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The Metropolitan Orchestra records Bunch O' Blackberries for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA.
Miss Mignonette Kokin, described as a "dainty Parisian chanteuse" is appearing at Chase's Polite Vaudeville Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Eustace Gray's Palladium Minstrels play the first of six nights at The Hippodrome, Bristol, UK.
Dennis Byron, drummer with 60s hitmakers Amen Corner, is born in Cardiff, Wales.
Jazz and classical pianist Hazel Scott is featured in her own fifteen minute show on the DuMont Network in the USA. The show marks a historic moment in television broadcasting as the first-ever show hosted by an African-American woman.
Charlie Parker And His Swing Symphony play the second of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. The bill also features The Orioles, Nipsey Russell, The Edward Sisters, Crackshot and The Maxellos.
Bob Crosby with guitarist Barney Kessel and The Louis Basil Band is playing during a week of shows at The Chicago Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
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.
Billie Anthony plays at The Hippodrome, Hulme, UK.
A new musical, Bye Bye Birdie, opens in the Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA. The plot follows the adventures of an Elvis Presley-like rock'n'roller, Conrad Birdie, who is making as much publicity as he can out of having been drafted into the US Army. It will run for 607 performances.
Patsy Montana is playing during a four-week stretch at Harrah's Club, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Country-gospel quartet The Blackwood Brothers play in South Bend, Indiana, USA.
Brook Benton plays the twenty-second night of a month at The Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Les Paul And Mary Ford open at The Twin Coaches Club, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers play the fourth of six nights at The Village Vanguard, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Soul Twist by King Curtis is the new No1 R'n'B single in the USA.
Elvis Presley releases a new single, Kiss Me Quick/Suspicion, in the USA on RCA Records. It will be his worst-seller to date.
Buster Brown records I Love My Baby, Hoodoo Doctor, No More and What Do You Want Me To Do? for Checker Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The tracks will not be released.
Davie Jones And The King Bees, led by David Bowie, play their first live show together, at The Jack Of Clubs, Soho, London, UK.
Dylan’s latest single, One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or later), enters the UK singles chart where it will peak at No33 during a five-week run.
Buffalo Springfield play the fourth of six nights at the Rock Garden, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by The Electric Chamber Orkustra.
First generation San Francisco hippy band The Grateful Dead play at Kaleidoscope, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Paupers play during four nights at The Psychedelic Supermarket, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The Bee Gees play at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, supported by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich.
Buffalo Springfield play at The Outdoor Stadium, Florida Atlantic College, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
Queen play at The Ernst Merck Halle, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Sad Cafe play at Southport Theatre, Southport, UK.
The Cure release a new album, Faith, on Fiction/Polydor records in the UK.
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The Lloyd-Langton Group plays at The Key Theatre, Peterborough, England, UK, Europe.
Wiltshire anarcho-punk band The Subhumans spend the last of five days recording their third and last album, Worlds Apart, for Bluurg Records.
New Age guitarist and songwriter Michael Hedges plays at The Luther Burbank Center, Santa Rosa, California, USA.
The Turtle Mountain Singers record Welcome To Navajo Land in Lybrook, New Mexico, USA.
U2 play at Glendale Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Bob Dylan And Merle Haggard play at Shea's Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
On her Breakaway World Tour, Kelly Clarkson plays at The Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont, near Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lou Reed plays at Casa De Musica, Oporto, Spain, Europe.
The Jonny Lang Acoustic Band plays at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
Taking Back Sunday play at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
Nizlopi, supported by Ed Sheeran, Lewis Garland and Kett Rebellion, play at Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe.
Noel Gallagher of Oasis declares that hip-hop star Jay-Z, recently announced as the headliner for the next Glastonbury Festival, is an unsuitable act for the event. "I'm not having hip-hop at Glastonbury," he fumes. "It's wrong."
Laura Marling plays at Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, supported by Alessi's Ark.
In an interview with Billboard magazine, Ian Anderson implies that his group, Jethro Tull no longer exists as a recording or touring entity.
Lana Del Rey releases a new single, West Coast, on Polydor Records in Italy, Europe.
Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) plays at The Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK.
Sigur Ros, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, play the second of three nights at The Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their DCX MMXVI World Tour, The Dixie Chicks play at Richcraft Live at Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, supported by Smooth Hound Smith.