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The musical show The Princess Chic is playing at The Olympic Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. This "$25,000 production" is billed as "The Season's Most Pretentious Musical Offering".
Billed as "The Premier of Modern Minstrelsy", Lew Sully is appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are popular contralto Miss Julia Heinrich and Mlle. Chester with her "$10,000 Statue Dog".
The That Girl Quartet records Honeymooning, Honey, In Bombay, for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA, but this version of the track is not issued.
The Ziegfeld Follies of 1915, aka The Blue Follies, is playing at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 104 performances.
Count Basie, Ray Charles, Mahalia Jackson, Thelonious Monk and Stan Getz play in a jazz festival at Comblain-La-Tour, Belgium, Europe.
Yemenite singer of Israeli songs, Shoshana Damari, and composer-conductor Moshe Wolinsky, play at Carnegie Music Hall, New York City, USA.
It is reported that statistics covering six major record labels (Capitol, Columbia, Decca, Mercury, M-G-M, and RCA Victor) show a drop of 27% in the number of pop records released in the first quarter of the year. The six companies are releasing larger numbers of records in the hillbilly (country) and r'n'b genres.
The Marcels, Little Anthony And The Imperials, Ernie K-Doe, Freddie King, and Marv Johnson play the third of seven nights in a special presentation, The Stars Of The Swinging Sixties, at The Tivoli, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Tornados play as Billy Fury's backing group for the last time in Amsterdam, Holland, Europe.
The Cumberland Trio play at The Hotel Greystone, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
The Kinks play at The Assembly Rooms, Broughton, UK.
After The Beatles play at The Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, they mention on local radio that they were dismayed to see that their audience was almost entirely white, following recent race riots in the city.
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BBC-2 tv in the UK transmits a one-off pop special, Beat In The New, featuring live in the studio performances from The Rockin' Berries, P.J. Proby, Graham Bond Organisation, Billy J. Kramer And The Dakotas, The Merseybeats and The Kinks.
Little Anthony And The Imperials, Bobby Vinton and Sergio Franchi appear on tv's The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
Long John Baldry And His Hoochie Coochie men play at The Pontiac Club, Putney, London, England, UK.
Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan peaks at No2 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA.
In-demand session saxophonist Artie Kaplan records Good Time Music, Three Blind Mice and the Bob Dylan composition Blowin' In The Wind at Mirasound Studio, New York City, USA. The tracks will not be released.
George Harrison of The Beatles begins four days of recording sessions in Bombay, India, Asia, which will result in his soundtrack for the film Wonderwall.
Vikki Carr appears on the tv show The Jonathan Winters Show in the USA.
'Inadmissable immigrant' John Lennon of The Beatles applies again for a visa to visit the USA.
Diana Ross makes her final tv appearance as a member of The Supremes, when they appear on the Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
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Buddy Holly And The Crickets are awarded a Gold Disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A. for the hit single That'll Be The Day - a decade after its original release.
Creedence Clearwater Revival begin a nine-week run at No.1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in the USA with their fifth album, Cosmo's Factory, on Fantasy Records.
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National Lampoon magazine's comedy revue, Lemmings, opens at the off-Broadway Village Gate nightclub in Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. Much of the revue is given over to an elaborate satire of Woodstock, featuring parodies of popular music figures of the day, including Bob Dylan and John Denver. The show, which will run for over 350 performances, stars John Belushi, Chevy Chase and Christopher Guest.
The Grateful Dead play at Nassau Coliseum, in Uniondale, New York State, USA. Jazz saxophone virtuoso Branford Marsalis appears with the band as a guest musician on this night.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays the third of four nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Eric Clapton plays the first of two nights at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, New York State, USA.
Mark David Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon, is refused parole for the third time. Grounds of the refusal are that he still does not hold human life in sufficiently high regard.
R. Kelly and Jay-Z play in their co-headlining Best Of Both Worlds tour at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, New York State, USA.
Neil Diamond plays at Earls Court, London, England, UK.
Avril Lavigne plays at The Rexall Centre, Edmonton, Canada.
Opening their A Bigger Bang tour, The Rolling Stones play at Fenway Park Stadium, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Black Eyed Peas.
On her Freedom Tour, Alicia Keys plays at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Tom Jones releases his 39th album, Praise And Blame, in the UK on Island/Seconds Out Records.
Howard Jones plays at The Fire Station, Windsor, UK, supported by Duncan Sheik.
During Paris Fashion Week, Kanye West attends the Vivienne Westwood fashion show in Paris, France, Europe.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The AT+T Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Ra Ra Riot play at Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Lotus Plaza release a new EP, Overnight Motorcycle Music, on Geographic North records in the USA.
Pixie Lott releases a new single, Lay Me Down, taken from her third studio album, Pixie Lott, on Mercury Records in the UK.
Taylor Swift releases her new single, Shake It Off, as a CD on Big Machine Records in the USA.
Lily Allen plays at Stubbs BBQ, Austin, Texas, USA.
Chic featuring Nile Rodgers play at The O2 Academy, Birmingham, UK.
On their Zip Code tour, when The Rolling Stones play at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, they are supported by Ed Sheeran.
Elton John and Lady Gaga perform live on Sunset Strip, Los Angeles, California, USA, as a thank you to the City of West Hollywood for its support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
On her Gimmie Love tour, Carly Rae Jepsen plays at Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Cure play at Festive Lawn at Deer Lake Park, Burnaby, Canada.
At a press conference in Milan, Italy, Europe, Depeche Mode announce the upcoming release of their 14th album, Spirit, to be accompanied by a major world tour entitled Global Spirit.
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