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Musical Comedy The Casino Girl closes at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 105 performances.
The musical comedy Fantana plays at The Lyric Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 298 performances.
George M. Cohan's National Song Show George Washington Jr. is playing at The Novelty Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical comedy Funabashi plays at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 32 performances.
The musical comedy Funabashi plays at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 32 performances.
The musical Love O'Mike with music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Harry B. Smith, plays at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 192 performances
The musical revue Music Box Revue [1922-23], with songs by Irving Berlin, is presented at The Music Box Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 330 performances.
The musical comedy Bye, Bye, Bonnie is presented at The Ritz Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 125 performances on Broadway.
 Jack Hylton and his Orchestra record the Cole Porter song They All Fall In Love, in London.
George White's Music Hall Varieties, with music by Harold Arlen and Irving Caesar comes to the end of a run of 24 performances at The Casino Theatre on 7th Avenue, New York City, USA.
Tex Beneke And His Orchestra play on the AFRS [The Armed Forces Radio Service] radio show On The Beam in the USA. Also featured on the show is popular vocalist Peggy Mann.
After two years' absence from the concert platform, Frank Sinatra returns to the stage for two shows in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Variety announces that the take was his biggest ever - $18,267 for two days.
Folk rock singer, and songwriter Mark Heard, suffers a heart attack while performing on stage with Pierce Pettis and Kate Miner, at the Cornerstone Festival, near Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will die a month and a half later.
The musical revue Michael Todd's Peep Show is presented at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 278 performances.
Bluegrass star Bill Monroe is seriously injured in a late night car crash when a drunk driver hits the car in which he is travelling on Highway 31-W near White House, north of Nashville, Tennessee, USA. He will spend ninety days in a body cast, recuperating from nineteen broken bones.
Fats Domino's highest-charting Billboard US Top 40 hit single, Blueberry Hill, peaks at No4.
Helen Shapiro plays the sixth night of two weeks at The Palladium Theatre, London, UK.
Helen Shapiro plays the ninth night of two weeks at The Palladium Theatre, London, UK.
Mount Rushmore play at the Straight Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Stevie Wonder plays two shows at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, UK, supported by The Foundations, The Flirtations and deejay Emperor Rosko.
During a concert by The Rolling Stones, Santana, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Jefferson Airplane, and Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young, at Altamont Speedway, Livermore, California, USA, audience member Meredith Hunter is beaten to death by Hells Angels in front of the stage. The Grateful Dead also attend the concert but refuse to play shortly before their scheduled appearance due to the increasing violence at the venue. The Dead's song New Speedway Boogie is inspired by the media response to Altamont. The fifth verse of Don Mclean's American Pie is widely regarded as a reference to The Stones at Altamont. Blue Oyster Cult's Transmaniacon MC makes several direct references to Altamont.
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Tammi Terrell dies of a brain tumour at the age of 24, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She had collapsed onstage several months earlier into Marvin Gaye's arms during a live show.
Newly emerging singer-songwriter Elton John plays the second of two nights at The East Town Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
On their Worldwide Texas tour, ZZ Top play at Carolina Coliseum, Columbia, South Carolina, USA, supported by Jay Boy Adams. The tour features an onstage menagerie of typically Texan live animals such as a longhorn steer, 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.
Rock Against Racism stages its first major music event, a gig featuring Matumbi, Carol Grimes, Limosine and the London Boogie Band at the Royal College Of Art, London, UK.
During his third gospel tour, performing mostly religious material, Bob Dylan plays the last of four nights at the Le Theatre Saint-Denis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Grateful Dead play the third night of a fifteen night season at The Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, during which the band revives its acoustic set and records tracks for the album Dead Set.
The Grateful Dead play the thirteenth night of a fifteen night season at The Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, during which the band revives its acoustic set and records tracks for the album Dead Set.
When The Bangles play a gig in San Francisco, California, USA, they are unexpectedly joined onstage by Prince.
Uriah Heep, the first major Western rock band to perform live in Russia, play the ninth of ten nights at Olympijskiy Stadium, Moscow, Russia, Europe.
Bruce Springsteen plays his first ever performance in Africa, on the Amnesty International Tour with Sting, Peter Gabriel and Tracy Chapman, at Harare National Sports Stadium in Zimbabwe.
Soundgarden play in The Warfield Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
Gov't Mule play at The Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The show, featuring special guest Little Milton, is recorded and will eventually be released as the triple-live album Mulennium.
Devizes-based singer-songwriter Jon Amor plays at the Black Cat at The Riverside, Bradford-on-Avon, UK.
U2's 360 tour plays at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, supported by Glasvegas and The Hours.
Beth Nielsen Chapman plays at the Tyne Theatre, Newcastle, UK.
Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters and Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead join Slash to perform songs from his new album at the Golden God Awards in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Shakira, Alicia Keys, John Legend and Black Eyed Peas perform at the Kick-Off Celebration Concert to mark the start of the FIFA World Cup in Orlando Stadium, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Michael Been, founder of The Call dies, aged 60, of a heart attack backstage at the Pukkelpop festival in Hasselt, Belgium, Europe. Been was at the festival working as a soundman for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, a band fronted by his son Robert Levon Been.
Tom Petty And the Heartbreakers come to the end of a North American tour at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Irvine, California, USA.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers shoot a video for The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie on a rooftop in Venice, California, USA.
On their Keep Calm And Play Louder Tour, McFly play at The New Theatre, Oxford, UK.
The Mark Lanegan Band plays at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK.
Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band plays at Etihad Stadium, Manchester, UK
Kiss release a new album, Monster, on Universal Records in the USA.
On her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna plays the second of two nights at Twickenham Stadium, Twickenham, London, UK.
When The Rolling Stones play at Letzigrund Stadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe, they are joined backstage by Zurich resident Tina Turner, but she does not take the stage with the band.
When Bombay Bicycle Club play the last ever show at Earls Court Arena, London, UK, they are joined on stage by Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour.
Inspirational jam-band guitarist Col. Bruce Hampton dies onstage during a concert to celebrate his 70th birthday in The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Musicians taking part include Warren Haynes, Phish veteran Jon Fishman, Blues Traveler's John Popper and Chuck Leavell.
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