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Boston-born popular singer Andrew Mack is appearing in "His Greatest Success" Tom Moore, at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA. The newspaper ad for the show urges "Hear Mack's sweet songs".
Boston-born popular singer Andrew Mack is appearing in "His Greatest Success" Tom Moore, at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA. The newspaper ad for the show urges "Hear Mack's sweet songs".
Inventor Joshua C. Stoddard dies in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. He was the inventor of the steam calliope or steam piano, used on Mississippi steamerboats. He also founded The American Steam Piano Company. His first instrument, consisting of a steam boiler, a set of valves, and fifteen graded steam whistles played from a pinned cylinder, reportedly could be heard for a range of five miles. Worcester City Council banned him from playing it within the city limits because it was so loud.
Peter Welin of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, applies for a patent in respect of his invention of an automatic playing attachment for musical instruments.
The Bostonian Burlesquers open at The Gayety Theatre, Washington DC, USA. The show is billed as "bright, breezy and buoyant".
Billie Holiday and the Count Basie Orchestra make a live radio broadcast from The Hotel Ritz-Carlton, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Mabel Mercer records Over The Weekend, Goodbye John, Trouble Man, It Happens All Over The World, Experiment and Sneeden's Landing for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA.
Violinist, clarinetist, alto saxophonist and swing band leader Mal Hallett dies, after a life blighted by alcoholism, of a heart attack in hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Jazz vocalist Dakota Staton plays at Storyville, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Gary Cherone, one of several vocalists to front Van Halen, is born in Malden, Massachusetts, USA. Cherone is perhaps best-known for his role as frontman of Extreme.
Bobby Rydell, Chubby Checker, Dodie Stevens and Freddy Cannon play at Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, California, USA, as part of the Dick Clark C aravan Of Stars.
The Dick Clark C aravan of Stars, featuring Bobby Rydell, Chubby Checker, Freddy Cannon, The Shirelles, Gary U.S. Bonds and Johnny And The Hurricanes, plays the first of four nights at The State Fair, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Johnny Mathis, with The Jimmy Cook Orchestra, plays to a packed house at The Memorial Auditorium, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.
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Gene Pitney releases a new single, It Hurts To Be In Love, in the UK on United Artists Records.
Led Zeppelin play the second of three nights at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Rolling Thunder Revue, a traveling cavalcade headed by Bob Dylan and featuring an ever-changing cast of his long-time musical comrades, plays at the South Eastern Massachusetts University, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA.
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On their Pump Tour, Aerosmith play at Casper Events Center, Casper, Wyoming, USA.
Molly Hatchet with Pat Travers plus Black Water Junction and Lady Luck play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Step By Step, from the album of the same name, by New Kids On The Block reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA. On the same day, the parent album, Step By Step, reaches No1 in the Billboard albums chart.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play the first of two nights at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, New York State, USA.
2 Live Crew, Seka, Poison Clan and Tds Mob play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play the second of two nights at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, New York State, USA.
Pato Banton with Peter Spence, One People, The Hi-Hats and dj Black Star Liner play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Farrenheit, Big Town, Safety In Numbers, Clairvoyance and The Zone play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Big Dipper, Yo La Tengo, Th ePiv-Nerts and Chloroform Kate play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Squeeze play at Club Casino, Hampton Beach, New Hampshire, USA.
Johnny Groove, 17 Relics, The Eloys, Trazom and Witch play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Pixies play at Alsterdorfer Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Wargasm, Biohazard, Temporary Insanity and Crystal Myth play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith announces in Los Angeles, California, USA, that he and Teresa, his wife of seventeen years, have separated.
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Surf music legends Dick Dale, The Chantays and The Surfaris play a benefit show at The Hard Rock Cafe, Fashion Island, Newport Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA, for former Surfaris' guitarist Jim Pash who has congestive heart failure and is awaiting a liver transplant.
The Black Eyed Peas, Will Smith, Akon, The Backstreet Boys, Bowling for Soup, Gavin DeGraw, Good Charlotte, Gwen Stefani, Howie Day, Jesse McCartney, John Legend, Rob Thomas, The Click Five and The Pussycat Dolls are among the artists appearing at The Kiss Concert, Tweeter Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
Arcade Fire, Wilco, The Pixies, Joanna Newsom, Bloc Party, Menomena, Modest Mouse, Jem, Bobby Bare Jr, Ray Lamontagne, The Frames and others play at Sasquatch! Music Festival 2005, The Gorge Amphitheatre, George, Washington, USA.
Aimee Mann plays at The Cannery, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Brian McKnight and New Edition play at The UMB Bank Pavilion, Maryland Heights, Missouri, USA.
Aimee Mann plays at Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
Dinosaur Jr. play at The Grove Of Anaheim, Anaheim, California, USA.
Aaron Carter and Joey Fatone take part in a fund-raising concert in Orlando, Florida, USA, to aid The Rich Cronin Hope Foundation which raises money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The foundation has been set up by Rich Cronin, former lead vocalist of LFO (aka Lyte Funkie Ones), who is himself suffering from leukaemia.
Paul Westerberg plays a private show at a new retail outlet being opened by The First Act Guitar Studio, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Legendary jazz-rock fusion guitarist John McLaughlin plays with The 4th Dimension at The House of Blues, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Aerosmith play at Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Laibach play at Brighton Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Kacey Musgraves plays at The Orpheum Theater, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Jo Dee Messina plays a live concert in Tampa, Florida, USA.
Actor and singer Woody McClain spends the American Independence Day holiday at the Los Angeles, California, USA, home of Bobby Brown, the singer he portrays in new TV movie The New Edition Story.
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On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the first of two nights at The TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at Headliners Music Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at The New Daisy Theatre, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Touring in support of her ninth album, Mental Illness, Aimee Mann plays at Revolution Hall, Portland, Oregon, USA.
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