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The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Musical comedy The Gay Life is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Roy Acuff is undertaking a one-month tour of Spain, Europe, and Morocco, Africa, where he is performing for American troops, sponsored by the United Service Organizations.
Sarah Vaughan is playing during a three-week engagement at the My Fair Lady club in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Louis Jordan plays during a lengthy engagement at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
The Willis Brothers are playing during a week of shows at The Showboat, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Cannonball Adderley is playing during a two-week engagement at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Horace Silver Quintet is playing during a two-week engagement at The Jazz Gallery, New York City, USA.
B.B. King releases a new single, My Sometime Baby, on Kent Records in the USA.
The Everly Brothers release a new single, Crying In The Rain, on Warner Brothers Records in the USA.
B.B. King releases a new single, My Sometime Baby, on Kent Records in the USA.
Brenda Lee releases a new single, Break It To Me Gently, on Decca Records, in the USA.
Bruce Channel releases a new single, Hey Baby, on Smash Records in the USA.
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Doctor Feelgood And The Interns, [a pseudonym for blues pianist Piano Red], release a new single, Doctor Feel-Good, on Okeh Records in the USA.
Arthur Alexander releases a new single, You Better Move On, on Dot Records in the USA.
The Everly Brothers release a new single, Crying In The Rain, on Warner Brothers Records in the USA.
The Johnny Griffin Quartet records Green Grow The Rushes, Ballad For Monsieur and Twenty Five And A Half Daze and other tracks for Riverside Records in New York City, USA.
The Beatles' German recording, My Bonnie, is released in the UK. It will receive favourable reviews.
The Beatles play a lunchtime show at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Jazz trumpet star Kenny Ball plays at the Star Hotel, Croydon, UK.
Chet Baker records Well, You Needn't, These Foolish Things, Barbados, Star Eyes, Over The Rainbow, Pent-Up House, Ballata In Forma Di Blues and Blues In The Closet, for RCA Records in Rome, Italy, Europe.
British rocker Tony Sheridan releases his debut album, My Bonnie, on Polydor Records.
Jazz trumpet virtuoso Chet Baker records Over The Rainbow, These Foolish Things, Blues In The Closet and other tracks in Rome, Italy, Europe, for RCA Records.
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra record I Couldn't Have Done It Alone and Night Life for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
Doctor Feelgood and the Interns release a new single, Doctor Feel-Good, on Okeh Records in the USA.
Bruce Channel releases a new single, Hey Baby, on Smash Records in the USA.
Jazz trumpet virtuoso Chet Baker records Over The Rainbow, These Foolish Things, Blues In The Closet and other tracks in Rome, Italy, for RCA Records.
The Beatles' German recording, My Bonnie, is released in the UK. It will receive favourable reviews.
Arthur Alexander releases a new single, You Better Move On, on Dot Records in the USA.
Elmo Lewis, father of Jerry Lee Lewis, records a session for Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, but nothing is ever released.
The Kingston Trio are playing during a lengthy engagement at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Flatt And Scruggs are playing in Corning, Arkansas, USA.
Frankie Avalon plays the the fourth night of a week at the Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA.
The Beatles play a lunchtime show at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra record I Couldn't Have Done It Alone and Night Life for Columbia Records in New York City, USA.
The teen-oriented movie Hey Let's Twist, starring Joey Dee And The Starliters, Teddy Randazzo and Jo Ann Campbell is released to cinemas in West Germany, Europe.
Danny Peppermint And His Jumping Jacks are in residence at The Thunderbird, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.