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The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
The rock musical Your Own Thing is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical comedy The Happy Time is presented at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
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.
Al Martino is playing during a three-week stint at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
Eddie Floyd, Pigmeat Markham, J.J. Barnes, Pat Lewis, The Holidays, Ruby Andrews and Barbara Mercer play in the Memphis Sounds Show during a lengthy booking at The Riviera Theater, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich play during a week in cabaret at Tito's, Cardiff, Wales, UK, Europe.
Solomon King is playing during a week of cabaret at The Fiesta, Stockton, England, UK, Europe.
The Hello People play during a one-week booking at The Chessmate, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Bobby Bare is playing during a five-night engagement at The Taft Hotel, New York City, USA.
The Paupers play during thirteen nights at The Electric Circus, New York City, USA.
Tom Jones is playing during a month of live dates at The Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Holy Modal Rounders take part in an experiment to prove the existence of telepathy. At a concert by the band in Manhattan, New York City, USA, the whole audience is asked to mentally transmit the message 'birds', while the band plays the song If You Want To Be A Bird. Five individuals within 100 miles of the concert are monitored to see if they are receiving any message. The results are inconclusive.
Kippington Lodge release a new single, Rumours, in the UK on Parlophone Records. The group includes Nick Lowe and Brinsley Schwarz, both of whom will go on to wider acclaim.
Pink Floyd play at The Stage Club, Oxford, England, UK, Europe.
On their second tour of North America, The Cream play the first of two nights at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA. Buffalo Springfield are on the same bill.
The Rolling Stones begin seventeen days of recording at Olympic Sound Studios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Glen Campbell and Bobbie Gentry play at The Auditorium Theatre Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Gordon Giltrap plays at The Old Tiger's Head, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience play in Atwood Hall, Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. The concert is recorded and will be released in 1999 as the LP Live At Clark University.
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Status Quo play at The Whisky A'Go Go, Newcastle, England, UK, Europe.
A feature in the influential Life magazine hails Jimi Hendrix as the "most spectacular guitarist in the world".
The Moody Blues play at Reading University, Reading, England, UK, Europe.
Fleetwood Mac play at Brunel University, Uxbridge, London, UK, Europe, supported by Frugal Sound.
John Davidson is playing during ten nights of shows at The Eden Roc, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.
The Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation and Jethro Tull play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK, Europe.
Clara Ward And The Ward Singers play the first of two nights of benefit shows for The Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital, at The Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Beatles' latest single, Lady Ma donna, is released in the UK on Parlophone Records.
The Gods play at The Ritz, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Traffic play the first of two nights at Winterland, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Peddlers play on the BBC tv show Whistle Stop in the UK. The show is hosted by Roger Whittaker.
The Who play at The Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Ten Years After play at The Bluesville 68 Club, Manor House, London, England, UK, Europe.
Music radio station WBCN in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, switches to a progressive rock format. The first song played to initiate the change is I Feel Free by Cream. The station is based in the dressing room at The Boston Tea Party – a local rock venue.
Singer-songwriter-guitarist Neil Young makes public his decision to leave Buffalo Springfield after the group has completed its touring commitments.
The End and The Symbols appear on the BBC-tv show All Systems Freeman in the UK. The show is hosted by deejay Alan Freeman.
The Byrds record a version of the Bob Dylan song Nothing Was Delivered at Columbia Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, for their album Sweetheart Of The Rodeo.
Mark McGrath, vocalist of Sugar Ray, is born in Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Crazy World Of Arthur Brown and The Attack play at City College, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Herd play at Park Hall, Hereford, England, UK, Europe.
The Magnificent Men play at Washington And Jefferson Univesity, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA.
Blood, Sweat And Tears, John Handy and Son House play the first of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bert Jansch and John Renbourn play at East Ham Central, East Ham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Hank Williams Jr. plays a live concert in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
The Peddlers release a new single, an adaptation of Handel's Largo, in the UK. The disc features lyrics by deejay Pete Murray and is entitled Handle With Care.
Spirit play the second of four nights at the Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California, USA, supported by Evergreen Blueshoes.
The Grateful Dead play the first of three nights at The Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
The rock musical Hair (which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.