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Sep 01
1924

Time magazine reports that a proposed strike for more money among theatre musicians in Chicago, Illinois, USA, has spread from Chicago to St. Louis, Cincinnati, Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Syracuse and Boston, where musicians are now threatening to down tools within a week. (1924)

Sep 01
1945

Harry Cool And His Orchestra are playing at The Blackhawk, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1945)


Sep 01
1945

George Paxton And His Band are playing in The Panther Room at the Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1945)

Sep 01
1951

Jazz pianist Oscar Peterson plays the ninth night of two weeks at The Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1951)

Sep 01
1961

Jazz and blues vocalist Alberta Hunter records the album Alberta Hunter With Lovie Austin's Blues Serenaders for Riverside Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1961)

Sep 01
1966

First generation San Francisco hippy band Big Brother And the Holding Company, including Janis Joplin, play the tenth night in a month of dates at Mother Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1966)

Sep 01
1968

The Litter play at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Nova Express. (1968)

Sep 01
1978

Chicago play at The Wollman Skating Rink in Central Park, New York City, USA. (1978)

Sep 01
1981

In a ground-breaking sponsorship deal, it is revealed that the upcoming Rolling Stones tour is to be sponsored by Chicago-based perfume company Jovan Inc. (1981)

Sep 01
2007

Linkin Park's Projekt Revolution tour plays at The Tweeter Center, Tinley Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by My Chemical Romance. (2007)

Sep 01
2009

Steely Dan play at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2009)

Sep 01
2011

Lynyrd Skynyrd play at Ravinia Festival, Ravinia Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2011)

Sep 01
2011

Jazz pianist Randy Weston and The Chicago Jazz Ensemble play at The Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2011)

Sep 01
2011

The City Council Zoning Committee of Chicago, Illinois, USA, agrees to re-designate a three-block stretch of South Michigan Avenue between Cermak and the Stevenson Expressway from 'Motor Row' into 'Music Row.' The objective is to emphasise the city's musical heritage and attract tourism. (2011)