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Jessie Bartlett Davis
, The Young America Quintette, Johnson And Dean [billed as 'Originators of The Kinetoscope Rag Dance'], and others play at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical play A Country Girl
, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 729 performances.
The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
The Jolly Grass Widows company is playing at The Dewey Theatre, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Two Is Company opens at The Lyric Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, where it will run for 29 performances.
The ragtime composition Corn Palace by Ray Stewart Soladay is published by Advocate Printers of Fulton, South Dakota, USA.
The Columbia Stellar Quartette records Funiculi Funicula for Columbia Records
in New York City, USA.
Musical revue The Passing Show Of 1915 is playing at The Winter Garden, New York City, USA.
Blues pianist Roosevelt Sykes
records Mr. Sykes Blues, Mosby Stomp, Worried Blues, Steady Grinding, I Can't To Save My Life, Rattlesnake Blues, Mary Johnson Blues and Highway 61 Blues for Champion Records in Richmond, Indiana, USA. On some tracks, Sykes is accompanied by vocalist Mary Johnson and/or fiddler Artie Mosby.
The musical comedy Hellzapoppin'
, starring Olsen and Johnson
opens at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will run for a total of 1404 performances at three different theatres
And His Champagne Music are playing at The Trianon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls
is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical Love From Judy
is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
and Claude Gray play a one-nighter in Meridian, Mississippi, USA.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Guitar Tango, by The
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
gives a free concert at Lincoln Terrace Park, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Ten Years After
play at Nottingham Boat Club, Nottingham, England, UK, Europe.
The musical 42nd Street
is presented at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will subsequently move to the Majestic Theatre and then to The St. James Theatre, before finally closing in 1989, having racked up a total of 3,486 performances.
play another gig in their weekly residency at The Marquee Club
, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
, composer of such songs as September In The Rain, I Only Have Eyes For You, Lullaby Of Broadway
, Chatanooga Choo Choo, You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby, I’ll String Along With You and many others, dies in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Steps Ahead play at The Chance, Poughkeepsie, New York State, USA.
The Larry Lundstrom
Family plays at The Starlite Bowl, Clintonville, Wisconsin, USA.
The first York Rock Festival
, at York Racecourse, York, Yorkshire, England, UK, Europe, features Echo And The Bunnymen
, Spear Of Destiny
, The Sisters Of Mercy, The Redskins and The Chameleons.
Guitarist Alan Murphy of Level 42 dies in Westminster City Hospital, London, England, UK, Europe, of pneumonia - aggravated by AIDS.
On their Prayer tour, The Cure
play the first of two nights at Great Woods Performing Arts Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Shelleyan Orphan.
plays at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisonsin, USA.
Rapper Flesh-N-Bone of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
gets eleven years jail in Van Nuys, California, for charges including assault with a deadly weapon.
R'n'B vocalist Lyfe Jennings
is jailed for three and a half years
by a court in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The sentence relates to a violent altercation with his former girlfriend in 2008, which ended in a high-speed car chase with police.
play at The Green Door Store, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.