Events in Music on September 5

  • 1946 "Yours Is My Heart", an adaptation of Franz Lehar's operetta "The Land of Smiles", opens at Shubert Theater, NYC; runs for 36 performances
  • 1973 "Desert Song" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • 1975 Wings release single "Letting Go"
  • 1976 "Rex" closes at Lunt-Fontaine Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 1976 "Very Good Eddie" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 307 performances
  • 1991 8th MTV Video Music Awards: REM wins
  • 1993 "Fool Moon" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 207 performances
  • 1993 "Jelly's Last Jam" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 569 performances
  • 1993 Musical "Will Rogers Follies" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 983 performances with 6 Tony Awards
  • 1996 "Summer & Smoke" opens at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 2001 John Cage's musical composition "As Slow as Possible", to be played for 639 years, begins at St. Burchardi Church, Halberstadt, Germany

Music History

2022 Ringo Starr resumes his All-Starr Band tour after two musicians recover from Covid