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The popular stage musical Florodora is running at The Lyric Theatre, London, England, UK.
For a fee of £100, celebrated opera vocalist Enrico Caruso makes his first ten recordings for The Gramophone Company, in the Hotel Di Milano, Milan, Italy, Europe, under the supervision of Fred Gaisberg.
Nat D. Ayer records Dear Old Shepherd's Bush for The Gramophone Company in London, UK.
Singer Josephine Earle plays at Murray's Club, London, UK.
Roy Fox and his Band play at the Cafe Anglais, London, UK.
The New Mayfair Dance Orchestra, conducted by G. Scott Wood, with Brian Lawrence on vocals, records Smooth Sailing, Look Up And Laugh and Love Is Everywhere, in London for HMV Records.
Humphrey Lyttelton And His Band record Ice Cream for Parlophone Records in London, UK.
The Beatles continue their 92 day residency at The Top Ten Club, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Johnnie Ray plays the third night in a four-week season at The Talk Of The Town, London, UK.
During his first visit to the UK, Bob Dylan goes to see Martin Carthy sing at the King And Queen pub in London, UK. Carthy invites him up to sing and Dylan performs three songs.
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A live session by The Beatles is recorded for BBC radio show Saturday Club, at the Playhouse Theatre, London, UK.
The Beatles release a new single, Sie Liebt Dich / I'll Get You, in Canada on Capitol Records.
Having just completed a tour of the USA, Peter And Gordon return to the UK.
Jesse Fuller records Move On Down The Line, Stealing, Ninety Nine Years And One Dark Day, Animal Fair, Sleeping In The Midnight Cold and Stackolee [aka Stagger Lee] for Topic Records in London, UK.
The Who appear on UK tv show Top Of The Pops, in Studio A, BBC Television, Manchester, performing I Can't Explain. They also play at Cooks Ferry Inn, Edmonton, London, UK.
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Donovan achieves his first UK chart entry with Catch The Wind, which will peak at No4.
The Beatles undertake location filming for their second movie, Help!, at The City Barge pub, Strand-on-the-Green, Chiswick, London, England, UK.
The Yardbirds play in The Drill Hall, Dumfries, Scotland, UK.
Nina Simone plays the fifth night of a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
The Beatles film a promo clip for Paperback Writer in the grounds of Chiswick House, London, UK, with director Tony Bramwell.
Elkie Brooks appears on the BBC Radio 1 show Night Ride in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Hollies record a demo version of the song Jennifer Eccles at Chappell's Studio, London, England, UK, Europe, They will record a finished version at Abbey Road Studios later in the month.
In New York City, USA, Jimi Hendrix is interviewed by the East Village Other, then jams at The Scene Club with The Electric Flag, Soft Machine and The Tremeloes.
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Donovan plays the final show of a 29-date American tour at The Honolulu International Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Deep Purple perform organist Jon Lord's Gemini Suite in the Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London, UK, with the Orchestra of the Light Music Society, conducted by Malcolm Arnold.
Black Sabbath’s current British tour ends at Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK.
The Cure play at Emerald City, Cherry Hill, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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On their Zenyatta Mondatta tour, The Police play in El Hotel de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, North America.
Gary Holton, vocalist with The Heavy Metal Kids and also tv actor, dies in Wembley, London, UK, of a heroin overdose.
Folk/blues singer and songwriter Gerry Lockran dies following a heart attack, in London, England, UK, Europe. He had ceased performing in 1981 when a previous heart attack and stroke deprived him of the use of his left hand.
On their Behind The Mask tour, Fleetwood Mac play the second of three nights at Great Woods, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Squeeze.
On their World Violation tour, Depeche Mode play the first of two nights at The NEC, Birmingham, England, Europe.
During a gig at the National Ballroom, Kilburn, London, UK, Nicky Wire of Manic Street Preachers states that he hopes Michael Stipe of R.E.M. "goes the same way as Freddie Mercury".
Iron Maiden release a new single, The Angel And The Gambler, on EMI Records in the UK. It is the first single from their imminent album, Virtual XI.
Elton John plays at the SECC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Robert Plant plays at The Scala, London, England, UK.
It is announced that Schechter Guitars is launching a new model, The Ultra Cure Guitar, designed and built to the specifications of Robert Smith of The Cure. Smith will donate all royalties from sales of the guitar to Amnesty International.
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During a UK tour to promote the release of their debut single, Walk On Woman, acclaimed young Swindon band The Boy Done Good play at Pop-rocktic, Madam Jo Jo's, London.
The Undertones play on the second of four nights of Le Beat Bespoke 6 Weekender in The Venue, Great Portland Street, London, England, UK, supported by Thee Vicars.
The Gaslight Anthem play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On her Aphrodite World Tour, Kylie Minogue plays at The Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy, Paris, France, Europe.
It is reported that that men's urinals shaped like the famous Rolling Stones' lips logo, set to be installed in a soon-to-be-opened Rolling Stones Fan Museum in the town of Luechow, Germany, Europe, are causing controversy because women feel they convey a misogynistic message.
On their Maiden England World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Jiffy Lube Live, Washington DC, USA, supported by Alice Cooper.
Mallory Knox play at The Garage, London, UK.
Fleetwood Mac play at The Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Ed Sheeran turns up unannounced for the Annual Summer Concert at his former school, Brandeston Hall, Brandeston, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe.
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London-based band The Carnabys release their debut single, The Pocket, in the UK.
Katie Melua and The Gori Women's Choir begin a British tour with a show at G, Guildford, England, UK.
On her 80-date Dangerous Woman tour Ariana Grande plays at The BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, supported by Victoria Monet and Little Mix.