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The Augustin Daly Musical Company presents "The Chinese-English Musical Comedy" San Toy, at The Columbia Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
As the Jazz Age begins,The Grafton Ballroom opens on West Derby Road, Liverpool, UK. The venue boasts an ornate marble stairway, Chinese cafe, canopied bandstand and room for 1,200 dancers. It will remain open until 2008, and will feature artists including Duke Ellington, Joe Loss, Victor Sylvester and The Beatles
Comedian, entertainer and singer Danny Kaye entertains troops of the 5th RCT, 24th U.S. Infantry Division, during a show Held Near Kumsong, Korea, Asia.
Ernest Tubb, Hank Snow and Lew Childre are entertaining American troops in Korea, Asia, during a tour that lasts 28 days.
Cliff Richard and The Shadows play the fifteenth night in a six-week season at The Opera House, Blackpool, UK.
British pop idol Cliff Richard goes to see a football match - Preston North End playing against Leyton Orient at the Deepdale ground in Preston, Lancashire, England, UK, Europe.
Paul Anka plays the first night of ten nights at Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Manila, Philippines, Asia.
The Twistival, featuring Bobby Vee, The Ventures and Jo Ann Campbell, plays the fourth of ten nights at Araneta Coliseum, Manila, Philippines, Asia.
The Rolling Stones, supported by The Newbeats, play at The Badminton Stadium, Singapore, Asia. During the day, they lunch with the High Commissioner at Government House.
The first World Popular Song Festival, sponsored by Yamaha Music Foundation, has the second of three days in Tokyo, Japan, Asia, with entries from 37 countries. The winners will be Hedva And David from Israel with I Dream Of Naomi.
The Eagles play in The Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
At the start of a major tour of the Far East, Bob Dylan plays the first of three nights at The Budokan, Tokyo, Japan.
When pianist Keith Jarrett's European Quartet, [aka Belonging] play at Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, the concert is recorded but it will not be released until 2012 under the title Sleeper. The band consists of Jarrett on piano, percussion; Jan Garbarek on tenor and soprano saxophones, flute, percussion; Palle Danielsson on double-bass and Jon Christensen on drums and percussion.
Shugo Tokumaru is born in Tokyo, Japan, Asia. He will find success as a 'bedroom-pop' singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and recording artist.
Japan enter the UK album charts with Tin Drum, which will peak at No12.
Japan enter the UK album charts with Tin Drum, which will peak at No12.
The thirteen-day long 1983 WOMAD Festival begins at The ICA, London, England, UK, Europe. Artists appearing over the course of the whole event include The Penguin Cafe Orchestra, The Durutti Column, Peter Hammill, Misty In Roots, Dick Gaughan, 23 Skidoo, Kanda Bongo Man, Test Dept., Rip Rig and Panic, Frank Chickens, Gaspar Lawal, The Marine Girls, Jah Wobble And The Invaders Of The Heart, Shikisha, The Malopoets, David Cunningham And Peter Gordon, Orchestra Jazira, Ritwik Sanyal, Ekome Dance Company, Dr Masateru Ando, Lakshmi Jayan, Dartington Gamelan Orchestra, Scream and Dance, Yoshi Kazu Iwamoto, Aboriginal Artists, Budha Dhitya Makharjee, Boroughloch, Amadu Jobareth, Sadi Al Hadithi and Remo Schka.
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Okamoto Jun is born in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, Asia. He will find success as the visual kei rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Jun, performing with bands including Se'lavy, Mar'derayla and Phantasmagoria, Spiv States and Gotcharocka.
On his Bad World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the eighth of nine dates in this month at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia, to an audience of 45,000.
Elvis Costello plays in Kudan Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The Rolling Stones spend the last of eight days rehearsing for their upcoming tour in Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
LUNA SEA play at Sound Hall A.C., Matsumoto, Japan, Asia.
The Pogues play their last show with vocalist Shane MacGowan in Yokohama, Japan.
While in Japan, during his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson visits the Huis Ten Bosch amusement park in Nagasaki with his brother Tito Jackson's three children.
The movie Free Willy featuring You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson as its main theme song, is released to cinemas in Hong Kong.
DIR EN GREY play at Niigata Prefecture Civic Center, Niigata, Japan, Asia.
DuelJewel play at E.L.L, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
New Order, Moby and The Beach Boys (Mike Love and Bruce Johnston only) play at The Fuji Rock Festival, Naeba, Niigata, Japan, Asia.
Ben Folds plays at Imp Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in Israel, Asia. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear.
The Ting Tings play at The Hi Tec Star Hall, Hong Kong, Asia.
Christina Aguilera releases her new album, Bionic, in the UK, France, Poland, Turkey and Malaysia.
George Benson plays in the Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore, Asia.
The movie Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera opens in Hong Kong, Asia.
Morrissey plays at The World Trade Center, Pasay City, Manila, Philippines, Asia.
Katy Perry attends the Los Angeles premiere of her movie, Katy Perry : Part of Me, at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Live In Concert Tour, Paramore play at The Mall Of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines, Asia.
Green Day, System Of A Down, Deftones, Frank Turner, Bastille, Alkaline Trio and others play on the second day of The Leeds Festival, Leeds, UK.
Dark Tranquillity and The Resistance play at TSUTAYA O-East, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Keith Jarrett plays at The Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Rolling Stones' guitarist Ronnie Wood, drummer Charlie Watts and touring keyboard player Chuck Leavell visit The Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel, Asia.
Folk-punk singer-songwriter Frank Turner plays at The Larimer Lounge, Denver, Colorado, USA.
AKB48 play the last of three nights at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
International Jazz Day is celebrated worldwide with high-profile concerts and events in New York, Paris, Tokyo and elsewhere.
Yoon Jong Shin releases a new single, Thank You, on CJE+M Records in South Korea, Asia.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at Indonesia Convention Exhibition, Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia.
Rihanna plays at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Asia.
On his 214-date 24k Magic World Tour, Bruno Mars plays the second of two nights at IMPACT Arena, Bangkok, Thailand, Asia.
On his 214-date 24k Magic World Tour, Bruno Mars plays the second of two nights at The Mall Of Asia Arena, Manila, Philippines, Asia.
A business partner of Seungri of the K-pop group Big Bang, confesses to police that he supplied prostitutes to potential Japanese investors. Seungri later admits paying the hotel bill but claims he did not know about the prostitutes