Events in Music on August 28

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1850 Richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar, Germany

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner
  • 1922 Albert von Tilzer & Neville Fleesons musical premieres in NYC
  • 1939 Sammy Fain and Jack Yellen's musical "George White's Scandals" premieres
  • 1953 "Me & Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 358 performances

Music releaseMusic Recording

1962 Tony Sheridan & Beat Brothers record "Ya Ya (Parts 1 + 2)"

Singer-Songwriter and and Guitarist Tony Sheridan
Singer-Songwriter and and Guitarist
Tony Sheridan

Music concertMusic Concert

1965 Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guitar at a concert in New York's Forest Hills

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

Music releaseAlbum Release

1973 "Let's Get It On" 13th studio album by Marvin Gaye is released

Singer Marvin Gaye
Singer
Marvin Gaye
  • 1973 “Let’s Get It On” single released by Marvin Gaye (Billboard Song of the Year 1973)
  • 1982 "Sugar Babies" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 1208 performances
  • 1983 "Mame" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 41 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1986 Tina Turner's star unveiled in Hollywood

Singer Tina Turner
Singer
Tina Turner

Music awardsMusic Awards

2003 20th MTV Video Music Awards: Missy Elliott, Beyoncé and Justin Timberlake win

Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Singer
Beyoncé Knowles
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
Rapper Missy Elliott
Rapper
Missy Elliott

Music awardsMusic Awards

2011 28th MTV Video Music Awards: Katy Perry, Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win

Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry
Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber
Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga