On This Day

Events in Music in March 1974

Music concertMusic Concert

Mar 1 George Harrison announces his concert tour of US in November

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Music awardsGrammy Awards

Mar 2 16th Grammy Awards: Roberta Flack Best Record - "Killing Me Softly", Stevie Wonder Best Album - "Innervisions"

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Wonder
  • Mar 3 "Sextet" opens at Bijou Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Mar 5 "Candide" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 740 performances
  • Mar 6 "Over Here!" musical written by Richard & Robert Sherman opens at Shubert Theater, NYC for 341 performances (top-grossing production 1974)
  • Mar 10 "Sextet" closes at Bijou Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • Mar 16 1st performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville

Music releaseMusic Recording

Mar 25 Barbra Streisand records the album "Butterfly"

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 25 9th Academy of Country Music Awards: Charlie Rich and Loretta Lynn win

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Singer-songwriter
Loretta Lynn