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The stage musical Man Of La Mancha is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
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 musical Hallelujah Baby!, starring Leslie Uggams, is presented at The Martin Beck Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 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 Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
The musical Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, is performed at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,847 performances.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The controversial hippy musical, Hair is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
Roy Orbison is playing during a three-week season at The Club Embassy, Toronto, Canada.
Seatrain and Albert Ayler are playing during thirteen days at The Cafe Au Go Go, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
The 5th Dimension are playing during ten nights at Basin Street West, San Francisco, California, USA.
Ten Years After are playing during ten nights at The Golden Bear, Huntington Beach, California, USA.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a lengthy engagement at The Sahara, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
The 9th Annual Antibes Jazz Festival, a six-day event, is taking place in Juan-les-Pins, France, Europe. Artists appearing over the course of the event include Mahalia Jackson, Count Basie and His Orchestra, Don Ellis, The Pharoah Sanders Quartet, The Drayton Singers and Betty Carter.
Roger Miller, George Carlin and Glen Campbell appear on the CBS-tv series The Summer Brothers Smothers Show, hosted by The Smothers Brothers.
Roy Orbison begins a week of shows at The Variety Club, Batley, England, UK, Europe. During this week, he will meet German student Barbara Annemarie Wellhonen Jakobs in a Leeds' nightclub. They will later marry.
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The Iveys play at Bowaters Club, Ellesmere Port, England, UK, Europe. the group will find greater success after changing their name to Badfinger.
The three-day-long HemisFair '68 begins in the HemisFair Theatre, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Over the coming three days, artists appearing will include Don Albert's Dixieland All-Stars and Jim Cullum's Happy Jazz Band.
Big Brother and the Holding Company, and Sly and the Family Stone play the last of six nights at Bill Graham's new Fillmore West, formerly known as The Carousel Ballroom, in San Francisco, California, USA. Also on the bill are Richie Havens, Illinois Speed Press and Siegel Schwall.
Sky Blue, The Cleanliness And Godliness Skiffle Band and Crome Syrcus play in Provo Park, Berkeley, California, USA.
Bill Wyman, bassist of The Rolling Stones, purchases Gedding Hall, complete with a 30-foot moat, bridge, and tower, near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, England, UK, Europe.
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Spirit play the last of three nights at The Grande Ballroom, Detroit, Michigan, USA, supported on this night by Fever Tree and The Stuart Avery Assemblage.
Boston-based band Earth Opera play the last of three nights at The Kinetic Playground [aka The Electric Theater], 4812 North Clark Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, supported by Sunshine Company.
Don Ellis plays at Frost Amphitheater, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.
Delta blues singer Mississippi Joe Callicott records the album Presenting The Country Blues at Ardent Studios, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Who play at The Oakdale Music Theatre, Wallingford, Connecticut, USA.
Canned Heat and the Fraternity of Man play the last of five nights at The Whisky A-Go-Go, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Rascals play in The Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Bob Lind and Hearts And Flowers play at Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Solomon King plays at The Princess, Torquay, Devon, England, UK, Europe.
The Velvet Underground, supported by Tim Buckley, play the last of three nights at The Avalon, San Francisco, California, USA.
The Doors play at The Aquarius Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On the eve of a tour of Japan, Asia, Scott Walker is admitted to hospital in the UK, having suffered a nervous breakdown.
Vanilla Fudge play at St. John Terrell's Music Circus, Lambertville, New Jersey, USA.
Furry Lewis records Grand Central Station, Waiting For A Train, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Casey Jones, John Henry and other tracks at Ardent Studios, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Jefferson Airplane, Kensington Market and Bittergarden play at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
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.