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The Brigadier Burlesquers, including a "Grand Vaudeville Bill" play at The Dewey Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The musical comedy Miss Simplicity, featuring Helen Lord, is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 56 performances.
The Savoy Orpheans record Stars And Stripes - Medley One-Step and Where's My Sweetie Hiding?, for HMV Records in Hayes, Middlesex, UK.
Harry Reser and his Orchestra, under the name The Night Club Orchestra, record Thanks For The Buggy Ride and Blinky Moon Bay for Vocalion Records in New York City, USA. At the same session, under the name of The Jazz Pilots they record You Ought To See What's Waiting For Me (Down Home In Tennessee) for OKeh Records in America and Parlophone in The UK.
Red Nichols and his Five Pennies record Alice Bluegown, Roses Of Picardy and Allah's Holiday for Brunswick Records in New York City, USA.
The musical revue Boys And Girls Together, with music by Sammy Fain, is playing at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 191 performances.
The Miles Davis Sextet, including Stan Getz and Art Blakey plays the last of eight nights at Birdland, New York City, USA. Also on the bill are The Charlie Parker Quintet and The Bud Powell Trio.
The Russ Morgan Orchestra is playing during six weeks at Cocoanut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, with The Blackburn Twins.
The Jazz Today Unit records Farewell Blues and Blue Feeling for Polygon Records in London, UK.
Trumpeter Kenny Baker and The Jazz Today Unit record Farewell Blues and Blue Feeling for Polygon Records in London, UK.
Tracy Morrow is born in Newark, New Jersey, USA. He will find fame as rapper Ice-T.
Bill Noertker, bassist for such recording bands as Noertker's Moxie, Obsidian, Dr. One and the Avalon Jazz trio, is born in Pasadena, California, USA.
The Who play at The Marquee, Soho, London, UK.
Quicksilver Messenger Service, Freedom Highway and Mad River play at Balconades, 181 W Santa Clara, San Jose, California, USA.
Pink Floyd play at The ICA Fibres Club, Pontypool, Wales, UK, Europe.
The Byrds play at The McMillin Theater, Columbia University, New York City, USA, supported by Da Da.
Aretha Franklin plays a 'homecoming' gig at Cobo Hall, Detroit, Michigan, USA. The day is declared Aretha Franklin Day by the city mayor, and at the show she is presented with Billboard magazine plaques recognising her achievements in 1967, including several gold disc awards. Playing to an audience of 12,000, the show hits a $60,000 gross - a record-breaking total for the venue.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA.
Jethro Tull release their debut single, Sunshine Day/Aeroplane, on MGM Records in the UK, but their name is mis-spelled on the record as Jethro Toe.
The Troggs release a new single, Little Girl, in the UK. On the same day, they appear on BBC1-tv show All Systems Freeman, hosted by Alan Freeman, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Nektar play at The Greyhound, Croydon, England, UK, Europe.
The first ever interview with Prince is published, in the Central High School newspaper, illustrated with a picture of the afro-topped hopeful sitting at his piano.
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On the third leg of their Worldwide Texas tour, ZZ Top play at Dane County Coliseum, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, supported by Jay Boy Adams. The tour features an onstage menagerie of typically Texan live animals such as a longhorn steer, a black buffalo, two vultures and two rattlesnakes. Various Texan plants, such as yucca, agave and cacti, also decorate the stage, which has been built in the shape of Texas.
Save Me by Queen peaks at No11 in the UK pop singles chart.
Kenny Rogers reaches No1 in the UK singles chart with Coward Of The County.
The Clash play the second of two nights at the Electric Ballroom, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Thomas Dolby plays at The Civic Hall, Guildford, England, UK, Europe.
The Smiths' British tour plays at the University of Leicester, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
During a series of GLC-sponsored Concerts for The Unemployed, The Higsons, Terry And Gerry and Alan Gilbey play at The Town Hall, Barking, London, England, UK, Europe. Tickets cost £1.50 on production of a UB 40 registration card from the Department Of Employment, thus verifying unemployed status.
On the second part of their Happy In Flares tour, Doctor And The Medics play at Bedford Boys Club, Bedford, UK.
Steve Marriott plays at Dingwalls Camden Lock, Camden, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Commodores play the second of two nights at The Lakeside Country Club, Camberley, Surrey, England, UK, Europe.
The Telescopes play at The University Of London Union, London, UK.
Norwegian psychedelic guitar band Motorpsycho release Blissard, their fifth full length studio album.
The Used play at The Rapids Theater, Niagara Falls, New York State, USA.
Lightspeed Champion releases a new album, Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You in the USA on Domino Records.
Basia Bulat plays at Soundscapes, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
It is announced that Wyclef Jean will be presented with the prestigious Vanguard Award at the 41st NAACP Image Awards, broadcast live from Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA, later in the month. The award recorgnises the artist's work in support of the people of Haiti following the devastating earthquake.
Wolf People play at Cargo, London, UK.
Paramore play at Ginasio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil, South America.
An autopsy following the murder of death metal band Backyard Burial's vocalist Matthew John Hall of Wellington, New Zealand, concludes that he died from multiple stab wounds.
Newark police announce that six square blocks around the New Hope Baptist Church, where Whitney Houston began singing as a child, will be cordoned off during her upcoming funeral and that fans will not be allowed in. Newark police director Samuel DeMaio advises fans to stay home to watch the funeral, which is to be broadcast on TV and streamed online.
Eddie Vedder plays at The Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia.
Marika Hackman releases her second LP, We Slept At Last, on Dirty Hit Records in the UK.
Kip Moore releases a new LP, Up All Night, on Humphead Records in the UK.
On their America Latina Ole Tour, The Rolling Stones play at Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay, South America.
Irit (full name Irit Dekel) releases the LP Hello on Cowcat Records.