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October 6, 1990

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On this day in 1990, Soundgarden, Iggy Pop, Ice T, The Cramps, Joan Baez and Public Enemy were among the artists to perform at Shoreline Amphitheatre in California, as part [...]

September 15, 1968

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On this day in 1968, Jim Morrison collapsed during Jefferson Airplane’s set at a concert in Amsterdam, forcing The Doors, who were sharing the bill, to go on as a trio. [...]

June 21, 1982

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On this day in 1982, The first ‘Fête de la Musique’, a music festival otherwise know as ‘World Music Day’ launched in Paris, France. The festival [...]

May 7, 1967

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On this day in 1967, Jimi Hendrix was on his first European tour when he performed at Brian Epstein’s Saville Theatre in London. In the audience was Brian Jones, Ringo [...]

May 6 , 1977

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On this day in 1977, Led Zeppelin broke the attendance record (which they already held) for single-act concert. 76,229 fans showed up to watch them perform in Pontiac, [...]

April 22, 1978

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Today in 1978, Bob Marley and the Wailers performed at the One Love Peace Concert in Jamaica. The performance was Marley’s first public appearance in Jamaica since [...]

April 16, 1996

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On this day in 1996, Kiss performed at the Grammys in their full makeup and shiny costumes. It was only the second time since 1980 (following their 1995 MTV Unplugged taping) [...]

April 13, 2004

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On this day in 2004, the Pixies returned to the stage after 12 years. They played a 27-song set at the Fine Line Music Cafe in [...]

April 10, 1970

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On this day in 1970, The Doors were scheduled to perform two shows at the Boston Arena. A set at 7 p.m. followed by a 10 p.m. set. The first show went smoothly, beginning [...]
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