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The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland is presented at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 300 performances.
The Woolston Band, under Lieutenant Siddall, plays in The Rotunda, Victoria Square, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Vocal duet S. H. Dudley and Harry Macdonough record Red Wing for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
The musical vaudeville revue Chauve-Souris [1922] plays at The Century Grove Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 139 performances.
Bluegrass group The Hill Billies record their first session for Okeh Records with producer Ralph Peer. Their name will be widely adopted as an alternative title for the whole genre of country music.
Bailey's Lucky Seven record Behind The Clouds and The Rose Brought Me To You, for Gennett Records in New York City, USA.
'Little' Joe 'Penny' Pennington, who will play guitar with Hank Williams' Drifting Cowboys, is born in Plant City, Florida, USA.
Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence record dialogue and duets from Tonight at 8.30 in London, UK.
Mildred Bailey records Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam) for Columbia Records in New York City.
Les Brown And His Orchestra play at Cafe Rouge, Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA.
The Little Sans And Lee Trio is in residence at The Crown Propeller Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Actress, singer and songwriter Andrea Martin is born in Portland, Maine, USA.
Columbia Records vocalist Herb Jeffries plays the fourth night of two weeks at The Shelbourne Lounge, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
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.
Fats Domino begins two weeks of one-nighters with a show in Roanoke, Virginia, USA, supported by doo-wop r'n'b combo The Clovers.
Alan Freed's Rock'n'Roll Jubilee Ball plays at St Nicholas Arena, New York City, USA, starring Fats Domino, The Drifters, The Harptones, Ruth Brown, Joe Turner and The Moonglows.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
Del Wood is playing live at Great Falls, Montana, USA.
The Shirelles play the first of six nights at Sciolla's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Using the pseudonym Blind Boy Grunt, Bob Dylan spends the second of two days of recording with Eric von Schmidt and Richard Farina in Dobell's record shop basement, Charing Cross, London, UK.
Betty Carter records I Wonder, Two Cigarettes In the Dark and other tracks for her Atco Records album 'Round Midnight.
Chet Atkins appears on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on tv in the USA.
Jazz organist Jackie Davis records Round Midnight, Sleepy Time Gal and Lonely Wine for the Warner Bros LP Easy Does It, in the USA.
Don't Blame Me by Frank Ifield enters the UK pop singles chart where it will peak at No8 during an eight week run.
Jean Shepard is playing during a week-long engagement at The Nashville Club, New York City, USA.
Gail Martin (the daughter of Dean Martin) is playing at The Club Caribe, Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caribbean.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
On a tour to promote their second Smash Records LP, Love Lost And Found, Jay And The Techniques play the second of three nights in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Azucena Maizani dies aged 67 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America. She had found success as a tango singer, composer and actress. For many years she performed dressed in men's suits or criollo cowboy attire, thus earning the nickname "Funny-face Cowgirl".
Free and Savoy Brown play live sets at the Paris Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which are recorded for the BBC Radio show John Peel Sunday Concert.
The Allman Brothers Band plays the first of four nights at The Fillmore West, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Fall play at Rafters, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Harry Wayne Casey of K.C. and the Sunshine Band is seriously injured in an automobile accident in Miami, Florida, USA.
The new Billboard R'n'B No1 single in the USA is The Girl Is Mine by Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney.
R.E.M. spend the sixth of seven days of recording in Reflections Sound Studio, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
The Stone Roses are in Rockfield Studios, Monmouth, Wales, recording their eponymous debut album.
Procol Harum play in Augsburg, Germany, Europe.
Actress Renee Zellweger meets country singer Kenny Chesney when they both appear at the Concert of Hope tsunami relief benefit in Los Angeles, California, USA. Four months later, they will marry.
Ian Shaw and Guy Barker play at the Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho, London, UK.
Rusty Egan and Steve Strange of Visage host a re-union of the much-mythologised Blitz Club, a pivotal 80s nighterie, at the clubs original location in Covent Garden, London, UK.
On their Up All Night Tour, One Direction play at The Echo Arena Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
William Anderson, the father of Joni Mitchell, dies aged 100 in his sleep in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Cois 'Pee Wee' Moultrie, an original member of Hank Williams' Drifting Cowboys band, dies of a heart attack, aged 89, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA. Pee Wee played accordion the Drifting Cowboys from 1938 to 1940.
Andrew Adkins releases a new album, Glass Castles.
Mona play at Night And Day, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
On the third leg of their 100-date Global Spirit Tour, Depeche Mode play at Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
On her Fear the Future tour, St. Vincent plays at The Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA.
A surrogate mother gives birth to the third child of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, but at the time of birth no name has been chosen for the child.