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Personal Appearances – 1956

1956 – Spring

Gene Autry's Spring Tour of 1956 began on January 20, 1956, in Beloit, Wisconsin, and ended February 19, 1956, in Charlotte, North Carolina, with Gene making appearances in 27 cities.

1956 – Fall

Gene Autry's Fall Tour of 1956 was on August 8, 1956, in Janesville Wisconsin at the Rock County 4-H Fair.

1956 – Undated

Tour dates, venues and additional details for these locations will be added when available. If you would like to know more about the tours or about a specific appearance on this list, please contact the Libraries and Archives of the Autry Museum.

The information in the table below on Gene Autry's Personal Appearance Tour is from the files of Gene Autry Entertainment. The current view of these tours is by date, but you can re-sort the information by clicking on the red header such as City or Venue. This will then present the data alphabetically by the header subject.

Gene Autry Tour 1956 – Spring
City
Order
Date City State/
Province
Country Venue Show Time Sponsor Hotel Miles
1Friday,
January 20,
1956
BeloitWisconsinUSAFieldhouse-Lion's Club & WEBLWagon Wheel Inn0
2Saturday,
January 21,
1956
MilwaukeeWisconsinUSAAuditorium-Milwaukee JournalSchroeder74
3Sunday,
January 22,
1956
MilwaukeeWisconsinUSAAuditorium-Milwaukee JournalSchroeder-
4Monday,
January 23,
1956
South BendIndianaUSAPalace Theatre-Balaban & KatzLa Salle160
5Tuesday,
January 24,
1956
DecaturIllinoisUSAKintner Gym-Kiwanis ClubVan Orman (Fort Wayne)243
6Wednesday,
January 25,
1956
LansingMichiganUSAMemorial Auditorium-City of LansingVan Orman (Fort Wayne)114
7Thursday,
January 26,
1956
Fort WayneIndianaUSAMemorial Coliseum-Fort Wayne Ent. Inc.Van Orman-
8Friday,
January 27,
1956
TroyOhioUSAHobart Arena-Hobart ArenaDeshler-Hilton (Columbus)79
9Saturday,
January 28,
1956
ColumbusOhioUSAAuditorium-Ohio State JournalDeshler-Hilton55
10Sunday,
January 29,
1956
ColumbusOhioUSAAuditorium-Ohio State JournalDeshler-Hilton-
11Monday,
January 30,
1956
MarionOhioUSAMemorial Coliseum-Memorial ColiseumBelden (Canton)45
12Tuesday,
January 31,
1956
CantonOhioUSAAuditorium-LCL Pres. Inc.Belden106
13Wednesday,
February 1,
1956
EriePennsylvaniaUSAGannon Gym-St. Boniface ChurchPowers (Rochester)137
14Thursday,
February 2,
1956
RochesterNew YorkUSAAuditorium-Lion's ClubPowers160
15Friday,
February 3,
1956
ProvidenceRhode IslandUSARhode Island Auditorium-Rhode Island AuditoriumSheraton-Biltmore400
16Saturday,
February 4,
1956
PortlandMaineUSAPress-Herald-City Hall AuditoriumEastland156
17Sunday,
February 5,
1956
BangorMaineUSAColiseum-Forest FlemingEastland (Portland)123
18Monday,
February 6,
1956
ManchesterNew HampshireUSAState Armory-Lion's ClubCarpenter85
19Tuesday,
February 7,
1956
HartfordConnecticutUSABushnell Hall-Bushnell CorporationBond131
20Wednesday,
February 8,
1956
KingstonNew YorkUSAFieldhouse-Lion's ClubGov. Clinton112
21Thursday,
February 9,
1956
White PlainsNew YorkUSAWestchester Center-Ed CeccoliniHershey Hotel (Hershey)75
22Friday,
February 10,
1956
HersheyPennsylvaniaUSASports Arena-Sports ArenaPenn-Sherwood (Philadelphia)185
23Saturday,
February 11,
1956
PhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUSAArena-Inquirer CharitiesPenn-Sherwood100
24Sunday,
February 12,
1956
PhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUSAArena-Inquirer CharitiesPenn-Sherwood-
25Monday,
February 13,
1956
RoanokeVirginiaUSALegion Auditorium-American LegionRoanoke375
26Tuesday,
February 14,
1956
Winston-SalemNorth CarolinaUSAColiseum-Super AttractionsRobert E. Lee109
27Wednesday,
February 15,
1956
AshevilleNorth CarolinaUSAAuditorium-Lion's ClubVanderbilt160
28Thursday,
February 16,
1956
AshevilleNorth CarolinaUSAAuditorium-Lion's ClubVanderbilt-
29Friday,
February 17,
1956
SpartanburgSouth CarolinaUSAAuditorium-Goodfellow CharitiesCleveland66
30Saturday,
February 18,
1956
CharlestonSouth CarolinaUSACounty Hall-G&L PromotionsFrancis Marion214
31Sunday,
February 19,
1956
CharlotteNorth CarolinaUSAColiseum-Jim CrockettCharlotte212

Gene Autry Tour 1956 – Fall
City
Order
Date City State/
Province
Country Venue Show Time Sponsor Hotel Miles
1Friday,
August 8,
1956
JanesvilleWisconsinUSARock County 4-H Fair--Monterey-

Gene Autry Tour 1956 – Undated
Date City State/
Province
Country Venue Show Time Sponsor Hotel
1956AkronOhioUSA----
1956AlbanyNew YorkUSA----
1956AshevilleNorth CarolinaUSA----
1956AtlantaGeorgiaUSA----
1956BangorMaineUSA----
1956BeloitWisconsinUSA----
1956BinghamtonNew YorkUSA----
1956BostonMassachusettsUSA----
1956BridgeportConnecticutUSA----
1956BridgetonNew JerseyUSA----
1956BuffaloNew YorkUSA----
1956BurlingtonIowaUSA----
1956CantonOhioUSA----
1956Cape GirardeauMissouriUSA----
1956CasperWyomingUSA----
1956Cedar RapidsIowaUSA----
1956ChampaignIllinoisUSA----
1956CharlestonSouth CarolinaUSA----
1956CharlestonWest VirginiaUSA----
1956CharlotteNorth CarolinaUSA----
1956ChicagoIllinoisUSA----
1956CincinnatiOhioUSA----
1956CincinnatiOhioUSA----
1956ClevelandOhioUSA----
1956ColumbusOhioUSA----
1956DecaturIllinoisUSA----
1956DenverColoradoUSA----
1956DetroitMichiganUSA----
1956DuluthMinnesotaUSA----
1956ElmiraNew YorkUSA----
1956EriePennsylvaniaUSA----
1956EvansvilleIndianaUSA----
1956FlintMichiganUSA----
1956Ft. WayneIndianaUSA----
1956Grand ForksNorth DakotaUSA----
1956GreenvilleOhioUSA----
1956HartfordConnecticutUSA----
1956HersheyPennsylvaniaUSA----
1956HonoluluHawaiiUSA----
1956HuronSouth DakotaUSA----
1956Idaho FallsIdahoUSA----
1956IndianapolisIndianaUSA----
1956JacksonMichiganUSA----
1956KalamazooMichiganUSA----
1956Kansas CityMissouriUSA----
1956KingstonNew YorkUSA----
1956KnoxvilleTennesseeUSA----
1956La CrosseWisconsinUSA----
1956LansingMichiganUSA----
1956LewistonMaineUSA---
1956LouisvilleKentuckyUSA----
1956MarionIndianaUSA----
1956MarionOhioUSA----
1956Mason CityIowaUSA----
1956MemphisTennesseeUSA----
1956MiamiFloridaUSA----
1956MilwaukeeWisconsinUSA----
1956MinotNorth DakotaUSA----
1956NampaIdahoUSA----
1956NashvilleTennesseeUSA----
1956OmahaNebraskaUSA----
1956PensacolaFloridaUSA----
1956PeoriaIllinoisUSA----
1956PhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaUSA----
1956PortlandMaineUSA----
1956PortlandOregonUSA----
1956PuebloColoradoUSA----
1956QuincyIllinoisUSA----
1956ReddingCaliforniaUSA----
1956RichmondVirginiaUSA----
1956RidgelyMarylandUSA----
1956RoanokeVirginiaUSA----
1956RochesterMinnesotaUSA----
1956RochesterNew YorkUSA----
1956RochesterNew YorkUSA----
1956RockfordIllinoisUSA----
1956St. PaulMinnesotaUSA----
1956San FranciscoCaliforniaUSA----
1956ScrantonPennsylvaniaUSA----
1956SheboyganWisconsinUSA----
1956Sioux CityIowaUSA----
1956South BendIndianaUSA----
1956SpartanburgSouth CarolinaUSA----
1956SpokaneWashingtonUSA----
1956SpokaneWashingtonUSA----
1956SpringfieldIllinoisUSA----
1956SpringfieldMissouriUSA----
1956SyracuseNew YorkUSA----
1956TampaFloridaUSA----
1956ToledoOhioUSA----
1956TroyOhioUSA----
1956VicksburgMississippiUSA----
1956VincennesIndianaUSA----
1956WaterlooIowaUSA----
1956WheelingWest VirginiaUSA----
1956White PlainsNew YorkUSA----
1956WilliamsportPennsylvaniaUSA----
1956Winston SalemNorth CarolinaUSA----
1956WorcesterMassachusettsUSA----
1956YoungstownOhioUSA----
1956Glace BayNova ScotiaCanada----
1956HamiltonOntarioCanada----
1956KingstonOntarioCanada----
1956KitchenerOntarioCanada----
1956LavalQuebecCanada----
1956LondonOntarioCanada----
1956North BayOntarioCanada----
1956OttawaOntarioCanada----
1956PeterboroughOntarioCanada----
1956Sault Ste. MarieOntarioCanada---
1956TorontoOntarioCanada----
1956WindsorOntarioCanada----
1956HazletonPennsylvaniaUSA----


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