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San Francisco

A "brilliant, frisky, English musical novelty, The French Maid, performed by the "Greatest cast Ever Seen In San Francisco", is playing at Fischer's Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The comic opera Madeleine or The Magic Kiss is playing at The Tivoli, San Francisco, California, USA.
Esmeralda, billed as "The Famous Musical Queen", plays at The Chutes Amusement Park And Zoo, San Francisco, California, USA.
Lillian Burkhart And Company, Miyo San, Harris And Walters and Beaux And Belles are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Moons, Dora Mervin, Mendel And Mack, Frank Ferez, Monroe, Brady And Hamilton, Hines And Kimball and Hinrich's Orchestra are providing the entertainment at Fischer's Concert House, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Bostonians troupe performs the musical comedy The Serenade at The Tivoli Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Count Basie And His Orchestra begin a week at The Golden Gate, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are The Three Rockats, Pops And Louie and Shorty Davis. The week of shows will gross $38,000.
Count Basie And His Orchestra play the sixth night of a week at The Golden Gate, San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are The Three Rockets, Pops And Louie and Shorty Davis. The week of shows will gross $38,000.
Henry King And His Orchestra play at The Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jeff Baxter [nicknamed Skunk], lead guitarist with Boston band Ultimate Spinach and also The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, is born in Washington, DC, USA.
Jazz singer and group leader Midge Williams, who fronted the group Midge Williams and Her Jazz Jesters, dies aged 36 of tuberculosis at the San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA .
Candlestick Park, a new baseball stadium for the San Francisco Giants, is opened in San Francisco, California, USA. It will go down in the annals of rock music as the venue for the last ever live public concert by The Beatles.
The Brothers Four play at Los Altos High School, Los Altos, California, USA.
The Beatles fly from London, UK, to San Francisco, California, to begin a tour of the USA.
The Charlatans continue their two month long residency at the Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City, Nevada, USA.
When The Grateful Dead play at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA, they perform the song Me And My Uncle live for the first time ever.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Jefferson Airplane play the fourth of fifteen nights at the Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, California, USA, supported by The Peanut Butter Conspiracy.
Otis Redding plays the last of three nights at The Fillmore, San Francisco, supported by the Grateful Dead, Johnny Talbot And De Thangs, and Country Joe And The Fish. Janis Joplin attends the gig.
The Chambers Brothers and Iron Butterfly play the first of two nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Jefferson Airplane release a new single, Somebody To Love, on RCA Victor Records in the UK.
The Buffalo Springfield spend the last of five days filming for The Sights and Sounds of San Francisco, at KGO (TV) Studio, San Francisco, California, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company play at The Ark, Sausalito, California, USA.
Siegal Schwall play the last of three nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Kaleidoscope.
Iron Butterfly, Indian Head Band and The Collectors play the last of four nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
San Francisco band Moby Grape play at the Action House, Island Park, Long Island, New York State.
San Francisco hippy pioneers The Grateful Dead play the first of two nights at The Bank, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Magic Sam.
The Grateful Dead, The Fugs and the Velvet Underground play at The Stanley Theater, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Quicksilver Messenger Service record Edward The Mad Shirt Grinder, during sessions for their album Shady Grove. The track is written by legendary UK session pianist Nicky Hopkins, who had just joined the band after quitting the Jeff Beck Group.
Janis Joplin And The Kozmic Blues Band play in Sacramento, California, USA.
Dan Hicks And His Hot Licks play the first of two nights at Brown’s Hall, Mill Valley, California, USA.
Taj Mahal, Boz Scaggs, Grootna and Lamb, play the second of three nights at Pepperland, San Rafael, California, USA.
Santana plays at The Fillmore East, New York City, USA.
The John Sinclair Freedom Rally, a protest and benefit concert in response the imprisonment of John Sinclair for possession of marijuana, takes place in Crisler Arena, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Artists appearing include John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Stevie Wonder, Phil Ochs, The Up, Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen, Bob Seger, Archie Shepp, Joy of Cooking, David Peel and Teegarden And Van Winkle. Speakers at the evnt include Alan Ginsberg, Jerry Rubin and Ed Sanders.
During his third US tour of the year, Bob Dylan plays the fourth of twelve nights at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
During sessions for the album Shot Of Love, Bob Dylan is in Clover Studios, Los Angeles, working on mixes of the songs Watered-Down Love and Heart Of Mine.
Dr. John plays at The Keystone, San Francisco, California, USA.
Nimrod by Green Day peaks at No10 in the Billboard Albums Chart in the USA for the first of two weeks.
The San Francisco Blues festival, a two-day event, begins at The Great Meadow, Fort Mason, San Francisco, California, USA. Artists appearing on this day include Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm, Billy Preston and Barbara Lewis, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady of Hot Tuna, The Hoodoo Kings with Tabby Thomas, Eddie Bo and special guest Tab Benoit.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at The Schleyerhalle, Stuttgart, Germany, Europe.
Gomez play the last of three nights at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
On her Monster Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at The HP Pavilion, San Jose, California, USA.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers' bass player, Flea, runs in the Los Angeles marathon, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her Born This Way Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica, Central America.
Green Day attend the Opening Night Gala Premiere of the documentary Broadway Idiot at the Newport Beach Film Festival, Newport Beach, California, USA.
Lady Gaga plays at The SAP Center, San Jose, California, USA.
Counting Crows play at Stage AE, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Pomplamoose play at The El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Foxtails Brigade.
Sierra Hull plays at The City Winery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at Lollapalooza, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Tune-Yards play at The Ace Of Spades, Sacramento, California, USA.