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The Belle Of New York
, billed as "The World's Greatest Musical Comedy" is presented at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
, with Jimmy Wakely's Rough Riders, records Chapel In The Valley, You Waited Too Long, Nobody's Fault But My Own and No Matter What Happens My Darling, for Decca Records
in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Today's edition of Down Beat magazine runs a story under the headline 'Buddy Rich
Gets Face Bashed In'. The item refers to an incident in which the drummer, Buddy Rich
, was assaulted and battered by thugs in Manhattan, New York City, USA. The thugs were acting on the instructions of Frank Sinatra
, who had recently fallen out with Rich during a gig at The Astor Hotel.
Nat King Cole
records Route 66, Straighten Up And Fly Right, (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons and Embraceable You in Capitol Recording Studios, 151 West 46th Street, New York City, USA.
Nat King Cole
records French and Japanese versions of Autumn Leaves, Spanish and Italian versions of You Are So Amiable, and a French version of Passing By, at Capitol Recording Studio, 1750 North Vine Street, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. There are three guitarists on the session - Laurindo Almeida, Bobby Gibbons and Al Hendrickson.
Country blues musician Don Garrett plays at The Questing Beast
, 2504 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, California, USA.
And The Kozmic Blues Band play in The Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe.
The Vans Warped Tour, plays at The Colisee Pepsi Parking lot, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, with a bill including My Chemical Romance
, The Offspring
, Fall Out Boy
, The Transplants, MxPx, All-American Rejects, Dropkick Murphys
, Thrice, Atreyu
and Senses Fail.
At Mount Hood Community College, during the first annual Mount Hood Jazz Festival in Gresham, Oregon, USA, a specially assembled band performs a tribute to Steely Dan
, playing an entire set of songs composed by the Dan's Walter Becker and Donald Fagen. A studio re-recording of the tracks played at the event will be released six years later by Warner Bros as The Hoops McCann Band Plays The Music of Steely Dan
plays at Shea's Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, New York State, USA.
And The Heartbreakers, with Stevie Nicks
, play at Irvine Meadows Amphitheater, Irvine, California, USA.
play at Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Thunder, an 18-minute ballet by The Joffrey Ballet, based on the Prince
song Thunder from his 1991 LP Diamonds And Pearls
, premieres in Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays the first of five nights at the El Rey Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA. In his Never-ending Tour schedule this is concert No932.
The Best Disco In Town tour, featuring Chic, The Pointer Sisters
, Candi Staton
, The Emotions, The Three Degrees
, Evelyn 'Champagne' King and Boney M, plays at Hallam FM Arena, Sheffield, England, UK.
play at Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Film music composer Herman Stein
dies aged 91 of congestive heart failure
at his home in Los Angeles, California, USA. He found success as the composer of music for many 1950s science-fiction and horror films from Universal Studios, including This Island Earth and It Came From Outer Space.
In an interview with Billboard
magazine, former Guns N'Roses
frontman Axl Rose states categorically that either he or guitarist Slash
would have to die before their old band could get back together.
Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles
, Glen Phillips from Toad The Wet Sprocket, Mat Scannell from Vertical Horizon and others play a benefit concert in Los Angeles, California, USA, to raise money for singer-songwriter Kelly Buchanan who is suffering traumatic brain damage sustained while playing street-hockey.
frontman Vince Neil is arrested
in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). He is taken to Clark County Jail with bail set at $2,000.
Sleep play at The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, California, USA, supported by Thrones.
On their first tour together in over twenty years, the surviving members of The Beach Boys
play at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel And Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA.
plays at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.