On This Day

Events in Music on August 15

  • 1965 Beatles play to 55,000 at Shea Stadium

Music ConcertWoodstock Music and Art Fair

1969 Woodstock Music & Art Fair opens in New York State on Max Yasgur's Dairy Farm
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Swami Satchidananda addressing the opening ceremony at Woodstock
Swami Satchidananda addressing the opening ceremony at Woodstock
  • 1983 Ramones guitarist Joey Ramone beaten in fight-undergoes brain surgery
  • 1988 "Ain't Misbehavin'" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 176 performances
  • 1993 "Goodbye Girl" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 188 performances