As part of our series featuring venues involved in Independent Venue Week (Jan 23-29), Katie is covering a bunch of the London locations…
Address: 100 Oxford Street, London, W1D 1LL
Telephone No: 020 7636 0933
Date Founded: 1942 (Feldman Jazz Club) / 1964 (100 Club)
Brief History: Opening in 1942 (then named the Feldman Jazz Club), London’s iconic 100 Club is one of the oldest independent venues in the world. Because of the club’s rich history it has become a popular venue for intimate secret shows by major acts.
Personal Experience: I saw guitar goddess Orianthi play to a packed room back in 2013 when she was part of Alice Cooper’s band…and he joined her on stage to perform ‘Foxy Lady’.
Notable Acts Played There: Muddy Waters, The Who, The Kinks, Sex Pistols, The Clash, Oasis, Suede, Metallica, Alice Cooper and The Rolling Stones.
Highlights Coming Up: London Blues Week