The 76 Club

A Musical Heritage

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Welcome to the website dedicated to the history and legacy of one of Britain’s most famous small clubs. 

On 1st December 1961 Gordon Band opened 76 High Street, Burton-on-Trent as The 76 Club. 

During the next 20 years the future musical direction of members or visitors to The Club was almost certainly influenced, altered or moulded. 

Click on the Gigs tab to access nearly 20 years of musical history. A multitude of musical tastes are covered: from Gene Vincent to Motorhead, from The Merseybeats to The Sex Pistols.

Please support the development of the site as it illustrates the Musical Heritage of this legendary club by emailing ideas and your memories.

We need more detailed information and feedback about:


Can you help?

Question 1: Them appeared on February 21st 1965. Was this really Van Morrison's band?

Question 2: The Moody Blues appeared on Sunday April 14th 1968. Did they really play at the 76?

Please send your feedback or contact one of us via the email links below:  

Steve Bowring

Keith B Large

Dave Swift

Email to: 76clubburton@gmail.com