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The musical comedy The Rogers Brothers in Central Park, plays at The Victoria Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 80 performances.
Haverley's Mastodon Minstrels, headed by "The greatest minstrel of the age" George Wilson, are performing at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Herald Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 205 performances.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
Elsie Carlisle, with Ambrose And His Orchestra, records Pu-leaze! Mister Hemingway!, for Regal Zonophone Records in Kingsway Hall, London, UK. The song will be banned by the BBC because of its saucy lyrics. [censorship]
Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra record Jelly Roll Blues for Victor Records in the USA.
Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra record Jelly Roll Blues for Victor Records in the USA.
The Al Jolson Program is broadcast on the CBS network in the USA. Jolson's guest is Mischa Auer and songs performed include Liza, I've Got Rhythm [with Martha Raye] and Summertime.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra plays at Cafe Rouge, Hotel Pennsylvania, New York City, USA.
During a three-year-long residency, calypsonian Lord Caresser (aka The Caresser) is playing nightly in the downstairs bar of Rockhead's club, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Guitarist William Moore, known as The Ragtime Millionaire, dies in Warrenton, Virginia, USA, aged 58.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt making her Broadway debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous, based on real events in her life.
Ray Pearl And His Orchestra, featuring Lois Costello and Bill Barlowe, are playing at The Trianon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The musical comedy revue Hold Everything is presented at The Empire Room, Palmer House Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA, featuring Joe Howard, Leo De Lyon, Nat Brandwynne And His Orchestra, Bambi Lynn, Rod Alexander, McCaffrey And Susanne, Betty Lorraine, Bob De Voye, The Abbott Dancers, Earl Barton, Patricia Manning, Tom Morgan, Larry Allen and The Trio Bassi.
Eddy Howard And His Orchestra are playing at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Austin Powell and The James Boys Quartet are playing during two weeks of shows at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The Eddie Heywood Trio is playing during a week at Angelo's, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
The first DJ Convention is held by WSM at The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The event attracts over 100 radio DJs, invited from a list furnished by Acuff-Rose Publications, who are treated to a live country music show commemorating the origins of the Opry.
Connie Francis plays at The Carnegie Theater, New York City, USA.
Headlined by Frankie Avalon, the second Dick Clark Caravan Of Stars package tour sets off to trek across the USA.
The Dick Schory Orchestra presents Music In Motion (described as "The sound your eyes will follow" at The Arie Crown Theatre, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Fall 1963 Dick Clark Cara van Of Stars tour, featuring a line-up consisting of Bobby Vee, Brian Hyland, The Ronettes, Little Eva, The Dovells, Myron Lee And The Caddies, Linda Scott, Jimmy Clanton, The Jaynettes, The Thymes and Paul And Paula, is scheduled to appear in The Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, Texas, USA but is cancelled because of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
The Goldebriars, an aspiring pop group from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, which includes Curt Boettcher who will go on to enjoy a solo career as an artist and producer, is in the middle of recording an album at Columbia Studios on 30th Street, New York City, USA. While walking down the street, the group members notice that people on the sidewalks are crying, and soon after they learn that President John F. Kennedy has been assassinated in Dallas, Texas. That day's Goldebriars recording session still goes on as planned.
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The Yardbirds, including Eric Clapton on guitar, play at Edwina's, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Bobby Rydell, Helen Shapiro, The Spotnicks, The Chants, The Harlems and The Trebletones play at The City Hall, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
The Who play at The Goldhawk Social Club, London, UK.
The Moody Blues play at The Blue Indigo Club, Bay Tree Inn, Southampton, UK.
Ketty Lester plays during two weeks at Annie's Room, London, England, UK, Europe.
D. A. Pennebaker's Bob Dylan documentary Don't Look Back has its UK premiere at the National Film Festival, in London, UK.
Squeeze play at The Rochester Castle, London, England, UK, Europe.
Peter Gabriel plays in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.
Elton John plays the second of three nights at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Filming continues on the Prince movie Purple Rain in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Y+T and Yazoo play at The Dominion Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe.
Tyler James Hilton is born in Palm Springs, California, USA. He will find success as singer-songwriter and actor Tyler Hilton.
On their Synchronicity tour, The Police play at The McNichols Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Cliff Richard is playing during four nights at The Playhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe.
The ‘guitar slingers’ tour plays at City Hall, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK, Europe, featuring Randy California (Spirit), Robbie Kreiger (The Doors), Alvin Lee (Ten Years After) Pete Haycock (Climax Blues Band), Steve Howe (Yes), Steve Hunter (Lou Reed/Alice Cooper), Andy Powell And Steve Turner (Wishbone Ash) and Leslie West (Mountain).
Jazz impresario Norman Granz dies of cancer in Geneva, Switzerland, Europe, aged 83. Said to have been the first jazz millionaire, Granz founded the historic Jazz At The Philharmonic concerts, launched and ran four record labels, including Verve Records, and managed the careers of Ella Fitzgerald and Oscar Peterson, to name but two.
On their Vapor Trails tour, Rush play at Morumbi Stadium, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
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Miles Kane, formerly of The Last Shadow Puppets and The Rascals, releases his limited edition solo debut single, Inhaler, in the UK.
Sara Bareilles plays at The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Cure play the second of three nights at The Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Steve Vai plays at Huxleys Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift post an image online of themselves drinking tea.
Barclay James Harvest, with guests Gordon Giltrap and Oliver Wakeman, play at The Brook, Southampton, UK.
Run The Jewels play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Roosevelt begins a British tour with a show at The Green Door Store, Brighton, England, UK, Europe.
Rhys Lewis plays at Oslo, London, England, UK, Europe.