Mercer Hall (Great Harwood)

The Mercer Hall was Queen Street, Great Harwood, north east Lancashire.

From 1962 the hall was managed by drummer Lennie Herbert (b. Leonard Herbert, 1937). He had been in Lennie and the Teenbeats from Great Harwood, north east Lancashire formed in 1957.

Several groups played here including The Warriors from Accrington, Lancashire, Nero and the Gladiators, Mark Day and the Knights, Van Tracey and the Beat Squad from Manchester and Gee South and the Blue Kats.

Burnley based Kris Ryan and the Strangers had a residency here in 1962. 

 

Info courtesy John H. Warburg 28/12/2022