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is heard performing Lovesick Blues, Faded Love And Winter Roses, I Saw The Light and The Mother's Best Theme on the Mother's Best Flour radio series in the USA. On the same edition of the show, Audrey Williams performs Four Flusher.
The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal in Texas, USA, writes of home-town boy Buddy Holly
that "Lubbock now has its own answer to Elvis Presley
. He plays an electric standard guitar and wears 'fancy' sports coats, singing rock'n'roll exclusively."
The Dave Clark Five
begin filming Catch Us If You Can, their first movie, in London, UK.
plays at The Coronado, Rockford, Illinois, USA.
play at The Town Hall, High Wycombe, England, UK.
continue their two month long residency at The Red Dog Saloon, Virginia City, Nevada, USA.
play at The Matrix Club, Coventry, Warwickshire, England, UK.
John D. Loudermilk
records The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian, Ma Baker's Little Acre, I'm Looking For A World and Where Have They Gone, at RCA Victor Studio, 1611 Hawkins Street, Nashville, Tennessee
, USA. The Lament will later become better known as the hit single Indian Reservation.
and Patrick Sky are playing at The Troubadour, Los Angeles, California, USA.
's first wife, Vivian Liberto, files for divorce.
First generation San Francisco hippy band Jefferson Airplane
make their first Billboard
Hot 100 singles chart appearance in the USA with Somebody To Love. The single will peak at No5.
plays at the Koseinkin Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
play at The Electric Circus, London, England, UK. In the audience is a young man called Mike Peters who decides he wants to start a band. Soon after, he forms a punk group called The Toilets, but he will find greater success as leader of The Alarm
On their White Riot tour,
Tears For Fears
play at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA.
is awarded her first double-platinum album by the R.I.A.A., in recognition of 2m units shipped of For My Broken Heart in the USA.
plays at the Soaring Eagle Casino, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, USA.
During Michael Jackson
's trial on child abuse charges in Santa Maria, California, a former security guard at Jackson's Neverland
Ranch gives testimony. The guard states that a notice was once posted in the ranch's guard station stating that Jackson's young accuser should not be allowed to leave the ranch, but adds that such notices were not unusual and meant that the children in question should not be allowed to leave without permission from their parents or supervisors.
The start of the first day of the annual Glastonbury Festival
at Pilton, Somerset, England, UK is disrupted by the worst thunderstorms in the history of the event. Live sets on the Pyramid Stage are delayed when the stage is hit by lightning, and the festival site is turned into a quagmire, parts of which are navigable by canoe. Artists appearing include White Stripes
, Killers, Royksopp
, Doves, Elvis Costello
, The Undertones
and Fat Boy Slim.
play at The Victoria Inn, Derby, UK.
Shelby Lynne and Bob Schneider play at The Avalon Hollywood, Hollywood, California, USA.
's 90th Birthday
, is held at Madison Square Garden
, New York City, USA. The event features forty artists representing a wide variety of musical genres and generations, including Joan Baez
, Ben Harper
, Ani DiFranco
, Dave Matthews
, Michael Franti
, Emmylou Harris
, Juanes, John Mellencamp
, Tao Rodriguez-Seeger, Bruce Springsteen
, Taj Mahal
, Eddie Vedder
, and Keller Williams.
The Clearwater Concert: Creating the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders, a star-studded, one night only concert celebrating folk music legend
Christy Moore plays at The Anvil, Basingstoke, UK.
plays the fifth of six nights of shows at Jazz Alley, Seattle, Washington, USA.
's show at Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia, is temporarily cancelled because a gunman has taken a number of patrons hostage at the Lindt Cafe in the city centre.
's High Flying Birds play at The O2, London, UK, supported by Black Rivers.
play at Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
San Diego, California, USA.
releases her fourth LP, Weighted Mind, on Rounder Records.
On her Live 2016 Tour
plays the first of two nights at The American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Singer-songwriter Lucy Spraggan
plays at The O2 ABC, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.