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The stage musical On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Burton Lane, is playing at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 280 performances.
The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
Mose Allison is headlining for three weeks at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Mel Torme is playing during two weeks at Mister Kelly's, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Al Martino is playing during three weeks at Basin Street East, New York City, USA.
Mary Wells is headlining at the Howard Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The Modernaires are playing during nine days at The Imperial Room of the Royal York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Minnie Pearl, Porter Wagoner and Hank Snow play at The Coliseum, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
The Les Brown Orchestra plays at The International Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Womenfolk play at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Lovin' Spoonful play at Teenorama in The Coliseum, New York City, USA.
When The Lawrence Welk Orchestra plays at The Palladium, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, the show is broacast live on radio as part of the All Star Parade of Bands New Year Show.
The Blues Project continue their residency at the The Http://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Cafe_Au_Go_Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The Kinks play at the Civic Hall, Nantwich, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Notions and The Pack of Cards.
The Beach Boys enter the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA with a cover of The Regents' classic, Barbara Ann.
Music trade magazine Billboard reports that the Berkline Company has begun manufacturing a product called a 'Stereolounger' which is essentially a padded reclining chair with an integrated Lear Jet 8-track tape cartridge system - control unit in the arm and speakers in the wings. The system is priced at $239.
Peter B's Looners and The Defiants play at The Witchdoctor club, Hastings, Sussex, UK. The Looners include guitarist Peter Green and drummer Mick Fleetwood, both of whom will become founder-members of Fleetwood Mac.
The Kingston Trio play the last of three nights at The Circle Star Theater, San Carlos, California, USA, supported by We Five.
It is reported that in its first nine days on sale in the USA, The Beatles' album Rubber Soul has sold 1.2m copies, breaking every sales record previously established by the group.
When The Benny Goodman Orchestra plays at The Tropicana, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, the show is broacast live on radio as part of the All Star Parade of Bands New Year Show.
The Who play at The Trade Union Hall, Watford, England, UK.
The Beach Boys, Gary Lewis And The Playboys, The Beau Brummels, The Yardbirds, The Vejtables, The Mojo Men and Alexys play at Seattle Center Colisum, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Decca Records in America, is merged with its parent corporation, MCA, thus becoming a division of MCA Records.
The Deltas play at The Mexican Hat, Worthing, England, UK, Europe.
Simon And Garfunkel's single The Sound Of Silence, hits the No1 spot in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
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It is reported that beat groups are proliferating in East Germany. A government census declares that there are at least 4,257 beat groups in the country. A communist party publication asks, "Is a beat music riot merely a response to the music, or is it a camouflaged demonstration aimed at the government?"
It is reported that 1965 was a year of considerable expansion for Atlantic-Atco Records in the USA, increasing by over 100% above the previous year. Sonny And Cher, Wilson Pickett, Barbara Lewis, The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Righteous Brothers and The Drifters are quoted as among the label's best-sellers.
When The Wild Ones play at Arthur's, New York City, USA, the show is broadcast live on radio as part of the All-Star Parade Of Bands New Year Show.
When The Gene Krupa Quartet plays at The Metropole, New York City, USA, the show is broadcast live on radio as part of the All-Star Parade Of Bands New Year Show.
The final episode of tv series The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet, featuring rock star Rick Nelson, is filmed in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA..
Sonny And Cher, Bing Crosby and Danny Thomas appear on tv show Hollywood Palace in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Fugs play a midnight show at The Bridge Theatre, 4 St. Mark's Place, New York City, USA.
Lou Christie releases a new single, Lightning Strikes, in the USA. It will peak at No1 in the singles chart.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, play at the Flamingo Club, Soho, London, UK.
James Brown plays at Los Angeles Sports Arena, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett plays at The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, California, USA.
The Duke Of Paducah plays at The Beach Activity Center, Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Recovery by Fontella Bass is the highest new entry in the Cash Box chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, entering at No 71.
Simon And Garfunkel, Dusty Springfield and Lou Rawls appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Parlophone Records in the UK releases Sing A Song Of Beatles, on which music publisher Dick James sings a medley of The Beatles' songs.
The Swingle Singers come to the end of a run of live dates at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Ed Denson plays at The Jabberwock, Berkeley, California, USA.
We Can Work It Out by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
Jerry Vale is playing at The Americana Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean, USA.
When Ray McKinley and The Glenn Miller Orchestra play at The Riverboat, New York City, USA, the show is broadcast live on radio as part of the All-Star Parade Of Bands New Year Show.
Although he has not yet passed his driving test, Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones takes delivery of a new Bentley.
Webb Pierce, Red Sovine and George Morgan play at Robertson Auditorium, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
When The Count Basie Orchestra plays at The Congress Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA, the show is broadcast live on radio as part of the All-Star Parade Of Bands New Year Show.
When The Harry James Orchestra plays at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, the show is broacast live on radio as part of the All Star Parade of Bands New Year Show.
When The Ramsey Lewis Trio plays at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, the show is broacast live on radio as part of the All Star Parade of Bands New Year Show.