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The musical comedy Dolly Varden is presented at The Herald Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 163 performances.
The "fashionable vaudeville" show at The Grand, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, features Yorke And Adams (The Hebrew Senators), Foy And Clark, Clarice Vance, Terry And Elmer, Maxwell And Dudley, Musical Dalb, J.C. Nugent And Co and the Three Rios.
The Rose Hill English Folly Company is appearing at Kernan's Monumental Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, in a show which offers "comedians with modern methods, young girls with young voices, Vaudeville's best offerings". The show also includes a "refreshing burlesque closing number - The Slippery Life Insurance Co."
Larry Wellington, who will find success as the accordionist with Louise Massey And The Westerners, is born in Oxnard, California, USA.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 205 performances.
Harry Reser and his Orchestra record Thanks For The Buggy Ride and The Village Blacksmith Owns The Village Now, for Edison Diamond Discs in New York City, USA. The tracks will be released under the pseudonym of Earl Oliver's Jazz Babies.
Jazz drummer Bill Bradley Jr is born in New York City, USA.
Chick Webb and his Orchestra, with Ella Fitzgerald on vocals, play the ninth night of a lengthy engagement at the Flamingo Room in Levaggi's Restaurant, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Playing in the restaurant's basement are The Ink Spots.
Orrin Tucker and his band are playing during four weeks at The Blackhawk, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jazz vocalist Billy Eckstine plays the first night of two weeks at Ciro's, San Francisco, California, USA.
Popular vocalist Savannah Churchill plays the third night of a week at the Towne Casino, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Helen Traubel, with Robert Armbruster And His Orchestra, star in the radio show Guest Star in the USA.
Baby What You Want Me To Do by Jimmy Reed enters the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the USA, where it will peak at No37.
Johnny Cash begins a string of recording sessions at Owen Bradley Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Slide Hampton records 'Round Midnight, A Little Night Music, Just Squeeze Me and other tracks at Bell Sound Studios, New York City, USA, for Atlantic Records.
The Beatles play at Aintree Institute, Aintree, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe, and also at Hambleton Hall, Huyton, Liverpool.
Ray Charles records I Can't Stop Loving You at United Western Recorders, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for Paramount Records.
King Curtis records St Louis Blues, Basin Street Blues, St James Infirmary and other tracks for Prestige Records in New York City, USA.
The Paul Winter Sextet is playing during three weeks at The London House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Robert DeCormier Folk Singers are playing at The Bitter End, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a fifteen-night stand.
The George Shearing Quintet plays at The Civic, Pasadena, California, USA.
Dick Dale And The Del-Tones are recorded live at Harmony Park Ballroom, Anaheim, Los Angeles, California, USA, by a recording crew from Capitol Records.
Sam Cooke announces that he is cutting down his concert commitments from eight to two months per year, in order to concentrate on songwriting and building his record labels, Sar and Derby.
Gerry And The Pacemakers, Ben E. King, The Fourmost, Tommy Quickly and comedian Jimmy Tarbuck play at The Winter Gardens, Bournemouth, UK.
Nat King Cole dies of lung cancer in Santa Monica, California, USA.
Bob Dylan is recording the eleven-minute long epic Sad Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands, I'll Keep It With Mine and other tracks at Columbia Music Row Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for his album Blonde On Blonde.
Lulu plays during a two-week cabaret season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Manfred Mann return to the UK after playing at the Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France, Europe.
The Nice play the first of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Chicken Shack are playing during six nights at Doenstairs At The Rock Garden, Covent Garden, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bert Jansch plays at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jazawaki play at The Embassy, Old Bond Street, London, England, UK, Europe.
Saxon play at Victoria Hall, Hanley, England, UK, Europe, supported by Verity.
Gary Moore plays at The Empire, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
The Blue Oyster Cult, supported by Aldo Nova, play at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK, Europe.
Eric Clapton plays at at The S.E.C.C., Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
B.B. King Day is declared in Jackson, Mississippi, USA, to honour the great blues guitarist.
Canadian indie band Wintersleep release an untitled LP on Dependent Music.
R.E.M. play at The Velodrom, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Peter Gabriel releases a new album, Scratch My Back, in the UK.
Nicole Richie and Joel Madden of Good Charlotte make their engagement public during a taping of The Late Show With David Letterman. The couple has been together for three years and already have two children.
On their A Folk Song A Day tour, Jon Boden And The Remnant Kings play at The Maltings, Farnham, England, UK, Europe.
On their Final Frontier World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore, Asia.
Guns N'Roses play at The Ritz Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Bruce Springsteen plays at AAMI Park, Melbourne, Australia.
The Eagles play the first of two nights at The MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Eminem plays at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Bon Iver play the first of two nights at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, London, England, UK.
Cabbage, The Shimmer Band and April play at The Bullingdon, Oxford, England, UK, Europe.
On their 107-date End Of The Road World Tour, Kiss play at The T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.