On This Day

Events in Music in June 1997

  • Jun 1 "Once Upon a Mattress" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 188 performances
  • Jun 8 "Young Man From Atlanta" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • Jun 15 "Little Foxes" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 56 performances

Music awardsMusic City News Awards

Jun 16 31st Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & LeAnn Rimes win

Country Singer LeAnn Rimes
Country Singer
LeAnn Rimes
  • Jun 19 "Forever Tango!" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
  • Jun 21 "Defending the Caveman" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 671 performances
  • Jun 25 Jamaica issues warrant for singer Sade, who fails to report to court on charges of failure to obey a cop who signaled her to stop

Music concertGlastonbury Festival

Jun 27 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: The Prodigy, and Radiohead headline; other performers include Smashing Pumpkins, Ray Davies, Van Morrison, Sting, Beck, Phish, and Nancy Griffiths

Singer and Dancer Keith Flint
Singer and Dancer
Keith Flint
Singer and Actor Sting
Singer and Actor
Sting
  • Jun 28 "Master Class" closes at Golden Theater NYC after 601 performances
  • Jun 28 Kandor and Ebb's musical "Steel Pier" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater, NYC after 76 performances
  • Jun 29 "American Daughter" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 88 performances
  • Jun 29 "London Assurance" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 72 performances