On This Day

July 2015 in Music History

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 15 Robbie Williams announces he is returning to boy band Take That


Weddings in Music

  • Jul 4 Actress and singer Vanessa Williams (52) weds Jim Skrip in Buffalo, New York

LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 4 Music legend Billy Joel (66) weds equestrian Alexis Roderick (33) in Long Island

Pianist, Songwriter and Composer Billy Joel
Pianist, Songwriter and Composer
Billy Joel
  • Jul 11 Professional dancer Kevin Clifton (33) weds fellow dancer Karen Hauer (33) at One Great George Street in Westminster
  • Jul 11 Singer Peter Andre (42) weds Emily MacDonagh at Mamhead House in Exeter

Divorces in Music

  • Jul 20 County singers Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert divorce after 4 years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Jul 1 Val Doonican [Michael Valentine], Irish singer and entertainer, dies at 88
  • Jul 2 Slavko Avsenik, Slovenian musician and composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 8 Ernie Maresca, American singer and songwriter (Runaround Sue; The Wanderer), dies at 76
  • Jul 10 Jon [Jonathan Stewart] Vickers, Canadian operatic tenor, dies at 88
  • Jul 15 Howard Rumsey, American jazz musician (Lighthouse Cafe), dies at 97
  • Jul 19 Van Alexander, American composer and band leader (A-Tisket, A-Tasket), dies at 100
  • Jul 21 Theodore Bikel, Austrian-American folk singer and actor (The Russians Are Coming), dies at 91
  • Jul 30 Lynn Anderson, American country singer (I Never Promised you a Rose Garden), dies of a heart attack at 67