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The musical comedy Foxy Grandpa
, based on a popular newspaper cartoon strip, is playing at Haverley's 14th Street Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 125 performances.
Chu Chin Chow
, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, UK, during a run of 2238 performances.
Under the name Pinewood Tom, blues singer and guitarist Joshua White [aka The Singing Christian] records Black Man, Bed Springs Blues and New Milk Cow Blues, in New York City, USA. White, who used the Pinewood Tom pseudonym for his non-religious blues material, will later find greater fame as Josh White
, singing in a folksier idiom.
comes to the end of a week-long engagement at The Apollo, Harlem, New York City, USA.
Future Rolling Stones
' vocalist Mick Jagger
attends his first concert - Buddy Holly
at the Granada, Woolwich, UK, along with Dick Taylor who will later play guitar for The Pretty Things
. Supported acts are The Montanas, The Tanner Sisters, Gary Miller and Ronnie Keene And his Orchestra. Des O'Connor is the compere.
The R.I.A.A. [Recording Industry Association of America] awards its very very first gold record, to crooner Perry Como
for the song Catch A Falling Star.
UK pop weekly the New Musical Express [NME] reports that Pat Boone
will be visiting the British Isles in time for Easter.
Milk And Honey
, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
The Squires, featuring lead guitarist Neil Young
, play at the Glenwood Community Club, Winnipeg, Canada.
The Lonely Ones, later to find greater success as The Soul Agents
, play at The Palais, Bury, Greater Manchester, UK.
And The All Stars play at Sands Night Club, Akron, Ohio, USA.
play at Barking Technical College, Dagenham, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Writing On The Wall.
play Upstairs At Ronnie's, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof
, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
play at the Municipal Auditorium, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
plays the last of three nights at the Festival Hall, Brisbane, Australia.
Jazz musician, composer and record producer Quincy Jones
is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
, suffering from terminal cancer, is undergoing treatment at the Issels Clinic in the Bavarian Alps, Germany, Europe. He will remain at the clinic until May 1981.
When Black Flag play at The Peppermint Lounge, New York City, USA, the audience includes Georgetown teenager Henry Garfield, later to find fame as
plays at The University, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Grace Slick reveals that she is leaving Starship.
is recording material for the album Oh Mercy with Daniel Lanois
at Studio-On-The-Move, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
When Buddy Guy
plays at Slim's, San Francisco, California, USA, he is joined onstage by Carlos Santana
for the songs Chains And Things and Sweet Home Chicago.
On the first leg of their Unleashed tour, Fleetwood Mac
play at The Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.
On her Get $leazy
tour, Ke$ha plays at Rymill Park, Adelaide, Australia, as part of the Future Music Festival.
3 Doors Down
play at The O2 Academy, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
plays the second of two nights at The Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK.
Chicago play at The Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada.
play at The Rialto Theater, Tucson, Arizona, USA, supported by Delain
play at Musik And Frieden, Berlin, Germany, Europe.