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Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra record Doin' The Voom Voom, Saturday Night Function, High Life and Flaming Youth for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
When Ralph Britt And His Grotto Club Orchestra play in The Grotto Club, Galveston, Texas, USA, the show is broadcast live on community radio station KFUL.
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra play the first night of two-weeks at the Club Caprice in the Hotel Coronado, St Louis, Missouri. The gig also involves nightly fifteen-minute radio broadcasts on Radio KXOK.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play at Club Trocadero, Henderson, Kentucky, USA.
The Three Peppers begin two weeks of shows at Marty Bohn's Nut Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
During a two-week engagement, The George Shearing Quintet plays at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Beat generation author Jack Kerouac writes a letter to his friend Neal Cassady in which he recounts the following memory ... "what I really wanted to do was write you a big letter about the night in back of Jerry Newman
The Paul Williams Orchestra plays at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Arthur Prysock is playing during a two-week stand at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Ike Carpenter And His Band are playing at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Dinah Shore is playing at Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Tommy Dorsey-Warren Covington Orchestra and the Tommy Ferguson Dixieland Band play in a live two-hour remote broadcast on WRCV Radio from Drexelbrook Swimming And Tennis Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long residency at The Caucus Club , Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Bill Henderson is playing during a 22-day engagement at The Playboy Key Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Swinging Blue Genes, who will later change their name to The Swinging Blue Jeans, play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Temperance Seven play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Miracles play the third night of a week at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles play a lunchtime session at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, followed by an evening gig at the Rialto Ballroom, Toxteth, Liverpool.
The Animals play in the Cyril Davies Benefit Night at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, UK.
The Brian Auger Trinity play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
The Marquee Club re-opens in Wardour St, Soho, London, UK, with a gig headlined by Sonny Boy Williamson II. Also on the bill are The Yardbirds (including Eric Clapton] and Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men.
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Manfred Mann play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
The Bud Powell Trio plays the last of three nights at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Rod Stewart plays his first headlining gig at The Marquee, London, England, UK, supported by The Alex Harvey Soul Band.
The Alex Harvey Soul Band plus Long John Baldry and the Hoochie Coochie Men play at The Marquee, Soho, London, England, UK.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton on guitar, play at The Flamingo Club, Soho, London, UK.
Kenny Rogers opens at The Act 3 Club, Houston, Texas, USA.
Doc Watson plays the first of two nights at Club 47, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, featuring Eric Clapton, play at Klook's Kleek, Hampstead, London, England, UK.
David Bowie And The Buzz play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
Jackie Wilson plays the second of eleven nights at The Trip, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Sioux Uprising play at Gazzari's, 9039 Sunset Strip, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Iveys play at The Thingamajig Club, Reading, England, UK, Europe. The group will find greater fame after a name-change to Badfinger.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play at The Queen Of Hearts Club, Nelson, Pontypridd, Wales, UK, Europe.
While Sammy Davis Jr. is headlining, The Twin Coaches Club on Route 51 in Rostraver Township, Pittsburgh, POennsylvania, USA, burns to the ground.
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John Cooper Clarke, Pauline Murray And The Invisible Girls, The Durutti Ciolumn and Duran Duran play at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, UK.
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When Carlos Santana plays the first of two nights in the Sunrise Music Theatre, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, jazz-rock bass virtuoso Jaco Pastorius comes onstage without permission. Pastorius is then thrown out of the theatre and goes to the Midnight Bottle Club in nearby Wilton Manors, where he becomes involved in a confrontation with bouncer Luc Havan. Pastorius is stabbed and dies several days later.
The Smithereens play at The Visage Nightclub, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Brigade play at The Barfly, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Chris Mills plays at The Springwater Supper Club, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Destruction, Kreator, Laaz Rockit and Testament play on the second day of the Thrash Domination festival in Club Citta, Kawasaki, Japan, Asia.
The Revivals play an early gig at The Dry Bar, Manchester, England, UK, then go on to The Cavern, Liverpool, England, UK.
Michael Scaccia guitarist for the metal bands Ministry and Rigor Mortis collapses during a performance at The Rail Club in Fort Worth, Texas, USA., and is rushed to the emergency room at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.
Jay-Z and Beyonce attend The 40/40 Club 10 Year Anniversary Party at The 40 / 40 Club, New York City, USA. Also on hand are Kylie Minogue, Busta Rhymes, Junior Reid, T.I., Maxwell and many others.
Bastille play at The House Of Blues, San Diego, California, USA.
The Matt Schofield Trio plays at The Jazz Cafe, Camden, London, UK.
Dog Fashion Disco play at The Barfly, Camden Town, London, UK.
Kublai Khan play at Club SCIENCE, Shinjuku, Japan, Asia.
Darkened Soul play at The Nsect Club, Hampton. Virginia, USA.