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The Indian Maiden Burlesque Company plays the last of three nights at The Gaeity Theatre, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA.
The musical comedy Foxy Grandpa, based on a popular newspaper cartoon strip, is playing at Haverley's 14th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 125 performances.
The musical comedy Miss Simplicity, featuring Helen Lord, is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 56 performances.
Fanny Rice, Hedrix And Prescott, The Troubadors Toulousians, Mr. and Mrs. Silver, The Three Dancing Dawsons, Kathleen Parlow, The Six Blackbirds, and Paul Cinquevalli are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
The musical comedy The Sultan Of Sulu is presented at Wallack's Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 192 performances.
The musical revue Artists And Models Of 1927, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 151 performances.
Paul Kantner is born in San Francisco, California, USA. He will find success as a founding member of Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.
Bob Newman records Rover Rover and It Hurts Me, at King Recording Studio, 1540 Brewster Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
When The Charlie Parker Septet plays at Birdland, Broadway, New York City, USA, the show is broadcast live by WJZ Radio.
Jeri Southern opens at Chubby's, Camden, New Jersey, USA.
The musical Hazel Flagg, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, is playing at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 190 performances.
James Greco of Chicago, Illinois, USA, applies for a US patent in respect of his invention of a "musical eating utensil". The invention is, in essence, a whistle or flute-like instrument incorporated into the hollow handle of a fork, knife or spoon, with the intention of making eating-time more fun for small children.
Johnny Duncan And The Bluegrass Boys, The Southlanders, Smoothey And Layton, Paul And Peta Page and Freddie Earle play at the Alhambra, Bradford, UK.
Elvis Presley begins filming his next movie, Blue Hawaii, at locations in Hawaii, USA, including Waikiki Beach and the Honolulu Police Department jail.
Chicago-based blues harpist Jimmy Reed releases a new single, Big Boss Man, on Vee-Jay Records in the USA.
Barbra Streisand continues with a month-long residency at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Fraser Hayes Four provide live music on the BBC Home Service radio show Beyond Our Ken, broadcast from London, England, UK, Europe.
The Beatles are filming at Les Ambassadeurs Club, London, UK, for their movie A Hard Day's Night.
Stan Getz is playing at Ronnie Scott's Club, London, UK.
Manfred Mann complete a three day recording session for their hit single Oh No Not My Baby at EMI's Abbey Road Studios, London, UK.
In Obertauern, Austria, Europe, The Beatles continue filming scenes for their second film. On this day they are filmed on a curling rink. It is announced to the media that the title of the film is to be Eight Arms To Hold You.
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Timi Yuro comes to the end of a three-week season at Annie's Room, London, England, UK, Europe.
Blood Sweat And Tears, John Handy and Son House play the last of three nights at The Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA.
Cliff Bennett plays at The Rasputin Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Mississippi Fred McDowell and The Climax Chicago Blues Band play at The 100 Club, Oxford Street, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jazz singer George Melly gives a talk on Picasso at The ICA, London, England, UK, Europe.
The album Live Peace In Toronto by the Plastic Ono Band, including John Lennon, is certified as a gold disc in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
Berkeley-based singer-songwriter Country Joe McDonald and his All Star Band play at the Municipal Auditorium, Eureka, California, USA.
The musical Your Arms Too Short To Box With God is presented at The Lyceum Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It will run on Broadway for 429 performances. The musical is based on the Biblical Book of Matthew.
XTC play at The Palais d'Hiver, Lyon, France, Europe, supported by The Hot Club, featuring former Sex Pistols' member Glen Matlock.
Duran Duran's Sing Blue Silver tour plays in Hampton,Virginia, USA.
The Smiths' British tour plays at Loughborough University, Loughborough, England, UK, Europe.
Howard Jones begins a British tour at Leeds University, Leeds, UK, Europe.
The Style Council play at The Gaumont, Ipswich, England, UK, Europe, supported by Billy Bragg.
Claire Elise Boucher is born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She will find international success as electronic pop singer and songwriter Grimes.
R'n'b recording artist Bobby Mitchell dies of kidney failure, aged 53, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Prince begins filming for his second movie, Graffiti Bridge.
The Savage Rose play at Nørrebrohallen, Nørrebro, Denmark, Europe.
Influential metal band Death plays at Streets, New Rochelle, New York State, USA.
The Bammie Awards, hosted by the Bay Area Magazine (BAM), are held in the Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California, USA. Neil Young gets Best Male Vocalist and Best Album for Freedom. At the end of the show, Young jams with John Lee Hooker and John Fogerty [formerly of Creedence Clearwater Revival].
No Doubt release their self-titled debut studio album on Interscope Records in the USA.
Influential rocker Alex Chilton, famed for his work with The Box Tops and Big Star, dies of a heart attack in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, aged 59. Affected by the news of Chilton's death, Maura Kennedy of The Kennedys will be inspired to write Big Star Song for their 2012 album Closer Than You Know. The earlier song, Alex Chilton, by The Replacements is also, it hardly needs saying, about Chilton.
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On their Bon Jovi Live 2011 tour, Bon Jovi play at The AT+T Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Jill Scott, Ramsey Lewis and others play on the first night of the 7th Annual Jazz In The Gardens festival at Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida, USA.
The War On Drugs release their third album, Lost In The Dream, on Secretly Canadian Records in the UK.
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Jorma Kaukonen plays at The Lucky Lounge, SXSW, Austin, Texas, USA.
Intronaut, The Ocean and North play a live gig in Mesa, Arizona, USA.
On his 214-date 24k Magic World Tour, Bruno Mars plays the first of five non-consecutive nights at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.