100 Club Could Close Down
The 100 Club, one of London’s most famous venues, is facing the serious threat of closure.
The club, which opened in 1942 as a live music venue, has had some legendary gigs over the years. Just a few of the bands who’ve played there are:
Mounting costs mean that the club cannot continue, unless a buyer can be found.
Says current owner Jeff Horton: “It makes me so angry. The Government, Westminster council and even some of the commercial landlords say they want to help small businesses, they say they want to preserve London’s uniqueness, they want to help multi-cultural venues.
“Yet we’re all that and all these organisations have all dumped on us from a great height.”