Welcome to MusicDayz

The world's largest online archive of date-sorted music facts, bringing day-by-day facts instantly to your fingertips.
Find out what happened on your or your friends' Birthday, Wedding Day, Anniversary or just discover fun facts in musical areas that particularly interest you.
Please take a look around.

Random selection from around 55,000 Facts
Click to filter results

Filter to between years





The Animals do their first (pre-recorded) radio broadcast for the BBC show Saturday Club. They also play at the Club A'Gogo, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe, for a fee of £4 each.
Bob Dylan and Joan Baez visit fashion bootmakers Anello And Davide in the West End of London, England, UK, where Dylan orders two pairs of boots. Dylan spends much of the afternoon at London Zoo, before meeting with The Beatles in the evening.
The Stormsville Shakers play at The Cromwellian Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Country Joe And The Fish play the fourth of five nights at the Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
Tony Bruno releases his debut LP, An Original By Bruno, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Marmalade play at The Witchdoctor, Catford, London, England, UK, Europe.
Neil Diamond plays in Dahlgren Hall at the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service play the first of three nights at Three Image, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
Paul McCartney of The Beatles spends the evening at the Revolution Club, London, England, UK, Europe, with his new girlfriend, Francie Schwartz.
The Mothers Of Invention are recording My Head! in Sunset Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Fleetwood Mac play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK. Deejay for the night is John Peel.
Jimi Hendrix is in the Record Plant, New York City, USA, working on MLK, Blue Su ede Shoes, Seven Dollars In My Pocket and Burning Desire.
Black Sabbath play the last of four nights at The Odeon, Hammersmith, London, UK.
Patti Smith plays at The Rainbow, Theatre, Finsbury Park, London, UK, supported by Tapper Zukie and The Subway Sect.
Following a concert at the Mid-south Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, guitarist Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones is asked why the band's current album is called Some Girls. He quips "Because we couldn’t remember their fucking names." It was a mildly amusing retort, but only added fuel to a growing feeling that the title track was offensively sexist and racist.
Read More
Black Sabbath begin the first leg of a massive North American tour at Milwaukee Arena, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, with Van Halen in support.
UB40 play at The Pavilion, West Runton, England, UK, Europe.
Iron Maiden play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Pretenders play at The Dr. Pepper Summer Music Festival in Wollman Rink, Central Park, New York City, USA, supported by The Sir Douglas Quintet.
When Motorhead play a gig at Friars, Aylesbury, England, UK, Europe, they are photographed wearing Santa Claus costumes. The image will be used on the cover of a special Christmas limited edition 12" version of their single Ace Of Spades.
Gang Of Four play at The Opera House, Austin, Texas, USA.
On his Born In The USA tour, Bruce Springsteen plays the second of two nights at The Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
On her Private Dancer tour, Tina Turner plays at the Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
The Truth play at The Richmond Hotel, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
King Kurt play at The Heathery Club, Wishaw, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Eddy Armani plays at The Cricketers, The Oval, London, England, UK, Europe.
Kooga play at The Granary, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Slayer play at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Danzig.
On their Presto Tour, Rush play at Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
On his In Step tour, Stevie Ray Vaughan plays at Riverfest, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
On their World Violation tour, Depeche Mode play the first of two nights at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On their World Violation tour, Depeche Mode play the first of two nights at The NEC, Birmingham, England, Europe.
Terris play at The Miners' Institute, Blackwood, England, UK, Europe, supported by Coldplay.
The US Department of Homeland Security announces that Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens) has been placed on a government ‘no-fly’ list, and is not allowed to enter the USA.
Von Hier An Blind by Wir Sind Helden enters the Austrian Albums Top 75 Chart at No1.
Status Quo play at the opening party for the new Allianz Football Arena, Munich, Germany, Europe.
Chris Isaak plays at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK.
It is announced that digital sales now account for over a quarter (25.8%) of all recorded music sales in Spain, Europe, but overall, CD sales continue to slump.
Alice Cooper judges a freakshow competition in The London Dungeon, London, England, UK, to find performers who can become part of his Halloween show later in the year at The Roundhouse.
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The Capital FM Arena, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
The Young Sinclairs play at The Cake Shop, New York City, USA.
Iranian musician Ali Akbar Mohammadi Rafie, attacks the Brooklyn, New York City, USA, home of indie band The Yellow Dogs with a semiautomatic rifle, killing drummer Arash Farazmand and his brother, guitarist Soroush Farazmand, as well as Ali Eskandarian, a charismatic Iranian singer-songwriter and author who often collaborated with the band.
Diaframma plays at Bronson, Ravenna, Italy, Europe.
Dum Dum Girls release their third album, Too True, on Sub Pop Records in Europe.
Bastille play at The House Of Blues, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Clean Bandit play at The O2 Academy, Bristol, England, UK.
Radio Moscow play at Casa Babylon, Cordoba, Argentina, South America.
Talisco releases the album Run, on Roy Music in the UK.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at the Los Angeles Rams pre-game performance, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Electric Hot Tuna play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA, with The David Bromberg Quintet.