British Blues – Early British Blues Clubs and Venues

Early British Blues Clubs and Venues

Here is a list of clubs and venues which featured in the early British blues scene, including the artists and bands that performed at the clubs and some details on ‘whatever happened to …’, plus readers memories of attending the clubs. Details of several of these clubs are being developed and will be added soon.

100 Club, Oxford Street, London

Bluesday R&B Club at the Railway Hotel, Harrow

Club A’Gogo, Newcastle

Club Noriek, Tottenham, London

Crawdaddy Club, Richmond, London

Downbeat Club, Newcastle

Ealing Blues Club, Ealing, London

Eel Pie Island Club, Twickenham, London

The Flamingo Club, Soho, London

Harringay Bluesville R&B Club at the Manor House Pub, London

Henry’s Blueshouse, Birmingham

Klooks Kleek Club at the Railway Hotel, West Hampstead, London

London Blues and Barrelhouse Club, Soho, London

Marquee Club, Oxford Street, London

Mothers Club, Erdington, Birmingham

New Crawdaddy Blues Club, Billericay, Essex

The Scene Club, London

Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Soho, London

Studio 51 (aka Ken Colyer Club), London

Twisted Wheel Club, Manchester

more coming soon …