Events in Music on August 3

  • 1897 John McNally's musical "Good Mr Best" premieres in NYC
  • 1963 "No Strings" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 580 performances
  • 1963 Beatles final performance at Cavern Club in Liverpool
  • 1966 South African government bans Beatle records

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971 Paul McCartney announces formation of his group Wings

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1974 "Little Night Music" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 601 performances
  • 1974 "Words & Music" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 127 performances
  • 1974 Guitarist Jeff Baxter quits Steely Dan & joins Doobie Brothers
  • 1990 "Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 11 performances

Music concertMusic Concert

1997 Garth Brooks performs a free concert in NYC's Central Park for HBO

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks