Events in Music on September 21

Music History

1966 Jimmy Hendrix changes spelling of his name to "Jimi"

Music History

1980 Reggae singer Bob Marley collapses while jogging in New York City's Central Park; medical exam finds his cancer had spread to his brain, lungs, and liver

Album Release

1993 Melissa Etheridge releases her breakthrough second album "Yes I Am", featuring the single "I'm the Only One"

Farm Aid Concert

2002 Farm Aid 15 held in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Keith Urban, Lee Ann Womack, Kid Rock, Gillian Welch, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and The Drive-By Truckers [1]

Album Release

2004 Green Day release their album "American Idiot" in the US

Farm Aid Concert

2013 Farm Aid held in Saratoga Springs, New York; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Pete Seeger, Amos Lee, Jack Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Carlene Carter, Pegi Young & The Survivors, and Insects vs Robots [1]

Music History

2018 American singer-songwriter Paul Simon closes his "Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour" at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, NYC

  • 2019 Farm Aid held in East Troy, Wisconsin; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt, Luke Combs, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Margo Price, Yola, Tanya Tucker, and Ho-Chunk Thundercloud Singers [1]