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Musical comedy The Show Girl is playing at Wallack's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 64 performances.
A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
The musical comedy The Prince Of Pilsen is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of four months.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra plays its first ever date in the UK, at the Palladium, London.
Popular singer Fran Warren opens at Bill Miller's Riviera Club, New York City, USA.
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 musical Love From Judy is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
The musical comedy movie Call Me Madam, written by Irving Berlin and starring Ethel Merman, Donald O'Connor and George Sanders, opens in Australia, Oceania.
Ray Charles releases a new single, What?d I Say, Parts 1 & 2, on Atlantic Records in the USA.
Paul Anka plays the twelfth night of three weeks at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
June Carter (aka June Carter Cash) plays the first of two nights in Houston, Texas, USA.
The Supremes release a new single, A Breathtaking Guy, on Motown Records in the USA. The song is composed by Smokey Robinson.
Winifred Atwell, Lance Percival, Ronnie Carroll, Antonio Vargas And The Spanish Dancers, Gerard Sety, Des Lane, Toni Ros, The Mistins and The Don Robb Group are playing during the summer season at The Star Light Roof, The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play at The Half Note, New York City, USA.
Luis Ferdinand Vega Jr is born in The Bronx, New York City, USA. He will find success as a DJ, record producer and remixer Little Louie Vega
The Seekers are playing during a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Knokke Song Contest begins in Knokke, Belgium, Europe, with Wayne Fontana And The Mindbenders and Dave Berry representing the UK.
The four founding members of The Eagles play together for the first time, as the backing band for Linda Ronstadt, on the Tomorrowland stage at Disneyland, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Dolly Parton records Jolene during the afternoon at RCA Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Ten Years After play the first of two nights at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, California, USA.
On their Worldwide Texas tour, ZZ Top play at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by Aerosmith. 250 fans are injured when a violent riot breaks out. The tour features an onstage menagerie of typically Texan live animals such as a longhorn steer, black buffalo, two vultures and two rattlesnakes. Various Texan plants, such as yucca, agave and cacti, also decorate the stage, which has been built in the shape of Texas.
Genesis play the second of four nights at The Palais des Sports, Paris, France, Europe, during which they record some tracks for a live double LP, Seconds Out.
The song Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen is named as the "Unofficial Youth Rock Anthem" of New Jersey, USA, by the New Jersey State Assembly. Springsteen found this accolade somewhat ironic because the song was "about leaving Jersey."
The Grateful Dead play at The Memorial Coliseum, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Cluster, with Farnbauer, perform at the Wiener Festwochen Alternativ, Vienna, Austria, Europe. The show is recorded and will be released as the LP Live in Vienna.
Jet magazine reports that Paul Service, drummer of the band GQ, has been hospitalised following a car accident in New York City, USA, during which he fractured his wrist and suffered multiple cuts to his head and body.
On their British Steel tour, Judas Priest play at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Cabaret Voltaire play at The Warehouse, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Jerry Garcia Band plays at The Warfield, San Francisco, California, USA.
Although still unsigned, upcoming UK band Oasis are given a full-page feature in the Manchester Evening News.
10cc play at The Apollo, Manchester, UK.
Mark Knopfler plays at The Palasport, Florence, Italy, Europe.
Gene Loves Jezebel play at The Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Eddie Van Halen files a lawsuit against Nike in Los Angeles, California, USA, alleging that the company used the trademarked striped design from his guitar on their new line of 'Dunk Lows' sneakers.
Jason Mraz is in Ghana, West Africa, on a five-day visit to learn about slavery and work with Free The Slaves, an organisation dedicated to ending slavery in all parts of the world.
Natalie Cole plays the second of three nights at The Festival Centre, Adelaide, Australia, Ocerania.
The House That Built Me by Miranda Lambert reaches No1 on the Billboard country singles chart in the USA for the first of four weeks.
Rage Against The Machine headline the second day of the Download Festival, Donington Park, Donington, UK. The three day long event also features Aerosmith, AC/DC, Stone Temple Pilots, Deftones, Bullet For My Valentine, Billy Idol, Megadeth, Them Crooked Vultures and more.
Leslie West plays the second of three nights at The Iridium, New York City, USA.
Former Grateful Dead guitarist and singer Bob Weir, who was hospitalised after collapsing during a gig with his band Furthur, returns to the stage, taping a new episode of his weekly web series, Weir Here, in front of a live audience at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California, USA. (2013).
Stone Sour play at Estragon, Bologna, Italy, Europe.
Aufgang play at Kulturzentrum Schlachthof, Bremen, Germany, Europe.
The Both (Aimee Mann and Ted Leo) play at The Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Paolo Nutini plays at Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
On their A Head Full Of Dreams tour, Coldplay play the second of two nights at Stadion Letzigrund, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
On their joint-headlining tour, Jack Carty and Maz O'Connor play at The Henry Tudor House, Shrewsbury, England, UK, Europe.
Touring in support of their album, I Am Easy To Find, The National play at Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
Deep Purple release their 21st album, Whoosh!, on earMUSIC.