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Aug 02
1925

Blues and gospel composer and recording artist Thomas Andrew Dorsey and his new wife Nettie Harper, leave Chicago, Illinois, USA, to go on the road with Ma Rainey and her band. (1925)

Aug 02
1933

In an effort to economise, thirty-five songs are recorded by Victor Records during a single day's session in Chicago, Illinois, USA, including material by Roosevelt Sykes, The Sparks Brothers and Walter Davis. (1933)

Aug 02
1960

Judy Garland records her version of the popular song Chicago [That Todding Town] for Capitol Records, in London, UK. At the same session she also records Stormy Weather, Do It Again and Lucky Day. (1960)

Aug 02
1962

Sam Cooke, The Flamingos, The Falcons, Ketty Lester, and Chuck Jackson play the last of seven nights at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1962)

Aug 02
1965

The Byrds arrive in London, UK, on flight 770 from Chicago, Illinois, USA. Paul McCartney of The Beatles and his girlfriend Jane Asher spend the evening with members of The Byrds in the Scotch of St James nightclub, London. (1965)

Aug 02
1970

Dexter Gordon, Kenny Dorham and others take part in The Charlie Parker Memorial Concert, at Roosevelt College, Chicago, Illinois. (1970)

Aug 02
1975

Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons play as part of the The Summer Of Stars concert series in Washington Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1975)

Aug 02
2008

The three-day-long Lollapalooza Festival continues at Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Acts appearing on this day include Rage Against The Machine, Wilso, The Ting Tings, Explosions In The Sky and Broken Social Scene. (2008)

Aug 02
2008

The Gipsy Kings play at Ravinia Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2008)

Aug 02
2011

O.A.R. play at The House of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2011)

Aug 02
2011

The Alkaline Trio play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2011)

Aug 02
2011

It is reported that Buddy Guy, who has just turned 75, has cancelled two upcoming performances in Japan on doctor?s orders. (2011)

Aug 02
2013

The Backstreet Boys play at The Charter One Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2013)