History of Music in NYC Timeline

This history of music in NYC timeline highlights some of the significant moments in the development of, possibly, the most diverse musical city in human history.


This timeline is a work in progress, only showing a small portion of the highlights of New York City music history. Each entry contains a link to their source articles. We have made every effort to verify the accuracy of the information, and reliability of the sources used on this page.


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