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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.
The stage musical She Loves Me
with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick is playing at The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 301 performances.
is playing during a month of shows at The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
is playing during three weeks of gigs at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Flamenco guitarist Juan Serrano
is playing during three weeks of gigs at The 2nd Fret, Philadelphia, pennsylvania, USA.
The Dillards are playing during three weeks at The Shadows, Washington DC, USA.
Jazz singer Sylvia Syms
is playing during two weeks at The Living Room, New York City, USA.
is playing during ten days at The Latin Casino, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA.
House band, The Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo is playing in The Jazz Lounge, Club A-Gogo, Percy Street, Haymarket, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, UK, Europe. The group will find greater success when it evolves to become The Animals
Jerry Lee Lewis
is playing during a month-long series of shows at The Chez Paree Club
, Chicago, Illinois, USA. This series of shows is considered to have contributed greatly to turning his flagging career around.
The Miles Davis
Quintet is playing during eleven nights at The It Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Country-gospel vocalist Martha Carson
is playing during a week of shows at the Flame Theatre Cafe, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Beach Boys
play at Balboa Park Bowl, San Diego, California, USA, supported by The Honeys and Eddie and the Showmen.
It is reported in Billboard
magazine in the USA that Pye Records
has secured release rights in the UK for three American labels, Dimension, Scepter and Wand.
plays a live set on Eddie Zack's Hayloft Jamboree on WRIB, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Acclaimed record producer Nick Venet
is quoted making disparaging remarks about The Beach Boys
in the Saturday Evening Post newspaper. Before the month is out, Venet will terminate his relationship with Capitol Records
, for which The Beach Boys
play at the The City Hall
, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. The Roulettes will become Adam Faith
's backing group, and their guitarist Russ Ballard will go on to join Unit 4+2 and Argent
, for whom he will write the worldwide hit God Gave Rock'n'Roll To You.
Folk duo The Goldcoast Singers
is appearing at The Ice House, Pasadena, California, USA, during a four-week booking, with The Willow Creek Ramblers.
Folk trio The Phoenix Singers
are playing at The Shadows, Georgetown, Washington DC, USA.
Ronnie Goodson of Ronnie And The Hi-Lites
is recovering from an operation at The Ear, Nose And Throat Hospital, New York City, USA.
play the first of two nights at Carnegie Hall
, New York City, USA, as benefits for The Gandhi Society, The Student Non-Violent League and The Foundation for International Child Health.
Lena Horne and
Music trade magazine Cashbox
runs a feature headlined Bob Dylan
: A Barometer Of Sophisticated Public Taste, pointing out that the young singer and songwriter "is indicative of a new era of more eclectic tastes on the part of the folk-buying public." The feature goes on to point out that in contrast to the slick, clean-scrubbed image of bands like The Kingston Trio
and The Highwaymen, Dylan "is sloppily dressed and projects an aura of ethnic authenticity."
Peter, Paul And Mary
play the second of two nights at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
, Joe Brown
, The Karl Denver Trio, The Tornados, Marty Wilde
, Daryl Quist, Dickie Pride
, Larry Burns and The Ramblers play at The Essoldo, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
, including lead guitarist Neil Young
, play at River Heights Community Club, Winnipeg, Ontario, Canada.
Country music singer and recording artist Marion Worth
plays in Santa Rosa, California, USA.
that Elektra Records
has signed The Even Dozen Jug Band, Koerner Ray And Glover and Jean Carignan.
It is reported in music trade magazine
in the USA reports that The Howard Morrison Quartet
has scored a major hit single in New Zealand, Oceania
, with the controversial song The Wild(er) New Zealand Boy, a parody of the folk song The Wild Colonial Boy. The Morrison Quartet song celebrates the achievements of George Wilder
, said to be New Zealand's greatest-ever prison escaper.
Music trade magazine
is among the musical guests on the ABC-TV show Hootenanny in the USA.
Music trade magaine Cashbox
in the USA reveals that Columbia Records
is planning to release 34 albums in October, of which 14 are to be pop LPS, 8 re-channeled for stereo, two Latin American and 10 Masterworks. The pop albums will include The Andy Williams
Christmas Album, Christmas With The New Christy Minstrels, Return Of The Gunfighter by Marty Robbins
and Misty Guitar by Harold Bradley.