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The 'high-class' Vaudeville bill at The Orpheum Theatre in Seattle, Washington, USA, features Pat Rooney And Marion Dent, Walter C. Kelly, Beaumonte And Arnold, Eugene Damond and Bessie Browning.
Dr. Albert Hoffman
accidentally absorbs a new substance he has synthesised, LSD, through his fingertips. The powerful hallucinogenic effects of the drug will have bona fide medical applications, but LSD will also inspire and encourage an entire musical movement, psychedelia, in the mid-1960s. Songs inspired by LSD include Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by The Beatles
, White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane
, Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix
, Lysergic Bliss by Of Montreal
and The Acid Commercial by Country Joe And The Fish
plays at The Municipal Auditorium, Austin, Texas, USA.
's legal suit against Capitol Records
- an attempt to prevent the selling of the LP Get That Feeling - has been thrown out by District Court Judge Charles M. Metzner in Los Angeles, California, USA. The LP consists of tracks Hendrix recorded as a sideman with Curtis Knight before he found solo success. The judge does, however, agree that the LP cover could be confusing for consumers and asks the record company to re-design it before manufacturing any further copies.
play at The Memorial Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Before their gig at Tad Gormley Stadium, City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the Jimi Hendrix
Experience attends a Love-In in Beauregard Square.
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience plays in The Civic Centre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Dio and Queensryche
play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On their Presto tour
play at Seattle Center Coliseum, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Nirvana play at JC Dobbs, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
play at The Latin Quarter, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
and Danzig play at The Unicorn, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Red Octane launch a new game, Guitar Hero : On Tour
, a portable game employing the same rhythm-based "play to the music" gameplay of the Guitar Hero console game, and including songs from Nirvana
, OK Go
, and No Doubt, enabling gamers to rock out to tunes by some of their own guitar heroes.
plays the fifth of six nights of shows at Jazz Alley, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The Foo Fighters
' new single, Rope, [the first release from their imminent album, Wasting Light
], makes its debut on the band's official website, foofighters.com.
, known for his work as a recording engineer at Olympic Studios
, London, England, UK, on tracks by The Beatles
, David Bowie
, Eric Clapton
, The Eagles
, The Jimi Hendrix
Experience, Led Zeppelin
, Queen, The Small Faces
, Dusty Springfield
, Scott Walker and others, is found dead on his boat at Sunbury-on-Thames, UK, with a beer in his hand. Grant was not only an engineer, he co-designed and co-owned Olympic.
fans post messages on the internet declaring that that The Foo Fighters
latest single, Something From Nothing, is actually a thinly disguised rip-off of Dio's 1983 track Holy Diver.
play at The State Room, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
During their Not In This Lieftime
tour, Guns N'Roses
play at Fedex Field, Landover, Maryland, USA, supported by Alice In Chains. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses
line-up members Axl Rose, Slash
and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
play at The Underworld, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Pete RG