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 1,300 Facts
Click to filter results

Filter to between years






Stage musical Dear Little Denmark opens at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, UK, where it will run for 109 performances.
The Southern Syncopated Orchestra, a large American jazz ensemble featuring young clarinettist Sidney Bechet, plays for the Prince Of Wales at Buckingham Palace, London, UK.
Ian Hamer is born in Liverpool, England, UK. He will find success as a jazz trumpet player, working with Tubby Hayes, ted Hearth, Jack Parnell and Johnny Dankworth to name but a few. As a session musician, he will play on recordings by The Beatles ("Got to Get You into My Life"), Bing Crosby, Tom Jones, Dusty Springfield, Shirley Bassey, Barbra Streisand, James Last and Matt Monro.
Harry Parry And His Radio Rhythm Club Sextet play at The Streatham Hill Theatre, Streatham Hill, London, UK.
Jay Aston, vocalist of Gene Loves Jezebel, is born in Porthcawl, Wales, UK, Europe.
Tom Jones releases a new single, Chills And Fever, in the UK on Decca Records.
Tom Jones stars in the pop music show, Chart Busters, on Southern-tv in the UK.
The Kinks release a new single, Dead End Street on Pye Records in the UK.
Tom Jones headlines UK tv series Doddy's Music Box, hosted by comedian/singer Ken Dodd.
Gene Pitney plays at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe, supported by Status Quo, Don Partridge, Simon Dupree and Amen Corner.
Grapefruit play at The Top Rank, Swansea, Wales, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd play at the AFAN Festival of Progressive Rock in AFAN Lido Indoor Sports Centre, Port Talbot, South Wales, supported by Fairport Convention, Sam Apple Pie and East Of Eden.
Rock movie That’ll Be The Day, starring David Essex, Ringo Starr, Dave Edmunds, Keith Moon of The Who and Billy Fury, goes on release on the ABC Cinema circuit in North London, England, UK, Europe.
The Teardrop Explodes, Echo and the Bunnymen, Joy Division and Essential Logic play at the Prince of Wales Conference Center, Y.M.C.A., London, UK.
The Pretenders play at The Top Rank, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Shakin' Stevens plays at The Hippodrome, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe.
The Logical Song by Supertramp, led by Swindon-born Rick Davies, is named Best Song of the Year at the Ivor Novello Awards in London, England, UK, Europe.
Seventeen play live at the The Hamilton Club, Birkenhead, England, UK, Europe. The band includes future members of The Alarm.
Quiet Riot come to the end of a UK tour with a show at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK, Europe.
John Cale plays at Kolingsborg, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
George Michael is presented with his Songwriter of the Year Award by Elton John at the 29th annual Ivor Novello Awards in Grosvenor House Hotel, London, England, UK, Europe. On behalf of Paul McCartney, producer George Martin collects Best Film Theme for We All Stand Together.
Shakin' Stevens plays at the International Centre, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe, supported by Jimmy Jimmy.
The Alarm play during three nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, supported by The Faith Brothers.
Gordon Mills, manager of Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck and Gilbert O’Sullivan, dies of cancer, aged 51, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
New Order, The Smiths, Orchestral Manoeuvres In the Dark, The Fall, John Cooper Clarke, Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders, Virgin Prunes, Sandie Shaw, John Cale, Pete Shelley and Howard Devoto play in the Festival Of The Tenth Summer at G-Mex, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Read More
Clark Tracey plays at The Four Bars Inn, Cardiff, Wales.
Tom Jones plays at The Starlite Music Theatre, Latham, New York State, USA.
Lou Reed and John Cale release a new LP, Songs For Drella, on Sire Records. The album is dedicated to the memory of Andy Warhol, their mentor, who had died unexpectedly in 1987.
On their Urban Jungle tour, The Rolling Stones play at Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Read More
Larry Garner plays at The King's Hotel, Newport, Gwent, Wales, UK.
Terris play at The Arts Centre, Norwich, England, UK, Europe, supported by Coldplay.
Terris play at The ULU, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Coldplay.
Brian Wilson, founder and leader of The Beach Boys, plays a solo concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London. UK. Attending Wilson's three nights of performances of Beach Boys classics plus the entire Pet Sounds album, are Eric Clapton, Roger Daltrey of The Who, Elvis Costello, Richard Ashcroft, James Dean Bradfield (Manic Street Preachers), Chemical Brothers, Ray Davies (The Kinks), Dave Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Karl Wallinger (World Party), Suprgrass, Teenage Fanclub, Paul Weller and Glenn Tilbrook.
Lostprophets play at Leeds University, Leeds, UK.
Errol Brown plays at St David’s Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
The Stereophonics play at Newcastle Arena, Newcastle, England, UK.
The Stereophonics play at The MEN Arena, Manchester, England, UK.
Christy Moore plays at The Hay Festival, Hay-on-Wye, Powys, Wales, UK.
On her Aphrodite World Tour, Kylie Minogue plays the second of two nights at The Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
The Maccabees play at Cardiff University Students' Union, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Newly published research statistics from the British Government estimate that the value of the UK music copyright industry to the national economy in 2009 was £5.1bn - £3.2bn more than existing official data previously recorded in UK national accounts.
Boyband Union J play at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales.
A feature in the influential Forbes magazine predicts that streaming will become the primary way that most people consume their music.
On their Mechanical Bull tour, Kings Of Leon play at Liberty Stadium, Cardiff, Wales.
Peter Gabriel plays at The Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Marina And The Diamonds play at Le Grand Mix, Turcoing, France, Europe.
Avenged Sevenfold play at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe, supported by Disturbed.
Stereophonics headline the Kendall Calling Festival, in the UK.