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April 8, 2006

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On this day in 2006, The Rolling Stones played their first-ever concert in mainland China with a show in [...]

April 2, 1967

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On this day in 1967, an overexcited concert goer tossed a smoke bomb onto the stage at The Rolling Stones concert at the Town Hall in Vienna, Austria, leading to a riot and [...]

March 16, 2011

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On his day in 2011, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine collapsed backstage at a concert in Russia. Although Mustaine was in extreme pain from kidney stones, he insisted on [...]

February 10, 1975

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On this day in 1975, Led Zeppelin performed for 18,700 fans at a sold out show in Washington D.C. at the Capital Centre. A riot erupted and 70 officers were called to the [...]

February 6, 2015

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On this day in 2015, Culchahworks Arts Collective, the Toronto-based not-for-profit arts organization, hosted Global Marley: A 70th Birthday Concert to Celebrate Bob’s [...]

February 1, 1963

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On this day in 1963, 17-year-old Neil Young and his band, The Squires, performed their official first gig at the Winnipeg Country Club, where tickets cost just five [...]

January 14, 1967

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Today in 1967, more than 25,000 people attened the Human Be-In-A Gathering of the Tribes at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. The event, which featured The Grateful Dead, [...]

January 11, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Led Zeppelin performed at the Fillmore West in San Francisco, CA. Their Setlist included: “Train Kept a Rollin'”, “I Can’t Quit [...]

December 29, 1999

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Today in 1999, three ferrets – named Beckham, Posh Spice and Baby Spice – were used to lay power cables for a rock concert in London. Workers were not allowed to dig up [...]

November 2, 1956

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On this day in 1956, a riot broke out at a Fats Domino concert in Fayetteville, NC. Police resorted to tear gas to break up the rowdy crowd. Domino jumped out of a window to [...]
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