. Memphis, TN. Overton Park Shell
6 August. Batesville, AR. River Stadium
7 August. Houston, Texas. Magnolia Gardens (matinee)
7 August. Houston, Texas. Cook's Hoedown Club (eve)

Tour of east Texas. Aug. 8 - Aug. 12

8 August. Tyler, Texas. Mayfair Building.
9 August. Henderson, Texas. Rodeo Arena
10 August.Gladewater, Texas. Bear Stadium
11 August. Longview, Texas. Reo Palm Isle Club
12 August. Kilgore, Texas. Driller Park

Mid Texas Tour. Aug. 22 - Aug. 26

22 August. Wichita Falls, Texas. Spudder Park
23 August. Bryan, Texas. Saddle Club
24 August. Conroe, Texas. High School Football Field
25 August.Austin, Texas. SportCenter
26 August. Gonzales, Texas. Baseball Park

Jamborees. Sept. 1 - Sept. 3

1 September. New Orleans, LA. Pontchartrain Beach
2 September. Texarkana, AR. Arkansas Municipal Stadium
3 September. Dallas, Texas. Sportarium then RoundUp Club

Package Tour. Sept. 5 - Sept. 8

5 September. Forrest City, AR. St. Francis Country Fair And Livestock Show
6 September. Bono, AR. High School Gymnasium
7 September. Sikeston, AR. National Guard Armony
8 September. Clarksdale, MS. City Auditorium

Hank Snow All-Star Jamboree tour. Sept. 11 - Sept. 22

11 September. Norfolk, VA. City Auditorium
12 September. Norfolk, VA. City Auditorium
13 September. New Bern, NC. Shrine Auditorium
14 September. Wilson, NC. Fleming Stadium
15 September. Roanoke, VA. American Legion Auditorium
16 September. Asheville, NC. City Auditorium
17 September. Thomasville, NC. High School Auditorium
18 September. Richmond, VA. WRVA Theather
19 September. Richmond, VA. WRVA Theather
20 September. Danville, VA. Fairgrounds
21 September. Raleigh, NC. Memorial Auditorium
22 September. Kingsport, TN. Civic Auditorium
28 September. Glober, MO. B&B Club

Louisiana Hayride Jamboree tour of Texas. Oct. 3 - Oct. 8

3 October. College Station, Texas. G. Rolle White Coliseum, A&M University
4 October. Paris, Texas. Boys Club Gymnasium.
5 October. Greenville, Texas. City Auditorium
6 October. San Marcos, Texas. Southwest Texas State University (matinee)
6 October. Austin, Texas. Skyline Club
8 October. Houston, Texas. City Auditorium

Elvis Presley Jamboree tour of west Texas. Oct. 10 - Oct. 15

10 October. Brownwood. Texas. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall
11 October. Abilene, Texas. Fair Park Auditorium
12 October. Midland, Texas. High School Auditorium
13 October. Amarillo, Texas. City Auditorium
14 October. Odessa, Texas
15 October. Lubbock, Texas. Fair Park Auditorium later at Cotton Club

Tour. Oct. 16 - Oct. 26

16 October. Oklahoma City, OK
17 October. ElDorado, AR. Memorial Auditorium
19 October. Cleveland, OH. Circle Theatre
20 October. Film locations (day) Circle Theatre (eve)
21 October. St. Louis MO. Missouri Theatre
22 October. St. Louis MO. Missouri Theatre
23 October. St. Louis MO. Missouri Theatre
24 October. Newport, AR. Silver Moon Club.
26 October. Prichard, AL. Greater Gulf States Fair. Blakely Island

Week-long circuit of east Texas and the South. Nov. 5 - Nov. 12

6 November. Biloxi, MS. Cummunity House
7 November. Keesler, MS. Airmen's Club , Keesler Air Force Club
8 November. Keesler, MS. Airmen's Club , Keesler Air Force Club
12 November. Carthage, Texas. Carthage Milling Co (aft.)

Western Swing Jamboree tour. Nov. 13 - Nov. 19

13 November. Memphis, Ellis Auditorium
14 November. Forrest City, AR. High School Auditorium
15 November. Sheffield, AL. Community Center
16 November. Camden, AR. City Auditorium
17 November. Texarkana. Arkansas Municipal Auditorium later Hut Club
18 November. Longview, Texas. Reo Palm Isle Club
19 November. Gladewater, Texas. High School

Shows throughout Texas. The South and Indianapolis. Nov. 25 - Dec. 19

25 November. Port Arthur, Texas. Woodrow Wilson Junior
2 December. Atlanta, GA. Sport Arena
3 December. Montgomery, AL. State Coliseum
4-7 December. Indianapolis, IN. Lyric Theather
8 December. Louisville, KY. Rialto Theather
19 December. Memphis, Ellis Auditorium