September 1980 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 14 "Charlie & Algernon" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 17 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 15 Paul McCartney releases "Temporary Secretary"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 17 "Divine Madness" starring Bette Midler, premieres

Actress and Singer Bette Midler
Actress and Singer
Bette Midler
  • Sep 18 'Les Miserables' opens at Palais des Sports, Paris

AgreementContract of Interest

Sep 22 John Lennon and Yoko Ono sign a recording contract with Geffen Records

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Music concertMusic Concert

Sep 23 Bob Marley's last concert at Stanley Theatre Pittsburgh

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • Sep 28 "Charlie & Algernon" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 17 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 3 The B.G., American rapper
  • Sep 3 Cone McCaslin, Canadian bassist (Sum 41)
  • Sep 4 Hitomi Shimatani, Japanese singer
  • Sep 10 [Michael] Mikey Way, American musician (My Chemical Romance), born in Kearny, New Jersey
  • Sep 12 Gus G., Greek guitarist (Firewind, Dream Evil)
  • Sep 13 Michelle Nolan, American musician (Straylight Run)
  • Sep 13 Teppei Teranishi, American guitarist (Thrice)
  • Sep 15 Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese pop singer
  • Sep 18 Charles Hedger - British musician (Cradle of Filth)
  • Sep 19 Sara Quin, Canadian singer/songwriter (Tegan and Sara)
  • Sep 19 Tegan Quin, Canadian singer/songwriter (Tegan and Sara)
  • Sep 25 T.I. [Clifford Joseph Harris Jr.], American rapper and actor (Bring Em Out, Dead and Gone), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sep 29 Dallas Green, Canadian musician (Alexisonfire, City and Colour)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 2 William Douglas Denny, composer, dies at 70
  • Sep 11 Jose Antonio Calcano, composer, dies at 80
  • Sep 15 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51
  • Sep 21 Ernest White, composer, dies at 80

Person of interestJohn Bonham

Sep 25 John Bonham, English rock drummer (Led Zeppelin), dies from asphyxiation after heavy alcohol intake at 32

Drummer John Bonham
Drummer
John Bonham