Between the two Lindisfarne gigs at Friars in 1971 and 1981, the nucleus
of that band formed Jack The Lad and headlined Friars Aylesbury six
times which is no mean feat in itself and they were all full too. Sadly
their amazing feelgood gigs never translated to record sales and they
called it a day in the summer of 1977 ensuring that Friars was one of
the last gigs they played on the farewell tour. Some of Jack The Lad
returned later that year in Alan Hull's Radiator.
were delighted to be able to add Jack The Lad to the Friars Hall of Fame
Ray Laidlaw accepted the
Friars Heroes Award on behalf of the band.
Picture: Ray Laidlaw
Jack The Lad's history at Friars