Events in Music on October 2

Music History

1925 Josephine Baker first performs in Paris in La Revue Nègre at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

  • 1947 "Music in My Heart" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances
  • 1948 "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 725 performances

Music History

1953 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" opens at John Golden NYC for 849 performances

  • 1958 Musical show "Valmouth" 1st produced in London
  • 1967 All Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents for possession of marijuana in San Francisco, California
  • 1972 "From Israel with Love" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1976 "Let My People Come" closes at Morosco Theater NYC after 106 performances
  • 1990 "Michael Feinstein in Concert" opens at Golden NYC for 30 performances
  • 1994 "Show Boat" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC
  • 1995 "Moon Over Buffalo" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 308 performances

Album Release

1995 British band Oasis release their second studio album "(What's the Story) Morning Glory?", sells record 347,000 copies 1st week

  • 1996 30th Country Music Association Award: Brooks & Dunn win

Television Premiere

2001 "Scrubs", starring Zach Braff as Dr. John "J.D." Dorian, premieres on NBC

Farm Aid Concert

2010 Farm Aid 23 held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Jeff Tweedy, Kenny Chesney, Jason Mraz, Norah Jones, Amos Lee, The BoDeans, and Jamey Johnson [1]