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The musical Charlie Girl is performed at The Adephi Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run lasting over five years.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
The musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
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 Checkmates Ltd, are playing during four weeks at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
John Davidson is playing during a month of shows at The Plaza Hotel, New York City, USA.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The King Sisters, Alvino Rey and Kent Larsen are playing during a three-week engagement at The Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The musical variety revue New Faces Of 1968 is presented during a run of 52 performances at The Booth Theatre, New York City, USA, featuring performers including Madeline Kahn, Robert Klein, Suzanne Astor and Gloria Bleezarde.
Ron Eliran, known as "Israel's Ambassador of Song," is playing during a month of shows at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA.
Glan Campbell is in London, England, UK, Europe, for a week of promotional radio and tv appearances.
Jimmy McGriff is playing during four nights at The Alpine Villa, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Lana Cantrell is playing during a three-week engagement at The Fairmont, San Francisco, California, USA.
Joe Tex is playing during ten nights at The Esquire Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Jackie Cain and Roy Kral are playing during an engagement at Paul's Mall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Modern Jazz Quartet is playing during an engagement at Byrd's Nest, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.
The Four Seasons play a sold-out show at Memorial Hall, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
The NME's 1968 Poll Winners Concert is held at Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe, with The Rolling Stones headlining, and also featuring Dusty Springfield, The Bee Gees, Lulu, The Shadows, The Association, Scott Walker, The Herd, Amen Corner, Love Affair, Status Quo.
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Chris Smither plays at The King's Rock, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
A homemade bomb is found in the men's restroom of the Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, during a live concert by Paul Revere And The Raiders. The bomb is disarmed fifteen minutes before it is set to explode, and the audience remains completely unaware of the incident.
A benefit concert for the Haight-Ashbury Free Medical Clinic is held at the Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco, California, USA. Live music is provided by Kaleidoscope, Initial Shock, Country Weather and The AB Skhy Blues Band.
Quicksilver Messenger Service, Ace Of Cups and The Flaming Groovies play the last of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Big Brother and The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, record Turtle Blues, for their Columbia Records debut album Cheap Thrills.
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Deep Purple spend the second of three days recording their debut album, Shades Of Deep Purple in Pye Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Moby Grape play the last of six nights at the Generation Club, New York City, USA.
Jimi Hendrix is arrested on drugs charges as he passes through customs from the USA into Canada at Toronto.
The Byrds play at Blaises Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Buddy Guy Blues Band plays the last of four nights at Main Point, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA.
Sergio Mendes And Brasil '66 play at Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.
Ten Years After play at The Cat Balou Club, Grantham, England, UK, Europe.
Warren Covington plays at Southern Illinois University, Carnondale, Illinois, USA.
In a Chinese junk sailing round the Statue Of Liberty in the harbour of New York City, USA, John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles hold a business meeting with Ken Mansfield, head of Apple Records in the USA.
The Steve Miller Band, The Youngbloods and Kaleidoscope play the last of three nights at The Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Charlatans and The Flamin' Groovies play the first of two nights at The Straight Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell spend the second of two days recording tracks for their joint album, Bobbie Gentry And Glen Campbell in Capitol Recording Studio, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their second North American tour, The Cream play at the Music Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Finchley Boys play the last of three nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Edwin Starr plays at the Ram Jam Club, Brixton, London, and also at Rasputin's, London, England, UK, Europe.
Big Brother And The Holding Company, featuring Janis Joplin, play at San Fernando Valley State College, California, USA. Also on the bill are Taj Mahal and Sweetwater.
Shani Wallis appears on The Ed Sullivan Show on tv in the USA.
Jimmy Smith is playing live at Shelly's Mann Hole, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Hugh Masekela, Wes Montgomery, Carmen McRae and Buddy Rich play in the Mothers Day Jazz Festival at Philadelphia, Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Nazz play the last of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA. The group includes future solo star Todd Rundgren.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.