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Dan Daly is starring in the musical comedy The New Yorkers at The National Theatre, Washington, DC, USA.
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.
Lonnie Johnson records My Heart Don't Cry Out For You Any More, in New York City, USA, for Okeh Records.
Legendary composer, musician, songwriter and producer Quincy Jones is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Benny Carter and His Orchestra record Swing It, Synthetic Love and other tracks in New York City, USA.
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.
Frances Langford records Sweet Heartache and Was It Rain' for Decca Records in the USA.
Doris Day records Before I Loved You, Hoop-Dee-Doo and I Didn't Slip, I Wasn't Pushed, I Fell, with The George Wyle Orchestra for Columbia Records in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Eddie Duchin And His Orchestra play the seventh night of a season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA, that will run until May 10th.
Singing cowboy Jimmy Wakely plays the sixth night of two weeks at The Oriental Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Hank Williams plays at The Grand Theater, Macon, Georgia, USA, with Red Foley, Les Paul And Mary Ford, and Minnie Pearl.
Vic Lewis And His Band play at The Winter Gardens, Eastbourne, UK.
Lloyd Price 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.
Bobby Darin is playing during a three week engagement at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Barbra Streisand continues in her month-long residency at The Caucus Club , Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The musical 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.
Arthur Alexander performs You Better Move On on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Arthur Alexander performs You Better Move On on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
The Byrds record You've Got A Reputation for Columbia Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Jr. Walker And The All Stars play at Sands Night Club, Akron, Ohio, USA.
Blodwyn Pig play at Barking Technical College, Dagenham, London, England, UK, Europe, supported by The Writing On The Wall.
Delivery play Upstairs At Ronnie's, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
Led Zeppelin play at The Place, Hanley, UK.
10cc play at the Municipal Auditorium, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
Bob Dylan 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.
Bob Marley, 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 Henry Rollins.
Carmel plays at The University, Southampton, England, UK, Europe.
Grace Slick reveals that she is leaving Starship.
Bob Dylan 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. .
Josh Rouse releases his second LP, Home, on Slow River Records in the USA.
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Buddy Guy is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Eric Clapton and B.B. King. At the same event, Bruce Springsteen inducts U2, Neil Young inducts The Pretenders, Justin Timberlake inducts The O'Jays, and Rod Stewart inducts Percy Sledge.
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.
Jessie Ware 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.
HAIM play at The LCR, UEA, Norwich, England
Nightwish play at The Rialto Theater, Tucson, Arizona, USA, supported by Delain.
Typhoon play at Musik And Frieden, Berlin, Germany, Europe.