One Kew Road, Richmond
ONE KEW ROAD – formerly 'Station Hotel' home to original Crawdaddy Club• Founded by Giorgio Gomelsky - born in Tiflis, Georgia.• Started out as Jazz Club with Dave Hunt Confederates, who switched music form to be the Dave Hunt Blues Band, featuring Ray Davies on guitar. The Rolling Stones wanted the gig and got their wish when the Dave Hunt band couldn't make it to Richmond because of a blizzard. Stones took their place and became the resident band.• Sun Feb 24, 1963: The Rolling Stones perform their 1st gig at to an audience of just 3• Crawdaddy Club, named after Bo Diddley’s hit song “Doing The Crawdaddy”• Sun April 14 1963: The Beatles come to watch The Rolling Stones after filming for ABC-TV's `Thank Your Lucky Stars' at nearby Teddington Studios. After the show, party at Jagger, Jones and Richards's flat (102 Edith Grove). The Beatles staying until 4am.• Sun April 28, 1963: Andrew Oldham and Eric Easton present themselves to the Rolling Stones at their Crawdaddy Club gig and start discussing management possibilities.• Sun May 5, 1963: Dick Rowe of Decca Records went to see the Stones at the suggestion of George Harrison and signed them immediately. First hit ‘Come On’ released 3rd June ‘63 made no. 21 in UK charts• Sun June 16, 1963: The Stones perform for the last time, before Crawdaddy moved to the Richmond Athletics Ground• The Yardbirds replaced the Stones as resident band who boasted such names as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page between 1963-66“The Station Hotel was our spiritual home” – Bill Wyman“My favourite place was the Station Hotel, Richmond, just because everything really kicked off from there” – Keith RichardsONE KEW ROAD OFFER OUR TICKET HOLDERS 25% OFF FOOD AND DRINK WHEN ORDERED TOGETHER. ASK YOUR WAITER WHEN ORDERING Live music is always charged for.
Venue Contact Details
|Name||One Kew Road|
1 Kew Road, Richmond, London TW9 2NQ
|Nearest mainline station||Richmond|
|Tel||Tel: 020 8940 1040 / Mobile: 07753 617574|
|Send Enquiry||Paul Endacott|
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This venue page is jointly maintained by Lemonrock and Paul. Last updated 22 May 2017.
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