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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.
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.
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.
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.
is playing during a four-week stretch at Harrah's Club, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Soul Twist by King Curtis
is the new No1 R'n'B single in the USA.
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.
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.
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.
play at The Outdoor Stadium, Florida Atlantic College, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA.
play at Southport Theatre, Southport, UK.
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.
play at Glendale Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
plays at Casa De Musica, Oporto, Spain, Europe.
The Jonny Lang
Acoustic Band plays at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
, supported by Ed Sheeran
, Lewis Garland and Kett Rebellion, play at Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK, Europe.
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."
In an interview with Billboard
magazine, Ian Anderson implies that his group, Jethro Tull
no longer exists as a recording or touring entity.
, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, play the second of three nights at The Walt Disney
Concert Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA.