September 1985 in Music

Events in Music

  • Sep 13 2nd MTV Video Music Awards: Bruce Springsteen
  • Sep 18 "Song & Dance" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 474 performances

Music concertMusic Concert

Sep 22 First Farm Aid concert held, organised by Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Singer-songwriter
Neil Young
  • Sep 22 Rock and country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Illinois

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 1 Camile Velasco, Filipino-American singer
  • Sep 6 Webbie, American rapper
  • Sep 14 Paolo Gregoletto, American bassist (Trivium)
  • Sep 14 Aya Ueto, Japanese actress and singer
  • Sep 17 Jon Walker, American musician (Panic at the Disco)
  • Sep 20 David Allen, American composer and writer
  • Sep 23 Maki Goto, Japanese pop singer
  • Sep 26 Lenna Kuurmaa, Estonian singer (Vanilla Ninja)

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 3 Jo Jones, American jazz drummer, dies at 73
  • Sep 3 John Herbert McDowell, American composer for ballet, TV and the stage, dies at 58
  • Sep 6 Jane Frazee, singer/actress (Alice-Beulah), dies at 67 of pneumonia
  • Sep 6 Johnny Desmond, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies of cancer at 65
  • Sep 6 Leon Orthel, Dutch composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 8 Manuel Ivo Cruz, Portuguese composer and founder of Philharmonic Orchestra of Lisbon, dies at 84
  • Sep 11 William Alwyn, composer, dies at 79
  • Sep 13 Dane Rudhyar, composer, dies at 90
  • Sep 25 Albert Moeschinger, composer, dies at 88