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The musical comedy Naughty Nancy is playing at The Savoy Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 77 performances.
A production of the "musical extravaganza" The Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum with music by Paul Tietjens and A.B. Sloane, plays at The Majestic Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 293 performances.
is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will be
famed as a pioneer of the boogie-woogie piano style.
The Dixie Rhythm Kings record Easy Rider, Story Book Ball, The Chant and Congo Love Song, for Brunswick Records
at the Merchandise Mart studios in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Robinson is born in Albany, Georgia, USA. He will grow up to be better known simply as Ray Charles
And His Orchestra play the fourth night of a week of shows at The Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Also on the bill are Tommy Trent and The Berry Brothers.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls
is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Martha Raye is playing at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA, during a four week run.
plays the last night of a week at The Palms Club, Hallendale, Florida, USA.
US trade magazine Billboard
reviews Jailhouse Rock
by Elvis Presley
with the words, 'Another sock platter by the phenomenal artist. 'Rock' is a vigourous rocker and is the title tune from Presley's forthcoming flick.'
plays the last of four nights at The Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
opens for a week at Baker's Keyboard Lounge, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
and Yana are playing during a season at The Pavilion, Bournemouth, England, UK, Europe.
Mark Wynter is playing during a season at The ABC Theatre, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
are playing during twelve nights at Golden Gate A-Go-Go, Golden Gate Race Track, Berkeley, California, USA, with Miss Judy Mac.
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.
record a live session for BBC Radio One show Top Gear in Maida Vale studio 4, London, UK.
score their first hit single when their affectionate doo-wop parody Donna
enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No2 during a thirteen-week run.
During a massive 62-city trek, Bob Dylan
plays at the War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, New York State.
King Kurt plays at The Palm Cove Club, Sheffield, England, UK, Europe.
play at The Ramsay Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina, USA, supported by Bon Jovi
When jazz pianist Cecil Taylor
plays the second of two nights at The Bechstein Concert Hall, Berlin, Germany, Europe, the show is recorded and will be released as the LP Double Holy House
play at The Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, supported by Dahsboard Confessional.
On their 360 Degree tour
play the first of two nights at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, supported by Muse
release the official video for their song Girl Got A Gun - the second single from their album Kings Of Suburbia.
Tricky, featuring Tirzah, releases the official video for his song Sun Down.
play at Washington State Fair, Puyallup, Washington, USA.