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Folk blues legend Jesse Fuller is born in Jonesboro, Georgia, USA. Fuller is best-remembered for his song San Francisco Bay Blues. (1896)
The Ten Nelsons, The Troubadors Toulousians, The Three Dancing Dawsons, The Auers, Eva Mudge, The Six Blackbirds, and Paul Cinquevalli are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Haydn Quartet records Home Sweet Home, When The Harvest Days Are Over, Where Is My Wandering Boy Tonight, The Lost Chord and In The Sweet Bye And Bye for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Fess Williams and his Royal Flush Orchestra, The Charleston Bearcats fronted by Leon Abbey and Fletcher Henderson's Roseland Orchestra play on the opening night of a new ballroom, The Savoy, on Lenox Avenue, New York City, USA. Reputed to be a front for gangster Al Capone, it will become one of the world's best-known music venues, and the Lindy Hop dance craze will begin on its dance floor.
The musical revue Artists And Models Of 1927, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 151 performances.
Peg Leg Howell And His Gang record Worrying Blues and Tickle Britches in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, for Columbia Records.
Peetie Wheatstraw [aka 'The Devil's Son-In-Law' and the 'High Sheriff of Hell'], records I'm A Little Piece Of Leather, My Little Bit, Seeing Is Believing and other tracks for Decca Records in the USA.
Mel Torme, Ella Fitzgerald, Herbie Fields And His Quintet and Lee Monti's Tu-Tones play at the State-Lake Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Brooke Payne is born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He will find success in the music industry as manager of New Edition, LSG and Bell Biv Devoe.
At the end of tonight's edition of Richard Diamond, Private Detective on NBC Radio in the USA, the show's actor/singer star Dick Powell sings If I Knew You Were Coming I'd've Baked A Cake.
James E. Jones is born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He will find success as guitarist Jim Jones of Pere Ubu.
Brandon Jackson, one of a pair of twins born to Joe and Katherine Jackson in Gary, Indiana, dies at the age of one day. The surviving twin, Marlon David, will go on to find fame as a member of The Jackson 5.
Jimmy Jones plays the second night in a week of gigs at the The Howard Theater, Washington, DC, USA.
A new popular music venue, the California Ballroom, is opened in Dunstable, UK, with a concert by Ronnie Carroll and The Ray Miller Orchestra,supported by Russ Sainty And The Nu-Notes.
Johnny Angel by Shelley Fabares reaches no1 in the Canadian Top 20 singles chart.
Flambouyant pianist Liberace is the guest on US tv show I've Got A Secret.
The Cimerons play at The Iron Door Club, Liverpool, UK, supported by Mike Cadillac And The Playboys.
Despite concerns about the length of his hair, David Jones makes his first tv appearance with his group, The Manish Boys, on UK tv show Gadzooks! It's All Happening. They sing their current single, I Pity The Fool. Jones will change his name to David Bowie within a year.
Phil Ochs plays the first of three nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dion releases a new single, Sweet Sweet Baby, in the UK on CBS Records.
I Know A Place by Petula Clark enters the UK's NME Top Thirty singles chart at No24.
The Rolling Stones begin recording their next single, Jumpin' Jack Flash, with a new producer, Jimmy Miller, at Olympic studios in London, England, UK, Europe.
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Diz Disley plays at Hammersmith Folk Centre in The Prince Of Wales, Dalling Road, Hammersmith, London, England, UK, Europe.
During John Lennon's notorious 'Lost Weekend', he and Harry Nilsson spend an infamous night at The Troubadour in Los Angeles, California, USA, heckling The Smothers Brothers. Also present in the crowd are Helen Reddy, Paul Newman and his wife Joanne Woodward, tv personality Flip Wilson and porn star Linda Lovelace. Lennon is eventually ejected from the club.
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Boz Scaggs releases the album Silk Degrees on CBS Records in the UK.
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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.
Black Sabbath play the first of four nights at The Odeon, Hammersmith, London, UK.
Journey, Montrose and, bottom of the bill, Van Halen, play at the Leona Theater, Homestead, Pennsylvania, USA.
Duran Duran play at The Rum Runner, Birmingham, England, UK.
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The musical 42nd Street is presented at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will subsequently move to the Majestic Theatre and then to The St. James Theatre, before finally closing in 1989, having racked up a total of 3,486 performances.
Marillion release a new album, F ugazi, in the UK.
Motorhead play at Ginasio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
Soundgarden play at The State Theatre, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.
Prong release their second LP, Beg To Differ, on Epic Records in the USA.
Billy Joel plays the third of six record-breaking non-consecutive nights at Miami Arena, Miami, Florida, USA.
Busted play at Wembley Arena, London, UK, supported by McFly. In the course of this year, Busted will set a new record by selling out Wembley Arena eleven times.
Bob Dylan plays at The Earle Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Avril Lavigne has a safety pin tattooed on her neck, at The Shamrock Social Club tattoo parlour, in Hollywood, California, USA.
Leo Kottke plays at The Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Lianne La Havas plays at The Glee Club, Birmingham, UK.
Xiu Xiu play at The Fleece, Bristol UK.
The first pictures of Lady Gaga since undergoing surgery for a labral tear of her right hip, surface. She is seen seated in a specially-designed 24-Karat gold-plated chair with a black leather seat and removable leather canopy.
Bastille play at The Heineken Music Hall, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe, supported by Grizfolk.
HAIM play at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
McBusted begin a UK tour at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland.
On her 80-date Dangerous Woman tour Ariana Grande plays at The Palace Of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA, supported by Victoria Monet and Little Mix.
On their Revolution Radio tour, Green Day play at The Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.