The Downstairs Club

place and music venue

Aged unknown

The Downstairs Club was Bournemouth’s first full-time rock, rhythm and blues and jazz venue. It opened in 1961 and under its later name of Le Disque a Go! Go! Manfred Mann, The Who, Eric Clapton, Andy Summers, Georgie Fame, Zoot Money and many other musicians appeared there. In 2014 a blue plaque commemorating the club was unveiled outside the former premises.

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The Downstairs Club later Le Disque a Go! Go! Bournemouth's first full-time rock and jazz venue opened 3 May 1961 in the basement of 9 Holdenhurst Road. Manfred Mann, Eric Clapton, The Who, Georgie Fame, Zoot Money, Andy Summers and many other musicians played here

9 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom where it sited