On This Day

Events in Music in March 1997

  • Mar 1 "Mandy Patinkin in Concert" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC
  • Mar 8 11th Soul Train Music Awards: Curtis Mayfield, and Babyface win
  • Mar 20 "Play On!" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 61 performances
  • Mar 22 "Sunset Boulevard" closes at Minskoff NYC after 977 performances
  • Mar 23 "Mandy Patinkin in Concert" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC
  • Mar 25 "Barrymore" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 240 performances
  • Mar 25 "Life After Death" second studio album by The Notorious B.I.G. is released (Billboard Song of the Year 1997)
  • Mar 26 "Annie" opens at Martin Beck Theater New York City, and runs for 239 performances.
  • Mar 27 "Young Man From Atlanta" opens at Longacre NYC for 85 performances