June 1997 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jun 8 "Young Man From Atlanta" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • Jun 15 "Little Foxes" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • Jun 16 31st Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & LeAnn Rimes
  • Jun 19 "Forever Tango!" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
  • Jun 21 "Defending the Caveman" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 671 performances
  • Jun 25 Jamaica issues a warrant for singer Sade, who fails to report to court on charges of failure to obey a cop who signaled her to stop
  • Jun 28 "Master Class" closes at Golden Theater NYC after 601 performances
  • Jun 28 "Steel Peer" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 76 performances
  • Jun 29 "American Daughter" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 88 performances
  • Jun 29 "London Assurance" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 72 performances

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 1 Grammy Award-winning singer Kenny Rogers (59) weds Wanda Miller (31) at his ranch in Athens, Georgia

Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 5 Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher (30) weds Meg Mathews at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas

Musician Noel Gallagher
Musician
Noel Gallagher

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 12 Rapper and actor Snoop Dogg (25) weds high school sweetheart Shante Taylor at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey, California

Rapper Snoop Dogg
Rapper
Snoop Dogg
  • Jun 17 Pop rock band singer Kevin Jonas (24) weds Danielle Deleasa (25) at Oheka Castle

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 2 Doc Cheatham, jazz musician, dies of stroke at 91
  • Jun 4 Ronnie Lane, bassist (Faces), dies of multiple sclerosis at 51
  • Jun 12 Bulat Okudzhava, Russian writer and musician (b. 1924)
  • Jun 19 Bobby Helms [Robert Lee Helms], American country music singer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 63
  • Jun 20 Lawrence Payton, rocker (4 Tops-I'll Be There), dies at 59
  • Jun 21 Art Prysock, jazz musician, dies at 68
  • Jun 22 Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer (b. 1956)
  • Jun 26 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Native Hawaiian musician, entertainer and Hawaiian sovereignty advocate, dies at 38