On This Day

Events in Music in September 1993

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 1 Revival of Peter Shaffer's farce double-bill "White Liars/Black Comedy" opens at Criterion Theater, NYC; runs for 38 performances

Playwright Peter Shaffer
Peter Shaffer
  • Sep 2 10th MTV Video Music Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins
  • Sep 5 "Fool Moon" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 207 performances
  • Sep 5 "Jelly's Last Jam" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 569 performances
  • Sep 5 Musical "Will Rogers Follies" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 983 performances with 6 Tony Awards

Music releaseMusic Single

Sep 15 Single "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" sung by Meat Loaf and composed by Jim Steinman is released. Goes on to be No. 1 in 28 countries.

Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman

Music releaseAlbum Release

Sep 21 Melissa Etheridge releases her break-through second album "Yes I Am", featuring the single "I'm the Only One"

Singer-Songwriter Melissa Etheridge
Melissa Etheridge
  • Sep 23 "Les Miserables" opens at Playhouse, Edinburgh

Music awardsMusic Awards

Sep 29 27th Country Music Association Award: Vince Gill wins

Country Singer Vince Gill
Country Singer
Vince Gill