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The Augustin Daly Musical Company presents the musical comedy The Geisha at The Columbia Theatre, Washington, DC, USA.
Harry Macdonough records On A Saturday Night, On A Sunday Afternoon, When You Were Sweet Sixteen, My Josephine My Jo, Jennie Lee, Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder, In The Moonlight With The Girl You Love and I've A Longing In My Heart For You, Louise, for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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The musical comedy The Maid Of The Mountains, with music by Harold Fraser-Simpson and J.W. Tate, is playing at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 1352 performances.
Lily Mae Ledford is born in Pilot, Kentucky, USA. She will become the leader of The Coon Creek Girls, the first all-female stringband, and the first country act to perform at the White House in Washington DC.
Sonny Boy Williamson 1st records I Been Dealing With The Devil, My Little Machine, War Time Blues and Decoration Day Blues No2, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Pied Pipers release a new single, My Happiness, on Capitol Records in the USA.
Stan Getz records On The Alamo, Gone With The Wind, Yesterdays, Sweet Pie, You Got To My Head and Harshey Bar during his first recording session for Roost Records in New York City, USA.
Guy Lombardo And His Orchestra are playing during a two-month stay at The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, USA.
Frank Sinatra plays during a two week engagement at The Coconut Grove, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California, 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.
Movie musical The Girl Can't Help It, starring Jayne Mansfield, and with music by Little Richard, Fats Domino, Eddie Cochran, The Platters and others, goes on general release in Finland, Europe.
R'n'b pianist Bill Doggett plays at the Longshoreman's Hall, San Francisco, California, USA.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays in Pasadena, California, USA.
Patti Page is playing during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Jim Reeves plays a live gig in Tucson, Arizona, USA.
Grandpa Jones plays a live show in Miami, Florida, USA.
Elvis Presley continues with studio-based filming for the movie Blue Hawaii, at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Clefs Of Calvary record Save Me, Trouble Of This World and other tracks in their first session for Tru-Sound Records in New York City, USA.
Country songwriter and singer John D. Loudermilk records Calling Dr. Casey, with producer Chet Atkins at RCA Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Personnel on the session include John D. Loudermilk on vocal and guitar, Joe Tanner on guitar, Henry Strzelecki on bass, Jimmy Isbell on drums, Norro Wilson harpsichord and leader, plus The Anita Kerr Singers, vocal chorus.
Jazz pianist Bill Evans records If You Could See Me Now for Riverside Records in New York City, USA.
Brenda Lee has the first of three recording sessions in the USA, working on tracks which will appear on her album Brenda, That's All.
The new No1 pop single in the UK is Juliet by The Four Pennies.
Country music guitarist Doc Watson and The Danny Kalb Quartet [later known as The Blues Project] play the twelfth of fifteen nights at The Gaslight Cafe, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Jazz pianist Herbie Hancock releases his fifth album, Maiden Voyage, on Blue Note Records in the USA.
Gene Barry begins a season at The Talk Of The Town, London, England, UK.
Del Shannon, The Zombies, The Shangri-Las, Jewel Aken, The Larks, Tommy Roe, Dee Dee Sharp, Mel Carter, The Ad Libs, The Velvelettes, Jimmy Soul, Mike Clifford, The Ikettes, The Executives and Don Wayne play in a Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars at The Melodyland Theatre, Anaheim, Los Angeles, California, USA. The show is hosted by Dick Clark himself.
One day after the new Beach Boys album, Pet Sounds, goes on release in the USA, Paul McCartney and John Lennon of The Beatles attend a private listening party for Pet Sounds held at The Waldorf Hotel, London, England, UK.
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.
D. A. Pennebaker's Bob Dylan documentary Don't Look Back premieres at the Presidio Theatre, San Francisco
The Yardbirds play at The Field House, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, USA, supported by The City Zu.
Pink Floyd play at The Middle Earth Club, London, England, UK, Europe. Also on the bill are Alexis Korner and Free. The event is deejayed by Jeff Dexter.
Jay And The Americans play at St. John's University, Queens, New York City, USA.
Don't Let Me Down by The Beatles reaches No1 in the Canadian singles chart.
Jethro Tull play at The Gala Ballroom, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
On their Duke tour, Genesis play at Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Johnny Logan reaches No1 in the UK singles chart with What's Another Year.
Dave Mason plays at Irvine Bowl Amphitheatre, Laguna Beach, California, USA.
Funkytown by Lipps Inc. rises from No19 to No4 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA. Call Me by Blondie remains in the No1 position.
The Pointer Sisters sing Happy Birthday To You at a party for desgner, architect and club owner Francois de Menil in New York City. Guests include Debbie Harry, Andy Warhol, John Belushi and Ahmet Ertegun.
Elton John opens the UK leg of a world tour at the NEC, Birmingham, with Nik Kershaw in support.
Metallica and Dio play at Westfalenhalle 1, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
Greater Manchester Police advise The Hacienda club (co-owned by Factory Records and New Order) of their intention to revoke its licence.
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Katie Melua releases a new single, The Flood, taken from her imminent fourth studio album The House, which is produced by William Orbit).
On his Doowops And Hooligans tour Bruno Mars plays at The Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie, Texas, USA.
Mike And The Mechanics play at the CIA, Cadiff, Wales, UK, Europe. The group has recently added Andrew Roachford as a featured vocalist.
Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver launches his book Not Dead And Not For Sale in New York City, USA.
Blues-rock combo The Matt O'Ree Band plays at Nan And Pop's, Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA.
On their 50th Anniversary tour, The Who play at The Moda Center, Portland, Oregon, USA.
On her Anti World Tour, Rihanna plays at The Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.