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Arthur Lloyd's The Shakespeare Music Hall opens in Watson Street, Gallowgate, Glasgow, Scotland, featuring musical artists including the husband and wife singing duo Katty King And Arthur Lloyd, American vocal comedian Edwin Barry, ballad vocalist Emily Fraser and musical mimic Walter Thornbury, plus the house orchestra.
Florodora, billed as "The Greatest Musical Hit Ever Recorded Here", is presented at The Columbia Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. The newspaper adverts proclaim, "See the six pretty maidens".
Klaw And Erlanger's Troubadours are appearing in The Liberty Belles at The Madison Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
Hoagy Carmichael plays piano on his own composition, Manhattan Rag, when Frankie Trumbauer And His Orchestra record it in New York City, USA.
Ziggy Elman, trumpeter in groups led by Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey, marries his girlfriend Blanche.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in the Panther Room at the Hotel Sherman, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is broadcast live on radio.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra open at The Aquarium Restaurant, New York City, USA, at a fee of $5,000 per week.
The musical Allegro opens at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 315 performances. Songs for the show are written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
The Irving Berlin musical and political satire Call Me Madam is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
Johnny Ace plays at The Dew Drop Inn, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Gigi Gryce - Clifford Brown Octet records No Start No End, Venez Donc Chez Moi and Hello, for Prestige Records in Paris, France.
The Drifters, George Shearing and the Lucky Millinder Orchestra play the second night of a week at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
China Tea by Russ Conway, reaches No1 in the Sheet Music Sales Chart in the UK.
Jazz trombonist Keith Christie plays at the Modern Jazz Club, Deer's Leap, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. N.B. Click here to visit SwindonMusicScene, for an in-depth look at this era of Swindon music.
Carol Channing with The Bennetts and Ben Arden And His Orchestra are playing at The Empire Room of The Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Dakota Staton is playing during a six-night stint at Jorgie's, Gaslight Square, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Frankie Avalon opens for a ten-day run at The Three Rivers Inn, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Joe Brown appears on UK tv series The Arthur Haynes Show.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison.
I Should Have Known Better by The Beatles reaches No1 in the pop singles chart, Tio i topp, in Sweden, Europe.
The Serendipity Singers play at Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, USA.
Diana Ross And The Supremes are playing during two weeks at Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Hello People are playing at Doug Weston's Troubadour Club, Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Tim Buckley plays at Falconer Salen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
Josh White Jr plays at Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, Michigan, USA.
Led Zeppelin come to the end of two weeks of recording sessions at Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Joe Tex records You're Right, Ray Charles and I Can't See You No More for his Atlantic Records album Joe Tex Sings With Strings And Things at Woodland Sound Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Prince Buster plays at Lancaster University, UK.
Weather Report play at Shaboo's, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
While Sammy Davis Jr. is headlining, The Twin Coaches Club on Route 51 in Rostraver Township, Pittsburgh, POennsylvania, USA, burns to the ground.
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Gruppo Sportivo play at Manchester Polytechnic, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
The Police enter the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA with Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic.
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The Cure play at the Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
The Temptations are playing during three nights at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Levellers play at the Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe..
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the second of three nights at the River Plate Stadium , Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
Tidworth-born James Blunt is chosen as Best New Act at the Q magazine awards in the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
Bob Dylan plays the first of two nights in The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Joe Satriani makes a personal appearance and signs CDs at Borders, Post Street, San Francisco, California, USA, to promote his newly-released fourteenth studio album, Black Swans and Wormhole Wizards. (2010).
The Roots perform at President Barack Obama's Moving America Forward rally at the Robert Fulton Elementary School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On their Ending On A High Note Tour, A-ha play at the Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, Holland.
Ms Dynamite and Charlie Simpson Busted and Fightstar fame] join unemployed young people queuing outside a job center during a photocall for the Battlefront Campaign in London, England, UK, Europe.
Icelandic singer-songwriter Pussy Riot, is freed on appeal in court in Moscow, Russia, Europe, on the grounds that she did not take part in February's 'punk prayer protest' against Russian President Vladimir Putin. [She was led away by security men before the incident took place.] Sentences for two other members of the band are upheld by the appeal court.
Grizzly Bear play at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Ceremonials tour, Florence And The Machine play at The Pavilion, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
Crack magazine celebrates its fifth birthday with a gig at The Old Crown Courts, Bristol, England, UK, featuring Erol Alkan, Tim Sweeney, Prins Thomas, Torn Hawk, Pardon My French and Housework.
On their The Getaway World Tour, The Red Hot Chili Peppers play the first of two nights at Pala Alpitour, Turin, Italy, Europe.