On This Day

Events in Music on March 30

  • 1946 "St Louis Woman" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 113 performances
  • 1957 1st performance of Walter Piston's 4th Symphony

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1966 Barbra Streisand stars on "Color Me Barbra" special on CBS

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1967 Cover picture of Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's" is photographed
  • 1970 "Applause" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 900 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

1970 Miles Davis's influential double album "Bitches Brew" released

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • 1970 Strouse, Adams, Comden & Green's musical "Applause" premieres in NYC
  • 1972 "Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 performances
  • 1978 "History of the American Film" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • 1986 "Tango Argentino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 198 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1988 2nd Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston win

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Singer Whitney Houston
Singer
Whitney Houston
  • 1991 "Speed of Darkness" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • 1993 "Redwood Curtain" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • 1995 "Arcadia" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 204 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

2018 Country singer songwriter Kacey Musgraves releases her fourth album "Golden Hour" (Grammy Album of the Year 2019)

Singer Songwriter Kacey Musgraves
Singer Songwriter
Kacey Musgraves