On This Day

September 2013 in Music History

Events in Music

Music concertFarm Aid Concert

Sep 21 Farm Aid held in Saratoga Springs, New York; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Pete Seeger, Amos Lee, Jack Johnson, Jamey Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Sasha Dobson, Carlene Carter, Pegi Young & The Survivors, and Insects vs Robots

Singer-Songwriter John Mellencamp
John Mellencamp

Music releaseAlbum Release

Sep 27 Lorde releases her debut studio album "Pure Heroine"

Singer Lorde

Weddings in Music

  • Sep 6 Actor Josh Charles (41) weds ballet dancer and author Sophie Flack at a private residence in Manhattan, New York City

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 7 Actor Patrick Stewart (72) weds singer Sunny Ozell (35) near Lake Tahoe

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 14 American singer-songwriter John Legend (34) weds model Chrissy Teigen (27) at Villa Pizzo in Lake Como, Italy

Singer-Songwriter John Legend
John Legend
Model and TV Personality Chrissy Teigen
Model and TV Personality
Chrissy Teigen
  • Sep 21 Golden Globe-winning actor Andy Samberg (35) weds singer-songwriter Joanna Newsom (31) at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California
  • Sep 29 Actor and musician Jackson Rathbone (28) weds burlesque dancer Sheila Hafsadi in Malibu, California

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 7 Ilja Hurnik, Czech composer, dies at 90
  • Sep 7 Fred Katz, American classical and jazz cellist (Chico Hamilton Quintet), and composer (Roger Corman films), dies at 84
  • Sep 16 Jackie Lomax, English singer-songwriter ("Is This What You Want"), dies at 69
  • Sep 17 Marvin Rainwater, American country and rockabilly singer, dies from heart failure at 88
  • Sep 18 Lisa Otto, German soprano (Berlin State Opera, 1951-85), dies at 93
  • Sep 21 Roman Vlad, Romanian-born Italian composer, dies at 93