Events in Music on September 24

  • 1884 Dixey, Rice & Gill's musical "Adonis" premieres in NYC
  • 1906 Victor Herbert and Henry Blossom's operetta musical "The Red Mill" opens at the Knickerbocker Theater, NYC

Music Premiere

1928 George M. Cohan and Ring Lardner's musical play "Elmer the Great" premieres in NYC

Theater Premiere

1930 Noël Coward's play "Private Lives" premieres in London

  • 1953 "Take a Giant Step" opens on Broadway
  • 1955 "Catch a Star" closes at Plymouth Theater, NYC, after 23 performances

Music History

1955 "The Judy Garland Special" kicks off the anthology performance series "Ford Star Jubilee" on CBS-TV

Music History

1964 Ringo Starr forms Brikley Building Company Ltd

  • 1968 "That's Life" premieres - A Broadway musical type TV show

Oh! Calcutta! - The Bare Facts

1976 "Oh! Calcutta!" revival opens at Edison Theater, NYC; runs for 5,959 performances, Broadway’s longest-running musical revue

  • 1977 Russian musical review "Estrada" closes a limited run at Majestic Theater, NYC, after 7 performances

Music Single

1984 Paul McCartney releases single "No More Lonely Nights"

Album Release

1991 Rock band Nirvana release their second studio album "Nevermind"

Music History

1995 Emillio & Gloria Estefan's boat hits & kills a jet skier

Film Premiere

2010 "The Social Network" directed by David Fincher and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake premieres at the New York Film Festival

Farm Aid Concert

2022 Farm Aid held in Raleigh, North Carolina; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews. Margo Price, Chris Stapleton, Sheryl Crow, and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats [1]