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The Chicago Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, is offering a bill including Elizabeth Murray ("The Lady With The Ragtime Walk'), Helen Blaine ("Singing comedienne") and Ethel Robinson ("The pocket edition of May Irwin").
A production of the "musical extravaganza" The Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum with music by Paul Tietjens and A.B. Sloane, plays at The Majestic Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The musical comedy The Prince Of Pilsen is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of four months.
The musical revue The Passing Show Of 1915 is presented at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 145 performances.
The Tanner Sisters play the second of two nights in Bristol, UK.
The Platters release a new single, Only You on Mercury Records in the USA.
Jazz piano great Art Tatum records You Took Advantage Of Me for Verve Records in the USA.
Jazz trumpeter Jonah Jones is playing at The Embers, New York City, USA, during a six-week engagement.
Charlie Gracie is playing during a week of shows at Club Avalon, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Judy Garland, Duke Ellington, Miriam Makeba, Slide Hampton, Cal Tjader, Quincy Jones and mel Torme are among the artists appearing live today at The Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, Rhode Island, USA.
Pretty Little Angel Eyes by Curtis Lee enters the Billboard Singles Chart in the USA.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
Paul Desmond and the Gerry Mulligan Quartet record All The Things You Are and Stardust in New York City, USA, for RCA Victor Records.
J.D. Short [harmonica, guitar, vocals] records So Much Wine, Train Bring My Baby Back, You Been Cheatin' Me and Fighting For Dear Old Uncle Sam, for Folkways Records in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Doug Johnson And The Outlaws record Slip Knot, Quicksand and other tracks for New York-based Bethlehem Records.
Jerry Lee Lewis is playing during six nights at The Cadillac Club, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Rolling Stones play at Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, England, UK, Europe.
The Swinging Blue Jeans play at The Floral Hall, Morecambe, UK.
Jokers Wild, a group including guitarist David Gilmour, later to join Pink Floyd, plays at The Dorothy Ballroom, Cambridge, England, UK.
The Crystals, The Bobby Fuller Four, Dobie Gray, Bobby Rydell and Ian Whitcomb appear on syndicated tv pop show Shivaree, recorded for KABC in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beach Boys Summer Spectacular at Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA, sponsored by KFWB Radio, also features Sam the Sham, The Byrds, Donna Loren, The Sir Douglas Quintet, Sonny And Cher, Dino, Desi And Billy, The Kinks and Ian Whitcomb.
Nina Simone plays the sixth night of a two-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK.
Dee Dee Sharpe plays at The Hotel Onondaga, Syracuse, New York State, USA, supported by Ronnie Dio And The Prophets.
Country Joe And The Fish play the first of two nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Seekers record an in-concert album, Live At The Talk Of The Town, in London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Beatles start work on Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Baby Come Back by racially-integrated rock band The Equals is the UK's No.1 single. The band's singer, Eddy Grant, will go on to carve out a hugely successful solo career.
Esther And Abi Ofarim play at The Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Ramones fly into London, England, UK, Europe, to play two dates as support to The Flamin' Groovies.
Bob Dylan plays the first of five nights at the Pavilion De Paris, Paris, France, Europe.
The Doobie Brothers play the last of five nights in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Extreme, The Wild Bunch and Daemon play at The Channel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Third Stage Tour, Boston play the third of four nights at Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at The Civic Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.
A new boy band, Westlife, is formed after auditions are held in Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
Mark Sandman of Morphine dies of a heart attack while onstage during the Nel Nome del Rock festival in the Giardini del Principe, Palestrina, Italy.
Sony/ATV Publishing and Michael Jackson announce plans to buy the Acuff-Rose country music songs catalogue from Gaylord Entertainment for $157m.
Brian Wilson plays at Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark, Europe.
Rufus Wainwright's first opera, Prima Donna, premieres at The Palace Theatre, Manchester, England, UK, Europe, during the Manchester International Festival.
On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play at Cornella-El Prat Stadium, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
Natalie Cole plays in The Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, Colorado, USA.
B.B. King headlines the Auditorium Stravinsky, Montreux, Switzerland, Europe, on the third day of the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival, with guests including Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin.
4 by Beyonce reaches No1 in the UK Albums Chart.
Crosby, Stills And Nash play at The Wolf Trap for the Performing Arts - The Filene Center, Vienna, Virginia, USA.
It is announced that, according to research carried out by the economic think tank New Economy, The Stone Roses' recent three-date Heaton Park homecoming gigs generated an estimated £23m for the City of Manchester, UK.
Kiss and Def Leppard play at The Sleep Train Amphitheatre, Wheatland, California, USA.
Holly Herndon plays at Belluard Festival, Fribourg, Switzerland, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour, Justin Bieber plays the second of two nights at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
Because Britney Spears is playing in Yarkon Park, Tel Aviv, Israel, during her Live In Concert tour, the Israeli Labour Party cancels its election for a new chairperson, fearing that voters might choose to attend the concert rather than the ballot box. In the event, Spears attracts 60,000 people.