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July 25, 1999

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On this day in 1999, the 30th Anniversary of Woodstock ends, unlike the 25th Anniversary, with riots, fires, looting, three rapes, and other crimes, including three [...]

July 17, 1970

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On this day in 1970, The Guess Who performed at the White House for President Richard Nixon and his royal guests, Prince Charles and Princess Anne. They did not play their [...]

June 10, 2010

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On this day in 2010, Slash was performing at Milan’s PalaSharp Arena to promoting his solo record, Slash. While playing the Guns N’ Roses song ‘Sweet Child [...]

May 15, 1971

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On this day in 1971, Pink Floyd perform the “Garden Party” concert at Crystal Palace Park in London. A large pond in front of the stage becomes an aquatic [...]

January 30, 1969

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Today in 1969, The Beatles played a lunch-time gig on top of the Apple Building in London. It would be their last show. The performance lasted just longer than 40 minutes, [...]

Mise en Scene – LIVE at… everywhere?

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Last night, I went to a show. I wore sweatpants and had a front-row seat. My dog was there, too, and I was cozy, wrapped in my favourite blanket. One of the best Canadian [...]

December 11, 1972

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On this day in 1972, James Brown was arrested after his show in Knoxville. Brown was charged with disorderly conduct. The police were responding to an informant who claimed [...]

December 10, 1971

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On this day in 1971, Frank Zappa was thrown into the orchestra pit during his performance in London by a fan’s jealous crazy ass boyfriend. Zappa came out with a broken [...]

November 16, 1969

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On this day in 1969, during a Janis Joplin concert in Tampa, Florida, a police officer tried to use a bullhorn to control a crowd that had left its seats and begun to move [...]
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