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Miss Mignonette Kokin, described as a "dainty Parisian chanteuse" is appearing at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 205 performances.
The stage musical Tonight's The Night opens at the Gaiety Theatre, London, UK, where it will run for 460 performances.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Jazz trumpeter Ken Colyer is born in Great Yarmouth, UK.
Blanche Calloway And Her Orchestra play the first of seven nights in the Howard Theatre, Washington, DC, USA.
Milton Brown, leader of successful country-swing act Milton Brown's Musical Brownies, dies following a car crash four days earlier, leaving band member Cliff Bruner free to form his own group, The Texas Wanderers, with Moon Mullican on piano.
Nelson Eddy performs Roadways, Will You Remember? and Carry Me Back to Old Virginny on radio show The Ford Sunday Evening Hour in the USA.
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra play on the CBS network's Camel Caravan radio show in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
Chris Powell And His Blue Flames are playing during a week at The Showboat, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Earl Bostic Orchestra is playing during a one-week stint at The Hi Hat, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Nat King Cole is playing during a week at The Earle Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Mario Lanza records Play Gypsies, Dance Gypsies, Maria Mari, When You're In Love and La Gioconda : Cielo E Mar at Radio Recorders Studio, Los Angeles, Califoirnia, USA.
The Four Lads are playing at Blinstrom's, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Fame And Fortune/Stuck On You, by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in the Canadian pop singles chart.
Bobby Rydell makes a guest appearance on US tv show Father Knows Best.
The musical Irma La Douce is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
Kelly Hansen, lead singer with Hurricane and a later incarnation of Foreigner, is born in Hawthorne, California, USA.
The Roland Kirk Quartet record Get Out Of Town, I Believe In You and other tracks in Nola Penthouse Studio, New York City, for Mercury Records.
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra record Blousons Noir, Elysee and other tracks at A + R Studios, New York City, USA.
Cliff Richard And The Shadows' tour plays at The Globe, Stockton, UK.
The Rolling Stones play the first of three nights at The Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
The Yardbirds play at The Community Centre, Southall, West London, England, UK.
UK tv show Top Of The Pops features The Kinks, Small Faces and others.
The Yardbirds, including Jimmy Page on guitar, play at the memorial Hall, Winona State College, Winona, Minnesota, USA.
The musical Look To The Lillies, with songs by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne, plays at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 25 performances.
Turk Murphy's Jazz Band plays at Earthquake McGoon's, San Francisco, California, USA.
A Wham! compilation tape is released in China. This marks the first official release of Western pop music in the People’s Republic, marking a historic deal between CBS Records and the Chinese Cultural Exchange Centre.
Music business entrepreneur Andrew Lauder signs a deal with Zomba Music in London, England, UK, Europe, to head up their new rock-oriented Silvertone label.
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On her Enjoy Yourself tour, Kylie Minogue plays at The NEC Arena, Birmingham, England, UK.
On her Rhythm Nation 1810 Tour, Janet Jackson plays at The ASU Activity Center, Tempe, Arizona, USA.
Billy Swan plays at Roisin Dubh, Galway, Ireland, Europe.
Queens of the Stone Age play at The Music Box At The Fonda, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Killers headline the second night of the three-day long Coachella Festival at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California. Other artists on the bill include Jenny Lewis.
Pixies play at Massey Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Chris De Burgh plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
Storm Thorgerson, designer of many of rock's most acclaimed record sleeves, dies aged 69 surrounded by his family after suffering from cancer for many years. He was perhaps most associated with his sleeves for Pink Floyd.
Justin Bieber plays the last of three nights at Telenor Arena, Fornebu, Norway, Europe.
A re-formed line-up of Black Flag play an invites-only show for family and friends at Moose Lodge, Redondo Beach, California, USA. The venue is where the group played its first-ever gig in 1979.
It is announced that Dropkick Murphys have raised $65,000 in just fifteen hours for people affected by the recent Boston Marathon bombings by selling a new "For Boston" t-shirt on their website.
Alison Moyet launches her eighth studio album, The Minutes, with a live gig at Bush Hall, London, UK. She describes the gig as 'the single opportunity to hear every track of the album
Bassist Cordell Mosson (aka Cordell "Boogie" Mosson, of Parliament-Funkadelic, dies of liver failure, aged 60, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.
Saxon play at The Assembly Rooms, Leamington Spa, England, UK, Europe.
Neil Young plays the second of two nights at Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
On their The River Tour, Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band play at The Bryce Jordan Center, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their Get Weird tour, Little Mix play at 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On their DCX MMXVI World Tour, The Dixie Chicks play at Budweiser Gardens, London, Ontario, Canada, supported by Smooth Hound Smith.