June 1992 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Concert

Jun 2 Ringo Starr's second All-Starr Band debuts in concert; members include Joe Walsh, Dave Edmunds, Todd Rundgren, Burton Cummings, Timothy B. Schmit, Zak Starkey, and Timmy Capello

Music History

Jun 3 "MTV Unplugged" broadcasts singer-songwriter Paul Simon and 11 of his band members performing in Queens, NYC

  • Jun 6 Ben Vereen suffers head and leg injuries when hit by a vehicle while walking along a dark stretch of highway in Malibu, California; Vereen had earlier fallen asleep while driving and hit a tree, record producer David Foster was behind the wheel of vehicle that hit Vereen [1]
  • Jun 7 "Small Family Business" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • Jun 10 "Price" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 47 performances

Music History

Jun 24 Billy Joel gets an honorary diploma from Hicksville High School (Nassau, Long Island, New York) at 43

  • Jun 25 Stage musical "Les Miserables" opens at Vinohradské divadlo (Vinohrady Theatre), Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)

Glastonbury Festival

Jun 26 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Shakespear's Sister, and Youssou N'Dour headline; other performers include Lou Reed, Kirsty MacColl, Tom Jones, Joan Armatrading, Richard Thompson, Billy Bragg, Television, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Music History

Jun 27 "57 Channels (And Nothin' On)" by Bruce Springsteen peaks at #68

Theater Premiere

Jun 28 Ra Lewis' dramatic play "Chinese Coffee", starring Al Pacino, opens at the Circle in Square Theater, NYC; runs for 18 performances

  • Jun 29 "Salome" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Jun 30 "End of the Road" single released by Boyz II Men (Grammy Award Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and Best R&B Song 1993, Billboard Song of the Year 1992)

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 4 Dino Jelusić, Croatian singer, born in Požega, Croatia
  • Jun 6 Pierce Fulton, American electronic dance music DJ and record producer ("Runaway"; "Better Places"), born in Vermont (d. 2021)
  • Jun 12 Allie DiMeco, American musician and actress (The Naked Brothers Band), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Jun 14 Linda Sikhakhane, South African jazz saxophonist and composer ("Codes of Light"), born in Umlazi, Durban, South Africa
  • Jun 24 6lack [Ricardo Valentine Jr.], American rapper (Prblms), born in Baltimore, Maryland

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 6 "The Montel Williams Show" talk show host Montel Williams (35) weds burlesque dancer Grace Morley

David Bowie

Jun 6 British rock star David Bowie (45) weds Somali supermodel Iman (37), this time in a formal ceremony at St. James Episcopal Church in Florence, Italy

Marina Sirtis

Jun 21 "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actress Marina Sirtis (37) weds American rock guitarist Michael Lamper (34)

Andrea Bocelli

Jun 27 Italian pop-opera singer Andrea Bocelli (34) weds Enrica Cenzatti (23-ish); divorce 2002

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 8 Alfred Uhl, Austrian composer, dies at 83
  • Jun 9 Clarence Miller, American blues and jazz vocalist, dies at 69 of a heart attack
  • Jun 10 Hachidal Nakamura, Japanese composer (Sukiyaki), dies at 61 of heart failure
  • Jun 17 Dewey Balfa, American Cajun fiddler and singer, dies at 65
  • Jun 20 Nikolay Nikolayevich Sidel'nikov, Russian composer, dies at 62
  • Jun 21 Thomas Whitfield, American gospel vocalist, dies of a heart attack at 38
  • Jun 24 Tony LeMans [MansFortier], American singer-songwriter(("Cookie Crumbles"), dies in a motorcycle crash at 29
  • Jun 27 Allan Jones, American actor and singer (A Day at the Races; Showboat), dies at 84
  • Jun 27 Stefanie Ann Sargent, American guitarist (7 Year Bitch), dies of alcohol and heroin overdose at 24
  • Jun 28 Vitya Vronsky, Russian-American concert pianist (Vronsky & Babin), and educator (Cleveland Institute), dies at 82
  • Jun 30 Jim Alaimo, American vocalist, dies after heart surgery at 53