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.

Fact #74656


Short story:

Having just arrived from Texas, Janis Joplin plays her first West Coast gig at The Coffee Gallery, North Beach, San Francisco, California, USA, where she passes the hat to raise some cash.

Full article:

Nick Gravenites (vocalist, Electric Flag] : I met her at the Coffee Gallery in North Beach, way before she joined Big Brother. She was playing autoharp and singing country stuff at the time - country blues,country music in general. It was that time when David Crosby was playing there, Dino Valente. I hit town about 1959 and I guess this was about '61 or '62.
(Source : not known)