April 2017 in Music

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Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 1 Bob Dylan receives his Nobel Prize for Literature at a private ceremony in Stockholm

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Apr 7 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Yes, Tupac Shakur, Journey, and Pearl Jam

Rap Musician and Actor Tupac Shakur
Rap Musician and Actor
Tupac Shakur

Weddings in Music

  • Apr 13 "New Girl" actress Hannah Simone (36) weds musician Jesse Giddings in a secret ceremony
  • Apr 15 Country music singer and songwriter Sam Hunt (32) weds Hannah Lee Fowler in Cedartown, Georgia

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 3 Kishori Amonkar, Indian classical Hindustani singer, dies at 84
  • Apr 11 J. Geils [John Warren Geils Jr], American rock guitarist (J. Geils Band - Centerfold), dies at 71
  • Apr 15 Allan Holdsworth, British guitarist, dies at 70