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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
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow
, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
The King Sisters, Alvino Rey and Kent Larsen are playing during a three-week engagement at The Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The musical variety revue New Faces Of 1968
is presented during a run of 52 performances at The Booth Theatre, New York City, USA, featuring performers including Madeline Kahn, Robert Klein, Suzanne Astor and Gloria Bleezarde.
, known as "Israel's Ambassador of Song," is playing during a month of shows at The Hungry i, San Francisco, California, USA.
is playing during a three-week engagement at The Fairmont, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Modern Jazz Quartet
is playing during an engagement at Byrd's Nest, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA.
is playing during ten nights at The Esquire Club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
and Roy Kral are playing during an engagement at Paul's Mall, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
The 5th Dimension
are playing during a three-week engagement at The Americana Hotel, New York City, USA.
Joanie Sommers is playing during a ten-day stint at The Adriatic Sea, San Jose, California, USA.
is playing during ten nights at The Penthouse, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Checkmates Ltd play at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA.
Blues Band play at The Avalon Ballroom
, San Francisco, Calfornia, USA.
Junior Wells, The Sons Of Champlin and The
Kaleidoscope and The Family Tree play the second of two nights at the Crystal Ballroom, Portland, Oregon, USA.
plays at The Clockwork Orange, Chester, England, UK, Europe.
The Miami Pop Festival
(also known as the Underground Pop Festival), begins at the Gulf Stream Race Track, Hallandale, Miami, Florida, USA, with The Jimi Hendrix
Experience, John Lee Hooker
, Frank Zappa
, Blue Cheer
, Arthur Brown
and Eire Apparent.
The Steve Miller
Band plays the second of two nights at the Shrine Exposition Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA.
play the second of two nights at The Kaleidoscope Club, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Hour Glass play the second of three nights at The Kaleidoscope, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at The Sword In The Stone, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
, Big Brother
and The Holding Company, The Grateful Dead
, The Steve Miller
Band, The Youngbloods
, People, The Sons of Champlin, Crome Syrcus, Transatlantic Railroad, the Indian Head Band and Mourning Reign play in the Northern California Folk-Rock Festival, Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, Santa Clara, California, USA.
And The All Stars play at The Mosque, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
plays a gig in Weston-Super-Mare, England, UK, Europe.
magazine reports that record sales in the USA slumped by 19% during the first quarter of 1968 compared to the same period in 1967.
and The Fish play the last of three nights at the Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
And The Thunderbirds play at Keswick College, Norwich, England, UK, Europe.
It is announced that songwriter, keyboardist and arranger Al Kooper
has joined the pop A+R department of Columbia Records
in New York City, USA, as a producer.
play play the second of two nights at the Convention Center, Anaheim, California, supported by Spirit
On their second North American tour,
, Richie Havens, Judy Collins
, The Rascals and The Grateful Dead
play in the First Annual Quaker City Pop Festival in the John F. Kennedy Stadium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On a tour to promote their new single, Born To Be Wild, Steppenwolf
play at The Chase Park Hotel Ballroom, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The Velvet Underground
play at The Boston Tea Party, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Bo Grumpus.
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.