concert

On June 12, 1976, Peter Frampton and Yes headlined an outdoor concert at Philadelphia’s JFK stadium. Officially, it was 110 thousand people! But it is heavily ‘rumored’ that an extra 15 thousand tix were sold which managers / promoters didn’t report and kept $$$ for themselves. It was the largest crowd ever at the stadium. […]

36 people were taken to the hospital during a Grateful Dead concert at the Winterland Auditorium in San Francisco, CA on May 30, 1971. Turns out some one spiked the apple drink that was available with LSD. There are some sources that say or believe that the spiking was done by the band. These fine […]

Bob Dylan was playing a concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 27, 1966. Before the concert, The Beatles stopped by Bob’s dressing room. Paul McCartney was hoping a new song they had written would impress Dylan. The song Paul played him would eventually become “Tomorrow Never Knows.” Dylan listened a bit and then […]

The Who performed a secret concert for fan club members on May 25, 1978, at London’s Shepperton Film Studios for their documentary “The Kids Are Alright”. They wanted to get ‘live’ concert footage. The sad part about this ‘concert’ is that it was the last time Keith Moon would ever play with The Who. Pete […]

Hendrix and Zeppelin on the same concert bill? We’ll let the good Professor Poster explain: The Northern California Folk Rock Festival 2, at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, and the Aquarian Family Festival, at the Spartan Stadium practice field, both were held on Memorial Day weekend. These festivals had all the elements of the better-known […]

16th May 1964, Bob Dylan made his first major concert UK appearance when he played at the Royal Festival Hall in London with an afternoon show listed as a ‘Folksong Concert’. Dylan’s 18-song set included the live debut of Mr. Tambourine Man and took place on a Sunday afternoon. In the interval, Dylan received a […]

Have you ever seen Bruce Springsteen live in concert? We are finishing our new book Bruce Springsteen – I Was There and are looking for fans memories of seeing Bruce. (And thanks to all of you who have sent a story in). If you have and would like to be included in this new book, […]

Carly Simon played a concert at The Troubadour in LA on April 6, 1971. After the show, she was introduced to James Taylor. They would end up marrying in Nov. of 1972. Carly and James did an interview that ran in the Jan. 4, 1973 issue of Rolling Stone. In the interview she recalled the […]

21st March 1976, After a David Bowie concert at the Community War Memorial arena in Rochester, New York, Iggy Pop and David Bowie were involved in a drug bust at their hotel room where the police found 182 grams (a little over 6.4 ounces) of marijuana. The pair spent the rest of the night in […]

On Thursday, March 18, 1982. Ozzy Osbourne played a concert at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. The next day, the band was heading to a festival in Orlando, Florida. After driving much of the night, they stopped in Leesburg, Florida, to fix a malfunctioning air conditioning unit on the bus while Osbourne remained asleep. On the […]


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