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The musical comedy A Runaway Girl is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 40 performances.
Musical comedy The Cadet Girl is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 48 performances. The show is advertised as including a chorus of 100 persons.
The musical comedy San Toy is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 103 performances.
The musical comedy Foxy Grandpa, based on a popular newspaper cartoon strip, plays at Haverley's 14th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 125 performances.
Joe And Zeb Gaunt [pseudonym for Arthur Fields and Fred Hall] record Jew's Harp Bill and I'll Think Of You Sweetheart for Okeh Records in New York City, USA. The same tracks will be released by other record labels under names including The Regal Rascals and The Greene Brothers.
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra play the final night of a week of shows at The Savoy Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra record Caravan and Azure in New York City, USA.
Teddy Hill and his NBC Orchestra, with Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet, record Gin And Jive in New York City, USA, for Bluebird/RCA Records.
Defosca Erwin is born in New York City, USA. After scoring some r'n'b chart success in the group The Pastels, he will find wider popularity in the sixties as recording artist Big Dee Irwin.
Fats Waller And His Rhythm record Your Feet's Too Big and The Darktown Strutters' Ball, for Bluebird Records in New York City.
Ray Noble And His Orchestra record Harlem Nocturne for Columbia Records in the USA. Theirs is the first recorded version of the song, which will become a jazz standard.
Frank Sinatra plays at The Paramount Theatre, New York City, USA
Mary DeLoatch records The Lord's Gospel Train, It's Safe To Trust Him, Rumors Of War, Life Was A Burden, Shine Like A Rainbow and Listen To The Gossip for Savoy Records in New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington's 25th anniversary in the music business is celebrated in a week of shows at The Paramount Theater, New York City, USA, which also features The Ravens.
Alan Freed's two-week long Rock 'n' Roll Holiday Jubilee continues at The Academy of Music, New York City, USA, featuring Joe Williams and the Count Basie Orchestra, LaVern Baker, Teddy Randazzo And The Three Chuckles, Richard Barrett And The Valentines, Boyd Bennett And The Rockets, Earl Carroll and The Cadillacs, The Bonnie Sisters, Gloria Mann, James Sheppard and The Heartbeats, The Wrens and Don Cherry.
The Modern Jazz Quartet plays at The Odeon, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Don Rendell Sextet.
Buddy Holly's final recording session is held at the Pythian Temple Studio in New York City, USA, where he records It Doesn't Matter Any More, Moon Dreams, Raining In My Heart and True Love Ways.
Satirical songwriter Tom Lehrer records his second album, More Of Tom Lehrer, at RCA Studios in New York City, USA.
Dinah Washington begins a week of dates at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Brook Benton plays at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Aretha Franklin makes her first appearance as a pop performer, at the Village Vanguard, New York City.
Etta Jones is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Counterpoint Club, Chicago, Illinos, USA.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Teddy Randazzo sets off on a tour of South America.
Yusef Lateef records Goin' Home, Salt Water Blues and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Prestige Records.
Dusty Springfield plays in a Murray The K-promoted show at the Fox Theater, Brooklyn, New York City, USA. Also on the show are The Dovells, The Tymes, The Supremes, Martha And The Vandellas, Millie Small and The Temptations.
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Terry Melcher records a version of The Beach Boys' song Help Me Rhonda in Western Recorders Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, but it is never released.
Bob Dylan and Joan Baez play in the Public Auditorium, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles and his wife Maureen return to the UK from New York City, USA.
San Francisco hippy pioneers The Grateful Dead play at the Onondaga County War Memorial, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Bob Dylan releases the album The Basement Tapes in the USA.
On the third leg of their Worldwide Texas tour, ZZ Top play at Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena, Binghampton, New York State, USA. The tour features an onstage menagerie of typically Texan live animals such as a longhorn steer, a black buffalo, two vultures and two rattlesnakes. Various Texan plants, such as yucca, agave and cacti, also decorate the stage, which has been built in the shape of Texas.
Bob Dylan, George Harrison and John Fogerty, former leader of Creedence Clearwater Revival, put in a guest appearance at a Taj Mahal show in the Palomino Club, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Debbie Harry, aka Blondie, plays at The Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at The Bob Devaney Sports Center, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
Incubus play at The Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, New York State, USA.
Michael Bolton plays at The North Fork Theatre, Westbury, Long Island, New York State, USA.
On her Living Room tour, Carole King plays at The Zoo Amphitheatre, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
David Bowie steps out on stage to sing for the first time in a year, performing Life On Mars and Five Years at the Fashion Rocks Awards ceremony in New York City, USA.
The Dandy Warhols and Robbers On High Street play at the WQEX Larkfest in Albany, New York State, USA.
In her dressing room backstage at T4 On The Beach in Weston-Super-Mare, UK, Kelis celebrates Independence Day by firing up her own indoor barbeque including rib eye steaks, salmon, corn on the cobs, hamburgers and hot dogs. Anxious fire wardens quickly put a halt to proceedings when they are alerted to it.
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band perform live for their 50th Anniversary celebration at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA. Guest performers include Trombone Shorty, Mos Def, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Merril Garbus of Tune-yards, Steve Earle and The Givers.
John Mayer flies to Los Angeles, California, USA, having played earlier in the week at the 2012 Stand Up For Heroes benefit show in The Beacon Theatre, New York City, USA.
Lady Gaga attends Marc Jacobs Fall 2016 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Park Avenue Armory in New York City, USA.
Ben Folds plays at Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at The O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.
Anthrax play at The Tabernacle, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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