On This Day

Events in Music on September 22

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1869 Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold" premieres in Munich

Composer Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner
  • 1921 Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th St NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1962 Bob Dylan plays NYC Carnegie Hall

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
  • 1964 "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 3242 performances
  • 1969 "Music Scene" debuts on ABC-TV
  • 1973 "A Little Night Music" opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway

AgreementContract of Interest

1980 John Lennon and Yoko Ono sign a recording contract with Geffen Records

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1983 Everly Brothers reunite after 10 years (Royal Albert Hall, London))

Singer Phil Everly
Phil Everly

Music concertMusic Concert

1985 First Farm Aid concert held, organised by Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Neil Young
  • 1985 Rock and country musicians participate in FarmAid in Champaign, Illinois

Music releaseMusic Release

1997 Elton John releases "Candle in the Wind 1997", a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales in the US

Singer Elton John
Elton John
Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer

Music awardsMusic Awards

1999 33rd Country Music Association Award: Shania Twain, Martina McBride and Tim McGraw win

Singer Shania Twain
Shania Twain

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

2009 Crime drama "NCIS LA" starring Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J and Daniela Ruah premieres on CBS

Actor Chris O'Donnell
Chris O'Donnell
Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

2018 Singer Rihanna is appointed as an ambassador for Barbados

Singer Rihanna