On This Day

September 2002 in Music History

Events in Music

Farm Aid Concert

Sep 21 Farm Aid 15 held in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Keith Urban, Lee Ann Womack, Kid Rock, Gillian Welch, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and The Drive-By Truckers

Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 5 Nils Einár Grönberg, Swedish rapper ("Första klass"; "Katten i trakten"), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2021)
  • Sep 29 Chloe Moriondo, American indie rock singer-songwriter, born in Detroit, Michigan

Weddings in Music

Gwen Stefani

Sep 14 No Doubt lead vocalist Gwen Stefani (42) weds lead singer and rhythm guitarist "Bush" Gavin Rossdale (46) at St. Paul's Church in London, England

  • Sep 20 "The Monkees" lead vocalist Micky Dolenz (57) weds Donna Quinter in Calabasas, California

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 4 Vlado Perlemuter, Lithuanian-French pianist, dies at 98
  • Sep 7 Erma Franklin, American gospel and R&B singer ("Piece Of My Heart"), dies at 64
  • Sep 24 Tim Rose, American singer-songwriter, dies at 62
  • Sep 25 Wanda Luzzato, Italian concert violinist and teacher dies at 83