Sunday, July 16, 2017

July 16th

The Jimi Hendrix Experience make their last appearance as the opening act for The Monkees at The Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York City.  The next day he will announce that he is leaving the tour.   (The Monkees reportedly grossed just over $300,000 for their three nights of shows at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium, during which NONE of the shows sold out.)  

Performing tonight at The Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island are Joni Mitchell, Judy Collins, Joan Baez, Arlo Guthrie, Janis Ian, Tom Paxton, David Blue, Leonard Cohen, Eric Andersen and Mike Settle.   

Jerry Lewis tops the box office this week with his new film, "The Big Mouth".

Will Ferrell is born