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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 [...]

October 15, 1991

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On this day in 1991, the first day of the Guitar Legends festival was held in Seville, Spain. The five-day festival included performances by Bob Dylan, Keith Richards, Roger [...]

October 8, 1990

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On this day in 1990, Eddie Vedder flew from his home in San Diego to Seattle, where he met his Pearl Jam bandmates for the first time. They immediately started a [...]

October 7, 1967

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On this day in 1967, promoter Sid Bernstein, who had helped promote The Beatles at their first two Shea Stadium concerts, offered one million dollars to the group, who was [...]

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 [...]

TURF Part II: The Encore Everyone Wants

September 19, 2016 // 1 Comment

So, it’s the last day of the festival and through the blistering heat and muggy rain, the most musically dedicated have made it. Whether it’s the impressive line-up [...]

August 18, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Jimi Hendrix took to the stage at 9AM to perform at Woodstock. Hendrix and his band were scheduled as the last act of the festival, they were supposed to [...]

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 10, 1975

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On this day in 1975, Stevie Wonder headlined the fourth annual “Human Kindness Day” festival in Washington, DC. 125,000 gathered around the Washington Monument to [...]
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