On This Day

June 2000 in Music History

Events in Music

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jun 14 34th Country Weekly Presents the TNN Music Awards: George Strait & Faith Hill wins

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill

Music concertGlastonbury Festival

Jun 23 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: The Chemical Brothers, Travis, and David Bowie headline; other performers include G. Love & Special Sauce, David Gray, Willie Nelson, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, and Macy Gray

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie
Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 Eminem's mother goes to court claiming defamation of character in a $10 million civil suit, after taking exception to the line "My mother smokes more dope than I do" from her son's single 'My Name Is'

Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter
Eminem

Birthdays in Music

  • Jun 3 beabadoobee [Beatrice Laus], Filipino-British singer-songwriter (Fake It Flowers), born in Iloilo City, Philippines
  • Jun 6 Haechan [Lee Dong-hyuck], South Korean k-pop singer and dancer (NCT), born in Seoul, South Korea

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 17 Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson (28) weds Kristin Willits (29) at Lee County's Cathedral Domain in Kentucky

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 24 "Dixie Chicks" lead vocalist Natalie Maines (25) weds "Profit" actor Adrian Pasdar (35) at The Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Singer-Songwriter Natalie Maines
Singer-Songwriter
Natalie Maines

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 14 Paul Griffin, American session musician and pianist, dies at 62
  • Jun 16 Richard Dufallo, American clarinetist & conductor, dies at 67
  • Jun 21 Alan Hovhaness, Armenian-American composer (Lousadzak, Ukiyo), dies at 89
  • Jun 27 Rudy Cafaro, American jazz guitarist, dies at 80