June 25, 2023 6.00 pm

Inside Boston’s Gliderdrome: From cancelling The Beatles to Elton John’s £1.5k piano

A venue steeped in history and iconic musicians

The Gliderdrome in Boston has hosted many big name performers over the years, including hiring a £1,500 piano especially for Elton John’s show, but it once turned down the Beatles before realising how famous the Fab Four would become.

Established by brothers Ernest and Sydney Malkinson in the mid-thirties off Spain Lane, Boston’s historic music venue began as an open-air roller-skating rink.

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