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The Fairyland Carnival at Mechanics' Pavilion, San Francsico, California, USA, features entertainment by Bennett's Great Band Of Soloists, The Electrical Ballet, The Pacific Cat Club's Show and More.
The musical comedy Florodora
is performed at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 48 shows.
William Henry Webb is born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He will find success as Chick Webb, one the greatest drummers and bandleader in early jazz history.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Blues and jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter Big Joe Duskin
is born in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
The musical Love From Judy
is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie
is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
plays a benefit concert for the Future Farmers Of America, in the High School Auditorium, Alpine, Texas, USA.
When two local rock'n'roll bands, The Offbeats and The Jaywalkers
play a gig together in Norwich, England, UK, Europe, Peter Jay
of The Jaywalkers invites guitarist Peter Miller from The Offbeats to join his band.
Musical comedy The Gay Life
is presented at The Shubert Theater, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 113 performances.
Cliff Burton, later to become bass player for Metallica
, is born in San Francisco, California, USA.
records Delia's Gone, Lost On The Desert, I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know and Sing It Pretty, Sue, at Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee
Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are playing during two weeks at The Latin Casino, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Accordionist and singer Dick Contino
is playing at Ray's Supper Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical comedy The Happy Time
is presented at The Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
are playing at The Chessmate, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Gods and Taste play live at The Marquee Club
, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Who play at The Valentine Ball, Essex University, Colchester, England, UK, Europe. (Syd Barrett
of Pink Floyd
is said to have attended this gig, but it seems unlikely given that Pink Floyd
were playing 260 miles away in Nelson, Lancashire on the same night.)
Dance To The Music
becomes the first hit for Sly And The Family Stone
as it enters the Billboard
R'n'B Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at number three. The song shakes off assumptions about the separate roles of voices and instruments as sources of rhythm and harmony, alternating and blending them
without losing either melody or dance beat.
UK rock paper Disc and Music Echo reports that drummer Nigel Olsson of Plastic Penny
was, "rushed to hospital last week to have stitches inserted in his face following an incident at the Eastcote Clay Pigeon Club. A member of the audience smashed Nigel in the face with a broken bottle during the group's second number, and later in the evening the dance promoter was beaten up."
The Bonzo Dog
Doo Dah Band play at The London School Of Economics, London, England, UK, Europe.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof
, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
plays at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
plays at The Locarno, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Blues singer and guitarist Keb' Mo'
releases the album Keep It Simple
in the USA, which will earn him his third Grammy Award in the contemporary blues genre.
play at the SECC, Glasgow, Scotland.
It is announced that actor Corey Feldman has been subpoenaed in the Michael Jackson
child molestation case in Santa Maria, California, USA.
plays the last of three nights at Yoshi's, Oakland, California, USA.
Before He Cheats wins the Best Female Country Vocal Performance award for Carrie Underwood
at the 50th annual Grammys held in the Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. The same song also secures the Best Country Song Award for writers Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins.
plays a live set at the amfAR New York Gala in New York City, USA.
Committed play at The Starlight Ballroom, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Blown Away wins the Best Country Solo Performance for Carrie Underwood
, and the Best Country Song for songwriters Josh Kear and Chris Tompkins, during the 55th annual Grammy Awards
, held at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
(of Sugarland) releases a new solo single, Me Without You on Mercury Nashville Records in the USA.
do an in-store session at Amoeba Music, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.