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A "High Class Vaudeville" show at The Bijou Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, features the combined talents of Girard And Gardner, The Rozinos, LaFavre's Dogs, Cats And Monkeys, The Harmony Four, Vermette And Dionne, gweorge H. Wood, Dollie Rathburn Chesley and others.
The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
Anthony D'Addario is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA. He will find success as Dee Anthony, manager of Tony Bennett, Peter Frampton, Traffic, King Crimson, Emerson, Lake And Palmer, Joe Cocker and others.
Musical revue The Show Is On, starring Beatrice Lillie and Bert Lahr, plays at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 236 performances.
Sidney Semien is born in Lebeau, Louisiana, USA. He will find success as Cajun-blues accordionist Rockin' Sidney, best-known for his 1985 novelty smash My Toot Toot.
Having recently been denied the right to perform at Constitution Hall by the DAR (Daughters Of The American Revolution) because of her colour, popular singer Marion Anderson performs live at The Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, USA. The concert was arranged at the urging of Eleanor Roosevelt, who convinced Harold Ickes to put the show on.
George G. DeSylva, Johnny Mercer, and Glenn E. Wallichs file the articles of incorporation for Liberty Records, Inc. with the state of California, USA.
Glen Gray And His Orchestra open at Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA, for a residency that will run until June 3rd.
The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
The Three Peppers play at The Capitol Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA, during a four week engagement.
Experimental jazz pianist Alec Templeton records Tiger Rag, Ida, China Boy and Big Ben Bounce for Atlantic Records in New York City, USA. The tracks will appear on his album The Magic Piano.
Jazz saxophonist Gene Ammons plays at The Bellfontaine, Lima, Ohio, USA.
T.J. Fowler plays at Springbrook Gardens, Lima, Ohio, USA.
T.J. Fowler plays at Springbrook Gardens, Lima, Ohio, USA.
Frank Sinatra records Five Hundred Guys and Hey, Jealous Lover, at Studio A, Capitol Records, Hollywood, Los Angeles.
The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
A new music venue, The Iron Door Club, opens in Liverpool, UK. It will become a popular club for jazz and rock acts, including The Beatles.
The Slide Hampton Orchestra records Gallery Groove, Fump and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Epic Records.
Bob Dylan plays Blowin' In the Wind live for the first time, at The Commons, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Bill Haley And His Comets begin a three-week season at the Terrazzo Cafe, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Nina and Frederick play at the The Gaumont, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, with Malcolm Mitchell and his Trio, Joe Church, The Two Tones, Daisy May and Saveen.
Mary Taylor records Johnny's Not The Only Boy, I Told You So and Please Don't Tell Them About Me, in Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Who play at Stamford Hall, Altrincham, UK.
Willie Nelson records Hello Walls, Buddy, So Much To Do and Within Your Crowd at RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, with producer Chet Atkins. Musicians on the session are Bob Moore [bass], Buddy Harman [drums], Velma Smith, Jerry Kennedy and Jerry Reed [guitars], Pete Drake [steel guitar].
Jimi Hendrix jams at The Generation, New York City, USA, with Elvin Bishop, Al Kooper, Paul Butterfield and others.
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The Turtles play at Riverside Brookfield High School, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Taste, Black Sabbath and Dogg play at The Mayfair Ballroom, Newcastle, UK.
Eric Clapton plays at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
R.E.M. release a new album, Reckoning, in the UK on IRS Records.
Billy Bragg, Spartacus R and The Sid Presley Experience play at The Ritzy Cinema, Brixton, London, England, UK, Europe.
Doctor And The Medics play at Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London, England, UK, Europe.
Flaco Jiminez, Peter Rowan and The Rocking Tex Mex Band play at The George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Freddie Mercury of Queen releases his second solo single, I Was Born To Love You, in the UK.
The Sound play at Vrije Vloer, Utrecht, Netherlands, Europe.
On his Trash Tour, Alice Cooper plays in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Darrell Glenn, who had recorded the original version of the Elvis Presley No1 smash Crying In The Chapel, dies of cancer in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
Professional wrestler John Cena releases a rap single, The Time Is Now, on WWE Records in the USA.
Destiny's Child begin their Destiny Fulfilled tour with a gig at Sun Plaza, Hiroshima, Japan, Asia.
Avril Lavigne plays at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Nickelback play at The Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
On her Monster Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays at The Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
Paolo Nutini plays at The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.
Country music singer and songwriter Billy Joe Shaver is acquitted in Waco, Texas, USA, on a charge of shooting, after testifying that he had acted in self-defense. In 2007, Shaver had shot Billy Bryant Coker, in the face with a handgun, following a confrontation in Papa Joe's Texas Saloon, Lorena.
Randy Wood, founder of the successful Nashville-based Dot Records label, dies, aged 94, at his home in La Jolla, California, USA, from complications after a fall.
Nick And Simon play at The Ahoy, Rotterdam, Holland.
Stone Sour release their fifth album House Of Gold And Bones - Part 2 on Roadrunner Records in the USA.
Christina Perri plays at The House Of Blues, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jorma Kaukonen plays the second of two nights at The City Winery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Touring in support of his LP Aloha, Son Little plays at The Rock And Blues Cafe, Zaragoza, Spain, Europe.