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The Quintette of the Hot Club of France, including Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli, record Bricktop, Minor Swing, Viper’s Dream and other tracks in Paris, France.
Bud Freeman's Summa Cum Laude Orchestra opens for an indefinite stay at Kelly's Stable, New York City, USA. Also on the bill are Kenny Watts and his Killerwatts, described in Jazz Information newsletter as a ''colored novelty band formerly at the Dickie Wells Club in Harlem''
Jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker plays the final night of a two-week engagement at The Blue Note Club in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
LaVern Baker, Pee Wee Crayton and Billy Wright play at The Flame Show Bar, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Varetta Dillard plays at Club Poinciana, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Steve Swindells is born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK. He will achieve success as a singer-songwriter, keyboardist, party organizer, club promoter and journalist.
Johnny And The Hurricanes play the first of four nights at The Rainbow Lounge, Wildwood, New Jersey,USA.
UK pop idol Jess Conrad makes a personal appearance at the Sunday Dance Club in the Gaumont Ballroom, Bradford, UK.
The Swinging Blue Genes, later to find success as The Swinging Blue Jeans, play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Rydell plays the fifth night of a week at The New Lotus Club, Washington DC, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the fifth of ten nights at The Caucus Club in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald plays the ninth night of a twelve-night run at The Crescendo Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Johnnie Ray plays the eleventh night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Johnnie Ray plays the sixteenth night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play the third night in a week of dates at Birdland, New York City, USA.
Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated plays its regular Thursday night residency at The Marquee, London, UK.
The Beatles play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK, in what will prove to be their last gig with drummer Pete Best.
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The Coasters, The Contours and Aretha Franklin play at the recently opened Zanzibar Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
At the 100 Club in London, UK, tonight - The Pretty Things, John Lee And The Groundhogs, and Jimmy Powell And The Five Dimensions.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on guitar, play at The Bromel Club, Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley, Kent, UK.
Marvin Gaye, The Spinners and Hattie Littles play the third of ten nights at The Driftwood Lounge in The 20 Grand Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Alex Harvey Soul Band continues its regular Thursday night residency at The Marquee, London, UK. Also on the bill is Long John Baldry and the Hoochie Coochie Men.
The First New York Blues Project, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, John Hammond Jr. and The Little John Trio play during a week of shows at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich, Village, New York City, USA.
Lulu And The Luvvers, The Smokestacks and The Iveys play at Ritz Entertainments Club (a.k.a. The Ritz), Skewen, South Wales, UK. The Iveys will find greater success after a name-change to Badfinger.
The Pack play a Radio Caroline-sponsored gig at The 100 Club, London, England, UK, with The Applejacks and The Tornados.
Bill Ehlert, manager of The Jabberwock, a music club in Berkeley, California, USA, calls the police to alert them to the fact that three people are smoking marijuana in his club. He is charged with possession, but quickly cleared.
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Brother Dave Gardner is playing during four nights at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Doors play the fourth of five nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Damita Jo is playing at The Scotch Mist, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, with Ferris Wheel.
The Nice play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jethro Tull play at The Cromwellian, London, England, UK, Europe.
Spooky Tooth play at Mothers, Erdington, Birmingham, UK.
The Edgar Broughton Band plays at The Country Club, West Hampstead, London, UK.
The Upsetters play at The Golden Star Club, North London, UK.
Christine Perfect plays at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Requiem. She will find greater success as Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac.
Rusty, a local folk duo, plays at The Temple Bar, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. One member, Declan McManus, will find greater success after changing his name to Elvis Costello.
The Miles Davis Nonet plays at Village East, New York City, USA.
XTC play at The Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
Duran Duran, Vision Collision and The Detectives play at The Red Star Club, Essex Street, Birmingham, England, UK.
Nirvana play at The 9:30 Club, Washington DC, USA.
When Aerosmith play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, they are joined by Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin fame.
Prince premieres his latest backing band, the New Power Generation at The Glam Slam club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. The band comprises Tony M (rapper), Rosie Gaines (six octave range singer), Michael Bland (drums), Levi Seacer Jr. (guitar), Kirk Johnson (guitar), Damon Dickson (dancer), Sonny T (bass) and Tommy Barbarella (keyboards).
Three members of alternative rock band Too Much Joy are are aquitted in court in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA. The charge against the threesome was that they had performed songs from the 2 Live Crew album As Nasty As They Wanna Be at Club Futura, Hollywood, Florida, the previous August.
Rob Thomas plays at Shibuya Club Quattro, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Sergio Mendes plays at The B.B. King Blues Club, New York City, USA.
Field Music play at The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Orla Gartland plays at The Sugar Club, Dublin, Ireland, Europe, supported by Martin Luke Brown.
Cabbage, The Shimmer Band and April begin a UK tour with a gig at Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.