March 1997 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 1 "Mandy Patinkin in Concert" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC
  • Mar 8 11th Soul Train Music Awards: Curtis Mayfield, and Babyface win

KnightedKnighthood

Mar 11 Beatle Paul McCartney knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Mar 20 "Play On!" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 61 performances
  • Mar 22 "Sunset Boulevard" closes at Minskoff NYC after 977 performances
  • Mar 23 "Mandy Patinkin in Concert" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC
  • Mar 25 "Barrymore" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 240 performances
  • Mar 25 "Life After Death" 2nd studio album by The Notorious B.I.G. is released (Billboard Song of the Year 1997)
  • Mar 26 "Annie" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • Mar 27 "Young Man From Atlanta" opens at Longacre NYC for 85 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 Camila Cabello [Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao], Cuban-born American singer-songwriter (Fifth Harmony), born in Cojimar, Cuba

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 30 Rapper Vanilla Ice (29) weds Laura Giarritta

Rapper Vanilla Ice
Rapper
Vanilla Ice

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 9 The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper shot dead at 24
  • Mar 10 La Vern Baker, American singer (b. 1929)
  • Mar 11 Hugo Weisgall, American composer (4 Impressions), dies at 84
  • Mar 24 Harold Melvin, American singer (Blue Notes), dies at 57