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The Lady In Red is playing at Cohan's Grand Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is billed as featuring "Modish girls, bewitching girls, dancing girls, singing girls, entrancing girls."
The musical Leave It To Jane, described as 'delightful tuneful and gay' is running at The Longacre Theatre, New York City, USA.
Henry Burr [tenor], Billy Murray [tenor/comedian], The Peerless Quartet, Rudy Wiedoeft [saxophone] and The International Novelty Orchestra [directed by Nat Shilkret] appear on the Victor Presentation radio show on WEAF Radio in New York City, USA.
The Washingtonians, led by Duke Ellington, record Doin' The Voom Voom, Saturday Night Function and Flaming Youth for Cameo Records in New York City.
Bing Crosby, The Boswell Sisters and Jesse Crawford play the first of seven nights at The Paramount Theatre, Times Square, New York City, USA.
The musical revue Thumbs Up! plays at The St. James Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 156 performances.
The musical revue Thumbs Up! plays at The St. James Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 156 performances.
Popular vocalist, orchestra leader and saxophonist Charlie Barnet records Emperor Jones for Variety Records in New York City, USA. Later versions of this tune, recorded by Duke Ellington and others, will be re-named Jubilesta.
Merald 'Bubba' Knight of Gladys Knight and the Pips is born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Henry King And His Orchestra open at The Schroeder Hotel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Eddie Duchin And His Orchestra play the seventh night of a season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA, that will run until May 10th.
Charlie Parker, Toots Thielemans, The Putte Wickman Orchestra and The Cab Caye Orchestra trake part in a jam session in Nalen, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Savannah Churchill is playing during a week of live shows in York, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Famous Davis Sisters record Near The End Of Time, Leaving All To Follow Jesus, I Want You To Move, There's A God Somewhere, Lord Here I Am and The Memories Still Linger, for Savoy Records in New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan sets off from New York City in a Ford station wagon with three friends to tour across the USA, ending in California.
St. Louis-based group Roy Orbison, Freddie And The Dreamers and Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders play at The Gaumont, Hanley, UK.
Brenda Lee, The Swinging Blue Jeans and Tommy Tucker appear on BBC2 tv show The Beat Room in the UK.
The Beatles play at The Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Turtles are playing during a five-night engagement at The Hullabaloo Club, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, with Dick Dale and The Palace Guard.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, The MC5 and Tiffany Shade play the first of two nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Moby Grape play at The Catacombs, Houston, Texas, USA.
Jimi Hendrix returns from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to New York City, USA. At the Record Plant, he records The Things That I Used To Do, with Johnny Winter on slide and a somewhat drunken Steve Stills on bass.
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The Kinks play the third of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by the venue's house band, Gypsy.
The three-day-long Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival continues into its second day on Bull Island in the Wabash River, Illinois, USA. The event was billed as featuring major bands including Black Sabbath, Santana, Joe Cocker, Fleetwood Mac, Canned Heat, The Allman Brothers, The Eagles and many more. In the end, over 200,000 people will arrive instead of the 30,000 expected, and the event becomes a disaster, with most of the bands pulling out because of the chaos. Bands who actually do play include Canned Heat, Brownsville Station, Black Oak Arkansas and Pure Prairie League.
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Black Sabbath play in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Le Freak by Chic begins its first of three weeks at No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in the USA.
R.E.M. play in The City Gardens, Trenton, New Jersey, USA.
Ozzy Osbourne plays at Glen Falls, Civic Center, Glen Falls, New York State, USA, supported by Motley Crue.
Kurtis Blow plays at The Town And Country Club, Kentish Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
On his Storm Front tour Billy Joel plays at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
John Denver plays at Waterloo Village, Stanhope, New Jersey, USA.
Silhouette by Kenny G is certified as a triple platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Piedmont blues guitarist and singer John Jackson dies aged 77 of liver cancer in Fairfax Station, Virginia, USA.
Crosby And Nash play at The Dome, Brighton, UK.
Deborah Santana, wife of guitar legend Carlos Santana, publishes her autobiography, Space Between The Stars.
On her Breakaway tour, Kelly Clarkson plays at The Count de Hoernle Amphitheater, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.
Moby plays at The Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Mort Garson, composer, arranger, songwriter, and pioneer of electronic music, dies aged 83 of renal failure in San Francisco, California, USA.
Jay-Z premieres a new song, D.O.A. (The Death of Auto-Tune) from his forthcoming album Blueprint 3 on new York City's Hot 97 radio station. The song lambasts rappers for singing too much and exhorts them to get back to rapping.
Dave Alvin And The Guilty Women play at Taste Of Downtown, Springfield, Illinois, USA.
During his 20Ten Tour, Prince plays at the Roskilde Festival, Denmark, Europe.
Elton John checks himself into a treatment facility in Chicago, Illinois, USA, hoping to overcome bulimia and an unspecified addiction problem.
During their Progress Live tour, Take That play the fifth of eight nights at Wembley Stadium, London, UK.
Kid Ink releases his second studio album, My Own Lane, on Tha Alumni Music Group, 88 Classic and RCA Records, in the USA.
of Montreal play at The Crofoot, Pontiac, Michigan, USA.
On The Self-Titled Tour, Paramore play at Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Minneapolis, USA.
James And The Ultrasounds release their new LP, Bad To Be Here, on Madjack Records in the USA.
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When Duran Duran play at The Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, they are joined onstage by Mr. Hudson.