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The musical comedy The Strollers is being presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of seventy performances.
The Chicago Band performs a concert in Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA, playing popular songs, light classics and songs from musicals.
The Passing Show Of 1915 continues its lengthy run at The Winter Garden, Broadway, New York City, USA. The show is billed as featuring "Enthralling Visions of Girls Divinely Fair".
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
McKenzie's Candy Kids [aka The Mound City Blue Blowers] record Happy Children Blues and The Morning After Blues, for Vocalion Records in New York City, USA.
Ray Starita And His Ambassadors Club Band record I'm Doin' What I'm Doin' For Love, and Bitter Sweet - Selection Parts 1 and 2, in London, UK, for Columbia Records.
Ron Holden is born in Seattle, Washington, USA. His biggest hit will be the million-selling Love You So in 1959.
The musical comedy Annie Get Your Gun, by Irving Berlin, is presented during a run of 1,147 performances at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Tim Renwick, guitarist, notably of Quiver but also associated with Punk Floyd for many years, is born in Cambridge, UK.
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra are playing at The Beach Walk, Edgewater Beach, Chicago, Illinois, USA, as the star attraction in a revue featuring Frances Irvin, Sam Donahue, The Beachcombers, Charlie Shavers, Lewis And Van and Marv Hudson.
The Stan Getz Quintet is playing at Birdland, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
The Swinging Blue Genes play at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK. In due course they will change their name to The Swinging Blue Jeans.
The musical Irma La Douce is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
Betty Johnson is playing at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin play a concert in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Brenda Lee plays at The Concord Hotel, Lake Kiamesha, New York State, USA.
Nino Tempo And April Stevens play the fifth of fourteen nights at Eddy's Bar And Grill, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Damita Jo is playing during two weeks at The Club Harlem, Atlantic City, USA.
Time magazine in America dismisses The Beatles movie, A Hard Day's Night, as rubbish which should be avoided at all costs.
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The Rolling Stones appear live on UK tv show Ready Steady Go!, in London, UK, to promote their new single, It's All Over Now. Cilla Black, Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, Kenny Lynch and The Nashville Teens appear in the same edition.
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The Who play at Loyola Hall, Tottenham, London, England, UK.
The Byrds play at The Adelphi, Slough, UK, and at The Pontiac, London, England, UK.
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The Righteous Brothers are playing during a month-long engagement at The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Tony Bennett is playing during a two-week season at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Shirley Bassey is playing during an engagement at The Sahara, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Bee Gees enter the UK singles chart with I've Gotta Get A Message To You, which will peak at No1.
The Moody Blues, featuring Swindon-born singer and songwriter Justin Hayward, enter the UK albums chart with Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, which will peak at No1.
The Jackson 5, including Michael Jackson, play at the Coliseum, Columbia, Illinois.
Bill Bell, the premier player and teacher of the tuba in America during the first half of the 20th century, and a prominent member of the band of John Philip Sousa, dies in the USA.
Led Zeppelin plays its first UK gig in four years, when they headline the Knebworth Fair, in Hertfordshire. It will also prove to be their last UK performance with their original line-up.
The Barracudas play at The Hope And Anchor, Islington, London, England, UK, Europe.
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The Triffids release a new single, You Don't Miss Your Water, on Rough Trade Records in the UK.
Judas Priest play in The Coliseum, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
Robert Plant plays at The Veterans' Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
The Rolling Stones play the second of two nights in Valle Hovin, Oslo, Norway, Europe, supported by The Dan Reed Network.
The Dan Reed Network plays at Lake Compounce Festival Park, Bristol, Connecticut, USA.
Radiohead release a new single, Just, on Parlophone Records in the UK.
Almost thirty years after it was first released, I Want You Back by the Jackson 5, featuring Michael Jackson, is certified as a US Platinum disc by the R.I.A.A..
The Newport Jazz Festival begins with a show by Chaka Khan and George Duke at the International Tennis Hall Of Fame, Newport, Rhode Island.
The Saw Doctors begin a tour of the USA with a show at the Highline Ballroom, 431 West 16th Street, New York City, USA.
The Jon Amor Band headlines the Pewsey Music Festival, Pewsey, UK.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays the last of three nights in The Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Coldplay play the first of two nights at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Marina And The Diamonds and Charli XCX.
Finch play at The Skydome, SM North Edsa, Manila, Philippines, Asia.
Drag Me Down by One Direction enters the Official UK Singles Chart at No1, and sets a new streaming record by scoring 2.03m plays in its opening week across services including Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music.
On her Anti World Tour Rihanna plays at The Olympiastadion, Munich, Germany, Europe.
On their Revolution Radio tour, Green Day play at USANA Amphitheatre, West Valley City, Utah, USA.