This Day in History: 2022-03-31

March 31
1968: Maestro Fresh Wes is born in Toronto as Wesley Williams.

1975: Rush is in Lansing, Michigan, opening for Aerosmith and Ted Nugent at the Civic Centre.

1978: April Wine releases the FIRST GLANCE album.

1978: DOA and the Subhumans are at Simon Fraser University for a show at the South Court Lounge.

1979: Gino Vannelli is in Inglewood, California for a show at The Forum.

1984: Gordon Lightfoot is in Vancouver for a show at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

1986: Rush and Marillion are in East Rutherford, NJ for a show at the Meadowlands.

1987: Sword opens for Alice Cooper at the Calgary Saddledome.

1990: BTO is in Edmonton for a show at the Convention Centre.

1992: Sass Jordan releases her RACINE album.

1996: Steppenwolf are in Indianapolis, Indiana for a show at the Jackson Street Villa.

2015: Ron Sexsmith releases his CAROUSEL ONE album.

2015: Three Days Grace release their HUMAN album.

2017: Tea Party is at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver for the first of a two-night stand.

2017: Prism is in Red Deer, Alberta for a show at The Vat.

2017: Harlequin is at home in Winnipeg for a show at Nashville’s.

2018: Our Lady Peace and Matthew Good are in Abbotsford, BC for a show at the Abbotsford Centre.

2018: Dirt Road Angels release their new single, “Go All In.”

2019: Lightbulb Vaporizer release their third album, entitled oddly enough, THREE.

2019: Tri-Continental release their EP, DUST DANCE.