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The "Farce comedy hit" A Night At The Circus, featuring "Catchy Songs" and "Prof Bothwell Browne's New Dances", is presented at The Central Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
is born in the garden district of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He will become proficient in violin, trombone and string bass and, starting in 1919, will play in numerous bands including The Kid Clayton Jazz Band, Peter Bocage's Creole Serenaders, The Oriental Serenaders, The Martin Gabriel National Jazz Band, The Black Diamond Orchestra and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
records The Prisoner's Song
backed with The Wreck Of The Old 97, for Victor Records
in New York City, USA. It will become the first country record to sell a million copies. Dalhart will eventually record The Prisoner's Song eighteen times and it will be issued on 53 labels in the USA.
James Anthony Sullivan is born in San Diego, California, USA. As singer-songwriter-guitarist Jim Sullivan
he will release two well-received albums before disappearing without trace in New Mexico, in 1975.
The "Glamourous musical comedy" Bloomer Girl
, with music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg, is playing at The Music Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
plays live on KWKH Radio's weekly show The Louisiana Hayride in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.
The musical Irma La Douce
is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
During a month-long tour, The Four Seasons
play at Loew's, Providence, Rhode island, USA
Early 60s r'n'b vocalist Joe Hinton
dies of skin cancer, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Tusk tour, Fleetwood Mac
play at The Riverside ~~Centroplex, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
play at the Musicomedie festival in St. Jacut Les Pins, France, Europe.
play at The Leadmill, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
Poison Girls play at Dingwalls, Camden Lock, London, England, UK, Europe.
One month before the 75th birthday of bluegrass pioneer Bill Monroe
, the United States Senate passes a resolution recognizing that, "As a musician, showman, composer and teacher, Mr. Monroe has been a cultural figure and force of signal importance in our time."
Nirvana play at Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia, Washington, USA.
On their Urban Jungle tour, The Rolling Stones
play the first of two nights in Weissensee, Berlin, Germany, Europe, supported by the Dan Reed
Soul star Curtis Mayfield
is paralysed from the neck down when a lighting rig collapses on him at an outdoor show at Wingate High School, Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
As a mark of respect for recently deceased Grateful Dead
guitarist Jerry Garcia
, Ben And Jerry's Ice Cream begins selling its popular flavour, Cherry Garcia, with only black cherries in it.
On his Smile tour, Brian Wilson
plays at Jones Beach, Wantagh, New York State, USA.
The third and last day of Fairport Convention
’s annual Cropredy Festival held near Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, UK, features Richard Digance, Beth Neilsen Chapman, The Hamsters and Fairport Convention
Grammy-winning jazz singer, pianist and composer Diana Krall
plays in The Concerts at Wente Vineyards, Livermore, California, USA.
plays at The Observatory, Los Angeles, California, USA.