Rock N’ Roll Diary: April 29

Posted: April 28, 2013 in Uncategorized

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In 1971, Bill Graham announced he would close both the Fillmore East and West.  When did the venue in New York City actually close its doors?

Answer: June 27, 1971

Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!

  • 1963: Andrew Loog Oldham signed on as manager for the “Rollin’ Stones,” pressing for them to add the “g” to Rollin’…Guess what? They did!
  • 1965: The Rolling Stones began their third U.S. Tour with the first of two nights at the Palace Theatre in Albany, N.Y.
  • 1967:Pink Floyd headlined the Fourteen House Technicolor Dream Festival for the underground newspaper International Times, at Alexander Palace in North London. They appeared in concert at the break of dawn…
  • 1971: Bill Graham announced that he would close both the Fillmore East in New York and the Fillmore West in San Francisco…
  • 1976: At 3AM after a show in Memphis, Bruce Springsteen

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