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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.
Fiddle Dee Dee, starring Kolb And Dill, plays at Fischer's Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Ink Spots record It’s Funny To Everyone But Me for Decca Records in the USA.
Frankie Laine and Patti Page begin a season at The Paramount Theater, New York City, 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.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during a season at The Trianon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ivory Joe Hunter plays the fifth night in a week of shows at the Casino Royal, Washington, DC, USA.
The Platters play the twelfth night of a two week engagement at Fack's II Club, San Francisco, California, USA.
Patti Page is playing during a month of shows at The Pigalle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Eithne Ni Bhraonain is born in Gweedore, County Donegal, Eire, Europe. She will grow up to find fame first as a member of her family band, Clannad, then as solo artist Enya.
Hank Ballard And The Midnighters play the fourth of fourteen nights at The Roundtable Club, New York City, USA, supported by Dale Hawkins.
Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated plays its regular Thursday night residency at The Marquee, London, UK.
Neil Sedaka plays the twelfth of fifteen nights at The Holiday House, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
George Wilder, said to be New Zealand's greatest-ever prison escaper, makes the first of his daring escapes by scaling the 10m high wall of New Plymouth Prison. He will remain at liberty for 65 days, during which he will capture the attention of the New Zealand public when newspapers report several hair-raising escapes from the officers tasked with his capture. The Howard Morrison Quartet will be inspired by Wilder's exploits to write their controversial hit song The Wild(er) New Zealand Boy, a parody of the folk song The Wild Colonial Boy. Despite being banned by New Zealand's state owned broadcasters, The Wild(er) New Zealand Boy will go immediately to No1 in the charts and remain on top for ten weeks.
Olivia Newton-John appears on Australian tv's The Go!! Show.
Jefferson Airplane play at The Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA.
Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton appear on The Tonight Show on NBC-tv in the USA.
The Velvet Underground play at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Bo Grumpus.
Kaleidoscope and The Family Tree play the first of two nights at the Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Oregon, USA.
Drummer Dave Abbruzzese is born in Stamford, Connecticut, USA. He will join Seattle alt-rock band Pearl Jam in 1993, and will leaves in August 1994.
Chicago Transit Authority (aka C.T.A. and Chicago) play at The Deep End, Park Ridge, Illinois, USA, supported by The Loners.
Billy Jo Spears records Get Behind Me Statan And Push in Columbia Recording Studio, 804 16th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Judy Garland's management duo (Luft and Filberti) sell her contract as security in exchange for a loan of $18,750 to a pair of businessmen, Leon Greenspan and Howard Harper.
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.
Yes play at University College, London, England, UK, Europe.
Entering at No64, the highest new entry in the Cash Box magazine chart of the top-selling singles in the USA is See by The Rascals (aka The Young Rascals).
Howlin' Wolf is in Olympic Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, working on tracks which will be released on the album The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions. Contributors to the album include Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts.
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On their World Vacation tour, Van Halen play at Manley Fieldhouse, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Broadway show Musical Chairs is playing during a 13-night run at The Rialto Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Roxy Music enter the UK singles chart with Over You, which will peak at No5.
As Milli Vanilli begin a five month promotional trip through Europe, Charles Shaw reveals on German radio that he sang on their hit single, Girl You Know It’s True. Producer Frank Farian allegedly pays him $155,000 to desist.
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The Melvins play at Anthrax, Norwalk, Connecticut, USA.
Jesus Jones, Ned's Atomic Dustbin and Blur play at The National Ballroom, Kilburn, London, UK.
Damien Rice releases his composition, Cannonball, as the second single from his debut album O, in Ireland, Europe.
The Dave Matthews Band attend a news conference in New York City, USA, to launch a search for an environmentally aware roadie to work with the band. The event is part of the Lick Global Warming campaign run by ice cream manufacturers Ben And Jerry’s.
At the Academy Of Country Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, Sugarland are presented with gold plaques representing 500,000 sales of their debut album Twice The Speed Of Life.
Fritz Sennheiser, inventor of the hugely popular Sennheiser headphones worn by millions of music lovers, dies aged 98 at his home in Wedemark, Germany, Europe.
During a 13-date tour, Rihanna plays at the Arena, Newcastle, UK.
Kelis releases her fifth studio album, Flesh Tone, in the United Kingdom on Polydor Records.
Janelle Monae releases her debut album The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III) on Bad Boy/WondalandRecords in the UK.
Liverpudlian singer-songwriter Delta Maid plays at Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
On their Made In Germany tour, Rammstein play at The Honda Center, Anaheim, California, USA.
The two-day long Charliewest Blues Fest begins in The Bandshell, Charleston, West Virginia, USA. Headlining the event today is Ana Popovic.
Brownbird Rudy Relic plays at The Rondout Music Lounge, Kingston, New York State, USA.
Lowb, the solo identity of Andy Barlow of Lamb, plays at The Mesmerist, Brighton, UK, as part of The Great Escape festival.
Ghost play at The Best Buy Theatre, New York City, USA.
Wilko Johnson And His Band play at The Lincoln Blues Festival, Lincoln, UK.
On their Get Weird tour, Little Mix play at Big Cat, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
On her Anti World Tour, Rihanna plays at The Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Lukas Graham play at The Basement East, Nashville, Tennessee, USA