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Chu Chin Chow
, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, UK, during a run of 2238 performances.
, musician, composer, experimental instrument-maker, progenitor of 'Universal Music' and member of 60s band The Charlatans, is born in St. Joseph, Missouri, USA.
Larry Fotine And His Orchestra play the first of a week of shows at Steel Pier
, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
And His Orchestra play during a four-week engagement in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
, aka The Man With The Golden Trumpet, plays at The Ritz, Cleethorpes, UK.
plays at a private function in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
A new folk club, The Ash Grove
, is opened at 8162 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California, USA, with a performance by Brownie McGee
. It will become the city's premier folk and roots music venue for the next fifteen years.
Folk-rock singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega
is born in Santa Monica, California, USA.
is playing during a week-long engagement at Manor Hotel, Widwood, New Jersey, USA.
Pop idol Tommy Sands
is appearing in Remains To Be Seen at The Tenthouse Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
come to the end of a nine-day tour of Scotland.
, The Young Americans and Woody Allen play the fourth of seven nights at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
play at Berkshire Music School, Lenox, Massachusetts, USA.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow
, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret
is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The Soft Machine
play as part of the Jazz In The Garden series of concerts at The Museum Of Modern Art, New York City, USA.
The Rascals premiere an orchestral collaboration, The Groovin'-Do You Feel It Symphony, at the Garden State Art Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA. Commissioned by the American Symphony Orchestra, the Symphony has been composed for The Rascals by Charles Morrow.
The Woodstock Festival
soundtrack triple album reaches No1 in the Billboard
Album Chart in the USA for the first of four weeks. It is the first triple album ever to reach No1.
's album Self Portrait
enters the UK albums chart where it will peak at No1 during a fifteen-week run.
The Bee Gees
play as part of the The
Summer Of Stars concert series in Washington Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
by The Specials
reaches No1 in the UK singles chart. The song's inspiration had come some months earlier, when The Specials
played at The Apollo, Glasgow, Scotland. When Jerry Dammers
of The Specials
saw elderly women selling their possessions on the Glasgow streets, he was inspired to write the song. "It was unbelievable," he said later. "It was clear that something was very, very wrong."
On his Manic Nirvana tour, Robert Plant
plays the second of two nights at Great Woods Amphitheatre, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
begins a tour of the USA with a show at The Nautica Stage, Cleveland, Ohio.
, play at Twyford Parish Hall, near Reading in Berkshire, UK.
play at Somerset House, London, England, UK, supported by The Faint.
play at Randall's Island, New York City, USA.
On their Drones World Tour
play at Bilbao BBK Live, Bilbao, Spain, Europe. Also on the bill are Of Monsters and Men, Kodaline and Vintage Trouble.