On This Day

Events in Music on June 18

  • 1821 Opera "Der Freischutz" is produced (Berlin)
  • 1944 Farewell concert of 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1977 Sex Pistols johnny rotten & Paul Cook, beaten and robbed by London pub

Musician John Lydon
John Lydon
  • 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 releaseMusic Single

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

Singer Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams

Music releaseAlbum Release

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

Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter