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David Lee Roth on stage with Van Halen.

Van Halen, 2007 Nov 10

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Today in History

66 years ago 17 Apr 1948
Jan Hammer is born.

47 years ago 17 Apr 1967
Matt Chamberlain is born in San Pedro, California, United States.

27 years ago 17 Apr 1987
Landon Arena opens in Topeka, Kansas, United States.

9 years ago 17 Apr 2005
Boras Arena opens in Boras, Sweden.

49 years ago 1965 Apr 17
The Who in Brighton, East Sussex, England.

48 years ago 1966 Apr 17
The Who at Regal Cinema in London, England.

47 years ago 1967 Apr 17
Jimi Hendrix in Luton, Bedfordshire, England.

47 years ago 1967 Apr 17
jam session at Speakeasy in London, England.

46 years ago 1968 Apr 17
MC5 at Grande Ballroom in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

45 years ago 1969 Apr 17
The Grateful Dead at Washington University Quadrangle in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

44 years ago 1970 Apr 17
Country Joe & the Fish \ Hampton Grease Band at The Warehouse in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

44 years ago 1970 Apr 17
The Allman Brothers Band in Gainesville, Florida, United States.

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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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