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The Reed Band supplies music for a dance at A. Friedmann, Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio, USA, for employees of The Sidney Pole and Shaft Company and their friends. Over two hundred people attend the dance in a venue decorated with bunting hung from the rafters.
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 "Merry musical success" The Princess Chic
is playing at The Columbia Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's
is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
In Old Kentucky is presented at The Boston Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The show features a "Pickaninny Brass Band" and is described as "The Frolic Of The Inimitable Pickanannies In Southern Songs And Plantation Dances".
The musical comedy Funabashi
plays at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 32 performances.
And His Orchestra record I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues, I've Got The World On A String, Hustlin' And Bustlin' For Baby, Sittin' In The Dark, High Society and He's A Son Of The South, for Victor Records
in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
His Big Band, The Palmer
, Troy Brown, Mabel
, Morton And Margot, Aida Ward
and The Three Rhythm Kings are the stars when
, Harlem, New York City, USA, presents its first live
stage show, Jazz A La Carte, emceed by Ralph Cooper.
The musical comedy Between The Devil
, with lyrics by Howard Dietz and music by Arthur Schwartz, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 93 performances.
, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter of heavy metal glamsters Cinderella
is born in Springfield, Pennsylvania, USA.
Milk And Honey
, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
plays during a lengthy engagement at Danny's Lounge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Teen dance craze The Twist is banned by Bishop Burke of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, New York, USA, who decrees that it must not be danced, sung about or listened to at any Catholic school, parish or youth organisation.
continue their three week series of concerts at L'Olympia, Paris, France.
records Don't Speak Of Love in Philips Studios, Stanhope Place, London, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Purcell Room, London, England, UK, Europe.
Gospel music superstar Kirk Franklin
is born in Riverside, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
I Wanna Be Your Lover by Prince reaches No11 on the Billboard
Top 40 singles chart in the US, and is also his UK chart debut at No41.
After nine days in a Japanese jail, Paul McCartney
returns to London, England, UK, Europe, vowing, "I'll never smoke marijuana again."
reach No1 in the UK albums chart with Regatta de Blanc, and play at the Warehouse, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Prince plays the second of two nights at Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Pat Ballard, composer of the US No1 hit Mr Sandman by The Chordettes
, dies in the Medical Arts Center Hospital in New York City, USA, following a heart attack.
Gettin' You Home (The Black Dress Song) by Chris Young is released to radio in the USA by RCA Records.
A policeman is injured and 120 people are arrested
during a Metallica
concert for 50,000 fans in the Club Hipico horse-racing grounds, Santiago, Chile, South America. Police report that most of the arrests took place when hundreds of fans without tickets tried to force their way into the venue.
The four-day-long MIDEM Festival
[a music industry showcase] begins in Cannes, France, Europe.
Five play at The Wiltern, Los Angeles, California, USA.
G Love And Special Sauce play at The Bowery Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Beechwood release a new LP, Songs From The Land Of Nod, on Alive Naturalsound Records.
Turin Brakes release a new LP, Invisible Storm on Cooking Vinyl Records.
play at The Music Hall Of Williamsburg
, Brooklyn, New York City, USA. (The band had not been out on tour for some while, following accusations in November 2017 that lead singer Evan Stephens Hall had been accused of "sexual coercion")