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'Renowned vocalist' Marcie Calaveras is appearing at The Olympia Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical comedy The Wild Rose is presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
Elton Britt And The Beaver Valley Sweethearts record If You Should Change Your Mind, One For Wonderin' and (Before You Know It) Christmas Will Be There, at RCA Victor Studio 1, 155 East 24th St., Manhattan, New York City, USA.
Thom Schuyler is born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA. He will find success primarily as a songwriting, composing material for more than 200 artists including 16th Avenue for Lacy J. Dalton, Love Will Turn You Around for Kenny Rogers, and Long Line of Love for Michael Martin Murphey.
Howlin' Wolf has a recording session for Chess Records in Sun Studios, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Johnny Kidd And The Pirates release their new single, Shakin' All Over, in the UK.
Dion And The Belmonts play the first of two nights at The Safari Club, Long Island, New York State, USA.
Dave Remington And His Dixie Six are playing at The Cafe Continental, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Chubby Checker plays the last of ten nights at the National Stadium, Mexico City, Mexico, Central America.
Joseph Alberto Santiago is born in Manila, Philippines, Asia. He will find fame as Joey Santiago, guitarist for The Pixies.
The Grateful Dead, Quicksilver Messenger Service and The New Tweedy Brothers play the first of two nights at the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Gerry And The Pacemakers play at The Aquarium, Great Yarmouth, UK, supported by The Karl Denver Trio, The Silkie and Billy Fury.
Jefferson Airplane, The Doors, The Byrds, Smokey Robinson, Country Joe And The Fish, Kaleidoscope, Canned Heat, The Fifth Dimension and The Jim Kweskin Jug Band, are the acts that draw 15,000 fans to the Sydney B. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre, Mount Tamalpais, California, USA, for The Fantasy Faire and Magic Mountain Music Fest.
Moby Grape play the last of three nights in The Scene Club East, New York City, USA.
Bob Dylan and The Band begin work on tracks at Big Pink, near Woodstock, New York State, USA, on tracks which will eventually surface as The Basement Tapes.
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Filming of The Rolling Stones for French avant-garde director Jean-Luc Godard's documentary film One By One continues at Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. On this day, a fire breaks out and the studio has to be evacuated in the early hours of the morning.
Cactus, The Flamin' Groovies and Redeye play the first of four nights at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Grateful Dead, The Allman Brothers Band, Doug Sahm and Wet Willie play the second of two nights at RFK Memorial Stadium, Washington DC, USA.
On their British Steel tour, Judas Priest play at The Civic Auditorium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Hambi And The Dance play at The Warehouse, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
Chris Sievey [formerly of The Freshies] releases a new cassette single, Camouflage, in the UK. The b-side of the single features a technological breakthrough for pop music - a home-made animation created by Sievey on a Sinclair ZX 81 and a computer game called Flying Train. [Sievey will subsequently pursue a new career under the name Frank Sidebottom].
Ozzy Osbourne plays at The CNE Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Motley Crue.
The Vibrators play at The Link Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
On her Foreign Affair tour, Tina Turner plays at The Zeppelinfield, Nuremberg, Germany, Europe.
Phil Spector, Joni Mitchell and Harlan Howard are added to The National Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony the Sheraton New York Hotel, New York City, USA.
Brian Wilson, founder and leader of the Beach Boys, releases the album Pet Sounds Live, recorded at his recent concerts in the Royal Festival Hall, London.
Duran Duran play in The T-Mobile Arena, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.
Micah P Hinson, Vetiver (including Devendra Banhart) and Currituck Co play in a Twisted Folk showcase at Academy 3, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On their Whack Attack tour ZZ Top play the second of three nights at The Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The ground-breaking ceremony for the new B.B. King Museum is held in Indianola, Mississippi, USA. B.B. King plays live for the event.
The Beautiful South play at Thetford Forest, High Lodge, Suffolk, England, UK.
The Dave Matthews Band debuts at No1 in the Billboard 200 albums chart for the fifth consecutive time with Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King, notching up first week sales of 424,000.
Crowded House come to the end of a British tour with the last of three nights at Hammersmith HMV Apollo, London, England, UK.
Aerosmith play on the second day of the four-day long Sweden Rock Festival, Solvesborg, Sweden, Europe. Other acts appearing over the four days of the event include Guns and Roses, Slayer, Gary Moore, Billy Idol, WASP, Bachman And Turner, Danzig and Cinderella.
Bon Jovi play the third gig of a twelve-night residency at The O2 Arena, London, UK.
Lady Gaga goes to see the San Diego Padres play the New York Mets at Citi Field, Queens, New York, USA.
Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel come to the end of an 11-date tour at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK.
On his New Blood Tour, Peter Gabriel plays at The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, California, USA.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, Florida, USA.
Nottingham, UK, based singer-songwriter and producer Huw Costin releases his second album, Something/Nothing, on SpecialSoundUnit Records in the UK.
Tegan And Sara release a new single, I Was A Fool, on Vapor/Reprise Records in the UK.
On her Set The World On Fire Tour, Alicia Keys plays at O2 World, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Blitzen Trapper play at The City Winery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On his All The Hits All Night Long tour, Lionel Richie and CeeLo Green play at USANA Amphitheater, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Globelamp releases a new LP, The Orange Glow, on Wichita Recordings, in the UK.
Roosevelt plays at Optimus Primavera, Porto, Portugal, Europe.
On her Live 2016 Tour, Adele plays the second of two nights at The AccorHotels Arena, Paris, France, Europe.
Michele Stodart plays at The Drift Bar, Portsmouth, England, UK.
On his ÷ Tour, Ed Sheeran plays during three nights at St. James Park, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at The Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
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