On This Day

August 2013 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseAlbum Release

Aug 13 "Crash My Party" 4th studio album by Luke Bryan is released (Billboard Album of the Year 2014)

Country Music Singer-Songwriter Luke Bryan
Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Luke Bryan

Film release premierFilm Premier

Aug 20 "One Direction: This Is Us" 3D concert film of One Direction directed by Morgan Spurlock premieres in London

Singer-songwriter Zayn Malik
Singer-songwriter
Zayn Malik
Singer Harry Styles
Singer
Harry Styles
Singer Bruno Mars
Singer
Bruno Mars
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift

Weddings in Music

  • Aug 10 Rapper Kevin Federline (35) weds Victoria Price at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 20 Actor Maximilian Schell (82) weds opera singer Iva Mihanovic (35) in Carinthia, Austria


Deaths in Music

  • Aug 5 George Duke, American Grammy Award winning jazz and funk keyboard player, and composer, dies from chronic lymphocytic leukemia at 67
  • Aug 7 Kelly Garrett, American actress and singer (The Night That Made America Famous), dies of cancer at 69
  • Aug 8 Regina Resnik, American operatic singer, dies at 90
  • Aug 10 Eydie Gorme, American singer, dies at 84
  • Aug 13 Tompall Glaser, American country singer, dies at 79
  • Aug 13 Jon Brookes, English drummer (The Charlatans), dies of cancer at 44
  • Aug 14 Allen Lanier, American rock keyboardist, guitarist and vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), dies from complications from COPD at 67
  • Aug 19 Cedar Walton, American hard bop jazz pianist (Jazztet; Art Blakey), and composer ("Mosaic"),, dies at 79
  • Aug 20 Marian McPartland, British jazz pianist (Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz), dies at 95
  • Aug 21 Sid Bernstein, American music producer/promoter, dies at 95
  • Aug 22 Keiko Fuji, Japanese enka singer and actress, dies at 62
  • Aug 23 David Garrick [Philip Darryl Core], British singer (Dear Mrs Applebee), dies at 67
  • Aug 28 Rob du Bois, Dutch composer, dies at 79