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    • July 4 1996
      Tupac’s last live recorded show performed at House of Blues Sunset Strip.
    • Summer 1996
      House of Blues Smokin’ Grooves Tour helps hip-hop break new ground featuring The Fugees, Tribe Called Quest, Busta Rhymes, Cypress Hill, Spearhead, Ziggy Marley.
    • November 11-13 1994 & November 21-23 1994
      Eric Clapton performs legendary 3-night runs at both the Los Angeles and New Orleans House of Blues venues.
    • March 1993
      Over 20 years with more than 20 million dollars of support from House of Blues and Foundation Room members, IHOBF expands its Blues SchoolHouse program and launches Action for the Arts providing arts programs, resources and musical instruments for tens of thousands of youths annually.
    • September 1999
      Using technology developed with Microsoft, House of Blues presented Ziggy Marley from House of Blues Chicago in the first-ever live-music, broadband, pay-per-view event on the Internet.
    • November 23 1992
      The very first House of Blues is established in a historical 3-story house in Harvard Square - Cambridge, MA.
    • Between 1995 & 2000
      House of Blues Records in partnership with Platinum Music releases over 100 Blues, R&B, Soul, Gospel, and Rock CDs
    • January 26 1997
      House of Blues produces Super Bowl XXXI Halftime Show featuring The Blues Brothers, ZZ Top and James Brown.
    • November 2012
      In a tradition that began at the first House of Blues in Harvard Square, House of Blues planned the biggest Feed the Souls event ever to commemorate its 20th anniversary. Through meals delivered and served at House of Blues, the team fed more than 20,000 needy people over the 2012 Thanksgiving holiday.
    • May 25, 2011
      Prince performs 3 separate and very intimate shows in one night at House of Blues Sunset Strip, one show in the music hall, one show on the intimate restaurant stage and the last show of the night was held inside the Foundation Room.
    • January-February 2001
      Social Distortion performs a string of 10 sold out shows at House of Blues Anaheim in what would become an annual tradition of multi-night runs.
    • March 1996
      House of Blues helps to restore Muddy Waters cabin and transform it into a travelling blues exhibit after it was severely damaged in a tornado.
    • January 1995
      Live From the House of Blues 26-part live concert series debuts nationally on TBS Network featuring artists such as Dave Matthews Band, Sheryl Crow and The Allman Brothers.
    • November 2006
      House of Blues becomes part of the world’s largest live music entertainment company and joins Live Nation.
    • July-August 1996
      House of Blues asked to entertain the world’s visitors and opens temporary venue during the Atlanta Summer Olympics.
    • May 2012
      In the longest stretch of shows ever performed by one artist, legendary guitarist Carlos Santana announces a two -year 80-show residency at House of Blues Las Vegas.
    • January 1995
      HouseofBlues.com produces the first-ever live music cybercast for a Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday event featuring performances by Chuck D, Stevie Wonder, and the Five Blind Boys of Alabama.
    • September 23 2002
      Pearl Jam opens for The Who at legendary sold-out concert at House of Blues Chicago to benefit The Maryville Academy child care organization.
    • April 15 1994
      Sunset Strip is changed forever when House of Blues opens to a star-studded crowd featuring Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, Bruce Springsteen, Magic Johnson, Steven Spielberg and many others. A week later Aerosmith performs a legendary show.
    • August 2011
      House of Blues announces that culinary visionary, celebrity chef and TV star, Aaron Sanchez has recreated the Crossroads at House of Blues restaurant menu in his signature inventive style.
    • Cambridge
      Opened November, 1992
      The one that started it all in the heart of Harvard Square.
      Closed 2003.
    • New Orleans
      Opened February, 1994
      Performances served daily in the historic French Quarter.
    • Los Angeles
      Opened March, 1994
      Legendary venue lights up the world-famous Sunset Strip.
    • Chicago
      Opened November, 1996
      A musical mainstay in the Marina District.
    • Myrtle Beach
      Opened May, 1997
      Nobody rocks Barefoot Landing louder.
    • Orlando
      Opened September, 1997
      Dance the night away in the Downtown Disney District.
    • Las Vegas
      Opened March, 1999
      Rock and Roll escape inside Mandalay Bay.
    • Anaheim
      Opened January, 2001
      The rhythm of the Downtown Disney District.
    • Cleveland
      Opened November, 2004
      East 4th Street's most electrifying venue.
    • San Diego
      Opened May, 2005
      Firing up the Gaslamp District.
    • Atlantic City
      Opened July, 2005
      Never a bad bet to boogie inside the Showboat Casino.
    • Dallas
      Opened May, 2007
      Victory Park's venue for to let loose.
    • Houston
      Opened October, 2008
      The music is even hotter than the weather inside Houston Pavilions.
    • Boston
      Opened February, 2009
      Landsdowne St. lives for nightlife.