On This Day

Events in Music in September 1989

  • Sep 1 "Anything Goes" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 804 performances
  • Sep 3 "Into the Woods" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 764 performances
  • Sep 6 6th MTV Video Music Awards: Living Colour wins
  • Sep 13 "Les Miserables" opens at Fisher Theatre, Detroit

Music releaseAlbum Release

Sep 19 "Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814" 4th studio album by Janet Jackson is released (Grammy Award Best Long Form Music Video 1990, Billboard Album of the Year 1990)

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Sep 20 Musical "Miss Saigon," premieres in London, created by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 29 Glenn Frey joins Don Henley on-stage (for 1st time since 1981)

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey