On This Day

Events in Music in November 1957

  • Nov 6 "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Nov 16 "Copper & Brass" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances

All Eyes on Birthplace of British Rock 'n' RollAll Eyes on Birthplace of British Rock 'n' Roll

Nov 16 BBC’s 1st pop music show, the "Six-Five Special", is broadcast from the tiny 2i’s Coffee Bar in London

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The 2i's coffee bar became a magnet for pop singers, agents and music entrepreneurs
The 2i's coffee bar became a magnet for pop singers, agents and music entrepreneurs
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  • Nov 20 Morton Wishengrad's "Rope Dancers" premieres in NYC

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Nov 22 Miles Davis Quintet debuts a jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in NY

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • Nov 30 "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances