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The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.
Little Richard, Sam Cooke and Gene Vincent play at The Granada, Maidstone, Kent, UK.
Tony Sheridan and The Beat Brothers record their version of the Chris Montez hit Let's Dance in Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
James Brown plays the first of seven nights at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA. Also on the bill are Freddie King, Solomon Burke, Pigmeat Markham and The Valentinos. On the last night of this run, Brown will record a live set which will become his classic album Live At The Apollo (Vol 1).
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R'n'b vocal group The Flamingos play the fourth of thirteen nights at The Peppermint Lounge West, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
John Lee Hooker, T-bone Walker, Willie Dixon and others play in The Original American Folk Blues Festival in Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Stanley Turrentine Sextet records Jubilee Shout, Brother Tom and other tracks for Blue Note Records in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA.
Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated plays its regular Thursday night residency at The Marquee, London, UK.
Bobby Rydell plays the eighth of ten nights at The Montecello Supper Club, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA.
Charles Mingus plays at Birdland, New York City, USA.
John Lee Hooker, T-bone Walker, Willie Dixon, Helen Humes, Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee and others play in The American Folk Blues Festival in Audimax der Universitat, Hamburg, Germany, Europe. After the show, the undertake a recording session for Deutsche Grammophon Records.
John Lee Hooker, T-bone Walker, Willie Dixon, Helen Humes, Sonny Terry And Brownie McGhee and others play in The American Folk Blues Festival in Audimax der Universitat, Hamburg, Germany, Europe. After the show, the undertake a recording session for Deutsche Grammophon Records.
Dave 'Baby' Cortez plays the last of seven nights at the The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Phil Everly heads the bill on a package tour at The ABC, Lincoln, UK. The show is supposed to star The Everly Brothers, but Don Everly collapsed after a suicide attempt in London's Savoy Hotel. Other acts on the bill include Frank Ifield, Ketty Lester and The Vernons Girls.
The Gerry Mulligan Quartet plays in Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Elvis Presley continues filming studio scenes for his next movie, It Happened At The World's Fair, in MGM Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
John Lee Hooker, T-bone Walker, Willie Dixon and others play in The Original American Folk Blues Festival in Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Kitty Wells, Johnny And Jack, Marvin Rainwater, Jimmy Newman, Bill Phillips and The Tennessee Mountain Boys play a show in Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA.