June 1976 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 11 Beatles "Rock & Roll Music" LP is released in USA

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 13 Bob Marley performs in Amsterdam

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • Jun 22 "Godspell" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 527 performances
  • Jun 27 "Pacific Overtures" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 193 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 2 Adrian Carlos Olivares, singer (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Mexico City
  • Jun 2 Tim Rice-Oxley, English musician (Keane), born in Oxford, England
  • Jun 3 Yuri Ruley, American drummer
  • Jun 6 aKido, Canadian musician
  • Jun 7 Necro, Jewish American rapper
  • Jun 11 Tai Anderson, American musician (bass player for Third Day)
  • Jun 13 Kym Marsh, English singer, actress, & T.V. presenter
  • Jun 13 Jason 'J' Brown, English Singer
  • Jun 15 Gary Lightbody, Northern Irish musician (Snow Patrol)
  • Jun 17 Luke Bryan, American country singer (I'll Stay Me), born in Leesburg, Georgia
  • Jun 18 Blake Shelton, American Country Singer (Doin' What She Likes), born in Ada, Oklahoma
  • Jun 20 Jerome Fontamillas, Filipino American musician (Switchfoot)
  • Jun 21 Mike Einziger, American musician
  • Jun 22 Gordon Moakes, English musician (Bloc Party)
  • Jun 23 Joe Becker, American musician
  • Jun 29 Bret McKenzie, New Zealand musician and comedian (Flight of the Concords), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 21 Country singer Reba McEntire (21) weds national steer wrestling champion Charlie Battles

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 7 Bobby Hackett, jazz cornetist/orchestra leader (Air time '57), dies at 61

Person of interestJohnny Mercer

Jun 25 Johnny Mercer, US songwriter (That old Black Magic), dies at 66

Songwriter Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer