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The Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California, 1975.

Paramount Theatre

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Today in History

75 years ago 23 Sep 1939
Roy Buchanan is born.

65 years ago 23 Sep 1949
Bruce Springsteen is born in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States.

74 years ago 23 Sep 1940
Hollywood Palladium opens in Los Angeles, California, United States.

52 years ago 23 Sep 1962
Avery Fisher Hall opens in New York City, United States.

47 years ago 23 Sep 1967
Autzen Stadium opens in Eugene, Oregon, United States.

41 years ago 23 Sep 1973
Roxy Theatre opens in West Hollywood, California, United States.

9 years ago 23 Sep 2005
Rockhal opens in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg.

50 years ago 1964 Sep 23
the animals/ jerry lee lewis/ gene vincent at municipal auditorium in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.

47 years ago 1967 Sep 23
Pink Floyd at Corn Exchange in Chelmsford, Essex, England.

44 years ago 1970 Sep 23
The Rolling Stones at Palais des Sport in Paris, France.

44 years ago 1970 Sep 23
The Allman Brothers Band at Fillmore East in New York, United States.

43 years ago 1971 Sep 23
Led Zeppelin at Budokan in Tokyo, Japan.

43 years ago 1971 Sep 23
Crowbar at Massey Hall in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

42 years ago 1972 Sep 23
Mott the Hoople at Liverpool Stadium in Liverpool, Merseyside, England.

41 years ago 1973 Sep 23
The Rolling Stones at Olympiastadion in Innsbruck, Austria.

Featured Stories


Procol Harum • 33rpm on Procol Harum, 1973 Apr 10  • Opening act was Leo Kottke. Leo was amazing but the crowd booed a little (probably not the best booking combination) they were geared up for PH. Procol H... (more)


Free Concert • pman on The Rolling Stones, 1972 Jun 9  • I really wanted to go to this concert but I did not have a ticket.I drove about 1hr and got there at 11:00am.The crew was just arriving.I told them I I was ... (more)


Synchronicity Tour • Clem on The Police, 1983 Nov 16  • I worked concert security for both concerts in 1983 which was a double concert Nov 16 and 17th in The Summit in Houston. Being between the center stage and ... (more)

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