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Chet McCracken is born in Seattle, Washington, USA. He will become a successful jazz drummer and bandleader, as well as working for many years with The Doobie Brothers.
Ray Charles, The Coasters and Betty Carter play the third night of a week of shows at the Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ray Charles and Sarah Vaughan play the fourth night in a week at the Palace Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Ray Charles, His Orchestra and The Raelets, play at Kleinhan's Music Hall, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
Ray Charles And His Orchestra play the first of three nights at the Palais des Sports, Paris, France, Europe.
Elvis Presley is in Seattle, Washington, USA, on the sixth day of location filming for his latest movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
Elvis Presley is in Seattle, Washington, USA, on the ninth day of location filming for his latest movie, It Happened At The World's Fair.
The Hullabaloos, The Detergents, Shirley Ellis, Little Richard (whose backing group includes Jimi Hendrix], The Vibrators, The Exciters, The Hollies, The Uniques, Dee Dee Warwick, Roddy Joy, Sandie Shaw and King Curtis play at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
The Hullabaloos, The Detergents, Shirley Ellis, Little Richard (whose backing group includes Jimi Hendrix], The Vibrators, The Exciters, The Hollies, The Uniques, Dee Dee Warwick, Roddy Joy, Sandie Shaw and King Curtis play at The Paramount Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Mia Katherine Zapata is born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She will find success as Mia Zapata, lead singer for Seattle-based punk band The Gits in the early 1990s.
All four members of The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix attend a Cream gig at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. Hendrix plays later in the evening at The Flamingo club.
UK release of debut album, Are You Experienced by the Jimi Hendrix Experience. During the day, Hendrix signs a music publishing contract. In the evening, the band plays a gig at the Bluesville 67 Club, Manor House, London, N4. Finally Hendrix jams at The Speakeasy with Procol Harum.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at The Ambassador Theatre, Washington D.C., USA, supported by San Francisco band Natty Bumpo. In the audience are Pete Townshend of The Who, and Nils Lofgren.
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After his court appearance on charges of violent behaviour, Jimi Hendrix flies back to London, England, UK, from Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe.
Dusty Springfield plays at The Center Arena, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Paul Zimmerman of Newsweek interviews Jimi Hendrix in New York City, USA.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at The Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA.
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The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays at The International Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
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Jimi Hendrix spends the second of three days off, at the Diamond Head mansion in Hawaii, USA.
The Moody Blues, featuring Swindon-born singer and songwriter Justin Heyward, play at the Isle Of Wight Festival. Other acts appearing include Jimi Hendrix, The Who and The Doors.
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When Paul McCartney and Wings play in Seattle, Washington, USA, the show is filmed for release as the in-concert movie, Rockshow. The gig also sets the record - 67,100 - for the largest attendance at an indoor concert.
Dinosaur Jr., supported by Nirvana, play at Bogart’s, Long Beach, California, USA.
Soundgarden play at Bloom, Mezzago, Italy, Europe.
Nirvana play at Stache's, Columbus, Ohio, USA, supported by Barbed Wire Dolls. Tickets cost $4 in advance, $6 on the door.
Soundgarden play at The Axis, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Drummer Larry Jackson forms hardcore punk band The Rickets in Bainbridge Island, near Seattle, Washington, USA, the morning after seeing Aspirin Feast at The OK Hotel.
Poster Children release a new single, Thinner, Stronger / Pointed Stick, on Sub Pop Records in the USA.
Guns N'Roses play in Ventura, California, USA, supported by Soundgarden.
Guns N'Roses play the first of two nights in Compton Terrace, Compton, Arizona, USA, supported by Soundgarden.
Former Warner Bros UK publicists Moira Bellas and Barbra Charone start up their own company, MBC PR, in London, England, UK, Europe. The company will quickly become successful and will handle clients including Madonna, Depeche Mode, Dido, Simply Red, Robert Plant, Pearl Jam, Rod Stewart, Keith Richards and Elvis Costello, Maroon 5 to name but a few.
On his Never Ending Tour, Bob Dylan plays the second of three nights at The Paramount Northwest Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The four day long Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, Washington, ends with performances by Iggy And The Stooges, Michael Franti And Spearhead, The Decemberists, Ted Leo / Pharmacists, Dashboard Confessional, Okkervil River, Aqueduct, Brazilian Girls, Earlimart, Sonny Landreth and Buckwheat Zydeco.
Courtney Love's re-formed band Hole releases Nobody's Daughter, its first album in ten years, in Japan, Asia.
Band Of Horses play at The Ritz, Manchester, UK.
Dropkick Murphys, Gogol Bordello, Gomez, LCD Soundsystem, Miike Snow, Peaches, Pearl Jam, The BellRays and The Big Pink play on the last of three days of the Optimus Alive 2010 festival, Passeio Marítimo de Algés, Oeiras, Portugal, Europe.
Mose Allison plays the third of six nights of shows at Jazz Alley, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Mose Allison plays the fifth of six nights of shows at Jazz Alley, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Foo Fighters play at Goat Island, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
International Clash Day is inaugurated when John Richards, a host and producer at Seattle radio station KEXP, plays Clash songs throughout the morning. The event will subsequently be recognized via official proclamations from cities including Seattle, Vancouver, Washington DC, and Austin, Texas, as well as the state of Washington.
Jonathan Poneman, co-founder of Sub Pop Records, which launched Nirvana, is presented with the Independent Spirit Award on the opening night of Music Biz 2014, the annual convention of the Music Business Association at The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pearl Jam play at Friends Arena, Solna, Sweden, Europe.
Pomplamoose play at Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Room, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Foo Fighters, Ellie Goulding, Ryan Adams, James Blunt and Kaiser Chiefs perform live at The Invictus Games Closing Concert at Olympic Park on, London, England, UK.
Waxahatchee and Girlpool play at The Crocodile, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Patti Smith plays at The Moore Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Between The Buried And Me, August Burns Red, The Faceless and Good Tiger play at Showbox SODO, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Iska Dhaaf play at The Hideout, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Iska Dhaaf play at Neurolux, Boise, Idaho, USA.
Candlebox play at The Plug, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe, supported by Pete RG.
Touring in support of her ninth album, Mental Illness, Aimee Mann plays at Neptune, Seattle, Washington, USA.
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