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A Chinese Honeymoon
, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
The Garland Sisters [formerly The Gumm Sisters] play the sixth of seven nights at the Michigan Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA. One of the sisters, Frances Gumm, will find stardom after a name change to Judy Garland
is born in Southampton, Long Island, New York State, USA. He will find huge success as a rock'n'roll star in Germany, Europe, during the late 50s and early 60s.
Gloria Jones is born in Longview, Texas, USA. As a 60s soul vocalist she will record Tainted Love which will go on to become a Northern Soul classic during the 70s in the UK and will provide cover version hits for Soft Cell in 1981 and Marilyn Manson
And His Cotton Club Revue, Avis Andrews, The Three Chocolateers, The Six Cotton Club Boys and The Cab Jivers play at The Palace Theatre, Akron, Ohio, USA.
leaves school in Kingston, Jamaica, in the Caribbean, to join The Colony Club Orchestra, but will find greater acclaim as a founder member and trombone player of The Skatalites
plays a gig aboard the excursions boat SS Peter Stuyvesant, New York City, USA.
performs her first major concert, at The Town Hall, Manhattan, New York City, USA.
plays the first of two nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
The Stan Getz
Quartet records Nice Work If You Can Get It, Who Would Care and other tracks at Nola Studios, New York City, USA.
And His Orchestra play at The State Fair Music Hall, Dallas, Texas, USA.
John Fisher, bassist of Fishbone
, is born in El Camino, California, USA.
, accompanied by The Alan Ainsworth Orchestra, opens at The Pigalle, London, England, UK. The show is recorded and will be released as an LP by EMI Records.
play at The New Pier, Manchester, England, UK.
The First New York Blues Project
, The Paul Butterfield
Blues Band, John Hammond Jr. and The Little John Trio come to the end of a week of shows at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich, Village, New York City, USA.
Trini Lopez is playing during three weeks at Harrah's, Reno, Nevada, USA.
is born in Douglas, Georgia, USA. She will find success as the lead singer of country-rock duo Sugarland.
The Beasts Of Bourbon play at Szene, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
(Millions Of Dead Cops) play at Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France, Europe.
, G Unit, Obie Trice, StatQuo, Akon and others play at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
The Canadian Country Music Awards take place in Pengrowth Saddledome, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
headlines Elvis Forever
, a concert celebrating the music of Elvis Presley
, in Hyde Park
, London, England, UK, Europe. The line-up also includes KT Tunstall, Scouting For Girls
, Imelda May
, Fyfe Dangerfield, Jon Allen, Michael Ball, Mica Paris, Tony Christie
, The Magnets, Fran Healy (of Travis), Craig David
, Tony Hadley, Suzi Quatro and Marti Pellow.
The KerrangFest takes place at the Centenary Square Stage, Birmingham, UK. Acts appearing include The Twang, The Acadian Kicks, Francesqa, The Little Million, Templeton Pek, Kidnapper Bell, Fuzzbox, The Amateurs and This Love Affair
plays at The Borderline, London, UK, supported by Gulp
, the billionaire audio engineer who pioneered noise reduction in audio recordings and founded Dolby Laboratories, dies aged 80
, having suffered from Alzheimer's disease for several years, in San Francisco, California, USA.
is among the guests when Nas holds his 40th Birthday party at Avenue NYC in New York City, USA.
The Barbra Streisand
Channel makes its debut on Sirius and Sirius/XM on-line channel 69 and XM channel 73, where it runs for a month.
Black Prairie, Craig Cardiff, J. Cole, Jill Zmud, NQ Arbuckle, The National
, The Wiggles and Wake Owl play on the second day of The Ottawa Folk Festival, Hog's Back Park, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.