Events in Music on June 10

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

Music releaseMusic Premiere

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

Composer Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner
  • 1964 Rolling Stones record their 12x5 album at Chess Studios in Chicago
  • 1966 Beatles "Paperback Writer" is released in UK
  • 1966 Beatles record "Rain" 1st to use reverse tapes

Music concertMusic Concert

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

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin
  • 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
  • 1974 "Feel Like Makin' Love" single released by Roberta Flack (Billboard Song of the Year 1974)
  • 1985 19th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers, B Mandrell
  • 1990 "Accomplice" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 52 performances
  • 1990 "Meet Me in St Louis" 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
  • 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

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel