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The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland
is presented at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 300 performances.
A Chinese Honeymoon
, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
records From Now On Make Your Whoopee At Home, Mr. Johnson's Blues No. 2, Sundown Blues, The New Fallin' Rain Blues, You Can't Give A Woman Everything She Needs and Baby Please Don't Leave Home No More in New York City, USA, for Okeh Records
Mary Lou Williams
records When Dreams Come True, Bobo, Kool, Lover Come Back To Me, S'posin', Handy Eyes (St. Louis Blues) and Tisherome for Circle Records in New York City, USA.
Bandleader Benny Strong
is playing during a three-week stay at Elitch Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Singer and popular songwriter Hank Fort
is playing at The Jefferson Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Kontakte, an early electronic music composition by Karlheinz Stockhausen
, is performed for the first time at the 34th World Musc Festival in Cologne, Germany, Europe.
And His Orchestra play in Hershey Park, Pennsylvania, USA.
Kris Ryan And The Questions
play at The Cavern, 8 - 10 Mathew Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, UK, with The Hideways and The Georgians.
The musical Charlie Girl
is presented at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of over five years which includes 2,202 performances.
is playing at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA.
The Hour Glass are playing during a week of shows at The Whiskey A Go Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Grateful Dead
play at California Hall, San Francisco, California, USA, under the pseudonym Bobby Ace And The Cards From the Bottom Of The Deck.
Shakin' Stevens plays at the Rock'N'Roll Festival in Alexandra Palace, London, UK. Also on the bill are Crazy Cavan and the Rhythm Rockers.
play at the Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, USA.
play in The Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Style Council
play at Showering Pavilion, Shepton Mallet, England, UK, Europe.
, Peter Gabriel
, Tracey Chapman, Simple Minds
, Whitney Houston
, The Bee Gees
, George Michael
, Eric Clapton
and Wet Wet Wet
take part in the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute celebration at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe.
On their Presto Tour
play at Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
On her Blonde Ambition
plays the first of three nights at The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Uniondale, New York State, USA.
' touring crew is held at gunpoint after being wrongly accused by the Venezuelan Government of a tax fiddle amounting to $900,000. On the same day, Courtney Love is hospitalised in Seattle, Washington, after a drug overdose.
A new 'reality' tv series, American Idol
, is launched in the USA. The show has been created by Simon Fuller.
MTV2 holds a special 24 Hours Of Foo day, celebrating the release of the new Foo Fighters
B.B.King plays the first of two nights in Pickens, Mississippi, USA.
announces a further six nights at The O2 Arena
, London, England, UK, Europe, thus extending his planned 15 nights of concerts to 21. The first 15 shows had sold out in a matter of hours. This run of shows will eclipse all previous arena attendance records.
Musician Chris Knox is admitted to hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, suffering from a stroke. Knox came to prominence as a rock and roll musician during the mid-70s punk rock era with his bands The Enemy and Toy Love.
Denise Williams, Otis Clay and others perform at a service in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for the legendary blues singer Koko Taylor
, who died on June 3.
play the first of two nights at the Stade de France, Paris, France, Europe.
play at The Mercury Ballroom, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.