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Bob McCracken, a Dixieland and New Orleans jazz clarinettist who will play in the orchestras of Jack Teagarden, Joe Venuti, Benny Goodman, Russ Morgan, Kid Ory and others, is born in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Al Starita And The Piccadilly Players record Somewhere In Hawaii, I Must Be Dreaming, Blue Grass and My Southern Home, in London, UK, for Columbia Records.
Keith Bird And The Esquire Six record the album Keith Bird And The Esquire Six for Esquire Records in London, UK. The band includes Keith Bird (cl), Tommy Pollard (vib), Ralph Sharon (p), Dave Goldberg (g), Charlie Short (b) and Carlo Krahmer (d). Tracks include How High The Moon, Esquire Blues, Tom's Tea Party and Revol.
Victor Borge comes to the end of a fourteen-day run of one-man shows at The Curran Theater, San Francisco, California, USA. the sell-out shows have grossed $72,000.
The Tommy Whittle Orchestra records Just One Of Those Things, Autumn In New York, Don't Get Scared and I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart, for Esquire Records in London.
Chart-topping UK clarinettist Acker Bilk has a recording session in London, at which his drummer is Ginger Baker, later to play with Eric Clapton in The Cream.
Lord Rockingham's XI play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashton, England, UK, Europe.
Adam Faith plays at The Room At The Top, Ilford, England, UK, Europe.
The Dakotas [not yet fronted by Billy J. Kramer] lay at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK.
Long John Baldry And The Hoochie Coochie Men play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
Already a hit in the UK, House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals is released in the USA.
The Rolling Stones play the last gig of their current American tour at The Arie Crown Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by The Shangri-Las.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays at Eltham Baths, Eltham, London, UK.
Sha La La by Manfred Mann enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA where it will peak at No12.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Cast Your Fate To The Wind by Sounds Orchestral.
The Beatles record The Night Before and You Like Me Too Much at EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, UK.
The Yardbirds play at The Marquee, London, England, UK.
Peter And Gordon play the first of four nights in The Marine Ballroom, The Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Fleetwood Mac, The Tremeloes, Marmalade, Georgie Fame, Love Sculpture, The Move, Pink Floyd, Keef Hartley, Status Quo, Duster Bennett, Dream Police and Van Der Graaf Generator play at the Pop And Blues Festival, Notts County Football Ground, Nottingham, UK, Europe.
Peter Sarstedt plays at The Civic Centre, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Pink Floyd, who have been working in Abbey Road Studios, London, on their sixth album, Meddle, now move to Morgan Studios.
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Black Sabbath play the second of two nights at The Rainbow, Finsbury Park, London, UK, supported by Badger and Necromandus.
The Sweet play at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, UK, supported by Duran Duran.
Justified Ancients of Mu Mu release their debut single, All You Need Is Love, in the UK.
The Rolling Stones play in Park Stadium, Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Europe, supported by The Dan Reed Network.
The Sisters of Mercy play at Compadre Stadium, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, supported by Danielle Dax.
The Beatles overdub bass and vocals onto the John Lennon composition Good Morning Good Morning at Studio 3, Abbey Road, London, England, UK, Europe.
Oasis play at Manchester Stadium, Manchester, England, UK.
Lucinda Williams plays at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England, UK.
The Stereophonics release a new single, Devil, in the UK.
Mike And The Mechanics play in a Love Live Music concert in The Band On The Wall, Manchester, England, UK.
The Climax Blues Band plays at The Old Brown Jug, Newcastle-under-Lyme, UK.
The Maccabees play at Rock City, Nottingham, UK.
On their Maiden England World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, supported by Coheed And Cambria.
Submotion Orchestra play at Concorde 2, Brighton, UK.
Kodaline play at Day And Night, Manchester, UK.
Barclay James Harvest, with guests Gordon Giltrap and Oliver Wakeman, play at The Robin 2, Bilston, UK.
Bastille play at L'Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
The Selecter play at New Cross inn, London, UK.
Bombay Bicycle Club, Bonobo, Wolfmother, Ingrid Michaelson, and others play at The Hangour Music Festival, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA.
Room 94 play at The O2 Academy 2, Sheffield, UK.
Nervosa play at The Krazyhouse, Liverpool, England, UK.
Massive Attack play at De Montfort Hall, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
John Cale plays at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK.
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the second of two nights at MEO Arena, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play the second of two nights at Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Europe.
British rapper Giggs speaks out against the Metropolitan Police's use of the controversial Form 696 which requires venues in London, England, UK, Europe, to supply the names, stage names, addresses and phone numbers of all promoters and artists participating in an event - particularly if a night "predominantly features DJs or MCs performing to a backing track". Form 696 is widely thought to have racist implications, and Giggs declares, "They need to work with us. If they think there's a threat then help us - put some police out there and work with us rather than just shutting us down."
Katie Melua and The Gori Women's Choir play at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England, UK.