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The variety show billed as Vaudeville Ambrosia at The Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, California, USA, features Adelina Roattino, The Nine Marvellous Merrills, Reichens' Hand-Balancing Dogs, Victor Jerome, Lottie Fremont And Harry W. Welch, Kelly And Violette and Rose And Jeanette.
The musical comedy Florodora
is performed at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 48 shows.
W.B. Watson's American Burlesquers are appearing at The New Palace Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The troupe includes "French Chanteuse" Jeanette Dupre and "25 Shapely Ladies".
Singing trio The Gumm Sisters play the last of six nights at The Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. One of the sisters, Frances Gumm, will find stardom after a name change to Judy Garland
Legendary bluegrass vocalist Charlie Moore
is born in Piedmont, South Carolina, USA.
is born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. As a country steel guitarist he will play on innumerable studio sessions but will cut only a handful of solo records.
Robert Oliver Reed is born in Wimbledon, London, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as actor Oliver Reed
, but will also release several pop singles, none of which will achieve any significant success.
The BBC Home Service begins broadcasting a new three-part radio series, Adventures In Folk Song, featuring music archivist Alan Lomax discussing his song-gathering field trips on behalf of the Library Of Congress in the USA.
The musical Hazel Flagg
, with music by Jule Styne
and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, is playing at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 190 performances.
records the Hank Williams
composition Will You Be Ready for Capitol Records
at E.T.Herzog Studio, 811 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. At the same session, Skinner also records Singing Teacher In Heaven, I've Got A Lot OF Love Baby and By Degrees.
records Spanish Fireball, When Jimmie Rodgers Said Goodbye, Treasure Untold and For Now And Always at Brown Radio Productions, Nashville, Tennessee
is playing at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Sonny Rollins Quartet records John S, Day In, Day Out, You Do Something To Me and Where Are You for RCA Victor
Records in New York City, USA.
On The Edge
, a 'radio ballad
' about teenagers in England and Scotland, created using music by Ewan MacColl, Charles Parker and Peggy Seeger, has its first broadcast on the BBC Home Service in the UK.
play at Pantiles, Bagshot, England, UK, Europe. Also known as Symarip, the band is widely considered to have been one of the first skinhead reggae bands, with songs including Skinhead Girl, Skinhead Jamboree and Skinhead Moonstomp.
The Third Ear Band play at The Guildhall, Southampton, Hampshire, UK, supported by Al Stewart
plays a live concert at Leeds University, Leeds, England, UK, Europe. The concert is recorded by Island Records
but, largely because the playing of guitarist Paul Kossoff
is so erratic, the label decides not to release it. Martyn goes ahead and releases Live At Leeds himself in a limited edition of 10,000.
The Three Degrees
play at The Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, Scotland, UK, Europe.
On their Love And Pride
tour, hitmakers King
, play at Leicester Polytechnic, Leicester, England, UK, Europe.
Jermaine Jackson releases a new LP, Precious Moments, on Arista Records in the USA.
is playing during thirteen nights at Ronnie Scott's Club, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
A 600-strong crowd gathers at Paisley Park Studios, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, to hear Prince
play a seventy-minute set, described as "The Beautiful Experience", to celebrate the release of the single, The Most Beautiful Girl In The World.
Hootie And The Blowfish play at Nick's Fat City, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
play at the McLaren Formula 1 Launch Party in Alexandra Palace, London, UK.
plays at The Pavilion, Rhyl, Wales, UK, Europe.
On their Black Ice
world tour, AC/DC
play the second of three nights at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Blues singer and guitarist Samantha Fish
plays the third of six nights at Blues on Whyte, 10329 Whyte Ave Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
plays the second of two nights at Le Trianon, Paris, France, Europe.
appears on tv show Saturday Night Live in the USA.
performs live at the 2016 MusiCares Person Of The Year event honouring Lionel Richie
at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On her We Were Here
Tour, Lights plays at The Summit Music Hall, Denver, Colorado, USA, supported by Chase Atlantic.