Howie Day

Born Jan 15, 1981

Howard Kern "Howie" Day is an American singer-songwriter. Beginning his career as a solo artist in the late 1990s, Day became known for his extensive touring and in-concert use of samplers and effects pedals in order to accompany himself. He self-financed and self-released his first album, Australia, in 2000.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Howie Day.


1981 Birth Born on January 16, 1981.


1996 15 Years Old Day made his first stage appearance in August 1996 at Bangor restaurant Captain Nick's.
1997 16 Years Old Day played in a local band called Route 66 throughout 1997 and made sporadic solo appearances in local venues until booking agent Shawn Radley discovered him the following year while Day was supporting Ziggy Marley at the University of Maine.
Radley became Day's manager in June 1998, and he began touring more extensively, leading him to miss 45 days of school and to almost fail his senior year.


2001 20 Years Old Day's first full-length album, Australia, was self-financed and independently released. It was named "Best Debut Album" at the 2001 Boston Music Awards. … Read More
2002 21 Years Old …  Day eventually signed a recording contract with major label Epic Records- in 2002 and has since re-released his debut as well as producing a follow-up, Stop All The World Now. … Read More
2004 23 Years Old Day received significant negative attention after two high-profile arrests. In 2004, Day was arrested and charged over an incident in which he was accused of locking a fan in the toilet of his tour bus and destroying the cellular phone of another, for which he was fined.
2005 24 Years Old In December 2005, Day was arrested in Boston after reportedly verbally abusing the flight crew while under the influence of alcohol and sleeping pills.
2006 25 Years Old He was sentenced to one year's probation on April 26, 2006.


2013 32 Years Old In a 2013 interview, Day reflected on his younger experiences by saying, "I was a kid from Maine who went from zero to 380 in about two seconds, so it was kind of overwhelming. … Read More
2014 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In December 2014, Day created a PledgeMusic campaign to fund a new album, Lanterns, which was released to pledgers on April 16, 2015. … Read More
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