The Clash star Mick Jones has offered to help anyone spearheading a campa ign to save fabled London venue the 100 Club.
The guitarist has expressed his sadness about reports the former punk Mecca will close at Christmas (10) if the current owner doesn’t get a rent break.
Jones has special memories of the place – he performed there with The Clash and the Sex Pistols in 1976 at an event that launched the punk movement.
But the 100 Club has hit hard times and current owner Jeff Horton insists he’ll have to close the venue down at the end of 2010 if he doesn’t ge t a break in spiralling rent.
Jones hopes it doesn’t come to that, telling Spinner.com, “I’m sorry to hear it might be closing. It will be greatly missed if it closes. Someon e should start a campaign to save it.
“If someone’s going to do something and I’m available then I’d love to help.”
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