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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".
The Count Basie Septet plays the sixth of seven nights at The Hi-Hat, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Johnny Hodges And His Orchestra record Sweeping The Blues Away, Day Dream, Standing Room Only and Below The Azores for Mercury Records in New York City, USA.
John Perry is born in Bristol, England, UK. He will rise to prominence as guitarist with The Only Ones in 1976. In his later career he will work with Johnny Thunders, Marianne Faithfull, Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, the Sisters of Mercy, Mick Green, Robert Palmer, Freddie Stevenson, Jayne County, Screaming Lord Sutch, Nick Kent And The Subterraneans, Michael Nyman and Evan Dando of The Lemonheads.
Jazz saxophone and flute player Ken McIntyre records the album Stone Blues at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Frankie Avalon begins a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Brenda Lee, The Ames Brothers and Pearl Bailey are musical guests on the CBS-tv variety series The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
Connie Francis plays the third night in a week of shows at Blinstrub's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
King Of The Surf Guitar Dick Dale and The Del-Tones make their last appearance at The Rendezvous Ballroom, Balboa, California, USA, which has been their regular gig throughout this summer.
Edmond Hall and Wild Bill Davison play in The Seventh Annual South Shore Jazz Festival in Milton, Massachusetts, USA.
The Grass Roots, The Beacon Street Union and The East Side Kids play the first of two nights at The Cheetah, Venice, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Music radio station WBCN in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, switches to a progressive rock format. The first song played to initiate the change is I Feel Free by Cream. The station is based in the dressing room at The Boston Tea Party – a local rock venue.
The Allman Brothers Band plays at Woodrow's Ballroom, South Deerfield, 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 its second gig, at the War Memorial Auditorium, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.
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While filming scenes for his movie, Renaldo And Clara, in a diner in Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA, Bob Dylan plays an alchemist and beat poet Allen Ginsberg portrays the emperor of a bankrupt empire.
The J. Geils Band plays in San Francisco, California, USA.
The album Shake It Up by The Cars is awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Jimmy Cliff plays in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Pump Tour, Aerosmith play at Savannah Civic Center, Savannah, Georgia, USA.
The Church play at The Orpheum Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Uncle Tupelo play at Pearl Street, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.
Grant Hart of The Nova Mob plays at The Rat, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Magic Summer tour, New Kids On The Block play at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium, Jackson, Mississippi, USA.
Phish play at the Somerville Theatre, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Bossanova Tour, Pixies play at Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
Rough Trade records announces the release of the third Galaxie 500 album, This Is Our Music, in the USA.
A bronze statue of Johnny Ramone, recently deceased guitarist of The Ramones, is unveiled in the Hollywood Forever Cemetary, Los Angeles, California, USA. Guests at the ceremony include Nicolas Cage, Rob Zombie and Eddie Vedder.
The recently re-formed Dinosaur Jr. appear on tv chat show The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson in the USA.
On the Campus Invasion tour, Muse play at Curry Hicks Cage, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.
Dinosaur Jr. play at the Forum, Kentish Town, London, England, UK.
On her Greatest Hits tour, Donna Summer plays in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Donna Summer plays at the Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theater, Long Island, New York Sate, USA.
Earth, Wind And Fire and Chicago play at The Tweeter Center For The Performing Arts, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
The first day of the Lollapalooza '05 festival is held at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Artists appearing over the two days of the event include Pixies, Weezer, The Killers, Dashboard Confessional, Death Cab For Cutie and Arcade Fire.
Staind release their fifth album, Chapter V, in the UK.
Mary Lou Lord plays a free show at a new retail outlet being opened by the First Act Guitar Studio, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Actor and popular singer Robert Goulet dies aged 73 of Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, California, USA.
Aerosmith play at The MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
It is reported that Louis C.K., Rita Ora, the xx and Ghostface Killah are among many artists who have canceled or rescheduled live appearances as Hurricane Sandy arrives on the East Coast of the USA. Riding out the storm in a Brooklyn hotel, singer-songwriter Aimee Mann is inspired to re-write the Barry Manilow hit Mandy as Sandy. Three days later, when she plays a show in Tarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York State, USA, she debuts the song live, lifting the spirits of the crowd.
Sting, Paul Simon, Dionne Warwick, Steven Stills, James Taylor, Patti Smith and others play in a Rainforest Benefit concert at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA. the show also features appearances by President Bill Clinton and actor Kevin Spacey.
Fall Out Boy, Paramore and New Politics play at the Xfinity Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA
The Paper Kites play at Brighton Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden play at The XFinity Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
During their Mechanical Bull Tour, Kings Of Leon play at The Xfinity Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA. As their bus leaves the venue, a pedestrian steps in front of the bus causing the driver to hit the brakes. Drummer Nathan Followill falls and breaks two ribs, requiring immediate medlical treatment.
On her 1989 World Tour, Taylor Swift plays at BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, supported by Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes.
Dream Theater release their thirteenth album, The Astonishing, on Roadrunner Records worldwide.
On their 25th Anniversary Of Images And Words tour, Dream Theater play at Gran Teatro Geox, Padova, Italy, Europe.
On her Mad Love tour, Jojo plays at The Cotillion Ballroom, Wichita, Kansas, USA.