March 2017 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 21 Singer Wyclef Jean wrongly identified as a suspect, handcuffed and detained by LA county sheriff’s department

Weddings in Music

  • Mar 12 Country music singer-songwriter and guitarist Frankie Ballard (34) weds Old Smokey Boots owner Christina Murphy
  • Mar 12 Actress and singer-songwriter Amanda Seyfried (31) weds actor Thomas Sadoski (40) in a private ceremony

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 3 Misha Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist and composer (Reconstruction), dies at 81
  • Mar 5 Kurt Moll, German bass opera singer, dies at 78
  • Mar 10 [Joan] Joni Sledge, vocalist (Sister Sledge "We are Family"), dies at 60
  • Mar 16 James Cotton, American blues vocalist and harmonica player, dies at 81
  • Mar 18 Chuck Berry [Charles Andersen], American rock n' roll guitarist and singer-songwriter (Roll over Beethoven), dies at 90
  • Mar 18 Trisha Brown, American choreographer and dancer, dies at 80
  • Mar 23 Lola Albright, American singer and actress (Delta Country, Kid Galahad, A Cold Wind in August), dies at 92
  • Mar 27 Arthur Blythe, American jazz saxophonist, dies at 76