August 19th: On this Day In Music History
|1964, The Rolling Stones played the second of six shows at the New Theatre Ballroom, Guernsey in the Channel Islands.|
|1964, The Beatles kicked off a North American tour at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, California, to a crowd of 17,130. Playing 12 songs which made up their repertoire for the entire tour: 'Twist and Shout', 'You Can't Do That', 'All My Loving', 'She Loves You', 'Things We Said Today', 'Roll Over Beethoven', 'Can't Buy Me Love', 'If I Fell', 'I Want to Hold Your Hand', 'Boys', 'A Hard Day's Night', and 'Long Tall Sally'. Supporting acts were The Righteous Brothers, The Bill Black Combo, The Exciters, and Jackie DeShannon.|
|1964, The High Numbers, (The Who) played at The Scene in Soho London, England.|
1966, During a US tour The Beatles appeared at the Sam Houston Coliseum, playing two shows to over 25,000 fans. Tickets cost $5.00.