On This Day

Events in Music on June 10

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1818 Pesaro opera theater opens with Gioachino Rossini's "La gaza ladra"

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1865 Richard Wagner's opera "Tristan und Isolde" premieres in Munich, Germany

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner
  • 1964 Rolling Stones record their 12x5 album at Chess Studios in Chicago
  • 1966 The Beatles release single "Paperback Writer" / "Rain" in UK; "Rain" featured experimental studio tricks of slowed down bass and drums tracks, and backwards vocals in the fade out

Music concertMusic Concert

1966 Janis Joplin's 1st live concert (Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco)

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Singer-Songwriter
Janis Joplin
  • 1966 Janis Joplin plays her 1st gig with Big Brother & The Holding Company, at Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco, California
  • 1967 15,000 attend Fantasy Faire and Magic Mountain Music Festival, California

Music releaseMusic Recording

1972 Elvis Presley records a live album at NYC's Madison Square Garden

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
  • 1972 "Too Young" single released by Donny Osmond
  • 1974 "Feel Like Makin' Love" single released by Roberta Flack (Billboard Song of the Year 1974)
  • 1976 67,000 fans attends Wings concert at Seattle's Kingdome

Music awardsMusic City News Awards

1985 19th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers, Barbara Mandrell win

Country Singer and TV Host Barbara Mandrell
Country Singer and TV Host
Barbara Mandrell
  • 1990 "Accomplice" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 52 performances
  • 1990 Musical "Meet Me In St Louis", based on the 1944 film, closes at Gershwin Theater, NYC, after 253 performances
  • 1990 Rap group 2 Live crew members arrested in Florida for obscenity
  • 1991 25th Music City News Country Awards: Ricky Van Shelton wins
  • 1992 "Price" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 47 performances
  • 1993 "She Loves Me" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 61 performances
  • 1995 "Month in the Country" closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 performances
  • 1996 30th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson wins

Film release premierFilm Release

2003 "Wicked", starring Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, officially opens at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco

Actress and Singer Idina Menzel
Actress and Singer
Idina Menzel
  • 2007 Novelty dance song "I'm a Gummy Bear" by German band Gummibär released
  • 2015 49th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, and Luke Bryan win