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The Bostonians troupe performs the musical comedy The Serenade at The Tivoli Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Self-taught blues pianist and singer, Leroy Carr is born in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The musical revue Hip-Hip-Hooray is playing at The Hippodrome Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 425 performances.
The Savoy Orpheans record Totem Tom-Tom, Love's Dream [waltz] and Der Rosenkavalier [waltz], for HMV Records in Hayes, Middlesex, UK.
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra record Christopher Columbus in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Anthony George Banks born in East Hoathly, Sussex, UK. As Tony Banks he will play keyboards for prog-rock band Genesis.
Harmonising country music duo Johnnie And Jack record their first hit single, Poison Love for RCA Victor Records in the USA.
Pianist Erroll Garner becomes the first jazz instrumentalist to give a solo concert at Cleveland Music Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Eddie Duchin And His Orchestra play the twentieth night of a season at The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, USA, that will run until May 10th.
Miroslav Imrich is born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Europe. He will find success as vocalist for bands including Abraxas, Alarm, Tango, Technofactory and Tekkknofactory.
Carl Smith releases a new single, Orchids Mean Goodbye (This Orchid Means Goodbye) and Just Wait 'Til I Get You Alone, on Columbia records in the USA.
Duane Eddy is among the stars performing on Alan Freed's Easter Show at the Fabian-Fox Theater in Brooklyn, New York City, USA.
The Ornette Coleman Quartet records Cross Breeding, Harlem's Manhattan and other tracks in Atlantic Studios, New York City, USA, for Atlantic Records.
Overdubs are added to the 1958 Johnny Cash recordings of Born To Lose and Sugartime, prior to releasing them on Sun Records.
Jazz pianist Ray Bryant records On Green Dolphin Street, True Love and the Theme From Exodus, in Hollywood, California, USA, for Columbia Records.
Frankie Avalon plays the seventh of fourteen nights at The Copacabana, New York City, USA.
Aspiring musician Frank Zappa is seen performing the avant-garde composition Concerto For Two Bicycles, on tv's Steve Allen Show in KFMB Studios, San Diego, California, USA. The performance was pre-recorded two weeks earlier.
Gene Chandler plays at The Elegante Club, Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Jerry Lee Lewis plays in Liverpool, UK.
Elvis Presley continues with the shooting of location scenes for his latest movie, Roustabout, at locations in and around Los Angeles, California, USA.
Can't You Hear My Heartbeat by Herman's Hermits peaks at No2 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA. The song is written by John Carter and Ken Lewis of UK band the Ivy League.
Quicksilver Messenger Service and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.
When The Rolling Stones play at The Vinterstadion, Orebro, Sweden, Europe, the fans become excited, which causes local police to over-react somewhat, charging in on horseback with sabres raised. Five girls are squeezed against the stage and have to be taken to hospital; one policeman is struck in the head by a flying object; 15-year-old girls are hunted with batons in the stadium and, outside, police with dogs confront the assembled youth.
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The Chic Corea Trio record Samba Yantra, Windows and other tracks for Blue Note Records in New York City, USA.
The Graham Bond Organisation plays at Klook's Kleek, Hampstead, London, England, UK, Europe.
San Francisco band Moby Grape files an action with the Labor Commissioner requesting that their contracts with manager Matthew Katz be set aside because of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and violations of the Labor Code.
Yes release the album Time And A Word, in the UK.
The third day of the five-day long Fiddlers Grove Festival, an annual gathering of folk musicians, is held in Union Grove, North Carolina, USA.
Led Zeppelin play in the Parc Des Expositions, Nancy, France.
A petition requesting a pardon for John Lennon from his 1968 drugs conviction is delivered to Prime Minister James Callaghan at 10 Downing Street, London, England, UK, Europe. The petition features 60,000 names.
Bob Dylan plays the second of three nights at the Entertainment Center, Perth, Australia.
Dollar enter the UK pop singles chart with Give Me Back My Heart, which will peak at No4 during a nine-week run.
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Roger Miller plays at the Chester Fritz Auditorium, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA.
Kimbra Lee Johnson is born in Hamilton, New Zealand, Oceania. She will find success as a popular vocalist using the mononym Kimbra. She is best-known for her vocals on the international Gotye hit Somebody That I Used to Know.
On their Pump Tour, Aerosmith play at MetraPark Arena, Billings, Montana, USA.
Ride play at Brixton Academy, London, UK.
They Might Be Giants perform a live set and sign copies of their new album, Here Come the ABCs, during a promotional appearance at Borders Borders Books and Music, (Union Square), San Francisco, California, USA.
The Black Crowes reunion tour plays the fifth of seven non-consecutive nights at the Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Alicia Keys plays at Soaring Eagle Casino, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, USA.
The Kingston Trio, Tom Lehrer, Glenn Yarborough and others gather at The San Francisco Performing Arts Library, [now the Museum of Performance And Design], to celebrate the opening of an exhibition about The Hungry I, a much-fabled nightclub of the 50s and 60s, in San Francisco, California, USA.
On her Fearless tour, Taylor Swift plays the second of two nights at the Palace Of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Delta Spirit play at The Paradise Rock Club, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On her Red Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of three nights at The Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Her support acts are Ed Sheeran and Florida Georgia Line.
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On her Set The World On Fire Tour, Alicia Keys plays at Lander's Center, Southaven, Mississippi, USA.
Vessels and Austin Lucas play at Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds, UK.
Pentatonix play at The Fillmore, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
The Yonder Mountain String Band plays at The House of Blues, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Tool play at The US Airways Center, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.