This Day in History: 2022-05-25
1969: Lighthouse make their first ever appearance at Carnegie Hall in New York. Everyone in attendance is given a copy of their debut album.
1974: Gordon Lightfoot peaks on Billboard at #26 with “Rainy Day People.”
1978: The B-Girls, along with the Void-Oids and The Ugly are at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto for the first of three nights.
1981: Anvil release their debut album, HARD & HEAVY.
1983: Rush is in Edinburgh, Scotland to close out a two-night stand at the Royal Highland Exhibition Centre, and the SIGNALS tour.
1985: “Go For Soda” is Kim Mitchell‘s only song to appear on Billboard’s top 100, and peaks at #86.
1997: Harem Scarem releases the BELIEVE album, available only in Japan.
2004: Zappacosta releases the START AGAIN album.
2004: Avril Lavigne releases her sophomore album, UNDER MY SKIN.
2005: Sum 41 is in Providence, Rhode Island for a show at Lupo’s At The Strand.
2006: Styx, featuring Lawrence Gowan, perform with the Contemporary Youth Orchestra & Choir at the Blossom Music Centre in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. The show is released later on DVD as ONE WITH EVERYTHING.
2010: Mindstorm is reportedly to release their first new material in 20 years, but it doesn’t happen.
2011: Anvil is in Regina at The Exchange Club with openers Helion.
2012: Great Big Sea‘s Alan Doyle is in Edmonton to play The Starlight Room in support of his debut solo album, BOY ON BRIDGE.
2013: The MM Robinson Highschool celebrates its 50th anniverary reunion at the new Mainway Arena in Burlington, Ontario. On the entertainment card is Crackers.
2013: Stampeders in Moncton for a show at Casino NB.
2018: George Canyon releases his new album, SOUTHSIDE OF HEAVEN.