IN THE NEWS:
Voting for The Sound and the Jury, an online contest for a coveted spot on stage at the ACL Festival, has opened today. The bands go through three rounds of voting, ending with a final battle of the bands at Antone’s.
TODAY IN MUSIC HISTORY:
1963 – The Beatles made their final appearance at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. They had performed nearly 300 shows at the club since 1961.
1963 – The Beach Boys released “Surfer Girl.”
1971 – Paul McCartney announced the formation of his new band Wings.
1987 – Def Leppard released their album “Hysteria.”