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Oakland

Happy Birthday Sting. ‘Sumner Time’

This day (October 2, 1951), in Wallsend, Northumberland, England, is born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner a.k.a. Sting, English singer and songwriter, co-founder of The PoliceTracklist : 1 . Only the Wind (w/ Eberhard Schoener & The…

Santana has a “Day On The Green” (1977)

<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Santana-Full-Concert-07.02.77-Oakland-Colise.jpg' alt='' class='image_product'/>July 2, 1977 - Santana plays next to Peter Frampton, Lynyrd Skynyrd at "Day On The Green" held at…

Lynyrd Skynyrd have a “Day On The Green” (1977)

July 2, 1977 - Lynyrd Skynyrd - that is Ronnie Van Zant (voc), Allen Collins (g), Gary Rossington (g), Steve Gaines (g), Artimus Pyle (d), Leon Wilkeson (b), Billy Powell (p), Cassie Gaines (voc), Jo Billingsley (voc) and Leslie Hawkins…

Grateful Dead travel to Oakland (1986)

February 14, 1986 - local band Grateful Dead - that is Jerry Garcia (g), Bob Weir (g), Brent Mydland (kb), Phil Lesh (b), Bill Kreutzmann (d) & Mickey Hart (d) - at Henry J Kaiser Convention Center, Oakland

Booker T. takes The MG’s to Oakland (1970)

January 31, 1970 - Booker T & The MGs - that is Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Donald Duck Dunn and Al Jackson, Jr. - opens for Creedence Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California

Neville Brothers open for The Dead (1985)

December 31, 1985 - The Neville Brothers - that is Aaron Neville (voc), Art Neville (kb), Charles Neville (ss, as), Cyril Neville (perc), Brian Stoltz (g), Daryl Johnson (b) and William Green (d) will open for The Grateful Dead at Oakland…