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The Wizard Of Oz is playing at The Grand Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The popular musical comedy Floradora is running at The Illinois theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Billy May
Orchestra is playing during a week at The Steel Pier
, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
The Poni-Tails appear on UK tv pop show Drumbeat.
plays the first of two nights at The Hines Farm Blues Club, Swanton, Ohio, USA.
is playing during a week-long engagement at Manor Hotel, Widwood, New Jersey, USA.
, lead singer of popular Japanese recording group The Checkers
, is born in Kurume City, Fukuoka, Japan, Asia.
Music trade publication Billboard
announces the release of a new Ray Charles
album, Have A Smile With Me, on ABC-Paramount Records in the USA.
The Village Stompers
, billed as a "folk-Dixie" group, play in a Jazz Under The Stars concert on the patio at The Inn Of The Four Lakes, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Goldie And The Gingerbreads
play an afternoon show at Notre Dame Hall, Leicester Square, London, England, UK, with Paddy, Klaus And Gibson.
Fiddler On The Roof, starring Luther Adler and Dolores Wilson, is running during a lengthy engagement at McVickers Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow
, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
is playing during a series of dates at The Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
For a princely fee of £6.50, ace session player Nicky Hopkins
records the piano part for The Beatles
track Revolution, in EMI's Abbey Road
Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Louis Prima is playing at The Sands Lounge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, with Sam Butera And The Witnesses.
flies to Palma, Majorca, Europe, for two days of live shows.
The Bee Gees
play as part of the The
Summer Of Stars concert series in Washington Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
plays the last of four nights at Universal Amphitheatre, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Queen play the third of four nights at The Forum, Los Angeles, California, USA.
holds a press conference in The Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to promote her current live tour. During the conference, she credits The Police
with having helped inspire her to return to more rock-oriented songs after the jazzy material of her recent releases.
Cow-punk band The Beat Farmers
play at The Warehouse, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
On their Southern Accents tour, Tom Petty
And The Heartbreakers play at The Omni, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
plays at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
, play at Twyford Parish Hall, near Reading in Berkshire, UK.
On the last day of the T In The Park festival in Scotland three festival goers are attacked in a campsite by an axe-wielding man.
play at The Festhalle, Frankfurt, Germany, Europe.
Beck plays at Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, California, USA.
Sir Paul McCartney
plays his only Canadian date of the year when he appears at Halifax Commons Park Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
A free concert by Alexander O'Neal
at Bermondsey Carnival in Southwark Park, London, is cancelled after a teenage boy receives leg and facial injuries in a stabbling incident, just moments before O'Neal is due on stage.
, co-composer with 60s hitmaker Lou Christie
of hundreds of songs, dies aged 87 in a nursing home in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
plays in Classic Park, Eastlake, Ohio.
plays the first of three nights at The Waterfront, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe. During these shows, he plays with a full backing band, but does not find the experience enjoyable so resorts to his solo show, using just one guitar and a loop station, soon after.
is awarded an honorary citizenship of Sydney, Australia, by Mayor Clover Moore.
play at Villa Manin, Codroipo, Italy, Europe.
Drummer Tommy Ramone, the last surviving founder-member of pioneering punk rock band The Ramones
, dies aged 62 at home in Ridgewood
, Queens, New York City, USA. He had recently been in hospice care for bile duct cancer.
performs a free show for fans in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. The performance is by way of an apology for having walked out of a Fort Collins show in 2014.