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Today in Music History

In 1971, Jesus Christ Superstar, which began life as a record album, had its first stage performance in Pittsburgh. The Andrew Lloyd Webber rock musical, starring Yvonne Elliman and Ben Vereen, would open on Broadway the following October.

Born This Day

Yul Brynner, 1915

Giorgio Armani, 1934

Liona Boyd, 1950

Sela Ward, 1956

Richie Sambora, 1959

Suzanne Vega, 1959

Lisa Rinna, 1963

Jeff Corwin, 1967

Lil' Kim, 1974

Today's Lineup

Concerts

Scott Weiland

Pyramid Cabaret, 7 p.m. Tickets $49 at 204-942-7469.

Out and About

Winnipeg Folk Fest

Birds Hill Provincial Park, to July 13. Tickets at Ticketmaster.

Soca Reggae Festival

Old Market Square, to July 13. Admission $7 and $10. Info at socareggaefestival.ca.

Ai-Kon 2014

RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, to July 13. Anime convention. See www.ai-kon.org.

Summer Music Series: Free Ride

Lyric Theatre Assiniboine Park, July 11, 8:30 p.m.

Theatre

The Producers

Rainbow Stage, Kildonan Park, 8 p.m. Tickets $49.50 to $59.50 at 204-989-0888, www.rainbowstage.ca.

Pirates of the North Saskatchewan III

Celebrations Dinner Theatre, to Aug. 9, 6:15 p.m. Tickets $30.95 to $69.95 at 204-982-8282, www.celebrations.ca.

Comedy

Keith Alberstadt

Rumor's Comedy Club, to July 12. …