Friars Aylesbury is a music club that runs in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. It has 90,000 members and is believed to be amongst the largest music clubs in Europe. It opened in 1969 but closed down twice, once in 1970 for a period of nine months and again in 1984 for a period of twenty five years. Friars Aylesbury reopened in June 2009 to tie in with its fortieth anniversary.

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  • Friars Aylesbury is a music club that runs in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. It has 90,000 members and is believed to be amongst the largest music clubs in Europe. It opened in 1969 but closed down twice, once in 1970 for a period of nine months and again in 1984 for a period of twenty five years. Friars Aylesbury reopened in June 2009 to tie in with its fortieth anniversary. Friars Aylesbury ran as a music club in the market town of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire between 1969 and 1984 in three distinct phases denoted by the venue in the town. Over these fifteen years, there were various trials and tribulations which saw Friars teeter on the edge more than once but it pulled through and presented the best artists of its day and is acknowledged as being heavily responsible for the subsequent success of such artists as David Bowie, Genesis, Wishbone Ash, Mott the Hoople, Cockney Rebel, Sailor, Stackridge, Stiff Little Fingers and more.Fans and artists loved the club, not least because of the atmosphere and the fact they were treated well by people who were genuine music enthusiasts. (en)
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  • Friars Aylesbury is a music club that runs in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. It has 90,000 members and is believed to be amongst the largest music clubs in Europe. It opened in 1969 but closed down twice, once in 1970 for a period of nine months and again in 1984 for a period of twenty five years. Friars Aylesbury reopened in June 2009 to tie in with its fortieth anniversary. (en)
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  • Friars Aylesbury (en)
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