On This Day

Events in Music on July 6

  • 1946 "St Louis Woman" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 113 performances

Music Concert

1957 John Lennon (16) & Paul McCartney (15) meet for 1st time as Lennon's rock group Quarrymen perform at St. Peter's, Woolton's Parish Church in Liverpool

  • 1964 The Beatles' film "Hard Day's Night" premieres in London
  • 1965 Rock group "Jefferson Airplane" forms

Music History

1969 Filming begins on "Ned Kelly" starring Mick Jagger

Music History

1975 Dmitri Shostakovich completes Sonate for alto opus 147

  • 1997 "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical" closes at Royale NYC after 109 performances

Live 8 Concert

2005 Live 8 concert at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland; performers include Wet Wet Wet, Annie Lennox, James Brown, the Corrs, and The Proclaimers

Album Release

2010 Brandon Boyd announces the release of his debut solo album, "The Wild Trapeze"