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Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt making her Broadway debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous, based on real events in her life.
Sophie Tucker plays during a two-week engagement at The Empire Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
The Lenny Tristano Quartet, with Lee Konitz on saxophone, plays in the Sing Song Room at the Confucius Restaurant in New York City.
The Vernons Girls, The Dallas Boys, Jackie Dennis, Marty Wilde, Lord Rockingham's XI, Ronnie Carroll, The John Barry Seven and others rehearse in London, UK, for a pilot edition of a new UK tv pop show, Oh Boy!
Jerry Lee Lewis appears at the Caf
Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport by Rolf Harris reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
Paul Anka plays the eleventh night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Rock'n'roll vocalist Tommy Sands appears in the tv series Disneyland in the USA.
Frankie Avalon plays at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Carl Perkins plays the eleventh of fifteen nights at The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Ray Charles reaches No1 in the Canadian Popular Singles Chart with I Can't Stop Loving You.
Frankie Avalon appears on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Roland Kirk records Ecclusiastics, By Myself and other tracks with the Benny Golson Orchestra at A + R Recording Studios, New York City, USA, for Mercury Records.
Benny Berman plays the first of five nights at The Blue Dog Cellar, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Jan Berry of Jan And Dean signs two contracts with Screen Gems. The first is an exclusive three-year songwriting agreement, and the second an exclusive six-year contract as a producer.
The Applejacks play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK, supported by Johnny Fortune And The Soundsmen.
The Rolling Stones release a new EP, Got Live If You Want It, in the UK. It will peak at No7 on the singles chart.
Jefferson Airplane, Great Society and Heavenly Blues Band play the second of two nights at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Big Brother And The Holding Company and Canned Heat play the last of four nights in the Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Family play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
AC/DC begins its first headlining tour of the UK. The Lock Up Your Daughters tour starts at City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland.
The musical Your Arms Too Short To Box With God is presented at The Lyceum Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run on Broadway for 429 performances. The musical is based on the Biblical Book of Matthew.
Rickie Lee Jones, the debut LP by Rickie Lee Jones, reaches No1 in the Kent Music Report Chart in Australia, Oceania.
Sugar Babies - The Burlesque Musical, starring Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney, is presented at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1208 performances.
During their tour of the Far East, The Osmonds arrive in Singapore, Asia.
The Human League play at the Palace Theatre, Los Angeles, Californa, USA, supported by R.E.M., whose singer Michael Stipe is struck with an idea for a song, which will eventually become So. Central Rain.
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The Smiths play at The Warner Theater, Washington DC, USA, supported by Billy Bragg.
Dire Straits, Peter Gabriel, Tracey Chapman, Simple Minds, Whitney Houston, The Bee Gees, George Michael, Eric Clapton, Eurythmics, UB40 and Wet Wet Wet take part in the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute celebration at Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK, Europe.
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Celine Dion plays at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Alanis Morissette, supported by Jason Mraz, continues her Jagged Little Pill Acoustic tour at The Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The 69th World Championship Fiddlers Festival is held in Crockett, Texas, USA.
Bob Dylan plays at The O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe
Tom Petty And the Heartbreakers play the first of two nights at The Gorge, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Band Of Horses play at The O2 Academy, Oxford, UK.
AC/DC headline the first day of the Download Festival, Donington Park, Donington, UK. The three day long event also features Aerosmith, Rage Against The Machine, Stone Temple Pilots, Deftones, Bullet for My Valentine, Billy Idol, Megadeth, Them Crooked Vultures and more.
Linkin Park begin the European leg of their A Thousand Suns tour with a show at Pannonia Fields II, Nickelsdorf, Austria, Europe.
Post-rock supergroup Crippled Black Phoenix play at the 2011 West Lake Music Festival in Prince Bay Park, Hangzhou, China, Asia.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise, Florida, USA.
On her World Tour 2012, Madonna plays at The Maksimir Stadium, Zagreb, Croatia, Europe.
Motion City Soundtrack release their fifth album, Go, on Epitaph Records, in the UK.
Eels play at The Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Mechanical Bull Tour, Kings Of Leon play at Ottakringer Arena, Wiesen, Austria, Europe.
On his Purpose World Tour Justin Bieber plays at The MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at The American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida, USA, supported by DNCE and Bea Miller.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play the first of two nights at Stadion Letzigrund, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Having cancelled the previous night's show, Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band play a re-scheduled gig at The StadPark, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
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Radiohead foil a blackmail plot by publishing 18 hours of music which had been recorded during the making of their 1997 album OK Computer, on the Bandcamp website. The music had been hacked from Radiohead frontman Thom York's personal minidisc archive, and then became the subject of a blackmail threat, with the blackmailer threatening to release the music unless the band paid him $150,000. Instead, the band simply released all of the disputed music with all profits from the release going to the Extinction Rebellion campaign.
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