AUGUST 28: On This Date in Nippertown Music History

August 28th, 2014, 2:00 pm by Greg
Swamp Baby

Swamp Baby @ Restoration Festival at St. Joseph's Church, 8/28/11

Photograph by Bryan Thomas

It’s Throwback Thursday, so we’re looking back through the years for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Day in Nippertown Music History…

2013: The Jim Kweskin Jug Band played a 50th anniversary reunion concert at The Egg
2011: Hurricane Irene wiped the headliners off the bill at second annual Rest Fest, but the party went on anyway with Swamp Baby, Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned, We Are Jeneric, Ramblin Jug Stompers
2010: The Big Day Out/Uproar Festival at SPAC featured Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, Hellyeah, Stone Sour and more
2005: Avril Lavigne played at SPAC with Gavin DeGraw and Butch Walker
2004: Country Joe McDonald played at the New York State Museum
1999: The Allman Brothers Band played at SPAC with Lucinda Williams
1997: Johnny Paycheck played at Park West with Blue Creek
1994: The Charlie Daniels Band played at the Starlite Music Theatre with the Kentucky Headhunters
1993: Bette Midler played at SPAC
1992: Ray Charles played at Tanglewood with the Modern Jazz Quartet
1991: Bad Company played at SPAC with Damn Yankees and Tattoo Rodeo
1990: Little Feat played at SPAC with John Hiatt
1989: Diana Ross played at Tanglewood
1987: Roger Waters played at SPAC

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