On This Day

Events in Music on November 9

  • 1858 1st performance of NY Symphony Orchestra
  • 1885 Opera "Ermine" premieres in London
  • 1963 "Tovarich" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 264 performances
  • 1964 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 performances

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1966 John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition at Indica Gallery in London

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • 1966 "Let's Sing Yiddish" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 107 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1968 Joe Cocker's version of The Beatles single "With a Little Help From My Friends" becomes No. 1 single in the UK

Rocker Joe Cocker
Joe Cocker
  • 1985 "News" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1988 "Prince of Central Park" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1993 "Cinderella" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 1995 "Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC
  • 1997 "Cherry Orchard" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • 1997 "Scarlet Pimpernel" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC
  • 2004 38th Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride & Keith Urban wins

Music releaseAlbum Release

2007 Alicia Keys releases her 3rd studio album “As I Am” (Grammy Award Best Female R&B Vocal Performance 2008, 2008 Billboard Album of the Year)

Singer-Songwriter Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys

Music awardsMusic Awards

2011 45th Country Music Association Award: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2011 Shakira is honoured as Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year

Singer Shakira

Music releaseMusic Single

2015 "Love Yourself" single released by Justin Bieber (Billboard Song of the Year 2016, Grammy Song of the Year)

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

2018 Korean pop band BTS appearance on Japanese TV show cancelled after member Jimin wore shirt with atomic bomb image

K-Pop Star Jimin
K-Pop Star