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Lucille Saunders, The Great Powell, The Four Otts, Lefebre's Saxophone Quartet and others appear at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Boston-born popular singer Andrew Mack is appearing in "His Greatest Success" Tom Moore, at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA. The newspaper ad for the show urges "Hear Mack's sweet songs".
The musical extravaganza The Sleeping Beauty And The Beast is playing at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 241 performances.
The Thoroughbreds Burlesquers are appearing at The Star Theatre, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Entertainment on offer at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA, includes violin, harp and xylophone group Les Frasettis, plus 'The European Sensation' of The Miles Stavordale Quintette, which specialises in 'The most perfect imitation of the human voice ever attained on musical instruments'.
Billy Watson's Beef Trust Beauties are appearing in The Liberty Girls at Gayety Burlesque, Washington DC, USA. The show also offers The Bohemian Harmony Four.
Successful producer/songwriter/performer Hugo Peretti is born in New York City, USA. He will work with Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke, Jimmie Rodgers, The Tokens, The Stylistics and many others.
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Stephen Allen Lage is born in San Francisco, California, USA. He will find success as Steve Lage, bassist of psychedelic 60s East Bay area band The Savage Resurrection.
Ella Fitzgerald plays the first night of two weeks at Cafe Society, New York City, USA.
Jazz saxophonist Tina Brooks undertakes his first recording studio session, as a member of Sonny Thompson's Band. The band records JUmping With The Rhumba, Gone Again Blues, Uncle Sam Blues and Smokestack Blues for King Records in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Folk quartet The Weavers are undertaking a month-long residency at Cafe Society, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. The group includes Pete Seeger.
The Billy May Orchestra is playing during a week at Coney Island, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The Fontaine Brothers, Tiny Brown, Lou Donn's Trio and The Claude Hopkins Band are playing at Club 500, New York City, USA.
Louis Armstrong And The All-Stars play at The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Ruby Braff And His Dixieland Band play at Seaview, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA.
Johnnie Ray is reportedly being sued for $100,000 by his former publicist, Herman Prujansky, who claims to have been fired from his $200-a-week job without cause.
The Drifters, George Shearing and The Lucky Millinder Orchestra play the third night of a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Johnny Horton records Mr Moonlight, All Grown Up, Got The Bull By The Horns and Counterfeit Love at Bradley Film And Recording Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Dakota Staton records Romance In the Dark, I Need Your Love So Bad and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Capitol Records.
Singer-songwriter and recording artist Chris Whitley is born in Houston, Texas, USA.
Connie Francis plays the twenty-first night of a four-week season at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
The Gary McFarland Orchestra records Paris Original, I Believe In You and Brotherhood Of Man, in New York City, USA, for Verve Records. The tracks will appear on the album The Jazz Version Of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.
John Lee Hooker plays at the Sugar Hill Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Beau Brummels appear on the cover of Show Time magazine, a supplement of the San Francisco Examiner, hailed as 'San Francisco's Answer To The Beatles'.
Conway Twitty records Together Forever, Truck Drivin' Man and other tracks at Columbia Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for Decca Records.
The Grateful Dead play at The Banana Grove at The Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Green Tambourine by The Lemon Pipers reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Cannonball Adderley plays the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground, 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Headliners for the night are The Everly Brothers, and also on the bill is Aynsley Dunbar.
The Velvet Underground play the third of five nights at The Matrix, San Francisco, California, USA.
Josh White Jr. plays at Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.
The Four Seasons play in the Schaeffer Music Festival, at the Wollman Skating Rink in Central Park, New York City, USA.
Nesuhi Ertegun, one of the founders of Atlantic Records, dies aged 71 from complications following cancer surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, USA.
Musician, composer, arranger, and band director Paul V. Yoder dies, after years of heart problems, in Hendersonville, North Cariolina, USA. Yoder wrote over 1500 original compositions and arrangements, and served as President of the American Bandmasters Association.
On their Pump tour, Aerosmith play at Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson, Mississippi, USA.
Kiss play at The Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA.
Ten Years After play at Misquamicut, Rhode Island, USA.
When Nirvana play at The Fox Theatre in Portland, Oregon, they are told that their single, Smells Like Teen Spirit, has gone gold in the USA. Also on the bill are Mudhoney.
Lou Bega reaches No 1 on the UK singles chart with his hit summer smash Mambo No 5, a dance-oriented cover version of Perez Prado's 1949 Latin-pop hit.
Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney are arrested in Buffalo, New York State, USA, following a backstage skirmish at Ralph Wilson Stadium on the George Strait tour in which Chesney takes a ride on a policeman's horse, and McGraw gets in a fight with cops. They will subsequently be acquitted.
Wilco play at The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Big Head Todd And The Monsters play at The Vogue, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Bon Iver play at The Golden Plains Festival, Meredith, Australia, Oceania.
Baroness play at Magnet, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Janelle Monàe plays at Loreley St. Goarshausen, Germany, Europe.
Serve The People! Serve The Rock! China's Post-Cultural Revolution Yaogun, is held in New York City, USA. The event is an exhibition celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the birth of Chinese rock music.
Peter Wolf releases his eighth solo LP, A Cure For Loneliness on Concord Records in the UK.
On his Saint Pablo tour, Kanye West plays at Rogers Place, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Touring in support of her ninth album, Mental Illness, Aimee Mann plays at The Town Hall, New York City, USA.
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie play at The Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.