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Musical extravaganza, The Defender, is playing at The Herald Square Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of sixty performances. The show is best remembered for introducing the song In The Good Old Summer Time, which will become a popular standard.
The Ziegfeld Follies of 1915, aka The Blue Follies, is playing at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 104 performances.
Bobby Hebb, singer and songwriter, best known for the million-selling hit Sunny, is born in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. On the same day, soul vocalist Brenton Wood, best known for his hit Gimme Little Sign, is born as Alfred Jesse Smith in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Ivory Joe Hunter is playing during a week at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Charlie Parker, accompanied by The James "Rev" Beasley Combo plays during an eleven night engagement at El Capitan, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Sarah Vaughan and Hal 'Cornbread' Singer play at the inauguration of the Saturday night cruises along the Chesapeake River from Washington DC, USA.
Gerry Mulligan’s Concert Jazz Band has the second of three days of recording tracks for the Verve Records album The Concert Jazz Band, in Los Angeles.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Fisher plays the second night of two-weeks at Coconut Grove, New York City, USA.
John Coltrane plays the third of six nights at Leo's Casino, Euclid Quad Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Nat 'King' Cole plays at the Capitol, Cardiff, Wales.
Bob Dylan plays at the The Newport Folk Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, USA. The three-day event also features John Lee Hooker, Joan Baez, Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton, Ramblin' Jack Elliott and Peter Paul and Mary.
The Cyril Davies And His All Stars with Long John Baldry play at the Wooden Bridge Hotel, Guildford, UK.
Ahmad Jamal plays at St. John Terrell's Music Circus, Lambertville, New jersey, USA.
The Rolling Stones record an appearance for British tv show Thank Your Lucky Stars, in Birmingham, England, UK.
The Merseybeats, The Scaffold and The Undertakers play during a 12-hour session at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK.
The Byrds, Sopwith Camel, Jefferson Airplane, The Standells, The McCoys and The Tradewinds open for the Rolling Stones in a performance at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA. This proves to be the last US mainland concert with Brian Jones as a member of the Rolling Stones.
The Byrds, Sopwith Camel, Jefferson Airplane, The Standells, The McCoys and The Tradewinds open for The Rolling Stones in a performance at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA. This proves to be the last US mainland concert with Brian Jones as a member of the Rolling Stones.
The Yardbirds play the second of three nights at The Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jefferson Airplane play the first of two nights at the Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
Proto-punk band The London SS is rehearsing in London, with a line-up that includes future members of The Clash, The Damned and Generation X.
Bob Dylan's album The Basement Tapes enters the UK albums chart, where it will peak at No8 during a ten-week run.
R'n'b and jazz guitarist George Benson enters the UK popular singles chart with Give Me The Night, which will peak at No7 during a ten-week run on the chart.
Roger Waters plays at Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel, recorded at Real World Studios, Box, reaches No1 in the USA.
Jethro Tull begin their first tour of Brazil, South America, with a show at Mineirinho, Belo Horizonte, during which the band salutes Brazil's rich musical heritage with a rendition of the Astrud Gilberto classic Girl From Ipanema.
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Paul McCartney holds the first of two rehearsals at The Playhouse, London, UK, for the upcoming The Paul McCartney World Tour.
On their Urban Jungle World Tour The Rolling Stones play in Stadio Flaminio, Rome, Italy, Europe.
The Moody Blues play at King's Dominion, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie, plays at Fair Park Bandshell, Dallas, Texas, USA.
It is reported that eight people who attended this year's Glastonbury Festival have been admitted to hospital after contracting the e-coli bug which claimed the lives of 22 people in Scotland earlier in the year.
The two-day-long World of Bamboo Festival - a music, arts and dance event presented by WOMAD in association with The Environmental Bamboo Foundation, begins in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia.
Metallica's Summer Sanitarium tour plays at the Hawthorne Racetrack in Chicago, Illinois, USA, with The Deftones, Linkin Park, Limp Bizkit and Mudvayne. Limp Bizkit are reportedly booed as soon as they hit the stage and walk off after 30 minutes and only six songs, but not before front man Fred Durst has challenged audience members to a fight.
On her Live At Last tour, Anastacia plays at Ippodromo delle Capannelle, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Mudvayne and others play in The Ozzfest on the first of two nights at The PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA.
Jason Mraz releases his second album, Mr. A-Z, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
The Finn Brothers and Mercury Rev play at Hamer Hall – The Arts Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oceania.
Flaming Lips, MGMT, The Beautiful Girls, Josh Pike, Doves, Decoder Ring, White Lies, Holly Throsby and others play on the second and last day of the Splendour in the Grass Festival, Byron Bay, Australia.
On the seventh leg of their 360 Degree Tour, U2 play at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Interpol.
Everclear play at Sahlen's Stadium, Rochester, New York State, USA.
Little Feat play at The Granada Theater, Dallas, Texas, USA, supported by The Tom Fuller Band.
On The Wall Tour 2013, Roger Waters plays at Stadio Euganeo, Padua, Italy, Europe.
On his 20/20 Experience Tour, Justin Timberlake plays at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Neil Young And Crazy Horse play at Elbufer, Dresden, Germany, Europe, supported by The Magic Numbers.
Joe Satriani plays at Palais Longchamp, Marseille, France, Europe.
When U2 play at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA, they are joined by Lady Gaga for a performance of Ordinary Love.
Badly Drawn Boy plays at The Barbican, London, England, UK.
Radiohead play the first of two nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
On her Anti World Tour Rihanna plays at The O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.