Events in Music on June 18

Music Premiere

1821 Carl Maria von Weber's opera "Der Freischutz" ("The Marksman") premieres at Schauspielhaus, Berlin, Germany

  • 1944 Farewell concert of conductor Willem Mengelberg in Paris
  • 1949 "Along Fifth Avenue" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances
  • 1955 "3 for Tonight" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • 1960 "Destry Rides Again" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 472 performances

Music History

1967 Closing day of the Monterey International Pop Festival, Southern California. First major US appearances of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who, and Otis Redding

Music History

1977 Sex Pistols johnny rotten & Paul Cook, beaten by a group of rabble-rousers outside of a London pub

  • 1982 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Van Morrison and Jackson Browne headline; other performers include: Osibisa, Judie Tzuke, Richie Havens, Aswad, Steel Pulse, Thompson Twins, Climax Blues Band, Talisman, and Incubus
  • 1983 "Pump Boys & Dinettes" closes at Princess Theater NYC after 573 performances
  • 1989 "Starmites" closes at Criter Ctr SR Theater NYC after 60 performances

Music Single

1991 "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" single released by Bryan Adams (Billboard Song of the Year, 1991)

Album Release

2010 "Recovery" 7th studio album by Eminem is released (best selling album worldwide 2010)