Events in Music on April 6

  • 1516 A Willaert installed as singer of cardinal Ippolito I d'Este
  • 1955 "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances
  • 1968 13th Eurovision Song Contest: Massiel for Spain wins singing "La, la, la" in London

Music History

1974 19th Eurovision Song Contest: ABBA for Sweden wins singing "Waterloo" in Brighton, England

  • 1974 200,000 attend rock concert "California Jam" at the Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, California; line-up includes Earth, Wind & Fire; Black Sabbath; Deep Purple; and Emerson, Lake & Palmer
  • 1975 "Night... Made America Famous" closes at Barrymore NYC after 75 performances
  • 1975 "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 45 performances

Music History

1976 1st quadrophonic movie track: "Ladies & Gentlemen The Rolling Stones"

  • 1977 Judge rules Beatles 1962 Hamburg album can be released

Music Concert

1992 George Harrison performs his final full concert at London's Royal Albert Hall, in a benefit for the transcendental mediation based Natural Law political party [1]

  • 1995 "Having Our Say" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • 1997 "3 Sisters" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 1999 Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus' musical "Mamma Mia!", featuring the songs of ABBA, opens at the Prince Edward Theatre in London's West End; transfers twice to other venues; run interrupted by Covid-19 in March of 2020

Academy of Country Music Awards

2014 49th Academy of Country Music Awards: George Strait, Jason Aldean, and Miranda Lambert win