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is playing during three weeks at The Dew Drop Inn, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
The Robins, later to find international fame as The Coasters
, play the tenth night of two weeks at The Trocadero, Hollywood, California, USA.
plays the last of ten nights at The 500 Club, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
, Billie Jean Horton, Claude Gray, Frankie Miller, Claude King, Bill Mack, Warren Smith and The Commanders play in The Capitol City Jamboree, at The Municipal Auditorium, Austin, Texas, USA.
Jr forms Divinity Records, a label designed to get his Motown
organisation into the gospel market.
continues with her month-long season at The Riviera, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Country music singer, recording artist and songwriter Chad Brock
is born in Ocala, Florida, USA.
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.
get their first airplay when Radio London deejay Charlie Gillett plays a demo of their song Sultans Of Swing on his radio show, Honky Tonk. Guitarist Mark Knopfler
and the other members of the band are helping a friend move house, so they do not even hear the broadcast which will, in due course, win them
a recording contract with Phonogram Records. Later on this evening, they play at The Albany, London, UK.
Will Champion, drummer for Coldplay
, is born in Southampton, Hampshire, England, UK, Europe.
On their Goodbye Tour, Pere Ubu
play at The Old Waldorf, San Francisco, California, USA.
Yoko Ono phones record producer Jack Douglas to tell him that John Lennon
is planning a comeback. She invites Douglas to visit them
at their mansion in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York, USA, later that day.
Jazz-funk combo Zoot And The Roots
play at Band On The Wall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe. The band bills itself as "the hottest coolest sound around".
's Packet Of Three play at The Sir George Robey, Finsbury Park, London, England, UK, Europe.
Chelsea play at Adam And Eve's, Corn Exchange, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
plays at Chestnut Cabaret, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
, supported by Level 42, plays at Soldier's Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA. It is around this time that Boon Gould of Level 42 realises he has had enough and decides to leave the group.
is among the artists playiong on the first day of the Cambridge Folk festival, at Cherry Hinton Hall Grounds, Cambridge, England, UK, Europe.
Savatage play at The Boathouse, Norfolk, Virginia, USA. After the show, having misunderstood singer Jon Olivia's comments and lyrics about the political situation in Iran, a security guard punches him in the face.
The wife of Allman Brothers Band
guitarist Dickey Betts phones the police from a motel in Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA, saying that Betts has become drunk and abusive. He later gets into a physical confrontation with two police officers and has to be arrested.
Mac Davis Day is held in Lubbock, Texas, USA, home of the songwriter who composed such classics as In The Ghetto and A Little Less Conversation.
play at Hatton Country World, Hatton, England, UK.
plays at The Coliseum, North Charleston, Carolina, USA.
The Black Crowes
file a lawsuit against Gretchen Wilson
for copyright violation, alleging that her song Work Hard, Play Harder copies the Crowes' song Jealous Again.
dies aged 99 in New York City, USA. As the head of Mercury Records
and, later, Columbia Records
, he was one of the most influential and powerful individuals in the music business of the 1950s and 1960s.
Conductor, arranger and record producer
Harry Connick Jr. comes to the end of a two week season at The Neil Simon Theatre, New York City, USA.
Tony Sly, best known as the front man of the punk rock band No Use For A Name, dies in his sleep
, aged 41, in San Jose, California, USA. The cause of his death is not immediately released, but is thought to have been connected with medication he required to deal with extreme chronic back pain.
Dierks Bentley plays at Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountin View, California, USA, with Chris Young and Chase Rice.
play at Pod Hrebcem, Moravska Trebova, Czech Republic, Europe.
play the first of two nights at Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe, with special guest Duo Jatekok.