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Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
US-based jazz guitar and violin duo Eddie Lang & Joe Venuti record Perfect for Okeh Records.
Judy Garland performs They Can't Take That Away From Meand Got A Pair Of New Shoes on radio show Ben Bennie And All The Lads in the USA.
Harry Roy and his Orchestra record the Hoagy Carmichael song Old Man Moon in London for Decca Records.
The musical revue Pardon Our French is performed at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of one hundred performances.
The American-Yiddish musical revue Bagels And Yox is playing at The Holiday Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 208 performances.
The full-length Disney animated film Song Of The South is released to cinemas in Japan. The film includes several memorable songs, notably Zip-a-dee Doo-Dah, sung by James Baskett.
The "Fabulous all-girl revue" Paris In Chicago is playing at Silver Frolics, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
Xavier Cugat plays during an eight-week run, in The Terrace Room of The Statler Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Harry Roy And His Orchestra play during a week of shows at The Empire Theatre, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, UK.
Erskine Hawkins and The Orioles are playing during a week of shows at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Ella Fitzgerald, Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, The Oscar Peterson Trio, Flip Phillips, Lester Young, Roy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers, Ray Brown, Barney Kessel and Hank Jones play in the Jazz At The Philharmonic Concert at The Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.
Don't Start Me Talkin' by Sonny Boy Williamson II enters the Billboard R'n'B singles chart in the USA.
The Miracles have their first hit single when Bad Girl enters the Billboard Hot 100 in the USA singles chart. This is also the first single to be released on the Motown label.
Carl Mann records his version of Kansas City, written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, for Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
B.B. King plays in Dallas, Texas, USA, for a fee of $650.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Martha And The Vandellas release a new single, I'll Have To Let Him Go, on Gordy Records in the USA.
Blues/r'n'b singer/guitarist Lowell Fulson records Shed No Tears and Trouble With The Blues in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Johnny Carr And The Cadillacs play at The Locarno Ballroom, Old Town Square, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The Soul Agents play at The Hermitage Ballroom, Hermitage Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK.
The Hollies play at The Town Hall, High Wycombe, England, UK.
Recording sessions begin for The Beatles' next album, Rubber Soul, with Run For Your Life and Norwegian Wood being started at EMI Studio 2, Abbey Road, London, England, UK.
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The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Scott Walker plays at The ABC, Chesterfield, England, UK, Europe.
The Chad Mitchell Trio play at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA, supported by The New Colony Six.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience plays the third of six concerts at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
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The Equals play at The Starlight Room, Boston, England, UK, Europe.
An un-named caller to underground radio station WKNR in Detroit, Michigan, USA, urges deejay Russ Gibb to listen to Revolution 9 by The Beatles backwards. When Russ plays it on the air, listeners claim to hear the words 'Turn me on, dead man'. This becomes an early 'clue' in the Paul Is Dead myth.
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Prince Buster plays at The Crystal Palace Hotel, Crystal Palace, London, UK.
Led Zeppelin play at The Lyceum Ballroom, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by Audience. As a result of the gig, Audience are later signed to Charisma Records.
Doug Sahm And Band record Tennessee Blues, Your Friends and Papa Ain't Salty in New York City, USA, for Atlantic Records, with Bob Dylan playing guitar and harmonica.
Doug Sahm and Band record Tennessee Blues, Your Friends and Papa Ain't Salty in New York City for Atlantic Records, with Bob Dylan playing guitar and harmonica.
Echo And The Bunnymen play at Valentino's, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe, supported by The Sound.
The Cure play at Irvine Meadows Amphitheater, Irvine, California, USA.
The Delgados play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Witlshire, England, UK, supported by The Wedding Present.
Jefferson Airplane [without Grace Slick and Jorma Kaukonen] and Country Joe McDonald play at Beach Chalet Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, USA.
Chicago release a new album, Chicago XXVI: Live in Concert, in the USA. It will become the first Chicago album to fail to chart.
The fifth Terrastock Festival, promoted and organised by Melksham-based music journalist/entrepreneur Phil McMullen, continues at the Axis in Boston, Massachusetts. Artists appearing today, the second of the festival's three nights, include Ethereal Counterbalance, Lucky Bishops, Damon And Naomi, Motorpsycho and Tom Rapp.
Basia Bulat plays at Schubas, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
On the European leg of his Symphonica - The Orchestral Tour, George Michael plays at The Schleyerhalle, Stuttgart, Germany.
On their Ceremonials tour, Florence And The Machine play at Austin City Limits Festival, Zilker Park, Austin, Texas, USA.
Landshapes play at The Deaf Institue, Manchester, UK.
Elvis Costello plays at Phonixhalle, Mainz, Germany, Europe.
On his 20/20 Experience World Tour, Justin Timberlake plays the first of three nights at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Paul Weller plays the second of two nights at The Royal Festival Hall, London, England, UK, Europe.
Big Thief play at Higher Ground, South Burlington, Vermont, USA.