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The cast of the American production of the successful play Porgy leaves New York City on the S.S. Columbus, bound for London, UK, where the show will open at His Majesty's Theatre in early April. Porgy will become the basis for the George Gershwin opera Porgy And Bess.
Alan Sytner is born in Liverpool, UK. In 1957 he will become the founder of The Cavern Club.
Popular UK singer/whistler Roger Whittaker is born in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa.
Ambrose And His Orchestra, with vocalist Anne Shelton, records I'm Stepping Out With a Memory Tonight and I'll Never Smile Again, for Decca Records at The Mayfair, London, England, UK.
Lonnie Donegan and his Skiffle Group play at The Alhambra, Bradford, UK, with Billy Baxter and Mundy And Earle.
The Kalin Twins play at The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK, supported by Eddie Calvert, Cliff Richard and others.
Cliff Richard And The Drifters (later re-named The Shadows), Don Lang And The Frantic Five, The Most Brothers (inlcuding Mickie Most), The Top Town Teenagers, Rory Blackwell and Tony Marsh play at The Odeon, Canterbury, UK.
Gene Vincent arrives at Heathrow airport in the UK for his first British tour and tv appearances.
Micky Ashman's Ragtime Jazz Band plays at The Locarno Ballroom, Old Town Square, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Jimmy Crawford And The Ravens play at McIlroy's Ballroom, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The Spidermen play at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by The Thunderbirds.
Jet Harris And Tony Meehan play at The Granada, Derby, UK.
Liverpool-born pop idol Billy Fury enters the UK singles chart with Somebody Else's Girl, which will peak at No18 during a seven-week run.
Manfred Mann play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
The Yardbirds, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play in The Olympia Ballroom, Reading, UK.
Ray Charles And His Orchestra with The Raelets play at The Astoria, Finsbury Park, London, UK.
The Downliners Sect play at The Club Noreik (formerly The Corner Cinema), Tottenham, London, UK.
Sandie Shaw plays the first night of a week at La Dolce Vita, Newcastle, England, UK.
The Yardbirds play in The Drill Hall, Scunthorpe, England, UK.
Hugh Gibb, father of The Bee Gees, sends their Australian singles along with a letter to Robert Stigwood of NEMS in the UK, advising him that the group is coming to England to look for a recording contract.
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Ringo Starr, his wife Maureen and their poodle Tiger fly from Heathrow Airport, London, England, UK, Europe, to Liverpool. They are going to visit their parents.
Ten Years After finish a North American tour at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
When folk quartet The Spinners play at The London Palladium, London, UK, the show is recorded and will be released as the LP The Spinners At The London Palladium on EMI Records.
Motorhead play at The Glasgow Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Duran Duran’s latest single, New Moon On Monday, peaks at No10 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA.
On their Urban Jungle tour, The Rolling Stones play the second of two nights in Weissensee, Berlin, Germany, Europe, supported by The Dan Reed Network.
Depeche Mode and Primal Scream play at The 6X8 Club, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
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Placebo release their self-titled debut album in the UK. It will peak at No5 on the UK Albums Chart.
Boyzone frontman Ronan Keating begins his first UK solo tour at The Empire Theatre, Liverpool, UK.
Brian McFadden plays at The Armadillo, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The Duhks play at The Life Cafe, Manchester, England, UK.
Brad Paisley performs in The Walt Disney Showcase event at the Kodak Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Elton John also puts in a cameo appearance.
Elvis Costello releases a new album, Secret, Profane and Sugarcane on Universal Records in the UK.
Porcupine Tree play at The Tivoli, Brisbane, Australia.
Richard Thompson plays at The Largo At The Coronet, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Blondie play at The Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Gilberto Gil plays in the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, England, UK.
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, the debut album by Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, reaches No1 in the UK Albums Chart.
Guitarist, singer and songwriter Chuck Prophet releases his twelfth studio album, Temple Beautiful, in the UK. The album is Prophet's homage to the city of San Francisco.
Jeff Lynne releases his second solo LP, Long Wave, on Frontiers Records in the USA.
Vinnie Paz plays at The Forum, London, UK.
Little Barrie, Wolf Alice, Drenge, Temples, LULS, This Many Boyfriends and Nadine Shah play in The XFM X-Posure All Dayer at The Barfly, London, England, UK, Europe.
Josh Groban plays at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK.
On her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2014, Beyonce plays the first of two nights at The SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Frank Turner plays at Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Europe.
Jerry Messersmith releases the album Heart Murmurs on Glassnote Records in the UK.
Elvis Costello plays in The Konsert And Kongress Main Hall, Uppsala, Sweden, Europe.
On his Jeb's Teetotal Pub Crawl tour, Jeb Loy Nichols plays at The Dundee Arms, Bethnal Green, London, England, UK.