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The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
The musical Irma La Douce is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Roy Acuff And His Smoky Mountain Boys are playing during a twelve-night stint in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Popular vocalist Tommy Leonetti is playing during a two-week engagement at The Red Lion Inn, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Della Reese is playing at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Fats Domino releases a new single, Rockin' Bicycle, on Imperial Records on in the USA.
The Miracles release a new single, Everybody's Gotta Pay Some Dues, on Tamla Records in the USA.
John Lee Hooker is playing in the three-day-long Northland Music Festival in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Weekly UK pop newspaper the NME [New Musical Express] reports that Cliff Richard will tour the world promoting his latest movie.
John Lee Hooker plays at the Northland Music Festival, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Lonnie Johnson and Victoria Spivey play the eleventh of thirteen nights at Gerde's Folk City, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Frankie Avalon is playing during a week of shows at The Holiday House, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Little Willie John releases a new single, Need Your Love So Bad, on King Records in the USA.
George Morgan and Stringbean play at The Flame Cafe, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Ray Charles and Sarah Vaughan play during six nights at The RKO Palace Theatre, New York City, USA.
Lee Dorsey performs Ya Ya on daily tv pop show American Bandstand, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The John Coltrane Sextet plays at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Monterey, California, USA.
After seeing The Twist danced at The Peppermint Lounge, influential New York Journal columnist Cholly Knickerbocker (real name Igor Cassini) writes that you don't have to be a teenager to enjoy doing this new dance.
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Big Joe Turner plays at Stem Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, supported by Lefty Bates And His Band.
George Jones and Claude Gray play a one-nighter in Meridian, Mississippi, USA.
King Curtis records Harlem Nocturne, Tippin' In and other tracks in Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA, for Prestige Records.
Jim Reeves And His Blue Boys play a live concert in Sumas, Washington, USA.
A new movie, All In A Night's Work, starring Dean Martin, opens in theatres in Italy, Europe.
The Blackwood Brothers Quartet plays a live show in Akron, Ohio, USA.
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.